Upgrade

Story Behind The Song

This day and age, everyone is always looking for the next best thing. I was shopping at a local warehouse store when a young man stopped me and asked me if it was time for me to upgrade my existing cell phone. From that simple statement, a song was born.

Song Description

Strong female blues song with harmonica, guitar, drums, and vocals. Goes through the song upgrading different items. First a cell phone, then a vehicle, and finally upgrading the man that's not working out anymore

Song Length 3:07 Genre Blues - Country, Country - Contemporary
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Female Vocal
Mood Delighted, Pleased Subject Change, Material Things
Similar Artists Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeshi Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

My cell phone started buzzin late one afternoon
A call from my provider telling me to come in soon
New phones are on the market, We've got em all displayed
It's time for an Upgrade

(chorus)
The one I have still works, but not like it did before
Why wait till it's on it's last leg and needs to be restored
I better get me a new one, so take this one in trade
It's time for an Upgrade

Next day I got a flyer about an auto loan
It said, Drive on down to our dealership
We make a new car easy to own
Just sign your name on the dotted line
No money needs to be paid
It's time for an Upgrade

chorus repeat

I was feelin pretty good about the new things I'd acquired
Got to lookin round my house to see what else had expired
There on the couch, I see something that needs improving
That man's been laying there all day when he should be up and moving
He's gotta go, I hope he don't feel betrayed
But It's time for an upgrade

The one I have still works, but not like he did before
Why wait till he's on his last leg and needs to be cared for
I better get me a new one that don't treat me like his maid
It's time for an Upgrade

It's time for an Upgrade

Yes it's time for an Upgrade

Lyrics Holly Benton Music Holly Benton
Producer David Walker Performance Holly Benton
This track is on 2 Member Playlists
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musicman4926 My Top Songs 3/21/2015
Bobbi Wilson My Top Songs 11/19/2013
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