Fat Bottomed Girls
Queen Lyrics


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Are you gonna take me home tonight?
Oh, down beside that red firelight
Are you gonna let it all hang out?
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go 'round

Hey, I was just a skinny lad
Never knew no good from bad
But I knew life before I left my nursery, huh
Left alone with big fat Fanny
She was such a naughty nanny
Hey, big woman
You made a bad boy out of me
Hey, hey

I've been singing with my band
Cross the water, across the land
I've seen every blue eyed floozy on the way, hey
But their beauty and their style
Went kind of smooth after a while
Take me to them dirty ladies every time
Come on

Oh, won't you take me home tonight?
Oh, down beside your red firelight
Oh, and you give it all you got
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go 'round
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go 'round

Hey, listen here
Now, I got mortgages on homes
I got stiffness in my bones
Ain't no beauty queens in this locality, I tell you
Oh, but I still get my pleasure
Still got my greatest treasure
Hey, big woman, you gonna make a big man of me
Now get this

(Oh, I know) Are you gonna take me home tonight? (Please)
Oh, down beside that red firelight
Are you gonna let it all hang out?
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go 'round (yeah)
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go 'round

Get on your bikes and ride
Ooh, yeah
Oh yeah
Them fat bottomed girls
(Fat bottomed girls)
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Alright, ride 'em cowboy




Fat bottomed girls
Yes, yes

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Queen's song "Fat Bottomed Girls" describe the singer's attraction to women with ample figures. The opening lines are a rhetorical question asking if the person addressed will take the singer home to a place with a red firelight, and if they will enjoy themselves without inhibitions. The chorus declares that such women are the ones who make the rockin' world go round. The second verse describes how the singer developed a taste for women with meat on their bones, thanks to a nanny named Fanny who was large and lusty. The bridge asserts that, even though the singer has grown older and acquired possessions, he still prefers the company of the same type of woman.


At its core, "Fat Bottomed Girls" is a song about unapologetic enjoyment of a physical type that some people might consider unattractive or unacceptable. It celebrates the power and sex appeal of women who don't conform to conventional beauty standards. Additionally, there's a sense of wild abandon in the song, as if the singer and the titular girls are living life to the fullest without regret. Overall, it's a raucous and joyful tribute to a certain type of woman.


Line by Line Meaning

Are you gonna take me home tonight?
Asking if the person wants to invite the singer to their home tonight.


Oh, down beside that red firelight
Referring to a spot besides a red firelight to spend time together.


Are you gonna let it all hang out?
Asking if the person is willing to be open and free tonight.


Fat bottomed girls
Referring to women with a curvy figure, particularly in the hip and waist area.


You make the rockin' world go 'round
Acknowledging that women with a curvy figure are often attractive and desirable, and hence play an important role in the world of rock music and entertainment.


Hey, I was just a skinny lad
Introducing the singer as someone who used to be thin or lean.


Never knew no good from bad
Suggesting that the young speaker was inexperienced or naive.


But I knew life before I left my nursery, huh
Indicating that the artist had some exposure to life or the world before growing up or maturing completely.


Left alone with big fat Fanny
Recalling a time when the artist was under the care of someone with a large stature or frame, named Fanny.


She was such a naughty nanny
Describing Fanny as an unconventional or mischievous caregiver.


Hey, big woman
Directly addressing or acknowledging a woman who has a large or curvy figure.


You made a bad boy out of me Hey, hey
Expressing gratitude or admiration for the woman who helped or influenced the artist in a positive or exciting way.


I've been singing with my band Cross the water, across the land
Talking about a career or passion for singing with a group of musicians while traveling to different places.


I've seen every blue eyed floozy on the way, hey
Acknowledging the singer's experience or encounter with young, attractive women on the way.


But their beauty and their style Went kind of smooth after a while
Suggesting that the initial attraction or appeal of these women faded or became less exciting as time went by.


Take me to them dirty ladies every time Come on
Preferring or seeking out women who are more unconventional or wilder in their approach to life and relationships.


Oh, won't you take me home tonight?
Repeating the earlier request or invitation to spend the night together.


Oh, down beside your red firelight
Using a similar phrase to describe the location or setting for being together.


