Stop Look Listen
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye Lyrics


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[Marvin]
You´re alone all the time
Does it ever puzzle you
Have you asked why
You seem to fall in love and out again
Do you really ever love
Or just pretend, oh, baby
Why fool yourself
Don´t be afraid to help yourself
It´s never too late, too late to

Stop, look, yes, listen to your heart
Hear what it´s sayin´
Stop, look, listen to your heart
Hear what it´s sayin´
Love, oh, love, love

[Diana]
Though you try, you can´t hide
All the things you really feel
This time decide
That you will open up, let it in
There´s no shame in sharin´ love you feel within
So jump right in
Head over heels and fall right in
It´s never too late, too late to

Stop, look, listen to your heart
Hear what it´s sayin´
Stop, look, oh, listen to your heart
Hear what it´s sayin´
Love, love, love

[Both]
Darlin´, darlin´, stop and look
(Stop right now and listen to your heart)
Oh, listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´
(Can´t you see that it´s not too late)
Stop and look
And listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´

Stop and listen to your heart right now
(Stop, look)
(Listen to your heart hear what´s it´s sayin´)
Oh, can´t you see that it´s not too late
(Stop, look)
(Listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´)
Darlin´, stop and look
And listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´
Stop, baby
(Stop right now and listen to your heart)




And listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´
(Ooh, ooh, can´t you see that it´s not too late)

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Diana Ross's "Stop Look Listen" are a reflective statement about self-discovery and the need to listen to one's heart. Marvin Gaye starts off the song by questioning the listener's romantic patterns and their understanding of love while suggesting that they need to be honest with themselves. He asks them to stop pretending and hiding behind fear, instead urging them to help themselves and seek the truth. Diana Ross then chimes in, telling the listener that they can't ignore their feelings forever and that they should open up their hearts to love. She encourages them to take a leap of faith and fully immerse themselves in love, without any shame in sharing what they feel within. Together, they remind the listener to pause, pay attention to their heart, and recognize the love that surrounds them.


The lyrics of the song have a timeless quality to them and continue to resonate with listeners today. They convey a message about being true to oneself and embracing one's emotions, rather than hiding or masking them. The song has a soothing melody and a laidback rhythm that invites the listener to reflect on their own experiences with love and relationships. The idea of listening to one's heart has become a popular phrase that people use to remind themselves to trust their intuition and follow their passions.


Line by Line Meaning

You´re alone all the time
You spend most of your time alone


Does it ever puzzle you
Does it ever make you wonder


Have you asked why
Have you ever questioned


You seem to fall in love and out again
You appear to constantly fall in and out of love


Do you really ever love
Do you truly ever experience love


Or just pretend, oh, baby
Or do you simply pretend to be in love


Why fool yourself
Why deceive yourself


Don´t be afraid to help yourself
Don't hesitate to help yourself


It´s never too late, too late to
It is never too late to


Stop, look, yes, listen to your heart
Pause, Assess, and Listen to what your heart is saying


Hear what it´s sayin´
Listen and understand what it's communicating


Love, oh, love, love
The feeling of love


Though you try, you can´t hide
Even if you try, you cannot conceal


All the things you really feel
All of your true emotions


This time decide
This time make a choice


That you will open up, let it in
To be more receptive and allow love in


There´s no shame in sharin´ love you feel within
There is no disgrace in expressing the love that you have inside


So jump right in
Take a leap and dive in


Head over heels and fall right in
Completely and desperately fall in love


Darlin´, darlin´, stop and look
Honey, please pause and assess


(Stop right now and listen to your heart)
(Stop what you're doing and listen to what your heart is saying)


Oh, listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´
Hear and understand the message that your heart is conveying


(Can´t you see that it´s not too late)
(Can't you perceive that it's not too late)


And listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´
And grasp the meaning behind what your heart is telling you


Stop and listen to your heart right now
Halt and attentively hear your heart presently


(Listen to your heart hear what´s it´s sayin´)
(Comprehend the message that your heart is conveying)


Darlin´, stop and look
Sweetheart, please pause and assess


Stop, baby
Pause, my love


(Stop right now and listen to your heart)
(Stop presently and listen to your heart)


(Ooh, ooh, can´t you see that it´s not too late)
(Can't you perceive that it's not too late)


And listen to your heart hear what it´s sayin´
And grasp the meaning behind what your heart is telling you




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: JEREMY NOEL WILLIAM N ABBOTT, THOMAS RANDOLPH N BELL, GRANT BLACK, LINDA N CREED, CRAIG ASHLEY N DAVID

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Verse 1: Marvin Gaye]
You're alone all the time
Does it ever puzzle you? Have you asked why?
You seem to fall in love and out again
Do you really ever love or just pretend, oh, baby?
Why fool yourself?
Don't be afraid to help yourself
It's never too late, too late to

[Chorus: Marvin Gaye]
Stop, look, yes, listen to your heart
Hear what it's saying
Stop, look, listen to your heart
Hear what it's saying
Love, oh, love, love

[Verse 2: Diana Ross]
Though you try, you can't hide
All the things you really feel, this time decide
That you will open up, let it in
There's no shame in sharing love you feel within
So jump right in
Head over heels and fall right in
It's never too late, too late to



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Alguém ouvindo em 2024❤?

@reginatania100

Sim, estou ouvindo. Dancei muito com esta música na minha adolescência.

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Eu amo demais essa música.

@AntonioCarlosSSantos

Eu.....dancei muito nos bailinhos de garagem, hoje ´´e uma desintoxicação sonora para nossos ouvidos

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