Michael Jackson: We Are the World Meaning
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We Are the World Lyrics
There comes a time when we heed a certain call
When the world must come together as one
There are people dying
And it's time to lend a hand to life
The greatest gift of all
We can't go on pretending...
anonymous May 1st, 2013 5:30pm report
this song talks about the famine in africa in the mid 80's, this song was entirely written by micheal jackson and Lionel Richie. We are the world was sang by popular artists in the 80's and it was origonally created as a foundraising to bring money to feed people in Africa who were suffering from famine. They raised over $60 millon with this song.
anonymous Jan 13th, 2013 1:50pm report
The song wad meant for the unfortunate and homeless people in Africa. Michael wrote most of the song with Lionel Richie. Many popular singers in the 80's (the time when it was released) sang the song such as Diana Ross and Stevie Wonder. It was about how the world and its countries are different but there are times that we need to come together and help each other as much as we can and every little bit helps.
anonymous Jan 22nd, 2016 1:08pm report
It is a song about how we should come together to change the world.
anonymous Oct 19th, 2017 10:38pm report
I think the song was all about the people who died and the poor people who have suffer.
anonymous May 30th, 2017 5:50pm report
It tell us we should not be selfish and show the world love when they really need it.
anonymous May 9th, 2017 5:32am report
This is like the people coming together and they help each other out and the people who are struggling right now.
anonymous Oct 16th, 2016 10:05am report
We are the World is song written by MichaelJackson and Lionel Richie which comes under the genre pop,gospel.It is a charity single(release of a song for a specific charitable cause) originally recorded by the supergroup (a music group comprising famous musicians or other celebrities which is formed to raise funds or awareness for charity or causes and which is usually together only for a single album) United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985.
anonymous Nov 24th, 2014 11:25pm report
Well, nice song... It means with togethers help we can help other people..
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anonymous May 1st, 2013 5:08am report
its a good song about the world and helping
anonymous Jan 15th, 2012 1:49pm report
This song means that if u want to make the world brighter, u have to start giving..
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