The last line from the chorus is expressing her desire she feels for her lover to be here, and by that she would not face this hard situation all by herself, because he is the only one who can make the pain fade. The fact that her lover is no longer by her side is lightly expressed in the second verse with the lines.
She is praying for the Lord as Album) feels lonely and he begs him to stop the tears. The track reached No. Popular artists. But then it's fully dis-compensated by the fact that she gives her songs away to corporate producers, mixers, and sound engineers whose main goal is to convert "songs" to "material", and "material" to "formula". One of the legends has it that 'Vision Of Love' actually started out as Love Takes Time - Baba (4) - Mind Music (CD lush Fifties-style ballad, Love Takes Time - Baba (4) - Mind Music (CD, only to be later transmutated into generic Nineties adult contemporary.
It doesn't help matters much that few of the songs are well -written: everybody, your musically illiterate humble servant included, can compose pop songs, but it takes a little more than merely an independent character to make these songs good. Therefore, let us not get into the discussion about whether Mariah Carey's compositions are "art" - let's just take my word for it that they range from mediocre to shitty art, and leave it at that.
Lo and behold, another pile of generic glossy garbage just barely saved from total de- crap -itude by the world's most voicy singer. Then again, Album) not Love Takes Time - Baba (4) - Mind Music (CD any claims here, and besides, you don't even know what I mean by " voicy ".
Maybe by " voicy " I mean "with a voice like a year old Britney Spears". Which reminds me of an important question: how sincere is Mariah Carey when she's "voicing" her material? The usual complaint is that nothing about her delivery is really sincere; everything sounds formulaic and basically hit-oriented.
But on the other hand, can't it be just so that the way the material is produced and arranged makes that impression on us?
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