"Whatever Happens" as written by Michael Jackson, Geoffrey Williams, Gil Cang, Teddy Riley and J. Quay....
He gives a nervous smile, tries to understand her side
To show that he cares
She's consumed with everything that's been goin' on
She says

Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand

Everything will be alright, he assures her
But she doesn't hear a word that he says
Preoccupied, she's afraid
Afraid that what they're doing is not right
He doesn't know what to say, so he prays
Whatever, whatever, whatever

Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand
Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand

Don't let go of my hand
Don't let go of my hand

He's working day and night, thinks he'll make her happy
Forgetting all the dreams that he had
He doesn't realize it's not the end of the world
It doesn't have to be that bad
She tries to explain, it's you that makes me happy
Whatever, whatever, whatever

Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand
Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand
Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand

Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand
Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand

Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand

Thank you, man!

Thank you, carlos!


Lyrics submitted by ruben, edited by KatnissJ, Eugenia

"Whatever Happens" as written by Geoffrey Williams Michael Jackson

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  • +1
    General CommentHAVE YOU EVER FELT THAT YOU HAVE TO DO SOOOO MUCH TO MAKE THE OTHER PERSON HAPPY, THAT YOU MUST SOLVE ALL THEIR PROBLEMS. hOWEVER YOU only realize when it is too late that sometimes there are things that you can not have absolute control over, things that you can try to make better, but you don't have to take care of the world. Sometimes just RELAX and learn that being with one another is what can make the other person happy. SOmetimes we search too hard and make thing too tough.
    truthhurtson August 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    Lyric Correctionyou left out "she can't stay in the room" in the 1st verse, man. THATS MY FAVRIT VERSE AND YOU FORGOT ONE OF THE BEST PARTS:(
    Mimimeemion July 16, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of the best songs on his invincible Album a duet with Carlson santana

    Michael Rocks
    RichardWardon August 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the song is about a guy and a girl who are going thru troubled times and are thinking about splitting up, but in the end dont.
    laputaon September 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother great dramatic song from mj!
    mmbson February 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. It is definitely my favorite song on Invincible. The instrumentation and Carlos Santana adds a nice touch to it as well.
    1alillon July 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood song. It seems to be about and man and woman who are having an affair, inpaticularly in the 1st verse. But as sson as I heard the opening and his first 2-3 words this song had me. Go Mikey RIP
    marie7334on October 06, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is awesome. I think it's like a scene from a movie.
    DCR1998on April 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my fave MJ songs, ever!
    drangelon July 09, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is the best song from the Invincible album. This and the song "speechless". I can't describe this song more than just saying : What an absolutely fantastic piece of music!
    SimonTheGreaton November 21, 2010   Link

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