I don’t mind getting this song stuck in my head. :)

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I’ve been so addicted to India Arie’s “<a href=”http://amzn.to/MpEVqu” target=”_blank”><strong>Acoustic Soul</strong></a>” album lately.

And though all of the songs are fantastic, “Video” just <em>oozes</em> Radiating Royalty.

I’ve been playing it every morning and dancing to it as I get ready for the day. :)

I love it because India sings about how she knows she’s a queen. She doesn’t need to do anything externally, like shave her legs or comb her hair, to feel it.

(I personally love to get dressed up and am not opposed to the “expensive cars and caviar” she mentions… but the point is, we each have our own power to decide what WE want based on our OWN desires.)

As she says about deciding what she wants to do: <em>”it really just depends on whatever feels good in my soul.”</em>

That’s Radiating Royalty to a TEE.

Here are the lyrics:

<em>Sometimes I shave my legs and sometimes I don’t</em>
<em> Sometimes I comb my hair and sometimes I won’t</em>
<em> Depend of how the wind blows I might even paint my toes</em>
<em> It really just depends on whatever feels good in my soul</em>


<em>I’m not the average girl from your video</em>
<em> And I ain’t built like a supermodel</em>
<em> But I learned to love myself unconditionally,</em>
<em> Because I am a queen</em>

<em>I not the average girl from your video</em>
<em> My worth is not determined by the price of my clothes</em>
<em> No matter what I’m wearing I will always be</em>
<em> India.Arie</em>


<em>When I look in the mirror and the only one there is me</em>
<em> Every freckle on my face is where it’s suppose to be</em>
<em> And I know my creator didn’t make no mistakes on me</em>
<em> My feet, my thighs, my Lips, my eyes, I’m loving what I see</em>

<em>Am I less of a lady if I don’t wear panty hose</em>
<em> My momma said a lady ain’t what she wears but what she knows…</em>
<em> But I’ve drawn the conclusion, it’s all an illusion</em>
<em> Confusion’s the name of the game</em>
<em> A misconception, a vast deception,</em>
<em> Something got to change</em>

<em>Now don’t be offended this is all my opinion</em>
<em> Ain’t nothing that I’m saying law</em>
<em> This is a true confession</em>
<em> Of a life learned lesson</em>
<em> I was sent here to share with y’all</em>
<em> So get in when you fit in</em>
<em> Go on and shine</em>
<em> Clear your mind</em>
<em> Now’s the time</em>
<em> Put your salt on the shelf</em>
<em> Go on and love yourself</em>
<em> ‘Cause everything’s gonna be alright</em>


<em>Keep your fancy drink, and your expensive minks</em>
<em> I don’t need that to have a good time</em>
<em> Keep your expensive cars and your caviar</em>
<em> All’s I need is my guitar</em>

<em>Keep your crystal and your pistol</em>
<em> I’d rather have a pretty piece of crystal</em>
<em> Don’t need you silicone, I prefer my own</em>
<em> What god gave me is just fine…</em>

Here’s the video:

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