"This Is It" as written by Michael Jackson and Paul Anka....
One, two, three, four
This is it, here I stand
I'm the light of the world
I'll feel grand
Got this love, I can feel
And I know, yes for sure
It is real

And it feels as though I've seen your face one thousand times
And you said you really know me too yourself
And I know that you have got addicted with you eyes
But you say you're gonna leave it for yourself
Oh
I never heard a single word about you
Falling in love wasn't my plan
I never thought that I would be your lover
Come on baby just understand

This is it
I can say
I'm the light of your world
Run away
We can feel
This is real
Every time I'm in love that I feel

And I feel as though I've known you since a thousand years
And you tell me that you've seen my face before
And you said to me that you don't want me hanging around
Many times wanna do it here before
Oh yeah
I never heard a single word about you
Falling in love wasn't my plan
I never thought that I would be your lover
Come on baby just understand

This is it
I can feel
I'm to light up the world
This is real
Feel my song
We can say
And I tell you can feel that way

And I feels as though I've known you for a thousand years
And you said you saw my face yourself
And you said want to go with you on a while
And I know that it's really for myself
Oh yeah
I never heard a single word about you
Falling in love wasn't my plan
I never thought that I would be your lover
Come on please dear understand

I never heard a single word about you
Falling in love wasn't my plan
I never thought that I would be your lover
Come on dear please understand
Oh yeah

I never heard a single word about you
Falling in love wasn't my plan


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"This Is It" as written by Paul Anka Michael Jackson

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is simply beautiful. I'm just sad it's the song he will ever reocrd. Michael Jackson can do no wrong.

    wayla1234on January 02, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis song is kind of underrated, i think it is beautiful...people said he kind of lost it but i think he had it in him this whole time and was just waiting for the right moment to bless us with his presence
    snickerstjon December 20, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI like this song. This song means alot to me. This guy has been singing for forty-five years.
    DCR1998on April 29, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe meaning to his words are very clear it says this is it the last time anyone will ever see him again. He also speaks the truth about people when he says falling in love wasn't my plan he meant he never meant for everyone to look up to him like he was an angel. Also states that I've seen your face one thousand times meaning he's tired of seeing our face its time to go on and he have done enough for us this world is just not fair he doesnt want to live anymore people done took advantage of him saying he raped a kid comevon people is that how yall wanted to repay him after all he's done now he is scared to get seen because he might go to jail for the death of him being a hoax its not right judging people because one day it can even happend to you not cool how people is killing or lying or commiting suicide God didnt make this world for nothing he made it so he can see if we are worthy enough to go to heaven but i guess a lot of people is not gonna make it.
    ManoStuarton November 16, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song so much, but I heard about all the hoopla over it. Gosh, it kind of ruins the song.
    bnieves0313on October 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe "hoopla" was apparantly sorted out very quickly and even Paul Anka said that it was just a mistake that could have happened with any song.


    Great song, quite obviously about falling in love at first sight. I hope a lot more unreleased MJ songs are made available, I'm sick of the constant repackaging of MJ greatest hit cd's.
    originlon October 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song along with all his other ones. He was so talented, it sucks he will never make another album.
    wayla1234on November 23, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI don't understand. What is hoopla???
    wayla1234on January 02, 2010   Link
  • -1
    Song Meaning"This is it" should say enough, every word is clear and the message very simple but the hard thing for some more about what some WANT to hear and interprate than just LISTEN to the meaning "This is IT"
    StrangeKisseson January 14, 2014   Link
  • -2
    General CommentThough it's clear that the song is not finished from Michael's hand it's a beautiful song.
    Not his best, but certinly not his worst either.
    A sweet and sentimental song that I think will fit perfect at the end credits of the movie.
    It's sure to bring out a tear or two.
    Tyler2004durdenon October 25, 2009   Link

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