This is it by Michael Jackson

This is it is a song by Michael Jackson. This page provides information about the song and links to the lyrics and the official video.

This is it by Michael Jackson


Beginner and intermediate students.

Facts about the song

  • Song:
    This is it
  • Album:
    Michael Jackson's This Is It

  • Date of release:
    October 12, 2009
  • Genre:
  • Length of the song:
    3 minutes and 37 seconds.
  • Writer:
    Michael Jackson, Paul Anka
  • Produced by:
    Michael Jackson, John McClain, Mervyn Warren

Interesting information about the song

This Is It was written by recording artists Paul Anka and Michael Jackson, and a demo version of the song was recorded by Anka and Jackson in 1983 at Anka's California recording studio. The song was intended to be added as an album track on Anka's 1983 duets album Walk a Fine Line that he was in the process of recording at the time. After the death of Michael Jackson, his brothers released the song. Subsequently, Anka threatened legal action against Jackson's estate. The estate then agreed to give Anka 50% of the song's publishing rights.

The video

The Video

The lyrics

Full lyrics of this song

Language points

The song includes many interesting language points:

Eexpressions that may be useful to students:

  • This is it,
    Here I stand
    I'm the light of the world
    I'll feel grand
  • And it feels as though I've seen your face a thousand times
  • And I feel as though I've known you since a thousand years
    And you tell me that you've seen my face before

Source: Wikipedia

More lyrics here