If You Really Want It

Album: If You Really Want It (2018)

Songfacts®:

  • Raul Midón's "If You Really Want It" is about his life. Midón was born blind and frequently told that his possibilities were limited because of it. He refused to believe what people said. As he told Songfacts, "This song is a kind of a mantra for me. It's an anthem to possibility."
  • The song can work as an anthem for anybody who chooses. The lyrics don't specifically address blindness or any particular challenge, but are kept general and, therefore, universal. They are for anyone trying to achieve something that others say can't be done.

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