Stars Tonight
Lady Antebellum Lyrics


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Girls in their heels and a skinny pair of blue jeans|Boys in black pearl buttons lookin just like Springsteen|Momma says why you wanna play in a silly rock n' roll band|Well if you stood here Momma,|I know you'd understand yeah|It's the lights|It's the high|It's the roar of a crowd on a Friday night||And everybody's screamin out yeah, yeah, yeah|And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah|Get on your feet if it feels good|If it feels right|We're all stars tonight|So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah||Hey!|Hey!||Let's get a little rowdy|Gonna party all night long|And boys sway along with your girls|When we play a little slow song|Put your hands in the air|Shine a lighter or a cell phone|You better buy another round|We ain't goin home no|In the floor|In the stands|Tonight we're all in the band||And we're screamin out yeah, yeah, yeah|And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah|Get on your feet if it feels good|If it feels right|We're all stars tonight|So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah||And everybody's screamin out yeah, yeah, yeah|And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah|And everybody's screamin out yeah, yeah, yeah|And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah|Get on your feet if it feels good, feels good|If it feels right, feels right|We're all stars tonight|So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah||Hey!|Hey!||Yeah, yeah, yeah|Oh yeah|




Overall Meaning

The song “Stars Tonight” by Lady Antebellum is about the excitement and joy experienced during a rock and roll concert. The first verse talks about the audience consisting of women in high heels and skinny jeans and men wearing black pearl buttons that resemble Bruce Springsteen. The mother questions why her child wants to be part of a rock and roll band. However, the child explains that if she were to experience the lights, the high energy, and the roar of the crowd during a Friday night concert, she would understand why rock and roll is so appealing. The chorus of the song emphasizes the excitement of the crowd as they sing and cheer, feeling like stars tonight.


The second verse talks about how the audience is involved in the concert experience, whether they are swaying to a slow song or raising their hands in the air with cell phones (or lighters) in hand. The line “in the floor/in the stands” refers to how involved the audience is in the show, feeling like they are part of the band. The chorus repeats the message that they are all stars tonight, emphasizing that everyone is part of the experience.


This song is a perfect anthem for anyone who has ever attended a rock concert, as it captures the energy and excitement of being a part of a live music experience.


Line by Line Meaning

Girls in their heels and a skinny pair of blue jeans
Women dressed in high heels and tight blue jeans


Boys in black pearl buttons lookin just like Springsteen
Men wearing black pearl buttons, resembling Bruce Springsteen


Momma says why you wanna play in a silly rock n' roll band
Mother asks why the songwriter wants to play in a rock and roll band


Well if you stood here Momma,
If the mother was present here,


I know you'd understand yeah
the mother would have understood the appeal of rock and roll


It's the lights
The lighting effects of the performance


It's the high
The feeling of excitement and exhilaration


It's the roar of a crowd on a Friday night
The noise of the enthusiastic audience on a Friday evening


And everybody's screamin out yeah, yeah, yeah
The audience is shouting in agreement


And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah
The audience is singing along


Get on your feet if it feels good
Stand up if you're enjoying the performance


If it feels right
If the performance feels right


We're all stars tonight
Everyone in the audience is a star tonight


So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah
Sing along with the song


Hey!
An enthusiastic exclamation


Let's get a little rowdy
Let's get a little wild


Gonna party all night long
Going to party all night


And boys sway along with your girls
Men should dance along with their partners


When we play a little slow song
When the band plays a slow song


Put your hands in the air
Raise your hands


Shine a lighter or a cell phone
Hold up a lighter or a cell phone light


You better buy another round
Buy another round of drinks


We ain't goin home no
We're not leaving yet


In the floor
On the dance floor


In the stands
In the audience stands


Tonight we're all in the band
Everyone is part of the performance tonight


And we're screamin out yeah, yeah, yeah
Everyone is shouting in agreement


And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah
Everyone is singing along


Get on your feet if it feels good
Stand up if you're enjoying the performance


If it feels right
If the performance feels right


We're all stars tonight
Everyone in the audience is a star tonight


So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah
Sing along with the song


Yeah, yeah, yeah
Enthusiastic agreement


Oh yeah
Positive affirmation




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, OLE MEDIA MANAGEMENT LP, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: HILLARY SCOTT, DAVE HAYWOOD, CHARLES KELLEY, MONTY POWELL

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Anthony Woodard

Girls in their heels and a skinny pair of blue jeans
Boys in black pearl buttons lookin' just like Springsteen
Momma says why you wanna play in a silly rock 'n roll band
Well if you stood here Momma,
I know you'd understand yeah

It's the lights
It's the high
It's the roar of a crowd on a Friday night

And everybody's screamin' out yeah, yeah, yeah
And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah
Get on your feet if it feels good
If it feels right
'Cause we're all stars tonight
So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah

Let's get a little rowdy
Gonna party all night long
And boys sway with your girls
When we play a little slow song
Put your hands in the air
Shine a lighter or a cell phone
You better buy another round
We ain't goin' home no
On the floor
In the stands
Tonight we're all in the band

And we're screamin' out yeah, yeah, yeah
And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah
Get on your feet if it feels good
If it feels right
'Cause we're all stars tonight
So sing it out yeah, yeah, yeah

And everybody's screamin' out yeah, yeah, yeah
Everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah
And everybody's screamin' out yeah, yeah, yeah
And everybody's singing out yeah, yeah, yeah
Get on your feet if it feels good (feels good)
If it feels right, (feels right)
'Cause we're all stars tonight
So sing it out (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Yeah, yeah, yeah
(Hey!)
(Hey!)
Oh yeah



All comments from YouTube:

ShmartinJo

I miss this era of Lady A. Their album at the time really defined my summer of 2010 too.

George Loughlin

Another great song by these very talented artists!

evol1349

As a metal head,this band has amazing chops..can't wait to here more.

GREG GIBSON

OLBoy! this is definitely one of my favorite Lady A jams! always love this one!

Annette Z

AMAZING! I love Lady A, their CD has packed with amazing songs! love love love them!

Thais Campos

Adoro d+ venha aqui no Brasil por favor!!!! Amo vocês!!!! bjs

GCOCK4LIFE02

They opened often with this in 2010!!! Unexpected to many! Awesome

Jennifer Soares

oomg é perfeiita essa musica *-*

Amber Smith

I saw them in concert in 2007, and they were amazing...... also got their autographs!!!! They are my favorite band........

Francine Lobo

Ouvindo essa beleza em 2021

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