"Mirrors" as written by Justin R. Timberlake, James Edward Ii Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Z. Mosley, Chris Godbey and Garland Waverly Mosley Jr.....
Aren't you something to admire, 'cause your shine is something like a mirror
And I can't help but notice, you reflect in this heart of mine
If you ever feel alone and the glare makes me hard to find
Just know that I'm always parallel on the other side

'Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
I can tell you there's no place we couldn't go
Just put your hand on the glass, I'm here trying to pull you through
You just gotta be strong

'Cause I don't wanna lose you now
I'm looking right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
Coming back into you once I figured it out
You were right here all along
It's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn't get any bigger
With anyone else beside of me
And now it's clear as this promise
That we're making two reflections into one
'Cause it's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

Aren't you something, an original, 'cause it doesn't seem merely assembled
And I can't help but stare 'cause I see truth somewhere in your eyes
Ooh I can't ever change without you, you reflect me, I love that about you
And if I could, I would look at us all the time

'Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
I can tell you there's no place we couldn't go
Just put your hand on the glass, I'm here trying to pull you through
You just gotta be strong

'Cause I don't wanna lose you now
I'm looking right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
Coming back into you once I figured it out
You were right here all along
It's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn't get any bigger
With anyone else beside of me
And now it's clear as this promise
That we're making two reflections into one
'Cause it's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

Yesterday is history
Tomorrow's a mystery
I can see you looking back at me
Keep your eyes on me
Baby, keep your eyes on me

I don't wanna lose you now
I'm looking right at the other half of me
The vacancy that sat in my heart
Is a space that now you hold
Show me how to fight for now
And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
Coming back into you once I figured it out
You were right here all along
It's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me
I couldn't get any bigger
With anyone else beside of me
And now it's clear as this promise
That we're making two reflections into one
'Cause it's like you're my mirror
My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life
You are you are the love of my life

Now you're the inspiration for this precious song
And I just wanna see your face light up since you put me on
So now I say goodbye to the old me, it's already gone
And I can't wait wait wait wait wait to get you home
Just to let you know, you are

You are you are the love of my life

Girl you're my reflection, all I see is you
My reflection, in everything I do
You're my reflection and all I see is you
My reflection, in everything I do

You are you are the love of my life


Lyrics submitted by mike, edited by jonoha, Fakhri

"Mirrors" as written by Timothy Mosley, Jerome Harmon, Justin Timberlake, James Fauntleroy, Chris Godbey, Garland Mosley

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

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  • +8
    Song MeaningThis song is about Justin's grandfather that cheated on his wife. They were together for a really long time and when he did it, and the wife found out it kind of made them realize how they felt about each other. It tested their relationship. Even though it was a HARD TEST... The music video shows this. its obvious when you watch it. I also read an article where justin expresses this. I thought the song was bout Jessica but its saying that "I don't wanna lose you now" so that made me re think it. Thats why i think that this song is really sad but extremely lovely at the same time. It really shows the hurt kind of love that they have.
    amylou22on March 23, 2013   Link
  • +6
    My InterpretationAren't you something to admire, 'cause your shine is something like a mirror
    And I can't help but notice, you reflect in this heart of mine
    If you ever feel alone and the glare makes me hard to find
    Just know that I'm always parallel on the other side

    Finding True love is like finding yourself the female or male side of you in another person. Your Twin Soul. He is saying if the glare makes it hard to find just know that I'm here on the other side. He is saying you and I are the same so she should never feel alone we are one in the same. They reflect eachother.

    'Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
    I can tell you there's no place we couldn't go can't
    Just put your hand on the past, I'm here trying to pull you through
    You just gotta be strong
    I believe it's put your hand on the "glass" meaning mirror. He'll pull her through
    Sometimes in love you become afraid and get lost. He is going to remind her just how alike they are, she needs to stay strong and not be afraid to accept the truth that they are definately soul mates and meant to be together.


    'Cause I don't wanna lose you now
    I'm looking right at the other half of me
    The vacancy that sat in my heart
    Is a space that now you hold
    Show me how to fight for now
    And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
    Coming back into you once I figured it out
    You were right here all along
    It's like you're my mirror
    My mirror staring back at me
    I couldn't get any bigger
    With anyone else beside of me
    And now it's clear as this promise
    That we're making two reflections into one
    'Cause it's like you're my mirror
    My mirror staring back at me, staring back at men

    He is saying he is very clear, that she is his mirror, the one, his reflection
    not to be afraid and trust him it is the truth they are one of the same, he is the other half of her.He said show how to fight for now. He wants her to live in the now and not in the scary past that she had where she lost trust. He wants her to show him how to fight for now, this place of realness and honesty, the truth and not the past that was a bunch of lies.

    Aren't you something, an original, 'cause it doesn't seem merely assembled
    And I can't help but stare 'cause I see truth somewhere in your eyes
    Ooh I can't ever change without you, you reflect me, I love that about you
    And if I could, I would look at us all the time

    Here he is saying wow we are beautiful different and the same and he knows she knows this too but still afraid to admit it and if he could he would at the two of them, I believe when he looks in the mirror he sees himself too his and her reflection in one himself

    'Cause with your hand in my hand and a pocket full of soul
    I can tell you there's no place we couldn't go
    Just put your hand on the past, I'm here trying to pull you through
    You just gotta be strong

    Again put your hand on the "Glass". He sees she's there but afarid to join him and become one because of what the past did to her, so he is saying put your hand on the glass he's trying to pull her through just be strong. Trust him he is telling the truth.


