Allan, Gary - Life Ain't Always Beautiful Lyrics




Life ain't always beautiful
Sometimes it's just plain hard
Life can knock you down, it can break your heart

Life ain't always beautiful
You think you're on your way
And it's just a dead end road at the end of the day

But the struggles make you stronger
And the changes make you wise
And happiness has it's own way of takin it's sweet time

[Chorus:]
No, life ain't always beautiful
Tears will fall sometimes
Life ain't always beautiful
But it's a beautiful ride

Life ain't always beautiful
Some days I miss your smile
I get tired of walkin all these lonely miles

And I wish for just one minute
I could see your pretty face
Guess I can dream, but life don't work that way

But the struggles make me stronger
And the changes make me wise
And happiness has it's own way of takin it's sweet time

No, life ain't always beautiful
But I know I'll be fine
Hey, life ain't always beautiful
But it's a beautiful ride
What a beautiful ride





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  1. Patricia Boag

    Funny how some of these songs describe your life .. love his songs..

  2. KowboyM

    Well said Gary, hard to make it thru this song singing along without choking up a bit... those are some powerful lyrics!

  3. Mark Butler

    The most underrated artist in country music by far. This song should be a classic.

  4. strawberry cream

    I love the sound of your voice ever since I was a little girl. Being sexually abused as a child your songs really help others if you see this know you may have lost your wife, but you saved a lot of us from ourselves.
    Thank you for that.

  5. Sylvia Hilburn

    Heard this on the way to prison...classic

  6. lo saechao

    love this song so much so true life aint beautiful but its a beautiful ride

  7. Heather Paar

    This song makes me cry. But I love it. It is so true.

  8. Ashley Jackson

    I lost my grandfather who passed away from esophagus cancer and starvation to death on October 31,2018.😥🎈🎸🔔☹️🙁😕😰😨😢😓😩😫🤧😤💔👼🧓👴🌹🥀🌻🦋

  9. Martha Stephens

    My mood often. Thank goodness for Gary. He's the most underrated singer ever ...what a talent !!!❤️. I got to meet him after his first lp show once

  10. Uncle Grom

    I just broke down crying . im sorry Gary . I know you loved her bud

  11. Jleed989

    Nothing good happens in Vegas after 12m.

  12. Bt Ht

    💔💀🖤

  13. T Jacobs

    I grew up when l saw this video and heard this song

  14. Jen Hirsh

    He is the portrait of a true artist.

  15. Autumn Ball

    Sometimes it’s just plain hard

    Jleed989

    Autumn Ball “ tears will fall sometimes”

  16. bazthehandyman

    Love it.

  17. Murphy Jones

    Somedays I miss you smile, I'm tired of walking all these lonely miles, AEdge, life ain't always beautiful, it can break your heart but I know I'll be alright. But it's a beautiful ride, What a beautiful ride. I'll always love you.

  18. TheArnotts

    This song makes me cry even when my life is going fine

  19. don kernal

    words of wisdom indeed

  20. Sharon 529

    Watching again. 9-17-19. Love it

  21. Big Daddy Rabbit

    Seen him in Cherokee NC a couple of nights ago. He said this song saved his life many times. Me to man. Takes a hell of a man to admit something like that. It saved me a time or two brother! " I can dream but life dont work that way."

  22. Ellen Causey

    God knows this song is the Truth ! Thank you Gary Allen, for this!! God bless 💯🙏

  23. Freedom Media Productions

    He said that exactly right. No one could have said it better. I know there's endless BS to go through, throughout the entirety of our lives. But it makes us, or it breaks us. I hate to hear about sad experiences like this. However, its something everyone needs to hear and try and learn from others experiences all we can. Seems like God really has a bit of a plan for all of us. No matter what our religious beliefs, or whatever we may be.

  24. Terry Davis

    It helped me with the death of my fiancé.

  25. Eigna

    Damn tears

  26. Dillon James Locke

    I can't imagine how painful it would be if my wife committed suicide. How did he deal with the grief and the guilt and the despair? I don't know if I could get through it.

  27. Peggy Shumar

    I love this song.. beautiful song...brings tears to my eyes.... emotional song...😔🎶🎸🎵❤️

  28. Angela Groover

    So sorry i loved all his song never knew this this about his wife i fight depression n have thought doing the same n my name is Angela n his songs have help me i have lost my dad at 6 years old from sucide 😢 i know his wife is angel looking over his him n kids .

  29. Angela Groover

    So sorry i loved all his song never knew this this about his wife i fight depression n have thought doing the same n my name is Angela n his songs have help me i have lost my dad at 6 years old from sucide 😢 i know his wife is angel looking over his him n kids .

