(She Was A) Hotel Detective Lyrics

They Might Be Giants


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: John Linnell, John Flansburgh
album: Track 10 in album They Might Be Giants
release date: 1986-11-4
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length: 2:09
guitar: Dan Miller
bass guitar: Danny Weinkauf
drums: Marty Beller
performer: John Flansburgh, John Linnell
writer: John Linnell, John Flansburgh

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She's got her ear to the walls and she's tappin' the calls
If you've got a secret boy, forget about it, 'cause she's a

Hotel Detective
My little
Hotel Detective
Yeah she's a
Hotel Detective
Why don't you check her out

Well the bellhop is funky
The dumbwaiter's a monkey
If there's a knock at the door, boy, forget about it, 'cause she's a

Hotel Detective
My little
Hotel Detective
Yeah
Hotel Detective
Cone on and check her out

She says she likes my face
She says she owns the place
Forget about it, 'cause she's a

Hotel Detective
My little
Hotel Detective
Come on her
Hotel Detective
Why don't you check her out

Hotel Detective
Come on and swing with me
Hotel Detective
From the top of a tree
Hotel Detective
And make me feel like a bee
Hotel Detective
That's where I want to know you

Track Listing

  • 1 Everything Right Is Wrong Again
  • 2 Put Your Hand Inside the Puppet Head
  • 3 Number Three
  • 4 Don’t Let’s Start
  • 5 Hide Away Folk Family
  • 6 32 Footsteps
  • 7 Toddler Hiway
  • 8 Rabid Child
  • 9 Nothing’s Gonna Change My Clothes
  • 10 (She Was a) Hotel Detective
  • 11 She’s an Angel
  • 12 Youth Culture Killed My Dog
  • 13 Boat of Car
  • 14 Absolutely Bill’s Mood
  • 15 Chess Piece Face
  • 16 I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die
  • 17 Alienation’s for the Rich
  • 18 The Day
  • 19 Rhythm Section Want Ad