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Beyoncé – Pretty Hurts lyrics

[Verse 1]
Mama said, "You're a pretty girl
What's in your head it doesn't matter
Brush your hair, fix your teeth
What you wear is all that

Just another stage
Pageant the pain
This time I'm gonna take the
Without falling down, down

Shine the light on whatever's worse
Perfection is a disease of a nation
(Pretty hurts, pretty hurts)
Pretty hurts
Shine the light on whatever's worse
Tryna fix something
But you can't fix what you can't see
It's the soul that needs the surgery

[Verse 2]
Blonder hair, flat
TV says "bigger
is better"
South Beach, sugar-free
Vogue says
;Thinner is better"


Ain't got no doctor or pill that can take the pain away
The pain's inside and nobody frees you from your body
It's the soul, it's the soul that needs surgery
(It's my soul that needs surgery)
Plastic smiles and denial can only take you so far
And you break when the faker sides leave you in the dark
You're left with shattered mirrors
And the shards of a beautiful glass


When you're alone all by yourself
And you're lying in your bed
Reflection stares right into you
Are you happy with yourself?
Stripped away the masquerade
The illusion has been shed
Are you happy with yourself?
Are you happy with yourself?


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    This song about that different things say you have to be perfect to win the best and that Beyonce is struggling with matching herself to the needs of the news and the people around. Also her mum was one who also said she should be perfect to win lastly. It shows that other people around her do so much and for get about there health and them selves.
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