Detroit Rock City

Words & Music:

Paul Stanley & Bob Ezrin (Kiss)


A5  B5  A5  B5



I feel uptight on a Saturday night.

E5                                B    F#

Nine O'clock the radio's the only light.


I hear my song and it pulls me through.

E5                                    B     F#

Comes on strong tells me what I go to do.  I got to...




Get up!  Everybody's gonna move their feet.


Get down!  Everybody's gonna leave their seat.


You gotta lose your mind in Detroit Rock City.


Get Up!  Everybody's gonna move their feet.


Get down!  Everybody's gonna leave their seat.


Gettin' late, I just can't wait.  Ten o'clock and I know I gotta hit the road.

First I drink, then I smoke, start up the car and I try to make the midnight show.




Movin' fast, doin' ninety-five.  Hit top speed, but I'm still movin' much too slow.

I feel so good, I'm so alive.  Hear my song playin' on the radio.  It goes...


CHORUS:  [end on C#5]




You gotta lose your life in Detroit Rock City


Twelve o'clock I gotta rockThere's a truck a head lights starin' at my eyes

Whao, my god no time to turnI got to laugh 'cause I know I'm gonna die Why ?


A5                                                 B

Get up!  Everybody's gonna move their feet.  ( Get Down!)


Get up ! Everybody's gonna leave their seat

(E) B (6)     G# C# (4th)

Get Down

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