Government Hooker
Lady Gaga Lyrics


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I can be good (If you just wanna be bad)
I can be cool (If you just wanna be mad)

I can be anything , I'll be your everything
Just touch me baby (I don't wanna be sad)

As long as I'm your hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Put your hands on the ground)
As long as I'm you're hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Get down)

Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)
Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)

I'm gonna drink my tears tonight
I'm gonna drink my tears and cry
'Cause I know you love me baby
I know you love me baby

I could be girl (Unless you want to be man)
I could be sex (Unless you want to hold hands)

I could be anything, I could be everything
I could be mom (Unless you want to be dad, oh papito)

As long as I'm your hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Put your hands on the ground)
As long as I'm you're hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Get down)

Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)
Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)

Put your hands on me
John F. Kennedy
I'll make you squeal baby
As long as you pay me (oh)

I'm gonna drink my tears tonight
I'm gonna drink my tears and cry
'Cause I know you love me baby
I know you love me baby

Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)
Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)

I could be girl (Unless you want to be man)
I could be sex (Unless you want to hold hands)

I could be anything, I could be everything
I could be mom (Unless you want to be dad)

I wanna fuck the government hooker (Back up and turn around)
Stop fucking me government hooker (Put your hands on the ground)




I wanna fuck the government hooker (Back up and turn around)
Stop fucking me government hooker (Get down) Yes

Overall Meaning

Lady Gaga's song Government Hooker is a sexually charged and politically charged song that explores themes of power, control, and submission. Throughout the song, Gaga plays with the idea of being a prostitute or hooker, using it as a metaphor for being willing to do anything to please someone else. The lyrics "I can be good (if you just wanna be bad)" and "I could be anything, I'll be your everything" suggest that Gaga is willing to be a submissive partner who will do anything her lover desires, even if it goes against her own desires.


The chorus, "As long as I'm your hooker, back up and turn around," emphasizes the power dynamic in the relationship, with Gaga positioning herself as the submissive partner. The use of the word "hooker" also implies a sense of exchange or transaction, suggesting that the relationship is one of give and take. The repeated phrases "hooker" and "government hooker" are also significant, as they suggest a connection between sex work and politics.


The reference to John F. Kennedy in the line "put your hands on me, John F. Kennedy" adds another layer of meaning to the song, as JFK was known for his affairs with women, including Marilyn Monroe. The use of his name suggests a desire for power and control over a powerful man, and also implies a willingness to compromise oneself for the sake of pleasure or power.


Overall, Lady Gaga's Government Hooker is a provocative and challenging song that challenges traditional gender norms and explores themes of power and submission.


Line by Line Meaning

I can be good (If you just wanna be bad)
I am versatile and can match your desires whether they be morally upright or not


I can be cool (If you just wanna be mad)
I can adjust to your mood and demeanor, whether it be hostile or laid-back


I'm gonna drink my tears tonight I'm gonna drink my tears and cry 'Cause I know you love me baby I know you love me baby
I am in love with someone who causes me emotional distress but I remain with them because of the affection they show me


I could be girl (Unless you want to be man) I could be sex (Unless you want to hold hands) I could be anything, I could be everything I could be mom (Unless you want to be dad)
I am adaptable and can exist in any role or dynamic, staying in the relationship as long as it meets my client's desires


Put your hands on me John F. Kennedy I'll make you squeal baby As long as you pay me (oh)
I am willing to engage in sexual relations with those in power, even US Presidents, but only for monetary gain


I wanna fuck the government hooker (Back up and turn around) Stop fucking me government hooker (Put your hands on the ground) I wanna fuck the government hooker (Back up and turn around) Stop fucking me government hooker (Get down) Yes
I have a sexual attraction and desire to engage with those in power, but am aware of the power dynamic and my own position as a sex worker




Lyrics ยฉ Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Paul Edward Blair, Stefani J Germanotta, Fernando Garibay, William Sami Etienne Grigahcine, Clinton C. Sparks

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@eletoralei

Gaga, ga-oh-ah
Gaga, ga-oh-oh-oh
Io ritorne, io ritorne
Io ritorne, io ritorne
Government hooker, eh

I can be good, if you just wanna be bad
I can be cool, if you just wanna be mad
I can be anything, I'll be your everything
Just touch me, baby, I don't wanna be sad

As long as I'm your hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Hands on the ground)
As long as I'm your hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Get down)

Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)
Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)

I'm gonna drink my tears tonight
I'm gonna drink my tears and cry
'Cause I know you love me, baby
I know you love me, baby

I could be girl, unless you want to be man
I could be sex, unless you want to hold hands
I could be anything, I could be everything (Iku, iku)
I could be mom, unless you want to be dad (Ay, mi papito!)

As long as I'm your hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Hands on the ground)
As long as I'm your hooker (Back up and turn around)
As long as I'm your hooker (Get down)

Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)
Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)

Put your hands on me
John F. Kennedy (Hahahaha)
I'll make you squeal, baby (Hahahaha)
As long as you pay me (Ow)

I'm gonna drink my tears tonight
I'm gonna drink my tears and cry
'Cause I know you love me, baby
I know you love me, baby

Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)
Hooker (Yeah, you're my hooker)
Hooker (Government hooker)

I could be girl, unless you want to be man
I could be sex, unless you want to hold hands
I could be anything, I could be everything
I could be mom, unless you want to be dad

I wanna fuck, government hooker (Back up and turn around)
Stop shitting me, government hooker (Hands on the ground)
I wanna fuck, government hooker (Back up and turn around)
Stop shitting me, government hooker (Get down)
Yes!



All comments from YouTube:

@deez577

๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€ why is her body guard's voice so attractive..

@briaa.668

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@ASDF-nt1ti

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@Invisiblecockroach

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@belial3555

Fun fact: the male voice in the background is from Lady Gagaโ€™s Bodyguard Peter Van De Vaan. Gaga liked his Dutch accent thatโ€™s why she used his voice.

@mslightbulb

That is kinda cute.

@va11ejo

sexy af

@Dreamcastle100

Oh, thank you!!

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