Lift up your head Wash off your mascara Here, take my kleenex Wipe that lipstick away Show me your face Clean as the mornin' I know things were bad But now they're ok
Suddenly, Seymour Is standing beside you You don't need no make-up Don't have to pretend Suddenly, Seymour Is here to provide you Sweet understanding Seymour's your friend
Nobody, ever Treated me kindly Daddy left early Mama was poor I'd need a man, and I'd Follow him blindly He'd snap his fingers, "Me? I'd say, "sure."
Suddenly, Seymour Is standing beside me He don't give me orders He don't condescend Suddenly, Seymour Is here to provide me Sweet understanding Seymour's my friend
Tell me this feeling Lasts 'til forever. Tell me the bad times Are clean, washed away Please understand that It's still strange and frightening For losers like I've been It's so hard to say
Suddenly, Seymour He purified me Suddenly, Seymour Showed me I can Learn how to be more The girl that's inside me With sweet understanding With sweet understanding With sweet understanding Seymour's my man