Better Be Good to Me Lyrics

Tina Turner


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Michael Donald Chapman, Nicholas Barry Chinn, Holly Knight
album: Track 5 in album Private Dancer
release date: 1984-5-29
popularity : 13 users have visited this page.
length: 5:12
bass: Rupert Hine
drums: Trevor Morais
keyboard: Rupert Hine
guitar: Jamie West-Oram
producer: Rupert Hine
percussion: Rupert Hine
background vocals: Tina Turner, Cy Curnin, Rupert Hine
lead vocals: Tina Turner, Tina Turner

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A prisoner of your love
Entangled in your web
Hot whispers in the night
I'm captured by your spell
Oh yes I'm touched by this show of emotion
Should I be fractured by your lack of devotion
Should I, should I?

You better be good to me
That's how it's gotta be now
Cause I don't have no use
For what you loosely call the truth
You better be good to me

I think it's also right
That we don't need to fight
We stand face to face
And you present your case
And I know you keep telling me that you love me
And I really do want to believe
But did you think I'd just accept you in blind faith
Oh sure babe, anything to please you

You better be good to me
That's how it's gotta be now
Cause I don't have the time
For your over loaded lines
You better be good to me

And I really don't see why it's so hard to be good to me
And I don't understand what's your plan that you can't be good to me
What I can't feel I surely cannot see, why can't you be good to me
And if it's not real I do not wish to see, why can't you be good to me

Track Listing

  • 1 I Might Have Been Queen
  • 2 What's Love Got to Do With It
  • 3 Show Some Respect
  • 4 I Can't Stand the Rain
  • 5 Better Be Good to Me
  • 6 Let's Stay Together
  • 7 1984
  • 8 Steel Claw
  • 9 Private Dancer