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Beyonce: Halo Meaning

Song Released: 2009


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Remember those walls I built
Well, baby they're tumbling down
And they didn't even put up a fight
They didn't even make up a sound

I found a way to let you in
But I never really had a doubt
Standing in the light of your halo
I got my...

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    mymusic69
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    Aug 20th, 2010 8:53pm report


    This song refers to a woman that was scorned by love. She built up walls to protect her heart from being hurt again. A man came along and treated her with respect, dignity, and showed her what her strengths were. Had faith in her as a person. She fell in love with him before she realized what had happened. The risk she is talking about taking is the risk of getting hurt.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 28th, 2017 9:46pm report


    How funny! All you christian fanatics think this song is about Satan. How fearful you are. Dont you believe God is omnipresent? You think there is one single place in this universe where he is not in charge?
    I think you should search deeper inside yourself and maybe discover who and what Christ really is.
    If he is alive, he must be alive inside of YOU, like a shining light of love that makes all the walls of our narrow understanding and our fearful protection tumble.

    The words in this song could only have come out of a meeting with True Love, someone shining the love of God with their whole being.
    Only this kind of love can break down the walls of our ego, our protection from the Love that is actually all around all the time. Only we cannot recognize it because of our fear and our closed ego mind.
    This song reminds me of my own meeting with a true master, one living being who is amitting this christ light, this unfathomable love and compassion.
    I found a way to let him in and he opened my mind and my heart. Now I see this Love that he is, that God is, that this earth is, everywhere, even as my own self it is shining.
    I´m surrounded by Gods embrace. He is everywhere.
    This is saving Grace. Being saved out of my narrow mind, my fear, my protective prison walls.
    Halo is a symbol of that invisible light that shines out of a saint or an enlightened being, like Christ, like Buddha, like yourself if you realize you are not your ego, not your narrow mind.
    Someone who can give you the experience of this kind of love, if you let them in, if you don´t shut them out, if you take the risk of letting the walls tumble, you can be free. Your true eyes will open. Then you can see the halo.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 23rd, 2011 3:31pm report


    Those of you trying to incorporate religious meanings to this song are completely wrong. It's obviously about how she was in love, and was hurt badly. She planned on never falling in love again, hence "the walls I built".
    However, she finds someone, (angel, saving grace, guy with halo). He is so perfect that she compares him to an angel. Her "walls...tumbled down".
    She took the risk and doesn't regret it. Two thumbs up for love!



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    anonymous
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    Oct 12th, 10:35pm report


    I think this song is by Beyoncé but she’s also a actress of the lion king and it also had some little beats but he had this idea to present the music video to me, and it sound like the lion king sound on the guitar, but I’m going to control your self. I’m confidence, and I really glad that I’m teaching myself into my life.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 28th, 9:30pm report


    If she was singing about love that is perfect, a love that has somehow engulfed her very heart and soul and given her a real peace that surpasses every & all understanding.... then she is singing about "JESUS". Because He is the only one that can heal that kind of hurt she is singing about. But I don't think she is singing about JESUS. Maybe
    Or she could just be singing about her husband.



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    anonymous
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    Sep 17th, 9:36pm report


    She was in love & the guy died & she's thinking about him..



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    anonymous
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    Aug 30th, 8:40pm report


    Not all of these songs take any particular stand on religion, however. Some of them are merely spiritual in nature, while expressing a humanistic view that leaves an actual deity out of the scene, yours to believe or doubt.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 12th, 2018 12:30pm report


    The song is amazing.BEYONCE great job.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 13th, 2018 7:31am report


    I believe that the song reminds me, that I’m spending time with Celeste, and made her happy to see this song.



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    anonymous
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    May 29th, 2018 5:26pm report


    I think the song is beautiful and very acoustic. It’s really fun and very acousticly. I felt like in love, and very in love!



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    anonymous
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    Apr 17th, 2018 4:26am report


    The one true love that you have always known to exist!



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    anonymous
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    Apr 3rd, 2018 4:48pm report


    I was thinking she was saying the Halo wedding band ring finger for all the married men ? That don't wear their ring ? Let me see your wedding band .

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Dec 10th, 2017 12:46am report


    It's about a woman feeling the full warmth of love tingle deep inside. She's been let down, hurt, and obviously feels emotions deeply, hence why she has tried to protect herself, with "walls". This man's honour, integrity and affectionate warmth has reminded ber how good Love can feel. She relinquishes control, and fully surrenders to the possibility of Love, she takes the risk - because she must, for that possibility to flourish, and make her feel alive again. The tone of the song shouldn't be overlooked either. It perfectly combines with the lyrics to create a blissful, heady daze - reminiscent of that dreamy love, where the world feels like a warm golden cloud. Great song, that really captures the female perspective.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 18th, 2017 2:51am report


    If Beyoncé wrote it it has no deep meaning. Take it at
    Face value, babble.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    May 21st, 2016 5:14am report


    This song shows that people go to lucifer thinking he will help them, but in the end they have a miserable life and regrets.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    laurarawlins
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    Oct 26th, 2014 10:05pm report


    In "Halo", Beyoncé professes her all-encompassing love to her heavenly lover with open-hearted emotion. She said, "['Halo'] is angelic ... like you see [angels'] faces instantly when you hear it. [Its lyrics] are basically saying that I had these walls built up about love; you completely tore them down and when I look at you I see your halo, it's really beautiful." and I completely agree with interpretation, but this is Beyonce's interpretation of this song, it's not mine I got this off wikipedia database

    How I interpret this song. What I feel this song is about from my perspective is seeing this person is so heavenly like this person is an angel with a halo above their head, when this person is only human who is far from perfect who has flaws, but seeing this person in that light where this person may seem like a heavenly angel, but isn't an actual angel, just a person with the heaven's light inside of them representing the good in them. like you're saying that I see the light in you, I believe in you, like I do see the good in you.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 24th, 2014 8:25am report


    Helal Ben Shacrach-means son of the morning star in hebrew. In other words, lucifer. Helal and halo pronunciated in its melodically context seems to be similar. Giving homage to whom it's NOT due.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 13th, 2014 8:54pm report


    Its about berlin wall. When it collapse in the end of coldwar, some of the bricks fell on some cute kid, whom in turn become an angel
    with a wellknown halo on top



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