"Isolation" as written by and Lennon....
People say we got it made
Don't they know we're so afraid
Isolation
We're afraid to be alone
Everybody got to have a home
Isolation

Just a boy and a little girl
Trying to change the whole wide world
Isolation
The world is just a little town
Everybody trying to put us down
Isolation

I don't expect you, to understand
After you caused so much pain
But then again, you're not to blame
You're just a human, a victim of the insane

We're afraid of everyone
Afraid of the sun
Isolation
The sun will never disappear
But the world may not have many years
Isolation


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"Isolation" as written by John Winston Lennon

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    General CommentYou're just a huuuuuuuuuuman, a victim of the insaaaaaaaaaaaaaaane!
    Eatcarpeton February 21, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is one of my favorite Lennon songs. Make sure you also check out "Jealous Guy" if you like this one.
    knate15on June 10, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentBut the world may not have many years
    whoshaton January 14, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhy have only two people posted for this song?? You all should be ashamed of yourselfes! knate15 and Eatcarpet good 4 u!! This song is absolutely fabulous, I think the main idea in this song is that u'll always be alone..."I don't expect you to understand" and no one really understans anyone "People say we got it made
    Don't they know we're so afraid?
    Isolation"....
    "We're afraid of everyone"...
    daryon May 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI thought the song was about John and Yoko being hounded by the public.
    b-rad1796on December 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the line "After all you're just a human/A victim of the insane.'
    segouldon April 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentJohn and Yoko being watched by the FBI. He doesn't expect anyone to understand his pain of his message of trying to help the world because the mentality of the world doesn't care.He is also saying that the sun will be here but the world ie. humans will self destuct
    tchaveyon December 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIf only John had lived maybe things would have changed.
    chelstarshipon March 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is a very special song to me - relate it to the way I have felt at times - kind of isolated. It seems, I agree, that it refers to John and Yoko being isolated and hurt through being misunderstood by the press, public and other Beatles.
    Sunnyhillon June 17, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of Roger Waters' favorate songs.Like hidden you in the shadow of the sun.
    fanofenyaon August 27, 2010   Link

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