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Nelly Furtado - Maneater

[Timbaland:]
Take it back, take it back.......

Verse 1-
Everybody look at me, me
I walk in the door you start screaming
Come on everybody whatchu here for?
Move your body around like a nympho
Everybody get your necks to crack around
All you crazy people come on jump around
I want to see you all on your knees, knees
You either want to be with me, or be me

Chorus-
(come on)
Maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Make you fall real hard in love
She's a maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard,
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Wish you never, ever met her at all

Verse 2-
And when she walks, she walks with passion
When she talks, she talks like she can handle it
When she asks for something boy she means it
Even if you never ever, ever see it
Everybody get your necks to crack around
All you crazy people come and jump around
You doing anything to keep her by your side
Because she says she'll love you, love you, long time

Chorus-
Maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Make you fall in real hard in love
She's a maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Wish you never ever met her at all

[Chants]

Chorus-
Maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Make you fall in, fall in love
She's a maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Wish you never ever met her at all

Outro-
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all
You wish you never ever met her at all

Maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Make you fall in, fall in love
She's a maneater, make you work hard
Make you spend hard
Make you want all, of her love
She's a maneater
Make you buy cars,
Make you cut cords,
Wish you never ever met her at all

She's a maneater, a maneater...
(You wish you never ever met her at all)
She's a maneater, a maneater...
(You wish you never ever met her at all)
...

"Maneater" is a song written by Nelly Furtado, Timothy "Timbaland" Mosley, Jim Beanz and Nate "Danja" Hills for Furtado's third album, Loose. It was co-produced by Timbaland and Danja and includes influences of 1980s music by artists such as Eurythmics and Hall & Oates. Furtado stated that Hall & Oates' song of the same name was an influence during the writing and recording of the song. Released as the album's first single in Europe in May 2006, "Maneater" became one of Nelly Furtado's most popular singles, topping the singles charts in Poland and the UK, and reaching the top ten across much of Continental Europe. It served as the album's second single in Australia, where it reached the top five, and in North America, where it became a club hit but was less commercially successful than the lead single, "Promiscuous". It received favorable reviews from many music critics. "Maneater" was one of the first songs Furtado and Timbaland worked on in the Hit Factory Criteria recording studios in Miami, Florida. She has described the song as an analogy of how she incorporated the "creative energy" of Timbaland and his production crew into Loose. When making the album, Furtado and Timbaland were influenced by the work of musicians from the 1980s such as Talking Heads, Blondie, Madonna, The Police and Eurythmics. "Eurythmics had this spooky, keyboard-driven pop sound", Furtado said. Final production of the track was delayed after a speaker caught fire in the studio control room. Furtado has characterized "Maneater" as "a 'couture pop' song", explaining that it is "in your face and very fashionable, stylistic and of-the-moment." In an interview with MTV News, she compared it favorably to eating too much cheesecake: "It's got a crazy loud beat, and the vocals are bitchy and loud. A lot of people say it sounds like Peaches, because of the delivery, the spooky vocals." According to Furtado, the song is related to how people become "hot on themselves" when dancing in their underwear in front of a mirror. "[It] truly has a life of its own; it makes you move", she said. Media sources compared it to the Hall & Oates single "Maneater", released in 1982, which Furtado has cited as an influence on the song. In Australia, the CD was released in two formats, although one version (the international single) had an extremely limited run and was not widely available. The Australia-exclusive "Maneater" CD single includes a cover of Gnarls Barkley's "Crazy" recorded on BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge program, on which "Maneater" was covered three times, by pop punk band Panic at the Disco, dance music duo Basement Jaxx and rock band Boy Kill Boy, whose cover was released on the album Radio 1's Live Lounge. "Maneater" is an uptempo electro-rock song that combines 80's electro synths and a more dance-oriented beat. The up-tempo song has prominent electropop and synth pop influences and is lyrically related to how people become "hot on themselves" when dancing in their underwear in front of a mirror. "[It] truly has a life of its own; it makes you move", she said. Media sources compared it to the Hall & Oates single "Maneater", released in 1982, which Furtado has cited as an influence on the song. The song has a dance tempo and it is composed in the key of D major with a tempo of 132 beats per minute.

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