Golden

Album: The Intro (2015)
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  • The fire used to burn, all the words used to hurt
    But you're not like us, you are different
    I couldn't see that that was a compliment
    'Cause the last thing I want now is to be you
    And the flames don't feel as hot as they use to

    Burn, burn, burn
    They used to yell
    You thought I was coal
    My friend, I'm gold
    Can't you tell?

    Burn, burn, burn
    They used to yell
    You thought I was coal
    My friend, I'm gold
    Can't you tell?

    'Cause I'm not weak, I'm not broken I am bold
    And the fire you put me through turned me into gold
    I'm not done, I'm no loser
    Watch me take on my bright future
    Tonight I'm no bronze I'm no silver
    You'll be thinking, damn I knew her
    But you didn't
    Don't get it twisted

    Out of the ashes you buried me in
    I, I am golden
    I, I am golden

    You tried so hard to break me down
    Like a fire-breathing dragon, but I guess I took your crown
    You pushed for me to change for you
    But I'm so glad that I stayed true to who I am

    Burn, burn, burn
    They used to yell
    You thought I was coal
    My friend, I'm gold
    Can't you tell?

    Burn, burn, burn
    They used to yell
    You thought I was coal
    My friend, I'm gold
    Can't you tell?

    'Cause I'm not weak, I'm not broken, I am bold
    And the fire you put me through turned me into gold
    I'm not done, I'm no loser
    Watch me take on my bright future
    Tonight I'm no bronze I'm no silver
    You'll be thinking, damn I knew her
    But you didn't
    Don't get it twisted

    Out of the ashes you buried me in
    I, I am golden
    I, I am golden

    The fire that you tried to burn me with, it made me who I am
    All the things that you said I couldn't do
    Guess what, yes I can

    The fire that you tried to burn me with, it made me who I am
    All the things that you said I couldn't do
    Guess what, Yes I can

    'Cause I'm not weak, I'm not broken I am bold
    And the fire you put me through turned me into gold
    I'm not done, I'm no loser
    Watch me take on my bright future
    Tonight I'm no bronze I'm no silver
    You'll be thinking damn I knew her
    But you didn't
    Don't get it twisted

    Out of the ashes you buried me in
    I, I am golden
    I, I am golden, golden, gold
    I, I am golden, golden, golden Writer/s: RUTH BERHE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Jb from Nashville, TnThis song has been a favorite of mine since 2015. I even got the word “Golden” tattooed on me. I grew up with a narcissistic mother who never made me feel like I was good enough. This song feels like it was written for my life.
  • Kara Pittman from Nashville Tennessee I love Ruth B. But I especially love this song it makes me feel good about myself and the things that happen in my life. I’ve dealt with bullies and being doubted and this song has always made me feel better.
  • Luna Heiden from Las Angela’s CaliI love Ruth B.... her music just hits a spot that other music can’t. It’s crazy how underrated she is. This song is beautiful and definitely gets me through my life a lot! You are loved Ruth!
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