Beautiful

Album: Relapse (2009)
Charted: 12 17
  • Lately I've been hard to reach
    I've been too long on my own
    Everybody has a private world
    Where they can be alone
    Are you calling me, are you trying to get through
    Are you reaching out for me, and I'm reaching out for you

    I'm just so fuckin' depressed
    I just can't seem to get out this slump
    If I could just get over this hump
    But I need something to pull me out this dump
    I took my bruises, took my lumps
    Fell down and I got right back up
    But I need that spark to get psyched back up
    In order for me to pick that mic back up
    I don't know how or why or when
    And I ended up in this position I'm in
    I starting to feel distant again
    So I decided just to pick this pen
    Up and tried to make an attempt to vent, but I just can't admit
    Or come to grips, with the fact that
    I may be done with rap, I need a new outlet
    I know some shits so hard to swallow
    And I just can't sit back and wallow
    In my own sorrow, but I know one fact
    I'll be one tough act to follow
    One tough act to follow, copy, one tough act to follow
    Here today, gone tomorrow
    But you have to walk a thousand miles

    In my shoes, just to see
    What it'd be like, to be me
    I'll be you, let's trade shoes
    Just to see what I'd be like to
    Feel your pain, you feel mine
    Go inside each other's mind
    Just to see what we find
    Look at shit through each other's eyes

    But don't let 'em say you ain't beautiful oh
    They can all get fucked. Just stay true to you so
    Don't let 'em say you ain't beautiful oh
    They can all get fucked. Just stay true to you so

    I think I'm starting to lose my sense of humor
    Everything is so tense and gloom
    I almost feel like I gotta check the temperature in the room
    Just as soon as I walk in
    It's like all eyes on me, so I try to avoid any eye contact
    Cause if I do that then it opens a door to conversation, like I want that
    I'm not looking for extra attention
    I just want to be just like you
    Blend in with the rest of the room
    Maybe just point me to the closest restroom
    I don't need no fucking manservant
    Follow me around, and wiping my ass
    Laugh at every single joke I crack
    And half of 'em ain't even funny like
    Haha Marshall, you're so funny man, you should be a comedian, god damn
    Unfortunately I am, but I just hide behind the tears of a clown
    So why don't you all sit down
    Listen to the tale I'm about to tell
    Hell, we don't have to trade our shoes
    And you don't have to walk no thousand miles

    In my shoes, just to see
    What it'd be like, to be me
    I'll be you, let's trade shoes
    Just to see what I'd be like to
    Feel your pain, you feel mine
    Go inside each other's mind
    Just to see what we find
    Look at shit through each other's eyes

    But don't let 'em say you ain't beautiful oh
    They can all get fucked. Just stay true to you so so
    Don't let 'em say you ain't beautiful oh
    They can all get fucked. Just stay true to you

    Nobody asked for life to deal us
    With these bullshit hands we're dealt
    We gotta take these cards ourselves
    Flip them, don't expect no help, now I could have either just
    Sat on my ass and pissed and moaned
    But take this situation in which I'm placed in
    And get up and get my own, I was never the type of kid
    To wait but I know to unpack his bags
    Never sat on the porch and hoped and prayed
    For a dad to show up who never did
    I just wanted to fit in, every single place, every school I went
    I dreamed of being that cool kid
    Even if it meant acting stupid, Aunt Edna always told me
    Keep making that face till it gets stuck like that
    Meanwhile I'm just standing there
    Holding my tongue up trying to talk like this
    Till I stuck my tongue on the frozen stop sign pole at eight years old
    I learned my lesson and cause I wasn't tryin to impress my friends no more
    But I already told you my whole life story
    Not just based on my description
    Cause where you see it from where you're sitting
    Is probably a hundred and ten percent different
    I guess we would have to walk a mile
    In each other's shoes, at least
    What size you where? I wear tens
    Let's see if you can fit your feet

    In my shoes, just to see
    What it'd be like, to be me
    I'll be you, let's trade shoes
    Just to see what I'd be like to
    Feel your pain, you feel mine
    Go inside each other's mind
    Just to see what we find
    Look at shit through each other's eyes

    But don't let 'em say you ain't beautiful oh
    They can all get fucked, just stay true to you so
    Don't let 'em say you ain't beautiful oh
    They can all get fucked, just stay true to you so

    Lately I've been hard to reach
    I've been too long on my own
    Everybody has a private world
    Where they can be alone
    Are you calling me, are you trying to get through
    Are you reaching out for me, and I'm reaching out for you

    Yea, to my babies. Stay strong. Daddy will be home soon
    And to the rest of the world, God gave you the shoes
    That fit you, so put em on and wear 'em
    And be yourself man, be proud of who you are
    Even if it sounds corny,
    Don't ever let no one tell you, you ain't beautiful Writer/s: Andrew Gerard Hill, Don Black, Jeffrey Irwin Bass, Luis Resto, Marshall B Iii Mathers, Andy Hill, Luis Edgardo Resto, Marshall B. Mathers Iii
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 15

  • Afro Swanky from South AfricaThis song is the perfect remedy to get you up when you're down and out
  • Myles from Nigeriabeen over 10 years but mannn, I get red eyes sometimes.
  • Sierra from Lancaster, PaI believe this song is really great because I have been through so much, not drugs, but cutting. I can relate to a lot of his songs in one way or another. If you'd like to email me about it please email me at sierraatwood@hushmail.com. I will tell you about my stay at a mental health hospital when I was eleven and why you don't want to go to one.
  • Devin from Santa Cruz, CaThis song is so amazing. Eminem is the best rapper. Ever. He does have some pretty messed up songs but then the songs like mockingbird, cleanin out my closet and beautiful remind me why I love him. Keep it up Eminem!
  • Theo from Johannesburg, South Africawow...absolute goosebumps!eminem bares his soul and although it may not always be pretty its honest and heartfelt.tied(in my opinion)with Lose Yourself for his best work ever.
  • Cynthia from Oregon, Orhe probably has made some bad choices but he is not a bad person...to all of those people who wish he was dead...have some forgivness
  • Lacey from Chicago, Ili love this song ALOT. not just the beat n all but when you actually listen to all of the lyrics..it really digs ya deep. love eminem. he has a strong heart:)
  • Chris from Spijkenisse, NetherlandsAbsolutely stunning and so honest.
  • Nicole from Rochdale, Ali love this song my friends say itn reminds them of me tehy say the words init is my life story LOL xx
  • Jd from Paoli, InI love this song. If you watch the video it shows how hes comparing himself to hometown detroit. Detroit is startin to shut down and so is he. But hes still makin some good music and i love how its all emo. Eminem you rock!
  • Jennifer from Cocoa, FlThis song is insanely good. In my opinion, the only good song on Relapse. I'm a huge fan of Eminem, but this album isn't him. It's way too obnoxious. His old albums from when he was younger isn't even that bad. But this song is truthful, has a good message, and since its the only good one on the album, i DO believe its because its the only one produced by Marshall himself.
  • Saltine from Htown, TxIts probably the best song ever by Eminem, Lose Yourself is the only other that could be argued as his best.
  • Rick from Slidell, Laprob his least hardcore on the new album, but the most truthful. good song
  • Rahul from Chennai, Indiathis song is nice.... i think eminem is finding form again....
  • Jessica from St.louis, MoSO different. But amazingly awesome!TRY IT OUT!
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