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Great to be Different (Original by Forest Rain, feat. Decibelle)

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Published on Aug 30, 2012

We may be different, but we don't have to be alone.

Fanfic written about this song: http://www.fimfiction.net/story/51763...

Check out HourGlassPony's comic inspired by this song: http://hourglasspony.deviantart.com/a...


By popular demand, here is the song WITHOUT the intro. So you can add it to all your YouTube playlists! ;p

Special thanks to Turquoise Splash for the acoustic guitar parts, and to Cyril the Wolf for his bass part and mastering! This song wouldn't have been even -half- as good without your contributions, so thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Also, huge thanks to Aklimovich for creating this beautiful picture entirely for this video: http://fav.me/d582lgv

Purchase High-Quality: http://forestrain.bandcamp.com/track/...

Download MP3: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php...
Download Instrumental: http://www.mediafire.com/?rc6b2k22hu5...
Download Instrumental w/ Whistling: http://www.mediafire.com/download.php...

Lyrics:

It was a dark day when I lost my faith
I wasn't the pony I thought I'd be
And it seemed that no one could relate
There was nothing left to see

So I took a walk to the edge of the town
And thought of leaving it all behind
When I saw a little letter fall right out of the sky
As a grey mare hovered way up high

I thought I was crazy when I saw her wave
And then simply fly away
So I opened the letter and looked inside
And what was written made my day...

It said--

[Chorus]
Isn't it great to be different?
Isn't it wonderful to be exactly who you are?
When you learn to start accepting yourself
You'll become a shining star


To this day the writing on that page
Is mottled by the tears I shed
Cuz at that moment something inside me changed
And a bright new path I lead

I ran back home and I picked up my old guitar
And I started strumming these chords
And I sang her words along with this song
And I heard someone sing along

And we sang--

[Chorus]

I turned around and I saw her at my door
That cute grey mare with the wall-eyed stare
She said, "I've heard you play and sing before.
And I heard a sadness I could not bear."

"I just wanted to tell you that the hardest thing I've faced
Wasn't the teasing or the pain
It was convincing myself I wasn't stupid, strange, or lame
And helping others do the same."

*whistling*

These last few years flew by just like a blur
I'm now exactly where I should be
And I know I owe it all to her
The beautiful mare who believed in me~

[Chorus x 2]

You'll become a shining star (Isn't it wonderful)
You'll become a shining star (Isn't it great)

When you learn to love just who you are

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