"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


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

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  • +2
    General CommentWhen I first heard this song, I threw up in my mouth (metaphorically).
    The writers of this song took an iPod full of cliche, overused lines and pressed shuffle.
    And the result was this song.

    The two big kickers for me were: "And the Jay-Z song was on."
    Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus/ Destiny/ Hope/ Grace/ whatever the hell she's deciding to be called now IS NOT allowed to sing about Jay-Z. Ever. Even if there was a fire! (haha, Stepbrothers refrence)
    It should be illegal. I bet Jay-Z was not happy about this.

    And the other one is: "It's a party in the U.S.A"
    WTF. She's talking about being nervous, and now the whole United States of America is throwing a party? Who comes up with this nonsense!? It is pure ridiculousness.

    However, whoever else puts this song together did a good job of making it marketable and playable on the radio. The beat is catchy and her voice sounds pretty good. (As good as Hannah Miley Destiny Cyrus Montana can get) But the words are, on a scale of 1 to 10, a -4. Really terrible.

    But, I'm not so rude normally :)
    Just this song. Makes me want to throw knives at babies.
    Haha, just kidding. kind of. :D

    Well, can anyone tell me how to post lyrics for a band, rather than get the artist approved? Because the artist isn't on here...
    heyyKatelyn98331on October 10, 2009   Link

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