Ooh, ooh yeah, ooooh yeah
Get your party gown
Get your pigtail down
Get your heart beatin' baby
Got my timin' right
Got my act all tight
It's gotta be tonight my little
School babe

Your Mamma says you don't
Your Daddy says you won't
And I'm boilin' up inside
Ain't no way I'm gonna lose out this time, oh no

Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Lock your daddy out of doors
I don't need him nosin' around
Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Give me all your love tonight

You're such a dirty louse
Go get outta my house
That's all I ever get from your
Family ties, in fact I don't think I ever heard
A single little civil word from those guys
But you know I don't give a light
I'm gonna make out all right
I've got a sweetheart hand
To put a stop to all that
Snipin' an' grousin' goin' on all night

Tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Take your little brother swimmin'
With a brick (that's all right)
Tie your mother down - yeah yeah
Tie your mother down
Or you ain't no friend of mine, ooh no friend of mine
No no, ow, yeah, bad guy

Ooh, your Mammy and your Daddy gonna
Plague me till I die
They can't understand it, I'm just a
Peace lovin' guy

Ooh, tie your mother down
Tie your mother down
Get that big big big big big big daddy out of doors
Tie your mother down - yeah
Tie your mother down
Give me all your love tonight
All your love tonight

Give me every inch of your love - ooh
All your love tonight
Yeah, gotta get my timin' right hey
Ooh, all your love
Tie your mother down

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Tie Your Mother Down Lyrics as written by Brian May

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  • +4
    General Comment
    Song was written by brian may so don´t homosexualize it. even if it was written by freddie, don´t homosexualize it.
    TheOlsnaon June 19, 2006   Link
  • +3
    General Comment
    I think Brian was young and horney when he wrote this!
    gmandi1708on July 04, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General Comment
    It's about a boy whose girlfriend's parents don't like him and try to stop his seeing her so he is encouraging her to defy them and see him anyway. Simple as that. WHY ARE THERE SO MANY PUBLISHING BLOCKS?! IT'S DRIVING ME MAD!
    manic4manicson January 26, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    No, I don't think it's about May's sexual desires. I've read somewhere that it was just a working title, but Freddie encouraged him to keep the title Tie Your Mother Down. Probably Queen's odd sense of humour? Anyway, the riff is quite...great.
    Robbie190on February 14, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment
    May was playing the guitar riff one morning and singing this line "Tie your mother down," which he considered a joke, but Freddie encouraged him, and he finished writing it, thus the song! Really has no deeper meaning...
    billvoltageon March 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment
    lol I think this song is well funny it's about a guy who hates his gf's family simple as that :)
    mercury_girl86on May 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment
    whoops sorry, this song was written by may not murcury so completly ignore my last comment :) yeah i think it was about a girl underage and May loved her and couldnt wait until she was 18
    themelancholywalruson November 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment
    Incest rears it's ugly head again...
    amy darlingon November 13, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment
    the narrator wants to make sweet love to a girl... or at least become her boyfriend but doesnt want her family to butt in
    Mr. Badguy0077on December 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment
    It's about one of Osama's sons on a date with one of the Bush twins!
    ozonefilleron December 31, 2004   Link

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