The album included the title track, which was released as a single and did well in New Zealand and Canada, and their cover of 60s and 70s crooner Harry Nilsson's song 'Coconut'. Concrete angle by martina mcbride is about her neice anglea that was abused by her mom and when she couldnt take it anymore is died. In conclusion, Martina McBride writes beautifully and touches the hearts and souls of all her listeners. I think he is the. I was kind of confused, i mean she's no historical figure or anything. My memorry was messed up by trying to block out what my dark past held. The child in the video was always beaten by her alcoholic mother.
Concrete angel Perhaps one of the most heartbreaking songs addressing the monstrous results of child abuse. The site is not responsible for the mistakes made. I also have been physically mentally emotionally abused by my two ex-husbands and most of my ex-boyfriends and my ex-roommate which was one of the worst that I had to deal with! And i think we should stand up for ourselves right now!. Or otherwise like some of us people its going to be to late! Don't hesitate to explain what songwriters and singer wanted to say. Her mother and father split one day, and her niece's mom started abusing her. I have a hard time gooing on with my life. Martina, this song is the only one I have ever cried over, and I thank you for being one of the few people I have ever known of to make such a touching and true gesture like your song.
In the video, she goes to school with the same dress she wore the day before and tries to hide her bruises, but the teacher sees them anyway, but doesn't ask. It was released in November 2002 as the fourth and last single from McBride's album. And, just like the girl, I think it's my time soon. No one dare ask in those days certainly no teacher; about the black eye you have, bruises on your face or choke marks around your neck. We all need someone to pull us out of the light, and I'm sorry I can't wait for my someone. Great, now i have tears on my laptop from writing this. The signs of the abuse are there to be seen by those who want to look, but the unfortunate girl seems to be surrounded by adults who do not really care, or who rather choose to look away so that they do not have to be the ones to deal with the situation.
Anyhow, this is an amazing song! The bruses are self harm scars and cuts, 1st verse- The teacher dont ask what they are cuz she makes herself look so happy. It's twisting your mind, I'm not getting through, 'cause I don't see it like you do. At the funeral, Angela's grave marked as 1995-2002 is shown, surrounded by a group of people, including her school teacher and her only friend. If I'm somewhere else it doesn't mean that I don't see, that you don't trust yourself, that's why you don't trust me, it makes me crazy, when you're crazy, you don't speak, you think you know me, but what you know is just skin deep If you keep building these walls, brick by brick towers so tall, soon I won't see you at all, until the concrete angel falls, I knew who you were from the start, but now I don't know who you are, soon there will be nothing at all, until the concrete angel falls. McBride herself has been described as the 'Celine Dion of Country' due to her vocal range and song style.
It just meant more beatings at home if you did. I watched as i t happend for the first time. The young girl seems so strong and normal as if nothing bad is happening to her at all. No one should ever go through what I, or the other abused children everywhere, went through. But one night, the little boy looks into the window of the little girl's house and sees her mom beating on the girl. Martina McBride explained it in an interview once.
I have been greatly affected by what i went through my birth dad abused me in ways that you couldnt even imagine. This is a beautiful song and it describes me perfectly. My best friend, at 6, was abused byher mom. Wairing the same dress I cannot think of something to relate to this. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention. And Thats The Only Reasonn I Hvent Called Child Services.
I keep them in my heart and mind in this life's journey. It's terrifying to have to admit to someone that you've been abused, but there are some weak points, some cracks, that you can get through and it could really mean the difference between life and death. If she would let me, I'd kill my self rite now. Ideas The 'Concrete Angel' music video also amplifies on the themes and ideas contained within the song's lyrics. I just want to, I just want to stay around, while my heart beats I promise I won't let you down. I would really encourage people who are being abused to reach out and really seek help and support.
Near the end is when her mother beats Angela to death. Bob Seger was on old time rock and roll legend from Detroit, Michigan. Thankfully, the physical abuse had stopped for now, but the emotional abuse has gone on overload and I don't know how long I can take it anymore. After her first semester away at college, on a full scholarship, she soon realized that she would rather make a career of singing instead, and left her college experience. She is frustrated by his inactions, and wants to rekindle what they once had. Called the cops, showed my teachers, my friends, I knew what my mother was doing was not right.
And, just like the girl, I think it's my time soon. The mental pain; that never goes away. And in the morning its too late because she has killed herself. The events of the girl's life are shown in a narrative stream of images, with McBride singing the song like an otherworldly observer, a kind of dramatic 'Chorus' figure, in a black jumper with winged sleeves, perhaps reflecting the video's references to angels. For the 2012 song, see.
This song is so sad, but so amazing at the same time. We all need to try and stop child abuse! General Commentmy cousin first told me about this song. Too bad she was just 10 minutes too late. It so sad if I was the teacher I would of asked. If I'm somewhere else it doesn't mean that I don't see That you don't trust yourself, that's why you don't trust me It makes me crazy, when you're crazy, you don't speak You think you know me, but what you know is just skin deep If you keep building these walls, brick by brick towers so tall Soon I won't see you at all, until the concrete angel falls I knew who you were from the start, but now I don't know who you are Soon there will be nothing at all, until the concrete angel falls I think it's about a girl who is trying to re-connect with the man she loves. The reviewer certified that no compensation was received from the reviewed item producer, trademark owner or any other institution, related with the item reviewed. The emotional abuse is the hardest I have had to deal with! I love the song,it's my favorite! Tell her how much I love her and miss her.