Temptations, The - Build Me Up Buttercup Lyrics




Why do you build me up (Build me up) buttercup, baby
Just to let me down (Let me down)and mess me around
And then worst of all (Worst of all) you never call, baby
When you say you will (Say you will) but I love you still
I need you (I need you) more than anyone, darlin'
You know that I have from the start
So build me up (Build me up) buttercup, don't break my heart

"I'll be over at ten", you told me time and again
But you're late, I wait around and then (Bah-dah-dah)
I run to the door, I can't take any more
It's not you, you let me down again

(Hey, hey, hey!) Baby, baby, try to find
(Hey, hey, hey!) A little time, and I'll make you happy
(Hey, hey, hey!) I'll be home
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo

Why do you build me up (Build me up) buttercup, baby
Just to let me down (Let me down) and mess me around
And then worst of all (Worst of all) you never call, baby
When you say you will (Say you will) but I love you still
I need you (I need you) more than anyone, darling
You know that I have from the start
So build me up (Build me up) buttercup, don't break my heart

To you I'm a toy but I could be the boy you adore
If you'd just let me know (Bah-dah-dah)
Although you're untrue, I'm attracted to you all the more
Why do I need you so

(Hey, hey, hey!) Baby, baby, try to find
(Hey, hey, hey!) A little time and I'll make you happy
(Hey, hey, hey!) I'll be home
I'll be beside the phone waiting for you
Ooo-oo-ooo, ooo-oo-ooo

Why do you build me up (Build me up) buttercup, baby
Just to let me down (Let me down) and mess me around
And then worst of all (Worst of all) you never call, baby
When you say you will (Say you will) but I love you still
I need you (I need you) more than anyone, darling
You know that I have from the start
So build me up (Build me up) buttercup, don't break my heart

I need you (I need you) more than anyone, baby
You know that I have from the start
So build me up (Build me up) Buttercup, don't break my heart
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Temptations, The Build Me Up Buttercup Comments
  1. Alex Orca

    💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙💙

  2. Anastasia XXVI

    2020 anyone?

  3. William Mize

    Sing it to Donald Trump when he gets impeached

  4. Rob Harding

    What a band these guys were, Love the foundations.

  5. jose andrade

    Dont mind me just downloading my wwIII sound track rn

  6. GHETTO-BANDIT RECORDS

    I'm still bumping this shit in 2020 are you with me

  7. Marc Yinug

    BRUH THIsS SLApS

  8. LoverOf LinkinPark

    This is still a bop in 2020😂

  9. de ed

    Tiktok:hippity hoppity this song is now my property

  10. Michael Jay

    All these years later and I still love this song! A classic to me.

  11. Janks H

    Hot!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Janks H

    Still!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Omar Jr22

    @Janks H why hot?

    Janks H

    @Omar Jr22 It's a fun, beautifully engaging song. It just makes you want to move, to dance. That's hot! Even sexy.

    Omar Jr22

    @Janks H Me too. That's a wonderful song, I love it.

  12. miceymolander

    always a fun song 😄

  13. Erazor

    Every cover of this song is always so depressing and sad and serious. This just sounds so happy.

  14. Harry Flashman

    Great song, written by Mike D'Abo. Have you noticed it's a happy, upbeat song although the lyrics are anything but?

  15. Victoria Trambley

    Jan 10, 2020: I dedicate this song to Sgt Manuel R. Martinez, 23, who was killed on Friday, Aug 22, 1975 south of Santa Fe. Manuel rolled his 240Z Datsun while returning to Albuquerque following a long work week at the Farmington mines. Having misplaced his keys, he was speeding to make up for lost time. Manuel was a gentle Marine with a shy grin, warm heart, kind nature and strong work ethic. (He trained at Camp Pendleton, served a year in Okinawa, and was a member of both the Carpenters Union and VFW. We exchanged letters and I grew to love him.) Manuel was a bit of a rebel and we were both insecure, as our parents had troubled marriages. (Prior to the accident, his mother had recently remarried and moved to a beautiful home.) Manuel, you are missed every day. KATRINA

    Jet Stone

    Wow this really got to me

  16. Drey Habi-Yer

    Old but Gold😘

  17. Dhanush pr

    Watching still on 2020

  18. Alx Kov

    This goes into 2020

  19. might delete later

    Some of the background music in the verses sounded like when you walk into seven eleven

  20. AvailingCoder

    It’s 2020 and its still stuck on my head

  21. Andrea Kallfa

    Love it. Never grows old. Ohoooo.......

  22. Brendan Whitaker

    *Every building needs a foundation*

  23. SwiffftyD

    David Dobrik anyone?

  24. Tiana Roberge

    I love this song Ben solo rey

  25. Mark Richards

    I'll be bumping this during WWIII.

    Elijah Mendez

    Hell ye my brotha😎👌

    Lance Byard

    Mark Richards all out the tank with it 💯💯

  26. just for fun

    I went here after watch that movie call "something about Mary" something like that

  27. Cheryl Loftis

    I am so sorry that you had to deal with this emergency with your blessed child!
    I have 3 baby girls that are doing awesome for now.
    My middle daughter has crohns but I was 600 miles away from her.
    She’s in remission now and just got married to the love of her life!
    My son in law is so blessed and helps me and Holly!
    I can never show him how much he means to me K

  28. Sulaiman Chaabane

    I used to do Olympic fencing back when i was a tween and the gym i used to go to was owned by an old couple that would always blast 60s music on the radio, every time i would go to the gym that is all i would hear! Every. single. session.. Sometimes i look back and smile, if it wasn't for them i would have never known about 60-90s music. Amazing, compared to today's tunes this is so valuable!