    'Cause I don't wanna lose you now
    I'm looking right at the other half of me
    The vacancy that sat in my heart
    Is a space that now you hold
    Show me how to fight for now
    And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
    Coming back into you once I figured it out
    You were right here all along
    It's like you're my mirror
    My mirror staring back at me
    I couldn't get any bigger
    With anyone else beside of me
    And now it's clear as this promise
    That we're making two reflections into one
    'Cause it's like you're my mirror
    My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

    Again professing she is his mirror his reflection of himself
    he couldn't change without her because they are one they change together or not at all.


    Yesterday is history
    Tomorrow's a mystery
    I can see you looking back at me
    Keep your eyes on me
    Baby, keep your eyes on me

    He is saying I can see you as clearly as I can see me. Keep your eyes on me,
    you won't get lost as long as you keep your eyes on me.

    I don't wanna lose you now
    I'm looking right at the other half of me
    The vacancy that sat in my heart
    Is a space that now you hold
    Show me how to fight for now
    And I'll tell you, baby, it was easy
    Coming back into you once I figured it out
    You were right here all along
    It's like you're my mirror
    My mirror staring back at me
    I couldn't get any bigger
    With anyone else beside of me
    And now it's clear as this promise
    That we're making two reflections into one
    'Cause it's like you're my mirror
    My mirror staring back at me, staring back at me

    Again professing they are the same and show him how to fight for right now. Show him what to do. He is proud feeling tall that he found his other half the one he admires, this is saying I love you because I love me and everything you represent is what I represent..We are the same, like looking into a mirror. Twins.

    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life

    Now you're the inspiration for this precious song
    And I just wanna see your face light up since you put me on
    So now I say goodbye to the old me, it's already gone
    And I can't wait wait wait wait wait to get you home
    Just to let you know, you are

    This is a song about finding True Love. Your Twin Soul, powerful, deep and very real when you do find it :)

    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life

    Girl you're my reflection, all I see is you
    My reflection, in everything I do
    You're my reflection and all I see is you
    My reflection, in everything I do

    True love is a reflection of yourself, finding the male version or female version of who you are. Your reflection. Everything you do reminds you of them.
    tlynneon March 30, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General CommentBeautiful song, very poetic. you can tell he is singing it to his new wife Jessica. Two reflections into one. very sweet.
    chodmcvon March 17, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General CommentLove this song!

    I think he's just comparing the girl he likes to a mirror.
    think0fmeon March 20, 2013   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningEveryday he looks at the mirror he sees what the love of his life saw. He sees what people he has disapointed have seen. It's a balance between what he wants to me and what is actually is. It's about a narcissist who had no self identity. He took other's identities for self gain and whenever he saw himself in the mirror, he didn't know what to think because he saw role models and lived off their reflection. He didn't know who he was until he fell in love. The love of his life made him realize who he was with her and she brought out the best in him. She cured his narcissism by him being capable of loving another. So everytime he looks in the mirror he saw what she saw when she was with him in the past but she's slipping away and he sees that she's not in his future. Theyre looking at each other and he doesn't ever want her to take her eyes off of him because he loves the person he is when he's with her because she makes him a better person. He has a good side and a bad side, the other half she brings out is his good side. Reminds me of the Great Gatsby.
    LookAtYourselfon August 05, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General Commentfor me, that's song about, how to find your the truth love, just look back yourself , how attitude, your behaviour. if you wanna get nice girl/men , you must improve your attitude. like in my holy qur'an said, "a nice women for a nice man, and a nice men for nice women" just look back yourself, like mirror
    YahyaYashaon February 07, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe song is obviously dedicated to Jessica!
    Justin is describing how he sees Jessica and the new life he's about to start with her : "I'm looking right at the other half of me" "That we're making two reflections into one", "And now it's clear as this promise" (they made at the chruch) "So now I say goodbye to the old me, it's already gone. And I can't wait wait wait wait wait to get you home"

    This is the best feeling ever, to find a person who is just your reflection, your other half walking in front of you :)
    MalMoukon April 09, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYou are you are the love of my life
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    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life

    Now you're the inspiration for this precious song
    And I just wanna see your face light up since you put me on
    So now I say goodbye to the old me, it's already gone
    And I can't wait wait wait wait wait to get you home
    Just to let you know, you are

    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life

    Girl you're my reflection, all I see is you
    My reflection, in everything I do
    You're my reflection and all I see is you
    My reflection, in everything I do

    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life
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    You are you are the love of my life
    You are you are the love of my life

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    sirwooon April 22, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song. And actually the meaning behind it, Justin Timberlake Wrote with his grandparents in mind. Where I learn this? In the VMA's Awards. He said it.
    anita92on August 31, 2013   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song lyric is very long, but i like tihs song.....

    You are you are the love of my life
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    Fakhrion February 07, 2014   Link

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