What does Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes mean?

Search Login

Paul Simon: Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Meaning


No tags, suggest one.

Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes Lyrics

(a-wa) O kodwa u zo-nge li-sa namhlange
(a-wa a-wa) Si-bona kwenze ka kanjani
(a-wa a-wa) Amanto mbazane ayeza

She's a rich girl
She don't try to hide it
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes

He's a poor boy
Empty as a pocket
Empty as a...

  1. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jul 31st 2021 report

    If diamonds are a girls best friend, couldn't it make sense that Simon feels like she's walking all over him? Using him perhaps? It's my understanding that Paul Simon is pretty good with metaphors.

  2. anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jan 27th 2018 report

    In past times, before more sophisticated detectors were used, diamonds were smuggled out of the diamond mines in South Africa by inserting diamonds in the heels and soles of shoes.

More Paul Simon song meanings »


Latest Articles


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]

Blog posts mentioning Paul Simon

Just Posted

A Tout le Monde MegaGus
Beautiful anonymous
Marigold anonymous
Lotta True Crime anonymous
Ballad of a Thin Man anonymous
My Back Pages anonymous
Sippy Cup anonymous
Castles Made of Sand anonymous
Been to Canaan anonymous
Superheroes anonymous
Billie Bossa Nova anonymous
Diamond Heart anonymous
Where's My Love anonymous
Lost Control anonymous
Fortune Teller anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Love Story/Interlude
Rod Wave
Pass You By
Rod Wave
Great Gatsby
Rod Wave
Long Journey
Rod Wave
Come See Me
Rod Wave
Turks & Caicos
Rod Wave
Boyz Don't Cry
Rod Wave
Back Lit
Rod Wave