Thrift Shop Lyrics

Hey, Macklemore! Can we go thrift shopping?

What, what, what, what... [many times]

Bada, badada, badada, bada... [x9]

I'm gonna pop some tags
Only got twenty dollars in my pocket
I - I - I'm hunting, looking for a come-up
This is f**king awesome

[Verse 1:]
Nah, walk up to the club like, "What up? I got a big
I'm so pumped about some shit from the thrift shop
Ice on the fringe, it's so damn frosty
That people like, "Damn! That's a cold ass honkey."
Rollin' in, hella deep, headin' to the mezzanine,
Dressed in all pink, 'cept my gator shoes, those are
Draped in a leopard mink, girls standin' next to me
Probably shoulda washed this, smells like R. Kelly's
But shit, it was ninety-nine cents! (Bag it)
Coppin' it, washin' it, 'bout to go and get some
Passin' up on those moccasins someone else's been
walkin' in
Bummy and grungy, f**k it, man
I am stuntin' and flossin' and
Savin' my money and I'm hella happy that's a bargain,
I'ma take your grandpa's style, I'ma take your
grandpa's style,
No for real - ask your grandpa - can I have his hand-
me-downs? (Thank you)
Velour jumpsuit and some house slippers
Dookie brown leather jacket that I found diggin'
They had a broken keyboard, I bought a broken keyboard
I bought a skeet blanket, then I bought a kneeboard
Hello, hello, my ace man, my Mello
John Wayne ain't got nothing on my fringe game, hell no
I could take some Pro Wings, make them cool, sell those
The sneaker heads would be like "Aw, he got the

[Hook x2]

[Verse 2:]
What you know about rockin' a wolf on your noggin?
What you knowin' about wearin' a fur fox skin?
I'm digging, I'm digging, I'm searching right through
that luggage
One man's trash, that's another man's come-up
Thank your granddad for donating that plaid button-up
'Cause right now I'm up in her stuntin'
I'm at the Goodwill, you can find me in the (Uptons)
I'm not, I'm not stuck, I’m searchin' in that section
Your grammy, your aunty, your momma, your mammy
I'll take those flannel zebra jammies, second-hand, I
rock that motherf**ker
The built-in onesie with the socks on that motherf**ker
I hit the party and they stop in that motherf**ker
They be like, "Oh, that Gucci - that's hella tight."
I'm like, "Yo - that's fifty dollars for a T-shirt."
Limited edition, let's do some simple addition
Fifty dollars for a T-shirt - that's just some ignorant
bitch (shit)
I call that getting swindled and pimped (shit)
I call that getting tricked by a business
That shirt's hella dough
And having the same one as six other people in this
club is a hella don't
Peep game, come take a look through my telescope
Tryna get girls from a brand and you hella won't
Man you hella won't

(Goodwill... poppin' tags... yeah!)


I wear your granddad's clothes
I look incredible
I'm in this big ass coat
From that thrift shop down the road
I wear your granddad's clothes (damn right)
I look incredible (now come on man)
I'm in this big ass coat (big ass coat)
From that thrift shop down the road (let's go)


Is that your grandma's coat?

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Songwriter(s): Ryan Lewis, Ben Haggerty, Macklemore

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Meaning to "Thrift Shop" song lyrics (4 meanings)
Hello Kitty 12/21/12,09:43

It is a AWESOME song it's always STUCK in my head..
Hello Kitty 11/27/12,10:27

This song is the best. It makes me wanna just scream.
Brittany 11/01/12,22:29

Goodwill is better than stores in the mall because its way cheaper and goodwill is getting way to popular if they had to make a song
Spike 04/08/14,16:54

Its about a guy who thinks he's hot stuff and he has a lot more money than I do. Mye pockets are empty almost always. He has very little fashion sense, I do say. I like to dress in my favorite suit now and again, but this lad is takin' it way too far, mates.
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