Sometimes I wonder
How I'd ever make it through,
Through this world without having you
I just wouldn't have a clue

'Cause sometimes it seems
Like this world's closing in on me,
And there's no way of breaking free
And then I see you reach for me

Sometimes I want to give up
I want to give in, I want to quit the fight
And then I see you, baby
And everything's alright, everything's alright

When I see you smile
I can face the world,
Oh oh, you know I can do anything
When I see you smile
I see a ray of light,
Oh oh, I see it shining right through the rain
When I see you smile
Oh yeah, baby when I see you smile at me

Baby there's nothing
In this world that could ever do
What a touch of your hand can do
It's like nothing that I ever knew

And when the rain is falling
I don't feel it, 'cause you're here with me now
And one look at you baby
Is all I'll ever need, you're all I'll ever need

When I see you smile
I can face the world,
Oh oh, you know I can do anything
When I see you smile
I see a ray of light,
Oh oh, I see it shining right through the rain
When I see you smile
Oh yeah, baby when I see you smile at me

Sometimes I want to give up
I want to give in, I want to quit the fight
And then I see you baby
And everything's alright, everything's alright

So right

When I see you smile
I can face the world,
Oh oh, you know I can do anything
When I see you smile
I see a ray of light,
Oh oh, I see it shining right through the rain
When I see you smile
Oh yeah, baby when I see you smile at me

When I see you smile
I can face the world,
Oh oh, you know I can do anything
When I see you smile
I see a ray of light,
Oh oh, I see it shining right through the rain
When I see you smile
Oh yeah, baby when I see you smile at me


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When I See You Smile Lyrics as written by Diane Eve Warren

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  • +1
    General CommentLove the song! It's a classic 80's anthem.
    The lyrics are so... real and there, nothing is held back.
    Jordanzadanggiton February 21, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. I can relate it to myself and how sometimes I get caught up in life's struggles, during those times, the only thing that inspires me not to give up and fight on is God. I see God as my inspiration for living this life. I believe this song can mean seeing the person they love inspires them to fight on in life, it could be seeing their children or spouse makes them motivated and inspired to continue striving in life.
    Mioleyon August 29, 2016   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a good song
    StPon October 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me, this song means SO much to me, I have a sister who has microcephaly, and it makes me think of her, cus when i see her smile, its just the best feeling in the world, i could sooo do anything :) shes sooo cute.
    Neways, thats what it means to me :)
    spicklyon April 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me this reminds me of my first love. If I had this song when I was with him, it would have meant even more to me.

    Even so, it is a beautiful song nonetheless.
    Dispiritedon April 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is sooo true,
    too bad good things never last, isnt that always the case..
    deludedon December 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so amazing to me, it reminds me of my fiance so much!
    It is def. being played at our wedding... not our first dance song though, I want something easier to dance to, hehe.
    Rocklovinggirlon October 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningThis song is about a guy who has a lot of troubles, but when he sees his girl he knows he can take on the world, nothing can hold him back.
    awberon August 31, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdon't make em like they use to, that's for sure.
    stopusingmyemailon June 06, 2014   Link

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