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Rihanna: Diamonds Meaning

Song Released: 2012

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Shine bright like a diamond
Shine bright like a diamond

Find light in the beautiful sea
I choose to be happy
You and I, you and I
We’re like diamonds in the sky

You’re a shooting star I see
A vision of ecstasy
When you hold me, I’m...


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    Nov 15th, 2016 11:50am report

    I think many are wrong when interpreting this song as just a drug related song. I see this song as totally different meaning. I believe it is about universal energy bringing two people together. One person is infatuated with another...feeling instant attraction but the other person is lifeless, depressed and does not know the other one is there yet. There is a part in her video where the horse comes to another horse laying lifeless on the ground and the other once presence and energy brings the other horse to life again. Beautiful scene! So it is not just about drugs and alcohol; it is more about two people coming together and becoming inseparable with the help of "universe". And going beyond this life even after it ends here. "We are beautiful like diamonds in the sky". Sia wrote the song and her songs always have positive messages of resurrection and "second chances". This is more of a love song of one helping the other come to life and happiness together.


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    Nov 11th, 2012 11:09pm report

    This song is about her relationship with Chris Brown. This is not the first time she has referred to herself and Brown as "diamonds" as she did so in the Calvin Harris song We Found Love when she referred to them as "yellow diamonds in the light", another song obviously about Brown. Rihanna is telling Chris to shine bright in his fame. Her emotions are as deep as the sea, and after all the pain she has through with him she still found her light and chooses to be happy by keeping a friendly relationship with Chris Brown despite all the strong opinions the media voices about her decision to remain in contact with him. Her referring to him as a "vision of ecstasy" is a play on the words as it is no secret she and Brown partook in the recreational use of the drug together as was seen in her video for We Found Love. When he holds her she feels more alive and they both are shining like diamonds or stars in the sky. She knew right away that they would connect and that this connection would be deeper than any love she has ever felt. She wants them to just go on loving each other tonight and to be on the same page with that love, eye to eye, in the way they feel and make love with each other. Moonshine and Molly are drugs. Moonshine is a type of very strong liquor that is homemade in the South and Molly is a street-name for the drug ecstasy. They are doing these drugs together and dancing, arms up with palms in the sky, to the universe. Under the influence of these drugs they feel as though they are stronger and better than when on their own, without drugs or each other so she wants them to continue to do what it takes to shine like a star, or, in Rihanna's and Chris' case, a superstar on the planet. Superstars on the planet eventually die and are forgotten, they will never be as immortal as a shooting star in the sky, as Rihanna hopes. That's just my thoughts.


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    Dec 7th, 2012 12:37am report

    I'm just gonna concentrate on two lines from this song - 1) "Find light in the beautiful sea." Reading from the Bible in Ezekiel 28:3 JEHOVAH was talking about Lucifer to Ezekiel when HE said, "You think you are God sitting on the throne of a god on your island in the midst of the seas." Now taking "light" from the line in her song, we also know that the name Lucifer means "light bearer", so this 'simple' statement from Rihanna means that she has found Satan/Lucifer and she sees 'eye-to-eye' with him and they're beautiful, also remembering that Lucifer was created as an exceedingly beautiful creature. 2) "You're a shooting star I see." Also from the Holy Bible, in Luke 10:18, Jesus Christ was talking to His disciples when He told them that He saw Satan fall from Heaven like a flash of lightning - self-explanatory really. They are much more hidden connotations in this song it's scary - Rihanna, what have you done? It's not too late, GOD can save you!


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    Oct 21st, 10:38am report

    Please, you just have to know that this song Diamond is deep and spiritual so let's think about it from the Bible perspective. Lucifer is referred to as light, and Diamond can also represent something that is shining because the Bible made us understand that Lucifer is the morning star. When you look closely at the video, she looks scared and running away from the light coming after her and at some point, she stopped and looking up in the sky. I also noticed towards the end of the video, she has tears in her eyes and also she was seen in the sea. This song Diamond has deep meaning and is only the spiritually-minded individuals who can decode the meaning of this song.


