Bust A Move

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Bust A Move

Song Information

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Artist: Young MC
Composition/Lyrics: Matt Dike, Marvin Young, Mike Ross
Album: Stone Cold Rhymin' (1989)
BPM: 118
Length: 1:43
First Music Game Appearance: DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY2
Other Music Game Appearances: None.

Lyrics

You're on a mission and your wishin'
Someone could cure your lonely condition
Lookin' for love in all the wrong places
No fine girls just ugly faces
Some frustration first inclination
Is to become a monk and leave the situation
But every dark tunnel has a light of hope
So don't hang yourself, with a celibate rope

Your movie's showin', so you're goin'
Could care less about the five you're blowin'
Theater gets dark just to start the show
Then ya spot a fine woman sittin' in your row
She's dressed in yellow, she says
Hello, come sit next to me you fine fellow
You run over there without a second to lose
And what comes next hey bust a move

If you want it, you got it
If you want it, baby you've got it
Just bust a move
If you want it, you got it
If you want it, baby you've got it

In this city ladies look pretty
Guys tell jokes so they can seem witty
Tell a funny joke just to get some play
Then you try to make a move and she says, No way
Girls are fakin' goodness sakin'
They want the man who brings home the bacon
Got no money and you got no car
Then you got no women and there you are

Some girls are sadistic, materialistic
Lookin' for a man makes them opportunistic
They're lyin' on a beach perpetrating a tan
So a brother with the money can be their man
So on the beach you're strollin' real high rollin'
Everything you have is yours and not stolen
A girl runs up with somethin' to prove
So don't just stand there bust a move

If you want it, you got it
If you want it, baby you've got it
Just bust a move
If you want it, you got it
If you want it, baby you've got it

Song Connections / Remixes

None.

Trivia

  • Bust A Move is Young MC's biggest hit, reaching #7 on Billboard's Hot 100.
  • Bust A Move features its music video, eliminating any on-screen dancers.
  • Bust A Move is the only license included in the DanceDanceRevolution X & フルフル♪パーティー ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK album.

Song Production Information

When you think of 80's Hip-Hop, "Bust A Move" instantly comes to mind. It's wicked bass-line, laid down by none other than Flea from The Red Hot Chili Peppers sets the groove, while Young MC's slickety-slick rap style effortlessly rolls across the beat. Enjoy it's original music video while you get down to the funky flavor!

Difficulty & Notecounts

DanceDanceRevolution difficulty rated from 1 to 10 from DDRMAX2 to SuperNOVA2.

Game Single Double
Beginner Basic Difficult Expert Challenge Basic Difficult Expert Challenge
Notecounts / Freeze Arrows / Shock Arrows 51 / 0 106 / 0 214 / 8 323 / 20 - / - / - - / - - / - - / - - / - / -
DanceDanceRevolution HOTTEST PARTY2 / フルフル♪パーティー 1 3 5 7 - - - - -