I'm Coming Out
Diana Ross Lyrics


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I'm coming out
I'm coming
I'm coming out
I'm coming out

I'm coming out
I'm coming out
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show

There's a new me coming out
And I just have to live
And I want to give
I'm completely positive
I think this time around
I am gonna do it
Like you never knew it
Oh, I'll make it through

The time has come for me
To break out of the shell
I have to shout
That I am coming out

I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show (I'm coming
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show

I've got to show the world
All that I want to be
And all my abilities
There's so much more to me
Somehow, I'll have to make them
Just understand
I got it well in hand
And, oh, how I've planned
I'm spreadin' love
There is no need to fear
And I just feel so good
Every time I hear

I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show (I'm coming)
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show

I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show (want the world to know)
(I got to let it show)
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show

I'm coming out (I'm coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show
(I want the world to know, gotta let it show)
I'm coming out (I'm, I'm, I'm)
I want the world to know (I'm coming out)
Got to let it show (watch out, I'm coming out)
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out (coming, coming out)
I want the world to know
Got to let it show (want the world to know)
(Got to let it show)

I'm, I'm coming out
I have to shout that I'm comin' out




I want the world to know, I gotta let it show
I'm coming, I'm coming out

Overall Meaning

Diana Ross’s song “I’m Coming Out” is a powerful anthem that celebrates self-expression and individuality. The song’s message speaks to anyone who has ever felt like they need to hide their true selves from the world. The lyrics center around the idea of embracing one’s true identity and showing the world who you really are, regardless of what others may think or say.


The song’s opening lines, “I’m coming out, I’m coming out,” set the tone for the rest of the piece. Ross is declaring that she is ready to reveal her true self to the world, and she’s not going to hold back. This sentiment is further emphasized in the chorus, where she repeats the phrase “I want the world to know, got to let it show” several times. This repetition reinforces the idea that it is not enough to simply be yourself; you must also be willing to share that self with the world and let your light shine.


The song’s message is one of empowerment and self-love, and it was a groundbreaking piece of music when it was released in 1980. At the time, very few artists were producing music that openly celebrated individuality and self-expression in this way, making “I’m Coming Out” a truly revolutionary work. Today, the song continues to inspire people of all ages and backgrounds, and its message remains as powerful and relevant as ever.


Line by Line Meaning

I'm coming out
I am revealing myself to the world and coming out of hiding.


I want the world to know
I want everyone to be aware of who I am and what I stand for.


Got to let it show
I need to express myself freely and confidently.


There's a new me coming out
I am about to showcase a different side of myself that no one has seen before.


And I just have to live
I am determined to live my life on my own terms and not the expectations of others.


And I want to give
I am passionate about giving my best to the world.


I'm completely positive
I have a positive outlook on life and the future.


I think this time around, I am gonna do it
I am confident that this new version of myself will succeed.


Like you never knew it
I will dazzle the world with my newfound authenticity and confidence.


Oh, I'll make it through
I am strong enough to face any challenge that comes my way.


The time has come for me
It is now the right moment for me to reveal myself to the world.


To break out of the shell
I am ready to shed my old self and step out of my comfort zone.


I have to shout
I need to make my voice heard loud and clear.


I've got to show the world
I feel a strong desire to showcase my true self to everyone.


All that I want to be
I am confident in my aspirations and desires for myself.


And all my abilities
I am capable of achieving great things and I believe in myself.


There's so much more to me
I am not just what people see on the surface, there is a lot more to me.


Somehow, I'll have to make them
I will find a way to show the world who I truly am.


Just understand
I hope that people will be accepting and understanding of me.


I got it well in hand
I am in control of my life and know what I am doing.


And, oh, how I've planned
I have thought this through and prepared for this moment.


I'm spreadin' love
I am promoting love and positivity through my message.


There is no need to fear
People do not need to be afraid of my true self.


And I just feel so good
I am feeling happy and confident about revealing myself.


Every time I hear
I am inspired by the sound of my own voice and message.


I'm coming (coming)
I am on my way to revealing my authentic self.


Watch out, I'm coming out
I am about to reveal myself and make a statement to the world.


I'm, I'm coming out
I am about to reveal who I truly am to the world.


I have to shout that I'm comin' out
I need to make sure that people hear and see my true self.


Got to let it show (want the world to know)
I need to express myself and show the world who I really am.


(Got to let it show)
I am determined to express myself.




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Nile Rodgers, Bernard Edwards

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I'm Coming Out
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Lyrics
I'm coming out
I'm coming
I'm coming out
I'm coming out
I'm coming out
I'm coming out
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
There's a new me coming out
And I just have to live
And I want to give
I'm completely positive
I think this time around
I am gonna do it
Like you never knew it
Oh, I'll make it through
The time has come for me
To break out of the shell
I have to shout
That I am coming out
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show (I'm coming
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show
I've got to show the world
All that I want to be
And all my abilities
There's so much more to me
Somehow, I'll have to make them
Just understand
I got it well in hand
And, oh, how I've planned
I'm spreadin' love
There is no need to fear
And I just feel so good
Every time I hear
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show (I'm coming)
I'm coming out (coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show (want the world to know)
(I got to let it show)
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
Got to let it show
I'm coming out (I'm coming)
I want the world to know (out)
Got to let it show
(I want the world to know, gotta let it show)
I'm coming out (I'm, I'm, I'm)
I want the world to know (I'm coming out)
Got to let it show (watch out, I'm coming out)
I'm coming out
I want the world to know
I got to let it show
I'm coming out (coming, coming out)
I want the world to know
Got to let it show (want the world to know)
(Got to let it show)
I'm, I'm coming out
I have to shout that I'm comin' out
I want the world to know, I gotta let it show
I'm coming, I'm coming out



All comments from YouTube:

@sythkh9819

Who randomly started singing this song in your head and started looking it up😂

@Helentheboss2024

🎉🎉🎉🎉No one uses real instruments like this much today. I❤ the drums and the horn BABY!!! 🎉🎉🎉🎉 THIS SONG IS STILL🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥and it will always be!!!! Lord, knows I❤This Lady and this song!!!!
QUEEN DIANA ROSS is and will always be the REAL BOSS!!!

@Triler500

people still use real instruments today

@catherineroberts2528

Absolutely 100% best ever intro to a song ❤❤

@kingsean1500

My mother looked just like Diana Ross. Slim, Big Brown Eyes with long jet black hair. Rest In Peace Mom

@buttyscott1

My condolences..glad Ms Di gave u some smiles

@princedaniel7208

Sorry

@torricolts3377

@@buttyscott1😊😊😊

@chevchell4244

Who's listening in 2024!!!!

@biffgate-ii7od

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