Ben Lyrics - Michael Jackson
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Ben, the two of us need look no more
We both found what we were looking for
With a friend to call my own
I'll never be alone
And you my friend will see
You've got a friend
(You've got a friend in me)
Ben, you're always running here and there
(Here and there)
You feel you're not wanted anywhere
If you ever look behind
And don't like what you find
There's something you should know
You've got a place to go
(You've got a place to go)
I used to say "I" and "me"
Now it's "us", now it's "we"
I used to say "I" and "me"
Now it's "us", now it's "we"
Ben, most people would turn you away
I don't listen to a word they say
They don't see you as I do
I wish they would try to
I'm sure they'd think again
If they had a friend like Ben
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Ben...beautiful voice and lyrics | Reviewer: Indiana | 6/29/14
I remember first reading it was a song about his rat and being in awe... Because it showed his heart: compassionate, generous and has the empathetic nature. I loooooove this song, he sang it so well, the lyrics and emotion well delivered. I recently took time to really listen to it, and I just got this deep understanding that I find hard to put in words.
I can relate to the rat, the feelings of being rejected, feeling lonely, having those down moments.... Michael made it easy to relate to him through his lyrics that's what I really love.
I've always been a fan, and it will be like that forever...regardless of what people say about him.
Michael, thank you for loving your fans unconditionally, and I know you're in a much better place.
I love you always and forever Michael!
perfection | Reviewer: Mona Taylor | 10/12/12
the reason why I love Ben is because the song was in just about a rat it was about a true friendship and you can think of the rat true enough but think about a friend who you were that close to.
Interesting Movie Theme Song | Reviewer: Keith | 10/7/11
I like the song, particularly considering it is the theme song to the movie "Ben", a sequel to the movie "Willard" about a young man (Willard) who befriends two rats (named Socrates and Ben). Willard then sets about correcting the wrongs he has suffered by having the rats kill his enemies. The sequel finds Ben finding another lonely boy and continuing killing.
Reading the words, you can tell MJ is referring to a rat.
Michael jackson rip from leah aiton age 22 | Reviewer: Anonymous | 2/10/11
I love michael jackson and i am his number one fan and i know how every one feels about him because he did so much around the world helping people and the children of the world including the sick and there is some thing he always say to us all i love you too this is from our hero our singer dancer our king of pop legend michael jackson and we always love him and help his family and the people he use to work with has anyone herd his new album because if no one hasn't herd because it is still out in the shops any where you all go and it will still be there for every one and for his family and friend and fans and the people he use to work with would loved to remember him when he did loads of albums and videos to his music and concerts and meeting famous people all around the globe this is what i would say to him x i love you michael joseph jackson we love him always in our hearts where ever he is x x he still here with us where ever we go
RIP | Reviewer: Phil | 6/26/10
I am a 13 year old boy and this song is brilliant. he inspires me and its unfair that the press attcked him like that. I hope people remember him for his music and that he has a rest from all the dancing. RIP michael jackson the all time great
I miss you | Reviewer: **Mrs.Michael Jackson** | 3/1/10
i always wanted to meet you Michael Jackson and i always did love you and i still do i hate when people call u names and stuff it hurts me just as much as it hurts you i won't ever forget you rest in peace Michael Jackson
pets | Reviewer: Melissa | 1/12/10
i had a dog called Ben and he got put down and this song reminds me of him! And all other animals that are being neglected in this world because of what they look like or their size or whatever! Michael showed us that everyone is the same, even animals!
i love michael jackson | Reviewer: mashilla | 11/14/09
i love the song ben everytime i ing the song ben and i dont say ben everytime i say michael
my fav mj song is ben and blood on the dance floor
i cant belive that michael jackosn died my heart goes out to his 3 kids
i love his family and i love michael and i love his kids so much my heart goes out to all of his family but reaaly his mum and dad and the jackosn brothers and rebbie latoya and janet and 33t all of his family
i am michaels biggest fan ever my first michale jackson song i heard was beat it then it was you are not alone then it was dont stop till you get enough and then it was thriller
i love u michael rest in peace
love from michael jacksons biggest fan mashilla and i am 29
My one and only Ben | Reviewer: Madellaine | 11/10/09
I had a friend his name is Ruben but most of us called him Ben.He is my bestfriend and i figured im falling in luv with him and every night im singing this song to reminisce the memories when i was with him i also watched the music video of this song and i started to cry coz the mouse named ben died. thanks thats all!!!!!!!!
i really love this song | Reviewer: deborah brown | 11/10/09
The reason i like this song is because it really touches me from a really deep perspective. I REALLYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY miss u michael soooooo much and i really hate that i didnt get a chance to meet him in person LUV ALWAYS AND 4EVER RIP MJ
miss you alot michael... | Reviewer: rayna | 10/7/09
i just love this song very much and his painful voice always touches my heart i love you very very much you are the king of my heart and you will always be the LEGENDARY KING OF POP rest in peace miss you...
So beautiful, so sad. | Reviewer: Carol R. | 6/30/09
It's been years since I heard this song and I always knew it to be about a rat, but when I heard it again a few days ago, I heard simply, Michael. The souful voice with which he sang this song took simple words and created something much, much more than appeared on surface. Rest in peace Michael. May you find what you never found here in this world.
my BEN | Reviewer: patty | 6/29/09
i have seen this movie when i was 9 years old,i love this movie,i love this song, i remember the voice by didn't know the singer,after that,i have been love Micheal Jackson now & forever
eventhough the bad news but i still believe in you.rest in peace my BEN
Much more... | Reviewer: MonicaWarrington | 6/26/09
This song is much more than what it is attached to. We have to have friends in order to continue. No one should judge who you chose as your friend(s) as long as you do positive things together/for each other.
good and bad | Reviewer: vic | 6/26/09
i think this song of Michael jackson is so good! spectacular! i love it, its my fave song!
bad news is Michael jacksons dead!
( cry! )
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