Sincerity
Lisa Stansfield Lyrics


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People, rushin' 'round in their lonely lives
They'd like to care for others, but frankly,
They don't have the time
'Cause they're always doin' the things
They have to do so they'll be alright
Their always lookin' out for their own side
People think they've got priorities right
Sincerity
The road we need to travel for a better way of life
Sincerity
An attitude we need to take if we want to survive
Come on give me (come on) sincerity
Come on give me (come on) sincerity

Heartaches, everybody now and then
They're cryin' out for others,
To listen to them like a friend
But we're always sayin' we don't have the time
But we really sympathize, maybe another time
Don't think about tomorrow
Do it while you've got the chance

Sincerity
The road we need to travel for a better way of life
Sincerity
An attitude we need to take if we want to survive
Come on give me (come on) sincerity
Come on give me (come on) sincerity

Come on give me (come on) sincerity
Come on give me (come on) sincerity

But we're always sayin' we don't have the time
We really sympathize, well, maybe another time
Don't think about tomorrow
Do it while you've got the chance

Sincerity
The road we need to travel for a better way of life
Sincerity
An attitude we need to take if we want to survive




Come on give me (come on) sincerity
Come on give me (come on) sincerity

Overall Meaning

In this song, Lisa Stansfield highlights the problem of people being too busy with their own lives to care for others. She points out that people have their own priorities and don't have time to lend an ear to others who may be going through heartaches. Stansfield implores the listener to have sincerity towards others by understanding their problems and taking the time to care.


The repetition of the phrase 'come on give me sincerity' is a clear indication of the importance of this attitude. Stansfield sings that this sincerity is the road we need to travel for a better way of life and it's an attitude we need to take if we want to survive. She encourages people to stop thinking about tomorrow and do the right thing while they have the chance.


The message of the song is simple and yet so powerful. It reminds us that amidst our busy lives, we need to take the time to care for others and have the sincerity to understand their troubles. This is the key to a better way of living and survival.


Line by Line Meaning

People, rushin' 'round in their lonely lives
People are busy with their own lives and don't often pause to care for others.


They'd like to care for others, but frankly, They don't have the time
People would like to help others, but their busy schedule doesn't allow them to do so.


'Cause they're always doin' the things They have to do so they'll be alright
People prioritize their own personal goals before anything else, even if it means sacrificing helping others.


Their always lookin' out for their own side
People are always putting themselves first instead of helping others in need.


People think they've got priorities right
People assume they're making the right choices by focusing more on their personal goals and less on helping others.


Heartaches, everybody now and then
Everybody faces problems and heartaches at some point in their life.


They're cryin' out for others, To listen to them like a friend
During hard times, people often reach out to others, hoping for someone to listen and offer kindness like a friend.


But we're always sayin' we don't have the time
Even when others seek help, people often respond by saying they're too busy to lend an ear.


But we really sympathize, maybe another time
People often express sympathy but don't take action to help when others need it.


Don't think about tomorrow Do it while you've got the chance
Lisa encourages people to act now instead of waiting for tomorrow to offer help and kindness.


Sincerity The road we need to travel for a better way of life
Being sincere and helping others is necessary to lead a fulfilling life.


Sincerity An attitude we need to take if we want to survive
In a world where everyone is busy with their own lives, being sincere and offering kindness is what helps people to survive.


Come on give me (come on) sincerity
Lisa calls on people to forget about their personal goals for a moment and focus on being sincere and offering help to those in need.


Come on give me (come on) sincerity
She repeats her call for people to be sincere and help others in need.


Come on give me (come on) sincerity
Once again, Lisa calls for people to prioritize sincerity over personal goals.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: ANDY MORRIS, IAN OWEN DEVANEY, LISA JANE STANSFIELD

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Comments from YouTube:

@ramelmil8552

This entire album is classic! And this right here was my favorite...she sang this shit!!!!

@davidx4120

This album, this song! Quality & talent. The lyrics! Thank you, Miss Lisa😂

@luisfigueiredo9906

absolutely amazing this album. A masterpiece of pop. Always and forever

@datboi1975

My fav song on this album..so smooth...it should have been a single..i was 15 and wore this out!

@davidx4120

I believe it was a single in the UK & Europe. Yes, shoulda been in the USA too!!!

@emporiasterns7438

it indeed set the groove tone on the dance floor.....

@leroyjnr21

best track on a very good album..that whole laidback groove was so cool back in the day. summer vibes 👏

@1969gwen

speechless...this song and album got me through a very rough time.

@Perfectlace

Love this song, love her music. Put your priorities in place and make the time... sincerity

@josephkriz208

A strong soul vibe I get from the song.

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