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All About That Bass
All about that bass
Album: Glee: The Music, Transitioning
Released: February 9, 2015
By: Meghan Trainor
Sung by: Mercedes Jones and Roderick Meeks with Alumni and New Directions
Place: Rachel's Basement
Episode: Transitioning
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All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor is featured in Transitioning, the seventh episode of Season Six. It is sung by Mercedes and Roderick. 

They perform this song at Rachel Berry's final farewell to her childhood home, after Mercedes got Roderick as her duet partner in Wheel of Musical Fortune during the glee club meeting, when Kurt announced "Transitioning" as the glee weekly assignment. Everyone is enjoying the performance. Sam and Rachel have a talk during the performance and left to her bedroom early.

Lyrics

Mercedes (and Roderick) with Alumni and New Directions:
Because you know
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, (no treble)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, (no treble)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, (no treble)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, bass, bass, bass, bass

Mercedes (with Alumni and New Directions):
Yeah, it's pretty clear, I ain't no (size two)
But I can (shake it, shake it) like I'm supposed to do
Cause I got that (boom-boom) that all them boys chase
And (all the right junk in all the right places)

Roderick (Alumni and New Directions):
I see the magazines (Ah-ah)
Working that Photoshop (Ah-ah)
We know that this ain't real
Come on now, (with Alumni and New Directions: make it stop)
If you got beauty, beauty (Ah ah)
Just raise 'em up, cause

Roderick with Alumni and New Directions:
Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top

Mercedes with Alumni and New Directions (Mercedes):
(Yeah, my) momma, she told me don't worry about your size

Alumni and New Directions:
Shoo-wap-wap
Shaoo-wap-wap

Mercedes (and Roderick with Alumni and New Directions):
She says (boys like a little more booty to hold at night)

Alumni and New Directions:
That booty, booty
Uh, that booty, booty

Mercedes with Alumni and New Directions (Mercedes):
(You know) I won't be no stick-figure, silicone Barbie doll

Alumni and New Directions:
Shoo-wap-wap
Shaoo-wap-wap

Mercedes and Roderick with Alumni and New Directions (Roderick with Alumni and New Directions):
So, if that's what's you're into then go ahead and move along

Because you know
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, (no treble)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, (no treble)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, (no treble)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass

Mercedes (with Alumni and New Directions):
I'm bringing (booty back) (Roderick: Yes, you are)
Go ahead and tell them skinny (bitches that)
No, I'm just playing, I know you (think you're fat)
But I'm here to tell you

Mercedes and Roderick with Alumni and New Directions:
Every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top

Mercedes with Alumni and New Directions (Mercedes):
(Yeah, my) momma she told me (Rockerick: Woo)
Don't worry about your (and Roderick: size)

Alumni and New Directions:
Shoo-wap-wap
Shaoo-wap-wap

Mercedes (and Roderick) with Alumni and New Directions:
(Mercedes: She says) (Boys like a little more booty to hold) at night

Roderick with Alumni and New Directions:
Uh, that booty, booty
Uh, that booty, booty

Mercedes (and Roderick) with Alumni and New Directions:
(Mercedes: You know) I won't be no stick-figure, (silicone Barbie doll) (Roderick: Oh-woah-oh-oh)

Alumni and New Directions:
Shoo-wap-wap
Shaoo-wap-wap

Mercedes (and Roderick) with Alumni and New Directions):
So, if that's what's you're into then (go ahead and move along) (Roderick: Yeah!)

Because (you know)
(I'm all about that bass), 'bout that bass, no treble (Roderick: Oh, woah)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, no treble (Roderick: You know, you know, you know)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, no treble (Roderick: Ooh)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass

Mercedes with Roderick (Mercedes):
(Roderick: Because you know) (You know)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass (Roderick: No treble)
(I said) I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass (Roderick: No treble)
(Ooh) I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass (Roderick: No treble)
(I said) I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass

(Ooh, oh) (Roderick: Because you know)
I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass (Roderick: No treble)
(Said) I'm all about that bass 'bout that bass (Roderick: No treble)
(Ooh) I'm all about that bass 'bout that bass (Roderick: No treble)
(I said) I'm all about that bass, 'bout that bass, ('bout that bass)

Mercedes and Roderick:
La-la-la-la-la
La-la-la-la-la-la-la

Alumni and New Directions:
Shoo-wap-wap
Shaoo-wap-wap

Mercedes (Roderick):
I know you like this bass (Ooh)
Ooh (Don't you know I'm)

Mercedes and Roderick:
All about that bass, 'bout that bass?

Trivia

  • This is the first and only duet between an original character and a season six newbie.
  • Meghan Trainor, the original artist, tweeted that the cover gave her chills. Source
  • Amber Riley said that this is the first song she insisted on singing. Source
  • This song is featured in the House Party event of Glee Forever! app.

Gallery

Videos

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass03:10

Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass

GLEE - Full Performance of "All About That Bass" from "Transitioning"02:14

GLEE - Full Performance of "All About That Bass" from "Transitioning"

All About That Bass03:10

All About That Bass

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