Yeah, yeah, yeah

Tried to make it little by little
Tried to make it bit by bit on my own

Quit the job, the grey believers
Another town where I get close to the bone

Whatcha gonna tell your brother?
Oh, oh, oh
Whatcha gonna tell your father?
I don't know
Whatcha gonna tell your mother?
Let me go

I'm gonna get dressed for success
Shaping me up for the big time, baby
Get dressed for success
Shaping it up for your love
For your love
Yeah, yeah, yeah

I'm not afraid
A trembling flower
I'll feed your heart
And blow the dust from your eyes, oh
And in the dark, things happen faster
I love the way you sway your hips next to mine, oh

Whatcha gonna tell your brother?
Oh, oh, oh
Whatcha gonna tell your father?
Ooh, I don't know
Whatcha gonna tell your mother?
Let me go

I'm gonna get dressed for success
Shaping me up for the big time, baby
Get dressed for success
Shaping it up for your love, yeah
Look sharp

Yeah, yeah, yeah
Whoa, whoa

Whatcha gonna tell your brother?
Oh, oh, oh
Whatcha gonna tell your father?
I don't know
Whatcha gonna tell your mother?
Let me go

Dressed for success
I'm gonna get dressed for success

I'm gonna get dressed for success
Hitting the spot for the big time, baby
Get dressed for success
Shaping it up for your love
For your love
Yeah, yeah, yeah

For your love
Yeah, yeah, yeah

For your love
Yeah, yeah, yeah

For your love
Yeah, yeah, yeah

Yeah


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"Dressed for Success" as written by Per Hakan Gessle

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentGonna get dressed for safe sex. Sorry.. that's how we use to sing it. I think it's about leaving home and facing the big world.
    antmannon June 23, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song sing about preparing for the big bad world out there ... Ditching the college student's life and prepared to climb the corporate ladder in the rat race..
    letitrockon October 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYes, I think this song is about preparing for the big bad world out there -its so eponymous of tehe 80's cut throat yuppie world (especially for women, who knew dressing sexy had a lot to do with it) Oh - the 80's!
    bkat004on February 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhen this song came out, we used to think it said "I'm gonna get undressed.... for some sex.." HEHEHE! I love Roxette!
    Roller_Girlon August 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI still think this song IS about sex.Or is about going to get sex anyway.

    She's worried about what her mother/father/brother say..and she says "another town where I get close to the bone."

    "Get dressed
    for success
    shaping it up for your love
    yea yea yea."

    It sounds like she's dressing to go to club so she can get laid.


    focus007on October 16, 2009   Link

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