It's Different For Girls

Words & Music:

Joe Jackson


G                F/G              G

What the hell is wrong with you tonight?

G               F/G    Em           Em  D  G

I can't seem to say or do the right thing

Wanted to be sure you're feeling right

Wanted to be sure we want the same thing


C   G                C     G    C   G               C    G

She says, "I can't believe it.  You can't, possibly mean it.

C     G                C    G       Em    Bm

Don't we, all want the same thing?  Don't we?"

       F           C      G    Am7

"Well, who said anything about love?"



G/B       Am7

"No, not love." she said.

Bb         C              Bb            C

"Don't you know that it's different for girls?"  (In love)

"No, not love." she said.

"Don't you know that it's different for girls?

Bb      C       Bb

You're all the same."


Mama always told me, "Save yourself.

Take a little time and find the right girl.

Then again don't end up on the shelf.

Logical advice gets you in a whirl."

"I know, a lot of things that you don't.  You wanna hear some?"

She said, "Just give me something, anything."

"Well, give me all you got, but not love."




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