she carries herself like a pretty woman
maybe she was one once
do i see my future in her presence
i can't stop staring
a shopping cart is all she has now
and a bleeding heart never paid the bills and
beauty fades

down on sunset boulevard
no one stops to look at her
no one notices her figure
men once fought to get her name
her hair was long and colored blonde
her lashes curled up to the sun
with black mascara

ooh, keep your feet focussed forward on the sidewalk
on the stars
on another day

cause beauty fades
like the sun in march like the rain in may
beauty fades
like the secret truth of a summer day
beauty fades

i like to drive into the hills of laurel canyon
i like the houses and the trees
i like the money in my bank account
and it's running out
but i'll worry about that another day
as beauty fades

ooh, people they don't want you when you're ugly
after they've taken everything you had to offer
away away away

ya beauty fades
like the sun in march like the rain in may
beauty fades
like the secret truth of a summer day
beauty fades

summertime i watch the girls go by
dressed in their summer clothes
maybe there's another truth awaiting them
i will never know
they wait they wait
they are waiting for someone to say
i choose you
and then carry them away carry them away
away away away

ya beauty fades
like the sun in march like the rain in may
beauty fades
like the secret truth of a summer day
beauty fades
beauty fades

and pretty girls do what you can while you're still pretty
the lines around the eyes are the to show
so hide your age
gracefully...


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Beauty Fades song meanings
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    General CommentI think she means that of course that beauty fades, and also that you shouldn't focus so much on the future. She sings
    i like the money in my bank account
    and it's running out
    but i'll worry about that another day

    I think that means that you should live for the moment, and then see what happens next, and try to solve the problems them. She also sings about girls who are waiting for someone to say I choose you, so also be comfortable in yourself, and be on your own, even though you can't always do that.

    But that's just my opinion!
    x_it_92on December 10, 2007   Link

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