It's at times like this, the great heaven knows
that we wish we had not so many clothes
So let's loosen up with a playful tease
like all lovers did through the centuries

We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
a-ha-ha

When it gets so hot, the end of the day
You may find your clothes getting in the way
If a pretty dress hides your true desire
Fold it nice and slow, throw it on the fire

We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
(a-ha-ha)

We don't need to see what the butler saw
Or a mirrored room with a mirrored floor
All those sneaky looks, gazing down on you
Are no substitute for our rendezvous

We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
a-ha-ha

It's at times like this, the great heaven knows
That we wish we had not so many clothes
So let's loosen up with a playful tease
Like all lovers did through the centuries

If you think it's cheap or a bit risqué
Please don't say a word I'll just slip away
I am not a man who believes in lies
Like an octopus with big x-ray eyes

Don't freeze up girl, you're looking quite a sight
Be generous, I want it all tonight
(ooh ooh)

We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?
We're just following ancient history
If I strip for you, will you strip for me?

Don't freeze up girl, you're looking quite a sight
Be generous, I want it all tonight



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Strip Lyrics as written by ADAM ANT, MARCO PIRRONI

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    I absolutely adore this song, the lyrics make me laugh though .. hard to sing-a-long too without getting weird looks though haha.

    candystripeon March 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
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    Just think about how many times this guy has goten laid because of all his dirty little songs

    Billy Bedlamon December 28, 2004   Link
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    this is the funniest song!! and so it the video..adam ant rocks!!

    faerion July 01, 2003   Link
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    I used to call the radio station and request this daily.

    blk182atn7on August 20, 2015   Link

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