songs The Best Songs About Being Ugly  

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This list of songs about being ugly that bring some welcome ugliness into this beauty-obsessed culture. These songs address ugliness from all angles, from feeling ugly physically to being ugly on the inside to acting in an ugly manner. If Oscar Wilde was right and “There is nothing so beautiful that, under certain conditions, it will not look ugly,” then that means there’s a lot of material for musicians to use for their songs about ugliness. And many of these songs about unattractive feelings are downright beautiful. Just goes to show.

“Grown So Ugly” is a Captain Beefheart track that's been covered by The Black Keys. TLC's “Unpretty” was written to help women overcome body image issues in the face of ridiculous standards of beauty.

Which of these songs about being ugly are things of beauty for you? Vote up your favorites songs about feeling unattractive! If there are any beautiful songs about being ugly that aren't represented, then add them to the list!

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At Seventeen Janis Ian

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Unpretty TLC

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As Ugly as I Seem The White Stripes

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The Ugly Things Elvis Costello

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God Loves Ugly Jordin Sparks

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Ugly Violent Femmes

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Ugly Jon Bon Jovi

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Ugly in the Morning Faith No More

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Ugly Juliana Hatfield

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Ugliness Iggy Pop

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Winning Ugly The Rolling Stones

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Young, Dumb & Ugly "Weird Al" Yankovic

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Grown So Ugly The Black Keys

The Ugliest Boy Band Members of All Time

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Ugly Boy Die Antwoord

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Unbeautiful is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About Being Ugly
lucyheartfilia25 added Unbeautiful Lesley Roy

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You're the Reason Our Kids Are Ugly Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty

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Ugly Truth Soundgarden

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U.G.L.Y. Daphne & Celeste

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Outside Staind

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Unattractive The Toadies

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Ugly Maria Mena

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Ugly The Age of Electric

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Zack Santschi added Godlovesugly Atmosphere

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The Ugly Vision Guided by Voices

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Zack Santschi added Forest Whitiker Brother Ali

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Grown So Ugly Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band

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TheWelshGuy added Ugly Head Marc Almond

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Ugly Man Blues David Hillyard and the Rocksteady 7

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God Don't Like Ugly Roberta Flack

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Tom Islava added Beauty and the Beast Celine Dion, Peabo Bryson

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Whatever Godsmack

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Ugly Truth Rock Matthew Sweet

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Ugly Beauty Thelonious Monk

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The Ugly Truth Matthew Sweet

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Good, Bad, Ugly Ani DiFranco

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Ugly Truth Lucinda Williams

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Quite Ugly One Morning Warren Zevon

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Ugly Bitches Coolio