Beyonce first teased new track “God Made You Beautiful” in her Life Is But A Dream DVD trailer a couple of weeks ago but it was kind of hard to hear under all that life-affirming dialogue. Well, Mrs. Carter has finally shared the Sia-penned ballad in full and it’s, as expected, rather lovely.
“Your love it shines so bright, you bring me back to life,” sings Bey over a staccato beat before taking it to church on the soaring, gospel-tinged chorus. It’s warm and uplifting but — full disclosure — just makes me want to play superior I Am… Sasha Fierce gem “That’s Why You’re Beautiful” instead. Beyonce was perhaps wise to relegate this perfectly nice ballad to soundtrack status. Listen after the jump.
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