  30. maurice florance

    so many of us forget it

  31. Far Muse

    all of a sudden I want a country boy to come hold me tight and sing me a song :)

  32. Michael E. Kaminski

    I’m a new fan. Thanks for the Great Tunes. God Bless.

  33. Amanda Murphy

    💀🤘😍💋😘💯💙💚

  34. Evil Wench

    This song still chokes me up

  35. Hike with Mike

    "life aint always beautiful if you live in the city"...….cold and cruel people!

  36. Donna Benson

    Struggles made stronger ! Miss my mom

  37. H sock

    So true

  38. Mary Thomas

    Really great songs. Glad to be able to hear em

  39. john brady

    That's my man it love

  40. Anthony Brock

    Who writes better songs than Gary Allan??

  41. Todd Oetken

    A beautiful song sang with a beautiful voice. A perfect combination. This will be a classic.

  42. John Jones

    Sometimes feels like this song is all my grandmother left me .....

  43. Anthony Brock

    I’ve listened to country music on and off for several years, I’m not impressed by what Nashville is putting out today and calling it country. If there is a better country act than Gary and his band I wish someone would please show me. His songwriting and musicianship are by far unchallenged by anything that is out today. It’s a shame he doesn’t get the recognition in the industry he deserves. And he’s been through hell!! But this California boy does country the way it should be. Thank you Gary Allan

  44. Michael Edwards

    My life isn't beautiful right now. I lost the love of my life to bad choices I made and not listening to her. I love and miss my high school sweetheart so much. Been friends for 35 yrs...since we was 6.

  45. Marilee Woods

    So true lol Marilee

  46. Dillon James Locke

    Gary Allan is in my top 5 favorite artists of all time!

  47. Brad Davis

    Been struggling with addiction his music is my light

  48. Cynthia Dillard

    Beautiful

  49. Shelli Nelson

    And the changes make you wise.

  50. Raechelyn Dawn

    I am not a country western lover but there are 4-5 artists that I really love and one of them is Gary Allan. His music really speaks to my heart and this one even though it's an older made me cry today. So true..... life can break your heart. 😢

  51. BeBe 2379

    My life has not away been beautiful, but it has been a beautiful ride.

  52. Nicole Altman

    I heard this song for the first time today. It came on the radio as I was leaving the cemetery after decorating my Mom's grave for Mother's Day and it was as if she wanted me to hear it. It reminded me that there is always a rainbow after the rain. ❤

  53. April Bray

    Life can break u down .. the pain is neverending.. but I know if it wasn't for God I wouldn't be here .

  54. Shawna B

    My favorite country singer and always will be!!! Gary Allan has always had my top #1 his songs are so healing and pure life... Sending Love from Dallas Texas❤️

  55. Bobby Womack

    When I got offered the greatest job I ever had. I heard this song. Never give up on hope!! Gary Allen is the best!

  56. Autistic Gal is really autistic totally

    I dedicate this song to Annabel Beam, a girl who was only five years old when she was diagnosed with two rare life threatening digestive disorders: pseudo obstruction motility disorder and antral hypomotility disorder, which resulted in frequent hospital stays.

  57. Julie McClain

    I don't care what anyone says but Gary Allan you have a voice that is pure and gold this is such a beautiful song sung by you!!!❤

  58. Michelle Dukes

    I love this song.we all have hard times in our life.The thing is someday you will look back and say, yeah I'm proud to be alife.and still see the beauty in life.

  59. Teresa House

    Using a bad plumbing company hurts you

  60. Allen Harbison

    Watching 04/11/2019. Beautiful song.

  61. Godly Love

    Blue eyed beauty 😋

  62. BaahBen

    Great song!

  63. marilyn evon

    This song always makes it easier

  64. Deb Chambers

    LIFE....There's UPs and there's DOWNs....Roll with It.....☮️🖤

  65. Innocent Moss

    This song will be played at my memorial bc this song describes Life to a tee. It is just do hard sometimes!

  66. Care Care

    Come Visit the Upper Peninsula - Michigan

  67. Mildred Redcherries

    who else is watching this in 2019 rip

  68. Kansas Rose

    Cant wait to see him perform in March! 😍

  69. pbwgodofdeath

    Good song to happy cry to.

  70. Olivia Andersen

    LYRICS💕
    Life ain't always beautiful
    Sometimes it's just plain hard
    Life can knock you down
    It can break your heart.
    Life ain't always beautiful
    You think you're on your way
    And it's just a dead end road
    At the end of the day.
    But the struggles make you stronger
    And the changes make you wise
    And happiness has it's own way
    Of taking it's own sweet time.
    No, life ain't always beautiful
    Tears will fall sometimes
    Life ain't always beautiful
    But it's a beautiful ride.
    Life ain't always beautiful
    Some days I miss your smile
    I get tired of walking
    All these lonely miles.
    And wish for just one minute
    That I could see your pretty face
    Guess, I can dream
    But life don't work that way.
    But the struggles make me stronger
    And the changes make me wise
    And happiness has it's own way
    Of taking it's sweet time.
    No, life ain't always beautiful
    But I know I'll be fine
    Life ain't always beautiful
    But it's a beautiful ride.
    What a beautiful ride

    Nancy Tobey

    Olivia Andersen These lyrics are heartbreakingly beautiful! Gary really bears his Soul through His lyrics! This song will always be one of my favorites! 2019 & still listening !

