Typical Male Lyrics

Tina Turner


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Terry Britten, Graham Hamilton Lyle
album: Track 12 in album Break Every Rule
release date: 1986-9-24
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
length: 4:17
additional engineer: Mike Ging
guitar: Terry Britten
drums: Phil Collins
keyboard: Nick Glennie-Smith
saxophone: Tim Cappello
bass: Terry Britten
mix: John Hudson
producer: Terry Britten
recording: John Hudson
background vocals: Terry Britten, Tessa Niles

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Tell me lawyer what to do
I think I'm falling in love with you
Defend me from the way I feel
Won't you give me some advice
On how to handle my private life
I'm sure we can make a deal
I confess I'm a fool for men with a clever mind
But your intellect ain't no match with this heart of mine

All I want is a little reaction
Just enough to tip the scales
I'm just using my female attraction
On a typical male, on a typical male

Your sense of justice I'll embrace
But your defense don't help my case
I'm deep in trouble with the law
Something about authority
Seems to bring out the bad in me
Hey lawyer gotta catch me when I fall
Oh they say that you match your wits with the best of them
But I know when I'm close you're just like the rest of them

All I want is a little reaction
Just enough to tip the scales
I'm just using my female attraction
On a typical male, on a typical male

So put your books aside
Loosen off the suit and tie
Gotta open up your heart and let me in
Open up your heart and let me in

Track Listing

  • 1 Typical Male
  • 2 What You Get Is What You See
  • 3 Two People
  • 4 Till the Right Man Comes Along
  • 5 Afterglow
  • 6 Girls
  • 7 Back Where You Started
  • 8 Break Every Rule
  • 9 Overnight Sensation
  • 10 Paradise Is Here
  • 11 I'll Be Thunder