Mama says truth is all that matters
Lying or deceiving is a sin
Drifting through a world that's torn and tattered
Every thought I had don't mean a thing

Don't stop, don't stop the dance
No, more music, don't stop the dance

Mama says love is all that matters
Beauty should be deeper than your skin
Living for the moment, lips and lashes
Will I ever find my way again?

Don't stop, don't stop the dance
No, more music, don't stop the dance

Don't stop, don't stop the dance

Mama says only stormy weather
Don't know why there's no sun in the sky
Footsteps in the dark come together
Got to keep on moving or I'll die

Don't stop, don't stop the dance
No, more music, don't stop the dance
Don't stop, don't stop the dance
No, more music, don't stop the dance
Don't stop, don't stop the dance


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Don't Stop the Dance Lyrics as written by Bryan Ferry Rhett Davies

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    Lyric Correction
    These lyrics are for 'The Dean And I' by 10cc. The lyric for 'Don't Stop The Dance' are as follows: "Mama says truth is all that matters Lying and deceiving is a sin Drifting through a world torn and tattered Every thought I have don't mean a thing Don't stop, don't stop the dance Don't, more music, stop the dance Mama says love is all that matters Beauty should be deeper than the skin Living for the moment, lips and lashes Will I ever find my way again Don't stop, don't stop the dance Mama says love is stormy weather Don't know why there's no sun in the sky Footsteps in the dark come together Gotta keep on moving or I'll die Don't stop, don't stop the dance Don't, more music, don't stop the dance Don't stop, don't stop the dance Don't, more music, don't stop the dance Don't stop, don't stop the dance" This is also the second song I've found by a former Roxy Music member whose lyrics have been replaced by those of a song by band with a number in their name (Gang of Four and now 10cc). Odd.
    dirtylemonson February 29, 2012   Link
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    General Comment
    I told my wife that Bryan Ferry would be Jarvis Cocker's father because he's so cool and nonchalant. Showing pure class and style, this song really shows it. Now about the lyrics, the message relays a simple idea. And that is that mother was always right about life's curveballs. Simple yet effective and that's why I love it.
    Mode000on March 26, 2010   Link
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    Joder! This man is pure sensuality! The dandy of pop, Jealous of British music! They are too much.
    PeluCrespinson December 29, 2018   Link

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