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Housequake
Recorded: October 18, 1986
Released: March 31, 1987
Album: Sign '☮' The Times (3rd track)

Written by Prince.
© 1987 NPG Records, excl. 2 Legacy Recordings
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Shut up already, damn!

Tell me who N this house know about the quake? (We do!)
mean really, really (Haha...)
If U know how 2 rock, say "Yeah" (Yeah!)
If U know how 2 party, say "Oh yeah" (Oh yeah!)
But if U ain't hip 2 the rare housequake
Shut up already, damn!
Housequake
Everybody jump up & down
Housequake
There's a brand new groove goin' round (Housequake)
N ur funky town (Housequake)
& the kick drum is the fault
U gotta rock this mother, say "Uh" (Housequake)
We gotta rock this mother, say "Uh uh" (Housequake)

We're gonna show U, uh, what 2 do
U put ur foot down, huh, on the 2
U jump up on the 1
Now U'r havin' fun
Huh, U'r doin' the Housequake
Hey, question: does anybody know about the quake? (Yeah!)
Bullshit!
U can't get off until U make the house shake
Now everybody clap ur hands, c'mon
Let's jam, y'all (Let's jam)
Don't wait 4 ur neighbor, green eggs & ham
Doin' the Housequake

There's a brand new groove goin' round
N ur city, N ur town
Housequake
& the kick drum is the fault
Housequake (Housequake)
Housequake, U gotta rock this mother
Housequake
Housequake, U gotta rock this mother down, c'mon
Uh, Housequake
Uh, Housequake

Now that U got it, let's do the twist
A little bit harder than they did N '66
A little bit faster than they did N '67
Twist little sister & go 2 heaven
C'mon, y'all, we got 2 jam b4 the police come
A groove this funky is on the run, hey
Shake ur body till ur neighbor stare at cha
Quake, quake, quake
Quake, quake, quake (Ahh, ooh)

Housequake
Everybody, everybody jump up & down
Housequake
There's a brand new groove, groove that's goin' round
Housequake
N this city, N this funky town
Housequake
& the saxophone is the fault, check it out
If U can't rock steady, shut up already
Damn, U got 2 get off if U know what 'm talkin' about
On the 1, y'all say "Housequake"
Top of ur body, let me hear U shout, say "Housequake"
My Lord
Housequake
My Lord
Housequake
Bullshit! Louder, say it!
Housequake!
Ooh wee
Shock-a-lock-a boom!
What was that? Aftershock!
Everybody, everybody U gotta rock, U gotta rock, c'mon

We're gonna shake, we're gonna quake
Cuz U got the baddest groove that we could make
We on the 2, y'all
The drummer's gonna tap
We gonna sing & rock this mother 2 the max
& that's a fact
Housequake, c'mon, say it (Housequake)
Whoo, c'mon
U can't follow it
We got the baddest jam N the land
Everybody shut up, listen 2 the band

Woo, Housequake
Shut up already, damn


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