    Dawn Gayle

    Beautiful.💕⚘

  71. BJ McCoy

    Should I move to Nashville? I think one day I will. Idk. I got to do something. I'm to talented to be where I'm at in SC. Sucks sometimes. Got to get my set list together. Cheers to all musicians. Sucks it's a hard ride as David Allen co said. My mom was lucky enough to meet the guy in Florida. But hey lifes what you make of it. Good song Gary!

  72. Henry Piper

    I had never heard of this artist before just stumbling over this song, man what a great song I love this.

  73. Bryce Placher

    This song is one of the best songs ever it’s gotten me through some break ups and a lot more. Never give up!

  74. Tiff Virgo

    Life aint always beautiful but I know I'll be fine 👌

  75. John McClain

    A simple truth.

  76. Dillon James Locke

    Gary Allan doesn't get the recognition he deserves. He is one of the best musicians in the business.

  77. Dillon James Locke

    I love country music because of songs like this that deliver a powerful message.

  78. Shari Crocker

    Beauty is within, along side happiness.

  79. David Passmore

    Gary Allen, love ya my brother !

  80. David Passmore

    988 can bite me!

  81. Yasmin McEwen

    This really is the theme song of my life ~ and it sure ain't good.

  82. Peck Cline

    The music and chords are so perfect in between the lyrics. Perfect blend of instruments and his voice. Sad and lonely songs loved by a wedding DJ

  83. Jon Grundy

    I love you brother!!!!❤️❤️💓 Even though I know you'll never see this...

  84. Lisa Nunery

    Always loved Gary! Lost my hubby 3 years ago and this so hits home. Miss my Michael!

  85. KellyRae Puett

    Life Anit Always Beautiful for me,no matter how hard I try,being Honest,Loyal,Respect,do Right towards Others,never treated the same in return,the road always ends up a Dead End,so its the End of my Road.
    PEACE OUT. KRRP

  86. KellyRae Puett

    To my 27yr son Mike Heger and Crystal
    R.I.P Hailey Jade Heger, born Oct 5,2016,1yr old daughter,my granddaughter, had seizer on thanksgiving day,
    Of 2017 and past away. LIFE AINT SO BEAUTIFUL,never is,hasnt been,never
    will be...KattRaeRae

  87. born free

    Why does life always seem to pick on a select few? Id be ok with being just normal and not extraordinary.

  88. Jimmy Harrelson

    My mom and my sister are in nursing homes and just broke up with the love of my life. This song really hits home. One hell of a year. But all I can do is keep moving forward.

  89. bebegirlehs2007

    This and Chris Stapleton’s “Fire Away” 😢

  90. Matthew Poss

    Damn im so depressed.

  91. Danny Stephens

    This is one Country Singer that never got the credit he deserves

  92. Genika Banks

    Life aint always beautiful💞

  93. Ginger Ray

    Got to see him a couple of years ago, My first concert I went to with my Grandaughter.

  94. Cory Simmons

    So true today for me

  95. Sam I Am

    I can definitely relate to this song, & honestly it can cut to the bone! Depending on my preset mood I guess you can say. Life is definitely NOT ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL!!!! But if you've got Faith & Hope for a brighter tomorrow, a loving spouse that is with you & regardless of what your going through, they love you & put their arms around you & hurt because you do.. PRICELESS!!!! You will always come out on the best & brighter side of this life! God, lend us your promises, have mercy upon us, & lead us where you'd see fit to live our best lives possible.. Thank You, your child S.A.M.

  96. Brad Cloud

    Struggling now it suxs stay in small shead got 4 days to find new place God Help me Please to get started i do concrete for my dad I'm 27 and still struggling praying for the best it breaks my Heart that it's not my sister but her husband he has no love or god in his Heart I pray he gets Jesus Christ in him!!! I'm not perfect either I make mistakes all the time just want to do right live good live in a good appartment or home!! God bless you alll!!!! Best song ever!!!! Ty!!!

    Brad Cloud

    He just wants me gone I will continue to try to pay them to stay if it works god help me amen!!! 🙏✝️✝️✝️

  97. Sissy Kraatz

    Totally understand ..My husband left this earth suddenly last year....Heart Broken Will never understand.. God has his plans..