She's Out Of My Life

Song information

Author: Tom Bahler
Album title: Off The Wall
Year of release: 1979
Duration: 3:36
Lyrics:
She's out of my life
She's out of my life
And I don't know whether to laugh or cry
I don't know whether to live or die
And it cuts like a knife
She's out of my life

It's out of my hands
It's out of my hands
To think for two years she was here
And I took her for granted I was so cavalier
Now the way that it stands
She's out of my hands

So I've learned that love's not possession
And I've learned that love won't wait
Now I've learned that love needs expression
But I learned too late

She's out of my life
She's out of my life
Damned indecision and cursed pride
Kept my love for her locked deep inside
And it cuts like a knife
She's out of my life
Song recording information:
  • Michael Jackson - Lead Vocal
  • Louis Johnson - Bass
  • Larry Carlton - Guitar
  • Greg Phillinganes - Electric Piano
  • String arrangement by Johnny Mandel
  • Concert Master: Gerald Vinci
Song released in albums:
Song type Album title, song's alt. title Duration Year of release
[I] Michael Jackson - The Story - Played by London Twilight Orchestra - Vol. 2 Unknown
[I] The Rockridge Synthesizer Orchestra Plays Michael Jackson Unknown
Michael Jackson — Off The Wall 3:36 1979
Michael Jackson — She's Out Of My Life [9-50871] S 3:36 1980
Michael Jackson — She's Out Of My Life [S EPC 8384] S 3:36 1980
[G] The Jacksons — Live 4:49 1981
Michael Jackson — She's Out Of My Life [MJ 1/4] S 3:36 1983
[I] The London Symphony Orchestra & The Royal Choral Society — Rock Symphonies 1983
[G] The Jacksons — Wait [A 6105] S 3:45 1985
[I] The Music Of Michael Jackson - 16 Instrumental Hits 3:22 1994
[I] London Synphonic Orchestra Plays Michael Jackson 3:14 1995
Michael Jackson — HIStory - Past, Present and Future - Book I 3:38 1995
Michael Jackson — Off The Wall Special Edition 3:38 2001
Michael Jackson — Greatest Hits - HIStory - Volume I 3:38 2001
Michael Jackson — The Ultimate Collection 3:37 2004
Michael Jackson — The Essential Michael Jackson 3:38 2005
[I] The Sunset Lounge Orchestra — The Michael Jackson Cool Down Experience - Part 2 3:09 2007
Michael Jackson — King Of Pop (Deluxe UK Edition) 3:37 2008
[G] Michael Jackson — One Night In Japan (bootleg) 4:15 2009
[D] Michael Jackson — This Is It 3:19 2009
[I] Lex Vandyke — This Is It & Other Great Michael Jackson Songs 3:36 2009
[I] Bob Baldwin — Never Can Say Goodbye

She's Out Of My Life (featuring Chieli Minucci)

5:30 2010
[I] Joey DeFrancesco — Never Can Say Goodbye 6:41 2010
[I] Adam Rafferty — I Remember Michael - A Michael Jackson Solo Guitar Tribute 3:37 2011
[G] Michael Jackson — Bad 25 3:16 2012
[G] Michael Jackson — Live at Wembley July 16, 1988 3:16 2012