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"Work It Out" is the debut solo single by American singer Beyoncé. It was released on June 11, 2002, by Columbia Records as the lead single from the soundtrack album to the film Austin Powers in Goldmember, in which Beyoncé stars as Foxxy Cleopatra. It was later included on international editions of Beyoncé's debut studio album, Dangerously in Love (2003). Beyoncé co-wrote the song with its producers, Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo. "Work It Out" is an R&B song which incorporates elements of 1960s and 1970s funk and post-disco. The song was generally well received by music critics, many of whom complimented its retro style and various influences. It has been credited as the beginning of Beyoncé's career as a successful solo artist, after finding success as the lead singer of Destiny's Child. "Work It Out" was nominated in the category of Best Original or Adapted Song at the 2003 Black Reel Awards. Commercially, the song failed to make an impact on the US Billboard Hot 100 but managed to find success on a few Billboard component charts, topping the Billboard's Hot Dance Club Play chart. "Work It Out" also reached the top ten in Norway and the UK. 


Year:
2003
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(Sing it girl)

How ya doin', honey, baby
You know I don't ask for much but
For a girl spendin' time alone
Can be pretty rough
 
But I get a knock on my door
You know it's yours for sure
We can't wait for the bedroom so
We just hit the floor (sing it girl)
 
Is y'all alright?
I don't know
But I know what's happened to me, girl, hey (sing it y'all)
Is y'all alright?
Uh, break it down now (sing it girls)
 
Is y'all alright?
I don't know
But I know what's happened to me, girl
Is y'all alright?
Uh, break it down now 

See you gotta work it out
See you gotta work it out
A brotha gotta work it out

Child, blow your horn now
Come on, child, blow your horn now
Child, blow your horn now
Come on, child, blow your horn now
 
So we shakin' back and forth now
Just keep it coming babe
Treat my body like a guitar
You got to, you got to keep on strumming babe
But in the back of my mind
(I wonder) is it gonna be the last time
Well if it ain't nobody loving and you gon' keep it coming
Well baby with me that's fine

Is y'all alright?
I don't know but I know what's happening to me girl
Is y'all alright?
Uh, break it down now (sing it, c'mon)

Is y'all alright?
I don't know but I know what's happening to me, girl (c'mon)
Is y'all alright, uh?
Huh, break it down now

See you gotta work it out (sing it)
See you gotta work it out
Brotha gotta work it out, ohh whoa

Child, blow your horn now (hey)
Come on, child, blow your horn now
Child, blow your horn now
Come on, child, blow your horn now

I like this!
Oh hey
Uh look it here, ha bridge

So baby hold me
Like you don't wanna let go
I'm feeling foxy
'Cause boy you working it out
Daddy you given me a taste of your honey
I want the whole bee hive
I'm gonna call you my sugar
'Cause I (I) had the sweetest time (the sweetest time)

See you gotta work it out
See you gotta work it out
Brotha gotta work it out

I like it when the horn go
I like it when the horn go
I like it when the horn go
I like it when the horn go

Ha! Austin better work it out
Ha! Foxy better work it out
Ha! AP3 better work it out
Ha! AP3 better work it out

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father, Mathew Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love (2003), which established her as a solo artist worldwide, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". more »

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Written by: Beyonce Gisselle Knowles, Chad Hugo, Pharrell Williams

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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