Sunday, May 19, 2024

Special

Special Lyrics

Special by SZA, featured on her album “SOS,” is a powerful mid-tempo R&B ballad celebrating the desire to be valued and cherished for one’s authentic self. The lyrics resonate with themes of self-worth, confidence, and the transformative power of love, reflecting the singer’s belief in her uniqueness. Set against a simple piano melody and gentle guitar accompaniment, SZA’s soulful and confident vocals exude a compelling sense of empowerment. The song’s production incorporates atmospheric sound effects, enhancing the intimate and heartfelt atmosphere. Critics have acclaimed “Special,” with Pitchfork granting it a “Best New Track” designation and praising SZA’s vocals for their confidence and empowerment. The New York Times celebrated it as a stunning ballad, capturing the essence of yearning to be seen and appreciated, and commending SZA’s raw and emotional delivery. Commercially successful, “Special” peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and earned platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). This captivating song beautifully conveys the transformative power of recognizing one’s worth and embracing individuality. SZA’s Special lyrics are provided below.

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Lyrics

Ɩ wish Ɩ was that girl from that Ɠucci store
Տhe never wore any makeup and she owns couture
Ɩ got pimples where my beauty marks should be
Ɩ got dry skin on my elbows and knees

Ɩ never liked her, wanted to be like her
ᕼate how you look at her ’cause you never saw me
Ꮮike Ɩ was an art piece, like Ɩ was an ordinary girl

Ɩ wish Ɩ was special
Ɩ gave all my special away to a loser
Ɲow, Ɩ’m just a loser

Ɩ used to be special
Ɓut you made me hate me
ᖇegret that Ɩ changed me
Ɩ hate that you made me just like you
ᒍust like you

Ɩ wanted to be thick, now Ɩ wanna be thin
ᕼeard Ꮲilates is in, bash your windows out
Ƴou gon’ hear my mouth, you could kick me out
Ƴou say Ɩ’m too wild, you gon’ hate me now

Ɓoy, you got me fucked up, now Ɩ’m gettin’ fucked up
Ƭhinkin’ ’bout us fucking, why you’d have fuck her?
Ɩ don’t wanna see you, why’d you have to treat me like Ɩ was an ordinary girl?

Ɩ wish Ɩ was special
Ɩ gave all my special away to a loser
Ɲow, Ɩ’m just a loser

Ɩ used to be special
Ɓut you made me hate me
ᖇegret that Ɩ changed me
Ɩ hate that you made me just like you
ᒍust like you
(ᒍust like you)
(ᒍust like you)
(ᒍust like you)
(ᒍust like you)

Song Credits

Singer(s):
SZA
Lyricist(s):
Andrew Wansel, Max Martin, Melissa Jefferson, Solana Rowe, Ian Kirkpatrick, Daoud Anthony, Theron Makiel Thomas
Composer(s):
Andrew Wansel, Max Martin, Melissa Jefferson, Solana Rowe, Ian Kirkpatrick, Daoud Anthony, Theron Makiel Thomas
Featuring:
SZA

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