Beauty Mark

Album: Rufus Wainwright (1998)
  • I never had it, I never wanted it,
    I never had your beauty mark
    Nor did I have your black hair and hazel eyes

    My early childhood was not as simple
    As yours set in the country
    No I did not have a fears of nuns who dressed in black

    But I do have your tastes
    I had no radio show, nor did I have
    Home-made clothes, home-made curtains
    Of the same material

    I never had it, I never wanted it,
    I never had your beauty mark, beauty mark

    But I do have your tastes
    And I do have your red face and long hands

    I think Callas sang a lovely "Norma"
    You prefer Robeson on "Deep River"
    I may not be so manly,
    But still I know you love me
    Even if I don't have your beauty mark
    Beauty mark Writer/s: Rufus Wainwright
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Andy from New York, NyBeauty mark has two meaning. He did not get his mothers mark of beauty. He thinks he is not a georgeous hunk. His feelings of not being one of the beautiful people - of not being as attractive as the people he pursues-is a theme in his work.
  • Davis from Montreal, CanadaI like how up this is after a rather dark album (and artist generally)-- it's sorta the same feeling as Harvester of Hearts.
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