Earth Song by Michael Jackson With Lyrics


Source: Youtube. Originally written and composed by Michael Jackson in a hotel room in Austria under the title “What About Us”.

EARTH SONG
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 blood we’ve shed before,
Did you ever stop to notice, this crying earth, this weeping shores.
a a aaaaaaaaah, ooooooooh, (2x)
What we’ve done to the world, look what we’ve done,
What about all the peace, that you pledge your only Son,
What about flowering fields, is there a time,
What about all the dreams, that you said was yours and mine,
Did you ever stop to notice, all the children dead from war,
Did you ever stop to notice, this crying earth this weeping shores,
a a aaaaaaahhh…..oooooooohhhh (2x)
I used to dream, I used to glance beyond the stars,
Now I don’t know where we are, Although I know we’ve drifted far,
a a aaaaaaaahhh……oooooooooohhh, (4x)
Hey, what about yesterday (what about us)
What about the seas (what about us)
The heavens are falling down (what about us)ĵ
I can’t even breathe (what about us)
What about apathy (what about us)
I needed you (what about us)
What about nature’s worth
ooooooooooooooooooooohhhhhh
It’s our planet’s womb (what about us)
What about animals (what about it)
We’ve turned kingdoms to dust (what about us)
What about elephants (what about us)
Did we lost their trust (what about us)
What about crying whales (what about us)
We’re ravaging the seas (what about us)
What about forest trails
(ooo,ooo)
Burnt despite our pleas (what about us)
What about the holy land (what about it)
Torn about by creed (what about us)
What about the common man (what about us)
Can’t we set him free (what about us)
What about the children dying (what about us)
Can’t you hear them cry (what about us)
Where did we go wrong
(ooo, ooo)
someone tell me why (what about us)
What about babies born (what about it)
What about the days (what about us)
What about their joy (what about us)
What about the man (what about us)
What about the crying man (what about us)
What about Abraham (what about us)
What about death again
(ooo,ooo)
Do we give a damn…
aaaaaaaaahh oooooohhhhh (4x)

Comment:
The main reason why we posted this song is to share the beautiful lyrics which Michael Jackson expertly and creatively crafted to convey the deepest meaning of what’s happening on our planet Earth. For me, the song expresses the grief — your grief, my grief and figuratively speaking, the grief of Mother Earth at the extent of destruction and devastation that man had caused on the planet Earth. The hope for Earth’s recovery and restoration reverberates at the ending of the song…yes, we give a damn…a message that, hopefully, will be heard by all of mankind and energize them to do something better for the protection and conservation of what Mother Earth has provided for her residents.

Acknowledgment:

Thank you Vevo for uploading this video on youtube.
“Earth Song” was written and composed by Michael Jackson. It is one of Jackson’s most popular songs appreciated by Environmentalists all over the world. Earhtniversity exerted efforts to check the original lyrics of the song. Please let us know if you have comments about this by using the comment portion of this post. Thank you.

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Photo by: Henry Libo-on at Horseshoe Bay Beach, Bermuda, UK.

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Photo by: Marmar Dagu-ob at Suyac Island Mangrove Tree Planting Project, Sagay City, Philippines.

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Photo courtesy of Councilor Ann Marie Palermo, Bacolod City, Philippines.

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Photo by: Henry Libo-on at Mambukal, Negros Occidental, Philippines.

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Photo by: Henry Libo-on at El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. El Nido and its 40+ islands and islets are Environmentally Protected Areas. (Location of Bourne Legacy, the movie)

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