"Slow It Down" as written by Dalton Tennant, Bernard James Freeman, Aubrey Drake Graham and Matthew Jehu Samuels....
Hey, oh, oh
These girls ain't got nothin' on you

Uh, say baby I had to mention
That if you were a star you'd be the one I'm searching for
Other girls they, they got attention
But I just always feel like there in need of something you got
It's obvious you're pretty
Heard that you're a student working weekends in the city
Trying to take you out girl, hope you're not too busy
And if there's nothing wrong
Got this little song for you to get ready to
Put those fucking heels on and work it girl
Let that mirror show you what you're doing
Put that fucking dress on and work it kind of vicious
Like somebody's taking pictures

Shut it down, down, down (ay, ay, ay)
You would shut it down, down, down (ay, ay, ay)
You'd be the baddest girl around, 'round, 'round (ay, ay, ay)
And they'd notice, they'd notice
You would shut it down, down, down
You would shut it down, down, down
You'd be the baddest girl around, 'round, 'round
And they'd notice, they'd notice
You would shut it

Hey, oh, oh
These girls ain't got nothing on you
They ain't got nothing on you
They ain't got nothing on you
Ki-Killa, Killa (hey)

Girl you're the greatest
And if he say you ain't, girl he's out his mind
You're the finest
And if he say you ain't, that boy done lost his mind
Hey baby, every time you come around
Shut it down like computers
Hey lady, step into my heart
And let me put you in the Louboutins
What you want, what you need (yeah)
I can be your everything (yeah)
Them other niggas just wanna hit it
But if they had it, wouldn't know what to do with it

And together we shut it down, down, down
They know we shut it down, down, down
You'd be the baddest girl around, 'round, 'round
And they'd notice (they'd know) they'd notice (they'd know)
That we shut it down, down, down
They know we shut it down, down, down
Every time we come around, 'round, 'round
And they'd notice (they'd know) they'd notice
You shut it down

TMZ, Concrete Loop
You shut that motherfucker down, down
Ice cream conversations they all want the scoop
You shut that motherfucker down, down (you shut it down, down)

Shooting stars all around her, fire, comets
I could bring her through and shut 'em down, Onyx
No, you're not imagining, they're looking at you long stares
Even though she's standing out she looks like she belongs here
You feel the hours pass, until you find somethin'
I feel like when she moves, the time doesn't
Yeah, baby you finer than your fine cousin, and your cousin fine
But she don't have my heart beating double time
You just shut it down girl
Who told the cops where the party was?
Why do I feel like I found the one?
What's in these shots that you ordered us?
Damn, I mean you sure know how to paint a town
Ever since you came around, it's obvious

You shut that thing down, you shut it down (down, down, down)
You shut it down, you shut it down (down, down, down)
You shut it down, you shut it down, you shut it
And they'd notice, they'd notice (oh, oh)

You looking good girl, go, go, go get 'em girl
Go, go, go hit 'em girl, go, go, go, go, go, go
You looking good girl, go, go, go get 'em girl
Go, go, go hit 'em girl, go, go, go, go, go, go
You shut it down
You shut it down, down, down, down

The way I’m feeling, the things I say
All just happen when you pass my way, oh
What can I do to make you stay?
I know it’s getting late, but girl I don’t want you to leave
You tell me you’re just not the type, you wanna do this right
And I’m not trying to say I don’t believe you
But I refuse to feel ashamed and if you feel the same
Does waiting really make us better people?
Take those fucking heels off, it’s worth it girl
Nothing is what I can picture you in
So take that fucking dress off, I swear you won’t forget me
You’ll be happy that you let me

Lay you down, down, down
I’m trying to lay you down, down, down
You still the baddest girl around, 'round, 'round
They'd notice, they'd notice
Let me lay you down, down, down
Trying to lay you down, down, down
You still the baddest girl around, 'round, 'round
And they'd notice, they'd notice
You would shut it


Lyrics submitted by Keykeykinszx3

"Shut It Down" as written by Noah Shebib Aubrey Graham

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Songtrust Ave

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    My InterpretationThis is a beautiful song, but I think it's overlooked a lot because of it's beat and how easily it flows. Anyway, basically this song is about Drake wanting to be with a girl but not wanting to take it too far too soon. the song talks about the possible outcomes of it (But what if we happen to kiss, then we touch, Put a rush on it, get it over with, What if I just know what you like, And it feels right, then it's over with). That one obviously being sex. But then he discusses what happens after the fact (What if I don't call you back, Prove you right, And all this lasts just one night) meaning that it was a one night stand, but it could have been more if they would have taken it a little slower ((Maybe we should slow it down) slow, slow, slow). Verse 2 is basically saying what were to happen should they try to pursue a relationship after the fact. This is just my interpretation, even though I think it's pretty accurate :)
    ipodaddict616on June 05, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti pretty much agree with @ipodaddict616. Drake's taking this girl out nd wen they get home nd kissing starts leading to touching nd they kno tht the sex is gona be good and wat not, but Drake doesn't want it end to end up being a one nite stand nd they'll always be considered jus fuck buddies or something like tht. And so he's tryin to avoid tht and he wants to jus "Slow It Down"(:
    JarrylTheJetPlaneon November 02, 2010   Link

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