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Michael Jackson: You Are Not Alone Meaning


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Song Released: 1995

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Another day has gone
I'm still all alone
How could this be
You're not here with me
You never said goodbye
Someone tell me why
Did you have to go
And leave my world so cold

Everyday I sit and ask myself
How did love slip away


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    Jan 30th, 2016 1:52pm report

    I think the song is to let people know others suffer in various ways. So we arent alone in our suffering . For whatevet separates people their place in our heart remains.


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    Nov 3rd, 2013 11:06am report

    A so called woman friend of my partner dedicated the song to him. Should I be concerned about it/their friendship??


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    May 29th, 2013 5:43am report

    When I listen to the song, it makes me feel like it is dedicated to those with depression and suicidal thoughts "You are not alone, I am here with you" And also telling those who lost their lives to suicide or abrupt deaths, saying that no matter how far away they are (heaven...etc) they will always be with us and here letting them know, even when it seems like you are all alone, that there will always be someone or something with you.


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    Dec 27th, 2012 12:49pm report

    This so g reminds me of my dad who passed away when I was 11 and I think the first verse is MJ singing to a loved one that he lost and then the second verse is God talking to him.


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    Feb 1st, 2012 2:39pm report

    I am mriared to a living example of the changes the grace of God through Jesus Christ can make. I praise God that we are in a Christian support community that has allowed him the change.Thanks again for words we all need to hear.Sharon


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    May 18th, 2011 5:13am report

    Something whispers in my ear and says
    That you are not alone
    For I am here with you
    Though you're far away
    I am here to stay

    This is about GOD, every time he feels alone or lonely, GOD's reminds him that GOD is with him and even though seems far but actually GOD is near, just pray


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    Mar 23rd, 2011 3:13am report

    This song is about God and how even tho we can't hear or see Him, we must trust that He is with us... Especially when times get hard and we don't understand... "I can hear your prayers, your burdens I will bear. But first I need your hand then forever can begin"... Who do we pray to? Who bears our burdens? Michael was/is a very spiritual man... To the day he died, his faith was never shaken... he used his gift to spread Gods message to love all... no matter how famous he became, he remained humble... He lived his life imitating Jesus (which is how we all should)... he even said so in multiple interviews... Michael is truly an angel... Ever look up his name? N


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    Jul 14th, 2009 7:23am report

    When I watched this video, I noticed it featured Lisa Marie, and when I heard the commentry on it by Jackson's family and friends, my interpretation became this;

    This was to assure the world that their love, no matter how short it was, was real. It was written to Lisa Marie as a love song, assuring her she wasn't alone.

    "Who Is It" is pretty much the turn-around of this song.


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    Jul 5th, 2009 7:58pm report

    In the first paragraph of lyrics: I seems like he's talking about a girl maybe dying and leaving him, they didn't get to say goodbye--
    in the second: it could almost be like he really likes this girl and she doesn't feel the same and he's all alone, but then like..god tells him he's not alone, b/c he's in his heart, he understands and he still has him--
    third: "though we're far apart, your always in my heart" it could be talkin bout god, or the girl doesn't feel the same about him, but he's still in her heart, she still cares bout him
    "Just the other night..." the full paragraph sounds to me like this could be him saying it to the girl..or god saying it to him..."I can hears your prayers, your burdens I will bare, but first I need your hand, then forever can begin" bcause god can't come to you and tell you which way to go unless you ask him to, and open you heart to him..when you do he will always be there for you.
    --i think this could go either way, like if this is about a girl, or god b/c...
    "Everyday I sit and ask myself
    How did love slip away
    Something whispers in my ear and says
    That you are not alone"
    he could be talkin about him and a girl falling outta love...or him being distant with god, and then god tells him he's still there, he just has to open up to him...pretty much how ever someone takes the song.. =) I love this one tho..its one of my favs!! rip micheal


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    Mar 17th, 2009 3:33am report

    This song is a dedication or tribute to lost loved ones who have passed away. As sung "you never said goodbye" gives a clue that this person or let's say in this case the girl that Michael is painting has passed away in some sort of accident. He is dealing with the pain and emotional damage put upon him from this loss. The psychological painful effects circulate in his head and from the optimistic corners of this artistic mind "something whispers in my ear and says". Refering to some sort of paranormal force or angelic spirit being communicating to him. This spirit is there to support and strengthen him as it says "you are not alone, I am here with you". Then it says "though you're far away, I am here to stay" which directs towards the idea that "I am here to stay" in your "heart" and at the same time in a better place. Same idea where it says "though you are apart" except vice-versa you are always in my heart, her heart. Lastly towards the end he says "whisper three words and I'll come runnin". These three words could be anything that expresses affection to each other, such as I LOVE YOU or it may simply COME TO ME. This means if she were here and were to whisper these three words he would go instantly to her physical presence.

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