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Michael Jackson: Earth Song Meaning

Song Released: 1995


Earth Song Lyrics

What about sunrise
What about rain
What about all the things
That you said we were to gain...
What about killing fields
Is there a time
What about all the things
That you said was yours and mine...
Did you ever stop to notice
All the...

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    MichaelJacksonsGirl
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    Mar 7th, 2010 3:33am report


    It is way clear that this song is about what our world in turning into. all of the amazing forests are being destroyed and our relationships with animals arent the same as they used to be. as we all know michael believed strongly in keeping our world safe and living on forever.

    ily michael, your biggest fan ,
    MichaelJacksonsGirl



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    anonymous
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    Mar 23rd, 2011 3:45am report


    The video depicts the end times described in the book of Revelations in the bible... Natural disasters destroy the Earth... people of all tongues drop to the ground and start praying... then after this hell on earth is a new birth... a perfect world... The majority of his songs are biblical... Not many people realize that tho... Even in the lyrics he's speaking to God saying what about this what about that... talking about all the promises... He says "what about Abraham"... etc



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    anonymous
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    Mar 24th, 3:17am report


    How ever people may have negative impressions about the late king of Pop.His life is still a mystery to the world.If I could pass judgement to his songs.Michael's lyrics speak much of his conscious.He wasn't blind to his compositions as people say its all superstitious and demonic.indeed almost every of his songs is spiritually inclined if we pay close attention to his messages.Only people with spiritual prospects can agree with my claim.That Michael Jackson knows his God.He reads his words therefore even though his public life may have seemed to be of fantasy.Stop and take a look once more.Never will he not quote a line or two from the Bible.Never will he not even figuratively incorporate Biblical conceptions to his songs and most of all he didn't deny his own conscience which pays it off when he was at last break loose from the bondages fame. Until then his private life is with His faithful God who remember those acknowledges him before men,
    and not with men or fallen angles....RIP MJ



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    anonymous
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    Sep 14th, 2016 9:38pm report


    The song depicts frustrated michael with God. In a spiritual angle he is promoting disdain and revort against God,where he laments about all the unmet promises God avowed to his people'i agree with somebody who described that song luciferian inclined..cnt agree better its blasphemous,asserting and compelling people to loose faith with God.

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    anonymous
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    Aug 13th, 2016 8:14am report


    How much potential there is from the beginning of thought to where we are is sad and it is moving to see and hear this from Michael. We can do great and we can be so horrible. I hear "Earthsong" and hope for a more enlightened future for all the world. We have it within ourselves to be better than we are. An emotional piece of work this is for me. Thank you Mr. Jackson!



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    anonymous
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    Jul 24th, 2016 7:52pm report


    It's his brilliant way of saying we are destroying the world. His biggest fear is that his children and his children's children will not have this beautiful world that we have so we have to preserve this wonderful world am I right?.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 6th, 2016 3:40pm report


    we are different from micheals thinking, you cant think exactly what micheal meant in the earth song so being precise would be better than trying to tell what you think micheal meant when you are not even sure about about it

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    anonymous
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    Feb 16th, 2016 2:45pm report


    Anyone with a spiritual view can tell he is blaming GOD for all the evil , and he is promoting the luciferian agenda. Humans reject god and then when evil happens they blame him for our choices, he was a luciferian and this is a satanic song all the way.

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    anonymous
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    Feb 4th, 2016 2:09am report


    earth song, Michael was actually blaming God, what about all the things that you pledge your only son was refering to Jesus Christ himself as the son of God. that song was a mockery song.

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    anonymous
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    Jan 26th, 2016 1:43am report


    A Satanic song. In this song Michael blames God for all the troubles in the world. He mocks God, Jerusalem and Abraham in this song. In this song Mcuael in essence said to God, "...so much for your only Son whom you call the Prince of Peace...what peace? Look at all the wars, children dying, killing fields, weeping shores...?" At the end of the song he says to God concerning Abraham (to whom God said through him all nations shall be blessed)

    "What about Abraham?
    We don't give a damn!"

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    anonymous
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    Dec 18th, 2015 12:16pm report


    A great lamentation of 3 parties: God, human beings in nature (environment/earth)

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    anonymous
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    Nov 4th, 2015 11:14am report


    i think that this song has many meanings but the main one that stands out is removing forests, results in lose of connection with wild animals.



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    anonymous
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    Oct 30th, 2014 10:05am report


    I am a child of god and in this beautiful song where he says what about all the peace that you pledge your only son !!! He is refuring to god sacrificing Jesus on the cross for our sins that's what he is talking about Not the Earth as a the only son I mean come on even non religious people could get that part of the song and understand what it ment "pledged your only son " the holy son ( god pledgeing his only son Jesus) for peace and sacrificing him for our sins!! RIP Michael Jackson you are with god now hopefully people will stop all this greed and start thinking about the right thing! GOD and our Planet as well and what damage we are doing to one of gods gifts to mankind ( a beautiful home full of love and full of life) god bless and for those who feel or think that being a Christian is about throwing bibles at everyone who isn't one or that being one of gods children isn't cool and that you will be looked at diffrent that's ok I felt the same way but the new age Christians make life fun n not boring and just because ur walking the path of god doesn't mean u can't still live life and have fun doing it ! Don't be ashamed of who u are or who u can be because once u realize gods vision for you that happier and more blessed your life will be!!!!!!



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    anonymous
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    Apr 14th, 2014 4:31pm report


    Michael Jackson Earth Song
    Earth song is addressing us, humanity and society in general. Concerning the fact of what we have done to the earth, all the forests are being destroyed and the bond/relationship we had with the animals is not the same as it used to be. In the other hand, as a cause of mans mismanagement of earth nature is trying to compensate. However, because of the ecological unbalance and environmental problems earth is dying. The main goal Michael Jackson wanted was to give the message to people, for “people to hear the voice of the planet” and encourage the people to do something about it.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 11th, 2013 12:18pm report


    this means that we did terrible things to the world and the phrase "your only son" refers to the earth and it also means that we were supposed to get sunrise,rain, and other stuff from the earth and keeping it from getting destroyed but we are all destroying it any way



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    anonymous
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    Oct 9th, 2013 10:53am report


    when you first hear this song you would think that it is only about how humans wrecked the earth and how they don't think about how this would affect other people and the earth. but take a look at the lyrics and you realise how deep this song actually is!!! it is also about how war and death affects other people. it includes personification by saying "this crying earth" and "these weeping shores". it is quite an emotional song. poor seal i don't like seeing stuff die.

    William



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    anonymous
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    Nov 1st, 2012 11:19am report


    we've lost our connection with animals destroying trees loosing all the magnificent things that god provided us with. But why cant people see its slipping away probably never to return if we don't save it.



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