Michael Jackson, being the King of Pop is not only known for his passion for dance and music but his most dominant side was his love and concern for the planet earth and the living beings. Following are the 10 songs of Michael Jackson that shows his care for the World.
He proved himself as a blessing on Earth and an angel to many suppressed ones around the world. The below music tracks are the visible evidence of his kind soul.
1. Heal the World (1992)
“Fear of dread We stop existing and start living”
Michael Jackson’s “Heal the World” is one of the most famous humanitarian songs. The track is from Dangerous album which was released in 1991. The song was written by MJ himself, actually for the peace of the world and to fight against war and terrorism.
2. Earth Song (1995)
“What have we done to the world Look what we’ve done”
This single is from Michael Jackson’s “HIStory” album. It basically focus on the destruction the world is facing in terms of destroying nature and focusing more on violence. The music video has shown animals being brutally beaten and forests getting ruined.
3. Man in the Mirror (1988)
“Who am I to be blind? Pretending not to see their needs”
From the “Bad” album, this song is among the most beloved tracks by the King of Pop due to the concern and love he has shown in its lyrics. The music video has emphasized upon the inner voice of a man to help the poor and needy people.
4. We are the world (1985)
“It’s true we’ll make a better day, just you and me”
Among the best charity songs is “We are the World” written by Michael and Lionel Richie and was sung by the finest singers of the time including Diana Ross, Cyndi Lauper and other famous vocalists. The song was dedicated to the little victims of famine in Africa.
5. What more can I give (2003)
“Healing the wounds of our broken earth, We are one global family”
This charity single had a Spanish version “Todo Para Ti” and was made for the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The song was sung by a group of talented singers including Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Mariah Carey, Celine Deon and others.
6. They don’t really care about us (1996)
“I have a wife and two children who love me, I am the victim of police brutality, now”
“They don’t really care about us” is a single from “HIStory” album. The theme of the song was controversial due to the fact that it contained anti-racism lyrics especially for the innocent ones facing violence. The track had two music videos in which Jackson can be seen in a Jail and the other was shoot at the streets of Rio De Jenario, Brazil.
7. Another part of Me (1988)
“We’re sendin’ out a major love and this is our message to you.”
This music track was actually a part of Captain EO, a 3D film and belonged to the “Bad” album. The lyrics of the song are highlighting love and belongingness one should have for the other as a human. The title itself is emphasizing upon the sense of brotherhood and unity.
8. Can you feel it (1981)
“Cause we’re all the same, yes the blood inside of me is inside you.”
“Can you feel it” is one of the masterpieces by The Jacksons. The song was composed and written by MJ and his elder brother Jackie Jackson. It is dedicated to love a person must have for another.
9. The lost children (2001)
“I see the door simply wide open But no one can find thee”
This beautiful music track by the King of Pop is dedicated to the children who are away from their homes. Michael has wonderfully explained the feelings of the lost kids and we admire the soft corner he has in his heart as a human.
10. Cry (2001)
“You can change the world You can touch the sky”
As a means to promote peace and nature (green) of the earth, Michael came up with another track “Cry” from his “Invincible” album. The music video has shown people holding hands and connected as a chain.