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I used to go out to parties
And stand around
'cause I was too nervous
To really get down
But my body yearned to be free
So I got up on the floor and found
Someone to choose me
No more standin' there beside the walls
I done got myself together baby
And now I'm havin' a ball
As long as you're groovin'
There's always a chance
Somebody watches
Might wanna make romance
Move your body, ooo baby, you dance all night
To the groove and feel alright
Everybody's groovin' on like a fool
But if you see me spread out and let me in
Baby just party high and low
Let me step into your erotic zone
Move it up
Turn it 'round
Ooo Shake it down
OOWWWW
You can love me when you want to babe
This is such a groovy party baby
We're here face to face
Everybody's swingin'
This is such a groovy place
All the young ladies are so fine!
You're movin your body easy with no doubts
I know what you thinkin' baby
You wanna turn me out
Think I'm gonna let you do it babe

Keep on dancin'
You got to get it
Got to give it up
(repeat until end)



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  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 22, 2012 at 9:54 pm
    He is having sexing her when he say "let me step into your erotic zone, move it up
    turn it round ooo, shake it down. Having sex!!!
  • u
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    UnregisteredJun 15, 2012 at 5:22 am
    Its a great song that i got from the movie paul. Its just about having fun and letting go even if whoever u like is watching
  • u
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    UnregisteredSep 26, 2013 at 8:37 am
    He was too shy to meet a woman, so decided he'd take a chance on the dance floor, and someone would notice. "Erotic zone" means her "mind"
  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 11:23 pm
    Simply being pissed /or stoned having a good time
    That's why you can't hear most the words hes singing hes on the dance floor singing having a good time , like the rest of us
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 6, 2012 at 11:53 am
    Do your own thhhang! Let yourself be free and feel the rythm.. And give yourself, body and mind to the moment!!

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