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Song Name: It's Not Right

Artist: DEVO

Appears On:

Run Time: 2:20 (album version)

Year Released: 1980 (album version)

Years Performed: [1] 1980, 2009 (Freedom of Choice shows only)

Writing Credits: Mark Mothersbaugh

Sung By: Mark Mothersbaugh, Bob Mothersbaugh and Gerald V. Casale (backing vocals)

Alternate Versions: None

Demo Versions: Red Shark

Song Connections: None

Trivia / Info:Edit

DEVO released "Red Shark" as a limited time digital download bonus track.

Onstage Behavior:

  • In concert, Mark would shoot a modified toy laser gun to generate sound effects.

Lyrics:

Baby baby baby hurt me bad
Baby baby
Baby baby made me cry
Baby
I wanna die
Somebody tell me where she's hiding out
I gotta find that cheatin' gal
Can't go, can't go, can't go sleep at night
Can't sleep can't sleep
It's not right
Sunlight sunlight in my eyes
Sunlight
Makes me rise
I can't sleep until my baby says it's over
I gotta hear it face to face
I love you darlin', it's a cryin' shame
The way you run around like you're in a big game
I'm so unhappy i could cry every time i think about you
Boo-hoo
Baby baby baby, please come back
Baby baby
Sunlight-sunlight in my eyes
Sunlight
Makes me rise
I can't sleep until my baby says it's over
I gotta hear it face to face
I love you darlin' it's a cryin' shame
The way you run around like you're in a big game
I sit around in a trance all day and think about you
All the time
I love you darlin', it's a cryin' shame
The way you run around like you're in a big game
It's so unfair that you're so happy when i'm hurtin' inside
I love you darlin', it's a cryin' shame
The way you run around like you're in a big game
I'm so unhappy i could cry every time i think about you
Boo-hoo

References:

  1. DEVO Live Guide. Website keyword search for "it's not right".

External Links:

It's Not Right (recording) MusicBrainz


DEVO
Mark Mothersbaugh | Gerry Casale | Bob Mothersbaugh
Bob Lewis | Bob Casale | Jim Mothersbaugh | Alan Myers
David Kendrick | Josh Freese & Jeff Friedl | Josh Hager
Record Labels / Publishers
Booji Boy Records | Warner Brothers | Enigma | Devo, Inc. 
Stiff | Virgin | Rykodisk | Infinite Zero | Restless | Discovery | Rhino 
MVD Audio | The Orchard | Superior Viaduct | Futurismo
Production
Brian Eno | Ken Scott | Robert Margouleff | Roy Thomas Baker | DEVO 
The Teddybears | Greg Kurstin | Santi White | John King | John Hill | Mark Nishita 
Official Studio Albums
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978) | Duty Now For The Future (1979) | Freedom of Choice (1980) | New Traditionalists (1981) | oh, no! it's DEVO (1982) | Shout (1984) | Total DEVO (1988) | SmoothNoodleMaps (1990) | Something for Everybody   (2010)
Other Albums
Be Stiff EP (1977) | E-Z Listening Disc (1987) | Now It Can Be Told: DEVO at the Palace (1989) | Hardcore DEVO Vol. 1 74-77 (1990) | Hardcore DEVO Vol. 2 1974-1977 (1991) | DEVO Live: The Mongoloid Years (1992) | DEV-O Live (1999) | Recombo DNA (2000) | Live In Central Park (2004) | DEVO Live 1980 (2005) | New Traditionalists: Live 1981 Seattle (2012) | Something ELSE for Everybody  (2013) | Miracle Witness Hour  (2014) | Live at Max's Kansas City - November 15, 1977  (2014) | Butch Devo and the Sundance Gig  (2014) | Hardcore DEVO Live!  (2015)
Filmography
The Men Who Make The Music (1981) | Human Highway (1982) | We're All DEVO (1984) | The Complete Truth About De-Evolution (1993) | DEVO Live (2004) | DEVO Live In The Land Of The Rising Sun (2004) | DEVO Live 1980 (2005) | Hardcore DEVO Live!  (2015)
Related Articles
History | Bootlegs | Booji Boy | Devolution | Influence | The Wipeouters | Jihad Jerry & The Evildoers | Devo 2.0 | Akron, Ohio | Music Videos | Versions | Outfits

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