Privacy Lyrics - Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson Invincible cover art
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Bernard Belle, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins Iii, Lashawn Daniels, Michael Joe Jackson
release date: 2001-10-29
genres: Hip Hop Funk / Soul Pop
styles: Rhythm & Blues/Synth-pop/Soul
length: 5:05
producer: Michael Jackson and Rodney Jerkins
membranophone: Emanuel Baker and Gerald Heyward
mixer: Jean-Marie Horvat and Rodney Jerkins
recording engineer: Jean-Marie Horvat, Rodney Jerkins and Brad Gilderman
guitar family: Michael Thompson
bass: Nathan East
background vocals & lead vocals: Michael Jackson
strings arranger: David Campbell
editor: Paul Cruz and Harvey Mason Jr.
writer: Bernard Belle, LaShawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins, Rodney Jerkins, Michael Jackson
Ain't the pictures enough, why do you go through so much
To get the story you need, so you can bury me
You've got the people confused, you tell the stories you choose
You try to get me to lose the man I really am

You keep on stalking me, invading my privacy
Won't you just let me be
Cause you cameras can't control, the minds of those who know
That you'll even sell your soul just to get a story sold

I need my privacy, I need my privacy
So paparazzi, get away from me

Some of you still wonder why, one of my friends had to die
To get a message across, that yet you haven't heard
My friend was chased and confused, like many others I knew
But on that cold winter night, my pride was snatched away

Now she get no second chance, she just ridiculed and harassed
Please tell my why
No there's a lesson to learn, respect's not given, it's earned
Stop maliciously attacking my integrity


Now there's a lesson to learn, stories are twisted and turned
Stop maliciously attacking my integrity

[Chorus: x3]

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CD 1
  • 1 Unbreakable
  • 2 Heartbreaker
  • 3 Invincible
  • 4 Break of Dawn
  • 5 Heaven Can Wait
  • 6 You Rock My World
  • 7 Butterflies
  • 8 Speechless
  • 9 2000 Watts
  • 10 You Are My Life
  • 11 Privacy
  • 12 Don't Walk Away
  • 13 Cry
  • 14 The Lost Children
  • 15 Whatever Happens
  • 16 Threatened