Candle In The Wind

Elton John

 Goodbye Norma Jean, though I never knew you at all
You had the grace to hold yourself while those around you crawled 
They crawled out of the woodwork and they whispered into your brain
They sent you on a treadmill and they made you change your name 
Chorus :
 And it seems to me you lived your life
Like a candle in the wind 
Never knowing who to cling to when the rain set in
And I would have liked to've known you but I was just a kid
Your candle burned out long before your legend ever did 
Other verses:
Loneliness was tough, the toughest role you ever played
Hollywood created a superstar and pain was the price you paid
And even when you died, oh, the press still hounded you
All the papers had to say was that Marilyn was found in the nude
Goodbye Norma Jean, though I never knew you at all
You had the grace to hold yourself while those around you crawled
Goodbye Norma Jean, from a young man in the twenty second row
Who sees you as something more than sexual, more than just our Marilyn Monroe

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