"Party in the U.S.A." as written by Claude Kelly, Lukasz Gottwald and Jessica Cornish....
I hopped off the plane at LAX
With a dream and my cardigan
Welcome to the land of fame excess
Whoa, am I gonna fit in?

Jumped in the cab,
Here I am for the first time
Look to my right and I see the Hollywood sign
This is all so crazy
Everybody seems so famous

My tummy's turnin' and I'm feelin' kinda home sick
Too much pressure and I'm nervous
That's when the taxi man turned on the radio
And the Jay Z song was on
And the Jay Z song was on
And the Jay Z song was on

So I put my hands up
They're playing my song
And the butterflies fly away
Noddin' my head like, yeah
Movin' my hips like, yeah
I got my hands up
They're playin' my song
You know I'm gonna be okay
Yeah, it's a party in the USA
Yeah it's a party in the USA

Get to the club in a taxi cab
Everybody's looking at me now
Like "who's that chick, that's rockin' kicks?
She's gotta be from out of town"

So hard with my girls not around me
Its definitely not a Nashville party
Cause' all I see are stilettos
I guess I never got the memo

My tummy's turnin' and I'm feelin' kinda home sick
Too much pressure and I'm nervous
That's when the D.J. dropped my favorite tune
And a Britney song was on
And a Britney song was on
And a Britney song was on

So I put my hands up
They're playing my song
And the butterflies fly away
Noddin' my head like, yeah
Movin' my hips like, yeah
I got my hands up,
They're playin' my song
You know I'm gonna be okay
Yeah, it's a party in the USA
Yeah it's a party in the USA

Feel like hoppin' on a flight (on a flight)
Back to my hometown tonight (Ttown tonight)
But something stops me every time (every time)
The DJ plays my song and I feel alright

So I put my hands up
They're playing my song
And the butterflies fly away
Noddin' my head like, yeah
Movin' my hips like, yeah
I got my hands up
They're playin' my song
You know I'm gonna be okay
Yeah, it's a party in the USA
Yeah it's a party in the USA

So I put my hands up
They're playing my song
And the butterflies fly away
Noddin' my head like, yeah
Movin' my hips like, yeah
I got my hands up
They're playin' my song
You know I'm gonna be okay
Yeah, it's a party in the USA
Yeah it's a party in the USA


Lyrics submitted by hushie, edited by Mellow_Harsher

"Party in the U.S.A." as written by Claude Kelly Jessica Cornish

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    General Commenti don't like any of her other music, and to be honest, her existance annoys me.

    hate how she tries dressing like she's older, and talking about going to the club? she's not even old enough to get in, i don't care how famous you are. hahaha

    but this song is alright. the meaning is obvious.
    liesarelieson September 29, 2009   Link

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