  29. Chester Dave Caldona

    STILL LISTENING TO THIS SONG 2020 <3

  30. Fin

    I just want do listen to it cus of David dobrickn😂

  31. Johnvincent Viray

    2020👋😁🖐

  32. Sofia Vaughn

    ANYONE 2020? AYE BETTER BE-.-

  33. Evan Miller

    I remember when me and my older cousins sang this in karaoke. There were like 7 of us and they all did the backup singing XD

  34. YunGe Music

    2O2O Still Jamming Out! Like If You Are Too!

    Joanne Sousa

    Me too. Love this song!!!

    valeria Fernandez

    😍😍😍😍

    Executive Chef

    I did this song for karaoke Saturday!!

  35. Jude Devoogd

    😻😻

  36. Hyunjinator

    this song seems like the type of song my dad would play on the radio

  37. Robert Francis

    As I get older and the world becomes more difficult to tolerate, I seek out simple snippets of joy. This is one of them.

  38. Subway Eatfash

    2020 here saying build me up

  39. Luke Bennett

    2020 anyone? Still a jam!!

  40. Patricia Barajas-Lopez

    Still listing in 2020

  41. Jimmy Nguyen

    I watched a lego video years ago and it had this song playing. I can’t find the video anymore T.T

  42. Jordan Noel

    Still in 2020

  43. simon nomis

    something about mary

  44. Brando Ubaldo

    2020?
    I still luv this song
    How about you? 💙

    olivia smith

    Brando Ubaldo i’m listening one last time with my papa before his beautiful soul leaves this world :(

    Brando Ubaldo

    @olivia smith condolences

  45. Vicki Coggins

    I am still singing this at age 63 and it makes me happy every time I hear it. Thank you, FOUNDATIONS!!

  46. no one

    My life in a song... Why did you build me up just to let me down? :(

  47. Sam Huang

    It's a new song to me, and I'm so glad to find this!

  48. Alfredo De' Pesto

    Who listening in 200 B.C ???

  49. Arizona Paul

    As a senior in H.S., I had a first crush on a freshman girl in band. Don't know if she ever knew. After the first semester, everything just cooled. I heard a few years ago, she's gone, due to an
    accident.

  50. Dylan Dawson

    Every british person gets hyped to this song 😂

    Arsenal Videos

    Yh I see that post😂

    Dylan Dawson

    @Arsenal Videos you cant deny that its true tho😂

    Arsenal Videos

    Ok fairs 😂

  51. yas

    This song always makes me cry for some reason

  52. Carlos Vinícius

    anyone in 2020?

  53. Savannah Playz

    0:14 is when they start singing

  54. Savannah Playz

    2020 anyone

  55. Nikki Legas

    Well thiz is officially my MO

  56. black widow

    This is a time machine listen to it and go back to the year. Actual music not like the [email protected] you hear nowadays.

  57. kk moras

    That pinay named Erika Banzuelo brought me here. Her cover of this song is the best

  58. RandomThings!

    My music & drama teacher introduced me to this song & sung a perfect cover! R.I.P Mr. Walker! 😍😍😍❤️😭🙏😇😘 xxx

  59. NECHO II

    *THE VALENTINES BROUGHT ME HERE!*

  60. Connor Chapman

    I herd this song playing on a cruise ship that I went on in 2019 summer

    Freeyo

    I heard this in a cafe in Gloucestershire when I was 11

    Esme Stevens

    Great…did I ask?

  61. Haha Hee

    That's David dobrik in the middle

  62. ANGELO FRIAS

    2020? Anyone?

  63. Caeli Craft

    On karaoke nights my stepdad sung his heart out on this

  64. Blue Me

    2020 AND STILL LISTENING TO THISSSSS AHAHAHAHA

  65. DerpThug

    Who still watch this on 2019?

  66. Horacio Fernández

    FuzionTV

  67. Nut

    Should I send this to my ex cause I still think about her

  68. Antajuan Grady

    Who's here on January 1, 2020?

  69. Onion Ninja

    Went into 2020 listening to this song. Let’s this be a decade of being built up by our buttercups and not have our hearts broken 💞

  70. andres aguilar

    The song The Pink panter. .

  71. Big Kev

    I died laughing when this was played at the end of “Fyre Fraud” lmao 😂

  72. Ate Sesame

    2020 ✋

  73. Stacy Pecson

    Well its almost 2020 ok who’s watching

    Jess White

    Stacy Pecson when it is 2020

  74. user1789

    if you are here in 2027 you’re the goat

  75. Maddie Lindahl

    anyone remember that event with the Richie and Eddie ask tumblrs. no? alright then

  76. Krazy Kittu Shenanigans

    This is my jam

  77. Super Dyna

    30Dec2019

  78. Louie Johnson

    ok this was good even before tik tok :)

  79. Christine Peterson

    My son and all his friends who were all juniors in high school in 2011 all stood up in my apartment and started singing this...it was awesome

  80. Jen Wallace

    mAtcHiNg bAnD fLasH bACkS. f o o t b a l l s e a s o n.

  81. Oh Hi

    K but this hits like a happy wholesome couples montage in a coming of age movie

  82. David O Connell

    Love this song always puts me in a good mood

  83. Hector Aldazoro

    David’s vlog

  84. Me Me

    Came here after Theres something about Mary

  85. Breaski daindigo

    I’ll be aok

  86. Breaski daindigo

    He makes me happy like A LOT
    he always makes me smile and he’s so goofy he’s such an asshole sometimes 😂 but I’m so lucky that I met him.

  87. Rokai Taè

    I vote for this to be president, just the song itself.

  88. Sam

    This is an anthem

  89. Clueless

    Such a jammmmmmm

  90. Angelica Cruz

    feel nostalgic, i really miss my childhood friends

  91. Fake Person

    WE ARE PENN STATE