"The Lady In My Life" as written by and Rodney Lynn Temperton....
There'll be no darkness tonight
Lady our love will shine
Lighting the night
Just put your trust in my heart
And meet me in paradise
Now is the time girl
You're every wonder in this world to me
A treasure time won't steal away

So listen to my heart
Lay your body close to mine
Let me fill you with my dreams
I can make you feel alright
And baby through the years
Gonna love you more each day
So I promise you tonight
That you'll always be the lady in my life

Lay back in my tenderness
Let's make this a night we won't forget
Girl, I need your sweet caress
Reach out to a fantasy
Two hearts in the beat of ecstasy
Come to me, girl

And I will keep you warm
Through the shadows of the night
Let me touch you with my love
I can make you feel so right
And baby through the years
Even when we're old and gray
I will love you more each day
'Cause you will always be the lady in my life

Stay with me
I want you to stay with me

Lyrics submitted by ruben

"The Lady in My Life" as written by Rodney Lynn Temperton

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentThis song is so beautiful; i can't believe no one has commented. It reminds me of the song Fantasy by Earth, Wind & Fire at the chorus. I think its just about him telling a woman how much he loves her and could do for her. Aww. =]
    Always-Sweeter67on January 07, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI, too, listen to this before I sleep, but I wish I had that special lady to serade. Someday...

    Beautiful song!
    FoxtheSlyon June 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentone of the ultimate love songs
    paffyon May 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI listen to this song over and over every night before I go to sleep. And every night I wish it was about me. Haha...
    candizfitinyomouthon July 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove the fact that MJ has inspired so many people. Just discovered this was the song ll cool j sampled for my fav slow jam 'hey lover'!
    ash0amberon July 01, 2009   Link
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    General Commentcandizfitinyomouth, you just made me feel a lot less creepy, lol.
    this song isn't necessarily my favorite of his, but it's absolutely the most beautiful song he's ever written.
    ABCatherineon August 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song completely melts me every time I listen to it...It's so beautiful
    SNEEZEon September 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI never really appreciated this song until now.
    Michaels vocal is so moving.
    The chorus makes me wanna cry.

    I miss you MJ. You're the man!
    Tyler2004durdenon January 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, James Ingram wrote the song, but Mike delivered it beautifully.
    marie7334on October 08, 2009   Link
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    General Commentvery beautiful song. I would have expected it to chart higher.
    wayla1234on May 27, 2010   Link

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