Costume Makes the Clown

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Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (pronounced [ʃaˈkiɾa isaˈβel moˈbɑːɾˤɑk riˈpoʎ]; born February 2, 1977),known mononymously as Shakira (English /ʃəˈkɪərə/,Spanish: [ʃaˈkiɾa]), is a Colombian singer-songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer and model who emerged in the mu… more »

Told you I felt lucky with my humble breasts
Well, I don't
Said that I was sure the world was gonna change
Well, I'm not
 Before I didn't give a damn 'bout what they say
But I do
 Promised that I'll never-ever lie to you

So you can't hide
 Taking the make-up off my face
 Before I forget my own features 

I'm not here to let you down
But the costume makes the clown 
It's just lashing out on me, don't be so hard
Don't be so hard on this
It's your turn now
To cheat on me

 Promises I made to you went down the sink
 Really hope I haven't harmed your self-esteem
I'm not a virgin but I'm not the whore you think 
And I don't always smell like strawberries and cream 

So you can hide
I'm taking the make-up off my face
 Before I forget who I am now

'Cause I'm not here to let you down
But the costume makes the clown 
It's just life's anatomy, don't be so hard
Don't be so hard on this
It's your turn now, turn now

I'm not here to let you down
But the costume makes the clown 
It's just life's anatomy, don't be so hard
Don't be so hard on this
It's your turn now, your turn now

So don't shit on me

Written by: BRENDAN BUCKLEY, SHAKIRA ISABEL MEBARAK

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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Costume Makes the Clown