Uh oh
Uh oh
Diamonds

I've got people to see
Places to go
Dealdines to meet
A reputation to uphold
It's like a ton of bricks breaking on my back
It's like the force of gravity in full effect
I got money to burn and I'm a mistake
I'm not the former me, cuz I'm the ace of spades
I feel the walls getting closer
I'm like a bomb with all red wires

All this pressure
All this pressure
Baby it means I'm gonna be
All this pressure
All this pressure
Baby this means I'm gonna be

A diamond it won't ever fade
A diamond cuz they're
ladies' best friend
Oh diamonds, but there
there have to be more
than what these pirates are gambling for

If not for the push I'd probably be a pebble
If not for the pressure I'd be forgotten forever
Just another stone skipped upon the water
Drowning fast with all the other failures
I don't wanna be a distant memory on your wall
Just another CD that you burned and never bought
Am I not worth it to you?
After all the drama that we've been through

All this pressure
All this pressure
Maybe it means I'm gonna be
All this pressure
All this pressure
Maybe it means I'm gonna be

A diamond it won't ever fade
A diamond cuz they're
ladies' best friend
Oh diamonds, but there
there have to be more
than what these pirates are gambling for

Uh oh
Uh oh, Diamonds
I gotta be a diamond
I'm a diamond in the sky
That keeps standing by
To catch me if I fall

All this pressure
All this pressure
I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be
All this pressure
All this pressure
I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be

I'm a diamond in the sky
That keeps standing by
To catch me if I fall
Into the arms of a cold miner

All this pressure
All this pressure
I'm gonna be
Baby-be your
All this pressure
All this pressure
Why the pressure?

I'm gonna be a diamond, baby
I'm gonna be a diamond, baby
You're gonna see
I'm gonna be
I'm gonna be a diamond


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    General Commentnot her best. but its pretty cool :) i think its just about the PRESSURE. haha. obviously.
    well, no, not just that. its like, that she has all this pressure on her, so she's comparing herself to a diamond. saying, they wont fade. that like, they wont give up. she's saying that its just pressure, maybe from hollywood, you know. stuff like that :) and she's trying to say, that all of it is worth it.
    because she wants to be noticed, she just doesnt wanna be a; ms. soon to be used to be. and she doesnt wanna be forgotten.
    so, i guess the meaning is awesome.
    just the song kinda sucks :/
    xbrokensoundsxon September 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPoor song, but I like the idea that people who have too relaxed a life end up "pebbles" while those who are under pressure, like carbon, turn into diamonds. "Shining under pressure" suddenly seems much more amusing of an expression.
    floodlineon September 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit's about how the pressure is going to mold her into a diamond, the pressure from the record company or whatever, and so she wants to be a diamond so people won't forget her, and she wants to leave her mark in the world. she doesn't want to be a pebble, meaning that she doesn't want to be one of the bunch...
    Voxiferaon December 13, 2008   Link

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