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    Oct 18th, 10:22pm report

    yo sorry, me i again..

    the beauty is, and irony is lol. you are of course all correct. in my opinion. see..its about all of these things...

    uh do i think tons of songs have an "illuminati" agenda..nope. do some? well, lets just call it occult or spiritualism .. yes. without question. more sinister than your standard jeeezuz anything...certainly not.

    i would say yes, it probably is kabbalah focused.. i dont know Sia, or much about her, none of my biz really..im just here to double check the lyrics cuz love it, and was for ME, about Lucifer, satan, that guy..and i LOVE IT AND HAIL SATAN! he is the light and yes, great tune. slappin mix

    btw, i hardly ever have this impression on pop songs. cuz im not insane like youtube freasks blabla dont core if the illumanit is hidingjkf in my dollar bills or some crap.
    cuz had NOTHING TO DO with ME or Im willing bet you.. to the person that above, who is just aching to prove to you that this song has a satanic agenda.. YES ok , but guess what peaches..ANY SONG can, if you want it to. that the beauty im talking about folks... so, sure u convinced me..in fact, i liked the song, AND you overwhelming proved to me it, you said look it up! so i did. and ya know what? i rather liked what i saw! thank you! you have converted me from an evangelical dip s hit to using my own brain today. feels good. also my phone wont stop ringing with recruits.. we burned down 763 churches just for you and started a satanic ufo suicide cult. thanks im gonna name the mothership in your honor..

    this one...umm yeah.. are you stupid???? sorry

    is it about chris brown? sure? satan? sure cuz satan is everything around us, he is the light. do you have light in your heart? i do. why not eat that fruit?
    well mostly not this though lol
    nice try, but hey thats free thinking so youre already on a left path

    You are all wrong, The song represents something she has seen in a vision. It is the God of living waters, He has diamonds of light that radiate throughout his body. He is revealing himself to her, He has looked through the spectum of time and opened her eyes to truth. He is the creator and the one who planted the seed of life. He is the one that revealith a new King, bla bla trust me nobody cares but im actually glad you see something for what you want cool...


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    Oct 18th, 10:51pm report

    hey shit heads. This song in MY opinion, is CLEARLY SATANIC! AND THATS WHY I LOVE IT!!! HAIL SATAN!!!! you honestly think those baby raping pieces of trash could ever knock a banger like this?? u dumb. in fact, prob so dumb that you cant use your own mind gifted to you . and you must follow what other d ildos tell you to....Satan represents the individual spirit, the urge to fend for the self, serve the self, and rely on the self. As Satan would not be subjugated to another, so it should be with the Satanist. This individualism extends to personal responsibility; that all choices are you own, even only how you react to random events. Allowing another to take credit for your successes or blame for your failures shows a weakness in personal character, and sets you up to be manipulated by those around you. It is delusional to wait for someone, man or god, to save you. Your salvation should be of your own making.

    While it is these characteristics that Satan is best known for, his creative ability is often ignored. Satan encourages the act of creation and the appreciation of the creative act. In mythology, Satan is attributed with patronage of the arts, especially as an expression of personal ego. In modern times, some have gone as far as suggesting Satan is at the root of our movies, music, and literature. Satanists are well served to seek their own means of creative expression. in closing, read those lyrics. sure maybe sia didnt write it as a love song to satan, but for me..she did. case in point. #2

    Palms rise to the universe

    bitch, u think this song is about jesus?
    i feel sorry for you. or you are maybe idk kinda retarded i guess..think what you want though. cuz thats satanic freethinking already

    lemme ask you this? whats so bad satan> what did he ever do to you?? did he or man who guilt trip you about some original sin ? take you money and

    did satan he make you ashamed of you body??nope never! what caring god wouldnt want you to pleasure yourself? either way, have nice. day. also, if it makes feel good and doesnt hurt anybody or creatures, why not? if you want to that is. also, fornicate and sodomize everything possible. better yes, fuck a priest, right up his faggot assss. whoopee, then whisper in his ear, thats he the bad guy..they fucked up this earth. killing millions. source: go outside

    btw this person MOSTLY nailed it as well

    Shine bright like a diamond. Everyone please do my a favor and look up what the Devil has wrote in his bible.. WRONG NOT THE "DEVIL"

