Artist: Sophie B. Hawkins
Release Date: 2010-09-04
"Beautiful Girl" is the first track off of Sophie B. Hawkins' 2004 album Wilderness.
“I like that this song is dark and light. It’s about talking to a young girl, someone who is disappearing rather than facing her situation. I’m the older girl, reaching out to her in the first lyric: ‘Are you all right? Is there a light?’ But she’s not; even that fast guitar part is saying, ‘Don’t just go away with your addiction. Come back and bust out!’ It’s like talking to Sleeping Beauty, telling her to wake up--not in the days of white dresses, but now, in the street. And off course, I’m actually talking to the young woman inside of me…”