Scarlet
Ribbons fall away
She let down her hair
So polished
Lips that tear
Your heart from your chest
All we are looking
All we are looking for
I found young love
Nursing an old soul

I'll lay my pride down
I am still for you
And with a heart of gold
I am still for you

I see them looking
I see them looking

The heart you've broken
You're their queen
They die for you

So darling
When we dance
And you sparkle
My prize
Kiss me with that look in your eye
So they know that you're mine
Beg Love
Take mercy
Filthy is only skin deep

Beg love
Take mercy
Filthy is only skin deep

Mercy
Mercy on me
Mercy
Mercy on me

I'll lay my pride down
I am still for you
And with a heart of gold
I am still for you

Mercy on me


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Trophy Wives song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song literally is about trophy wives. I could be way off though haha and be reading into it to obviously.
    The whole first verse is him describing some young beautiful thing.
    He describes it as "All we are looking for" like all people are looking for are good looks, body etc.
    "I found young love nursing an old soul" Well the old soul would be him because trophy wives are usually young women who are usually like a status symbol for older more affluent men. They want the men for money.

    I think the chorus is saying that he won't let the superficialities of their marriage (assuming they're married) get to him because he actually does love her (i am still for you) and his heart of gold is his actual love.

    I see them looking could refer to people watching them because other people realize that she is in it for money etc.

    He then goes onto say that she broke his heart and because she is pretty that other men would die to be with her. He then wants to show her off because she is his "prize" and that she is taken.

    Not completely sure about "filthy is only skin deep. Mercy, mercy on me."
    Hopefully I helped some people. Idk if I'm right or not.
    mohawkhamon November 16, 2011   Link

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