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Rascal Flatts: Skin (Sarabeth) Meaning

Song Released: 2005

Skin (Sarabeth) Lyrics

Sarabeth is scared to death
To hear what the doctor will say
She hasn't been well
Since the day that she fell
And the bruise, it just won't go away
So she sits and she waits with her mother and dad
Flips through an old magazine
Till the...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Jun 29th 2007 report

    I think all the other peoples meaning are only a little right I think it is also about finding comfort and learning that the people that love you (true friends, boy/girl friends and family ) won't judge you just because you are bald (have a problem, you not the most beautiful, or because you act differently, etc.)

    My friends always ask me why do you want to listen to such a sad song, but this song gives me comfort.

  2. anonymous
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    Apr 6th 2017 report

    This song is about a girl who has cancer and her boyfriend is holding her close and with her every step of the way. The girl is also afraid of losing her hair because she fears what people will think about her..

  3. anonymous
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    Mar 15th 2017 report

    This song is about a girl who falls and gets hurt and has bruises all over and she gets cancer... It is also a very very sad song..

  4. anonymous
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    May 20th 2012 report

    This is actually a true story and this girl is from my hometown. She has been a big part of the childrens miracle network telethon in texas and has been a very inspiring person. She graduated from high school.

  5. anonymous
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    Aug 10th 2011 report

    It's not about her legs at all!!! >:-[

  6. anonymous
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    Mar 29th 2011 report

    I think it's about a girl that becomes paralyzed in the bottom legs, hence 'she dreams she's dancing' means that she wants to be abl to use her bottom legs again.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  7. 10ncombs
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    Apr 23rd 2010 report

    This is a sad song.. I live here in berea and go to the high school she went to. I went to school with her in the 4th grade. I think she was scared and wanted comfort.

  8. S1991
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    Mar 25th 2010 report

    i think that this is a really sad but touvhing song. i believe this song is about a young girl who fell and hit her head and she hit it hard an cancer veloped. I believe that its talking about how she just wants to go to prom as a normal girl but is scared because she is bald an feels like no one will take her but then her date shows up an shaves his head just for her and she falls in love with him and she realizes that people love you no matter how you look.

  9. anonymous
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    Oct 14th 2009 report

    Skin has a second song title, "Sarabeth" the reason for this title is because of the actual reason for this song, it's about a young girl from Berea, Kentucky named Sara Elizabeth Kennedy. She was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma (cancer of the connective tissue) at age 17, and died 10 months after. In the song, they mention prom, but in real-life it was homecoming, as Sara was Homecoming Queen, despite her cancer and chemo sessions...This song is a true story that I hope will touch everyone who listens to it, and reads this interpretation.

  10. HowCouldYou
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    Apr 30th 2009 report

    A girl afraid that because of what she endures and is visibly transformed by will prevent her from being accepted by those that said or acted like they accepted her in the past finds that there are people that will be there to help her get through the tough times, not out of pity or to fill their egos with good deeds or take advantage of her 'frail state', but because they care and will always accept her because it brings them joy just to know that she is alive

  11. bishang
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    Apr 20th 2009 report

    This song is based on a young girl figurin' out she has cancer. Sadly, she thinks her boyfriend wouldn't want to take her to prom. She loses her hair and feels that her boyfriend won't want to take her anymore. Then suddenly he shows up and all she touches on his head is skin. This song is great, and really good.<3

  12. anonymous
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    May 26th 2007 report

    This song makes me cry. She gets cancer and is always scared, when prom comes she doesn't think a bald girl will get a date, but her true love shaves his head to make her feel good and she isn't scared.

  13. lyss
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    Mar 27th 2007 report

    I think it is about a girl who discovers that she has cancer. And sshe thinks that she won't get a date to the prom becuase she is bald. Then he boyfriend comes to take her to the prom and he shaved his head to make her comfortable. And she discovers that he is her true love

    "And her first true love is holding her close..."

  14. anonymous
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    Jun 26th 2006 report

    OMG, duh, it is about a girl that has cancer. She is afraid that she won't get a date because she is bald, but then she does and her boyfriend doesn't care and to show that he shaves his head. Very sad!

  15. anonymous
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    Jun 22nd 2006 report

    I think it is a girl being so afraid because she developes cancer and she won;t get a date because she is bald

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