Oh, and you give it all you got
Encouraging the woman to be enthusiastic and passionate in the encounter or experience for the night.


Get on your bikes and ride
Using a metaphor to suggest that the night or experience should be like riding a bike, with energy, speed, and thrill.


Ooh, yeah
Expressing excitement or approval for the idea or prospect of spending the night together.


Oh yeah
Repeating the earlier phrase to confirm or emphasize the enthusiasm for the night.


Them fat bottomed girls
Referring back to women with curvy figures again, and implying that they are a great source of enjoyment or entertainment.


(Fat bottomed girls)
Repeating the phrase for emphasis or for the musical effect of the song.


Yeah, yeah, yeah
Repeating the phrase or extending it to show enthusiasm or appreciation of the idea.


Alright, ride 'em cowboy
Using a cowboy idiom to describe the idea of taking charge or being confident in the situation.


Yes, yes
Final expression of approval or affirmation before the song ends.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Brian Harold May

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**LYRICS**
Oh you gonna take me home tonight
Oh down beside that red fire light
Oh you gonna let it all hang out
Fat-bottomed girls you make the rocking world go round
I was just a skinny lad
Never knew no good from bad
But I knew love before I left my nursery
Left alone with big fat Fanny
She was such a naughty nanny
Heap big woman, you made a bad boy out of me
I've been singing with my band
Across the water, across the land
I've seen every blue eyed floozy on the way
But their beauty and their style
Went kind of smooth after a while
Take me to them naughty ladies every time

Oh, won't you take me home tonight
Oh, down beside your red fire light
Oh, and you give it all you got
Fat-bottomed girls you make the rocking world go round
Fat-bottomed girls you make the rocking world go round

Now I got mortgages and homes
I got stiffness in the bones
Ain't no beauty queens in this locality
But I still get my pleasure
Still got my greatest treasure
Heap big woman you gonna make a big man out of me
Oh, you gonna take me home tonight
Oh, down beside that red fire light
Oh, you gonna let it all hang out
Fat-bottomed girls you make the rocking world go round
Fat-bottomed girls you make the rocking world go round
Get on your bikes and ride



@htow9301

Lyrics:

Are you gonna take me home tonight?
Ah, down beside that red firelight
Are you gonna let it all hang out?
Fat bottomed girls
You make the rockin' world go 'round

Hey I was just a skinny lad
Never knew no good from bad
But I knew life before I left my nursery, huh
Left alone with big fat Fanny
She was such a naughty nanny
Heap big woman, you made a bad boy out of me
Hey hey!

I've been singing with my band
Across the wire, across the land
I seen every blue eyed floozy on the way, hey
But their beauty and their style
Went kind of smooth after a while
Take me to them dirty ladies every time

C'mon!
Oh, won't you take me home tonight?
Oh, down beside your red firelight
Oh, and you give it all you got
Fat bottomed girls, you make the rockin' world go 'round
Fat bottomed girls, you make the rockin' world go 'round

Hey, listen here!
Now I got mortgages on homes
I got stiffness in my bones
Ain't no beauty queens in this locality, I tell you
Oh, but I still get my pleasure
Still got my greatest treasure
Heap big woman, you done made a big man of me

Now, get this!
Oh, (I know) you gonna take me home tonight? (Please)
Oh, down beside that red firelight
Are you gonna let it all hang out?
Fat bottomed girls, you make the rockin' world go 'round, yeah
Fat bottomed girls, you make the rockin' world go 'round

Get on your bikes and ride
Ooh yeah, oh yeah, them fat bottomed girls
Fat bottomed girls
Yeah yeah yeah
Alright, ride 'em, c'mon
Fat bottomed girls, yes yes

Songwriter: Brian Harold May Queen



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@ivanex_

"You're a legend Fred"

"We're all legends"

@nxthan3503

*your bloody right I am

@evaswedberg3636

Hell yeah they are!

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IvanRivera “but your right, I am a legend”

@alekin8449

"Fabulous Fucking Freddie"

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Victoria Justice : I think we are ALL legends

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@nunocac

We need to make this song reach number one in the charts.

@DavidS4209

Yeah just found out they took this song off their classics record

@riverdart2068

Yup, listening to this classic is now a radical act!@@DavidS4209

@anns7378

They gave into the woke monster!

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