    "The law of Thelema." His law is to "Do what thou wilt SHALL BE THE WHOLE OF THE LAW". This means to do what you want, however you want and whenever you want. The meaning of this song is your a star and that everyone is and that you should shine bright. In the book of the law it says "Every man and every woman is a star." All the songs she sings is glorification of self. A satanism agenda

    that's why this song is beautiful

    As we moonshine and molly
    Feel the warmth, we’ll never die
    We’re like diamonds in the sky


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    Sep 30th, 9:55pm report

    I think to be in that relationship to between those love to the song but it’s so much fun I got a relationship with a guy on my chat with strangers, I asked him out to go on a date. Then we can be boyfriend and girlfriend. It’s so sweet. I love that song to make this deal to me. But I’ve always had my boyfriend his name is. Lucas he’s on my chatting on my website he’s so cute and sweet. I love him he’s a sweet guy.


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    Sep 20th, 9:34pm report

    This song is clearly spiritual. People shouldn’t take everything in a song as literal like comments that it is about chris brown. Songs are the most powerful way of hiding secret meanings for people that are READY to hear them. Rihanna is spiritual by nature and you will be surprised how many big hitters on the scene are spiritual. Spirituality gives you a wider view of reality and this awareness allows them to become so successful . Please people stop seeing music as something that they dislike or have experienced in this material world.


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    Aug 1st, 8:29am report

    Devotion is handled in music as a deeper love than the mere fancy; when somebody sings about their devotion, you know it got serious.


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    Aug 30th, 2018 8:36am report

    Crystal Meth!
    Look at the pic.. watch the videoclip!!!


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    Jul 10th, 2018 7:45am report

    For me i think that the song is devilish because the meaning of ecstasy is drugs


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    Oct 7th, 2017 10:20am report

    Ok people... Let me take a stab at this- I just lost the love of my life of 15yrs and this song is the very story of us... This of course is just my interpretation; it appears and begins by letting us know their relationship is volatile and all the furnishings are broken and shes running from her lover in the car but when she sees the aurora she realizes hes the best thing for her and how much he meant to her when the furnishings begin piecing back together and the same when it seems hes carrying her through the desert- but in her mistake or BOTH their mistake rather that they indeed seperate its almost too late- as we come to the horse scene where Im guessing its HER that happens upon him laying down almost all but spent and in his deepest depth of depression he needs her as much as she needs him that she finds him and asks his forgiveness-hence the nedging after the horse gets up and caresses her as in love and forgiveness just glad shes back in his life and they run along finally together stronger than ever.... Where the hands seperate at the end might suggest that sometimes thats what it takes for us to realize exactly how much we need the other in our life. Although I have not been as lucky its what goes through my mind everytime I hear the song. Keep in mind people rhianna DID NOT write the song so I dont see anywhere it could suggest brown. For the ultimate true meaning wed have to ask the songwriter. Until someone does.... Its just interpretation.


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    Jun 16th, 2017 6:29pm report

    Gods Glory in all we praise


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    Jun 5th, 2017 6:53am report

    People gon talk whether you doing bad or good.. I guess Riri is right but this song doesn't include satan yeah it can be about Chris but we must stop Judging the Queen an let God be. The is nothing wrong about the song


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    Nov 29th, 2016 11:22pm report

    I think it's about beauty.


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    Sep 1st, 2016 9:36pm report

    Shine bright like a diamond


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    Jun 20th, 2016 6:01pm report

    I just think this about Chris Brown. you don't have to think it is about satan she just singing about her love


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    May 30th, 2016 5:39pm report

    Please realize that this song is written by SIA THE ALMIGHTY SINGER THAT WE UNDERESTAMATE. Rihanna does sing it, but this website should realize that it's SIA'S SONG.

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