The Meaning Behind The Song: Beautiful by Virginia to Vegas
As a Music Technician, I am always fascinated by the stories and meanings behind songs. Today, I want to take a closer look at the beautiful and uplifting song “Beautiful” by Virginia to Vegas. This track, released on November 10, 2014, holds a special place in my heart and has resonated with me deeply. It speaks to the power of self-acceptance and the beauty that lies within all of us.
A Message of Self-Love
“Beautiful” begins with the lyrics, “Sticks and stones, they never break your bones, they just shake you up and make you feel all alone.” These words remind us that despite the hurtful words and actions of others, we should not let them define us. The song encourages us not to believe the lies that try to bring us down and make us feel less than who we truly are.
The chorus of “Beautiful” amplifies this message. It declares that we are perfect just the way we are, scars and all. The lyrics state, “You’re beautiful right where you are, you’re perfect with all of your scars.” It’s a powerful reminder that our imperfections make us unique and should be celebrated. To someone else, we may not be anyone or anything, but to the person who truly loves us, we are everything.
Overcoming Life’s Challenges
Virginia to Vegas continues to uplift us in the second verse, singing, “Life it isn’t fair, not like a fairytale, we often try and fail. Don’t let it bring you down.” These lyrics acknowledge the hardships and disappointments we may face in life. However, it encourages us to persevere and not let those challenges define our worth. The song emphasizes that even in the face of adversity, we are not alone. There is someone who will stand by our side and help us through.
A Message of Love and Acceptance
The bridge of “Beautiful” brings a moment of reflection and clarity. In the silence, when all distractions fade away, we realize the deeper meaning behind the song. Virginia to Vegas declares, “You’re beautiful right where you are, you light up my world like the sun and the stars.” These words speak to the unconditional love and acceptance that someone has for us. It reminds us that we have the power to brighten someone’s life by simply being ourselves.
The song concludes with the repetition of the chorus, reinforcing the message of self-love and acceptance. It ends with the powerful line, “Cause darling you’re everything to me.” These words remind us that we are cherished and valued by someone, and that alone makes us more than enough.
My Personal Connection
I first heard this song on a rainy day, sitting in my car after a disappointing interview. Feeling defeated and ready to give up, I decided to turn on some music to lift my spirits. That’s when “Beautiful” came on, and I remember being captivated from the very first note.
The lyrics resonated deeply with me, reminding me that my worth goes beyond external achievements and the opinions of others. It was a reminder to love and accept myself as I am, flaws and all.
Since then, “Beautiful” has become my personal anthem. Whenever I find myself doubting my worth or facing difficulties, I play the song and let its empowering message wash over me. It serves as a constant reminder that I am enough and deserving of love and acceptance.
“Beautiful” by Virginia to Vegas is a powerful and uplifting song that reminds us of our inherent worth and beauty. It encourages us to love and accept ourselves as we are, despite the hardships we may face. This song serves as a reminder that we are more than enough and that our imperfections make us unique. So, let’s embrace our scars and shine bright, knowing that we are loved and cherished just as we are.
The song “Beautiful” was written by Mike Wise, Nathan Ferraro, Alyssa Reid, Jamie Appleby, and Derik John Baker. It is part of Virginia to Vegas’ EP titled “Vol. 1”, released in 2014.