"When All Is Said And Done" as written by Chris Brown, Simon Ormandy and Peter Charell....
You have a chance to really shine now
Well patience was never one of your true virtues
Stop trying to control everything and fuck what they say
What do you have to prove?

[Bridge:]
So why am I waiting?
This time that I'm wasting, if that's what you mean
So why am I waiting?
This time that I'm wasting, if that's what you mean

[Chorus:]
How will this be when all is said and done, will I know where I'm from?
Remember me
Where will I be, I guess I'm on the run, and time is catching up behind me (Yeah)

And I'm scared to be the only one who sees
The hourglass run dry 'cause too much time went by
Why do I try to prove that I will be ready for everything thrown at me

[Bridge]

[Chorus: x2]

These thoughts trickle down
Imaginary lines cut through the ground
These thoughts trickle down
Imaginary lines cut through the ground

[Bridge]

[Chorus: x2]


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"When All Is Said And Done" as written by Christopher Taylor Brown Chris Brown

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    General Commentack, this chorus is unbelievably catchy! even if i don't know the other lyrics, i always find myself singing the line "how will this be when all is said and done?" but beyond my harried-emo ways, Trapt really is a good band so go see them! their lyrics are somewhat thoughtful, though i personally think Chris should let loose with the screams more often. moreover, their bass lines always kicks!
    minddazedon September 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit's good. REAL good.
    ohWOWcanIbePUNKto?on March 31, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a guy who is in a relationship that can't go anywhere, maybe because one of them is moving away. First, he pretends to be angry at them, in an attempt to soften the blow. Then he wonders if he's just wasted so much of his life with this person. Then he just doesn't want it to end but time is catching up to him. Anyways, I've never been through a situation like that, but I would imagine that is about how it would go.
    AzDBaksChamps01on April 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song meaning is hard... but you always know that with trapr...its real deep. they kick ass... i love a lot of bands but few make it to my favorite favorite list... and trapt is one of them. anyways... this meaning is definietely deep and hard... azbbakschamps01 theory seems like it is good, but its jus i dont know... not seeming right... so considering i listen to it over and over again anywyas, i started thinking of meanings... and heres what ive com up with

    hes thinking into the future in the chorus and how hes gunna be later and if hes gunna continue being famous or if hes gunna fall and if anyone will remeber him, and stuff... but i dont think that seems right exactly either... cuz the verses and all... so i dont know... the verses sound like hes mad at omeone for not taking an oppurtunity cuz it took to long, like his girlfriend had a chance to d something or stop something but didnt cuz it was taking to long and her patience ran out... and of course that has nothing rlating to the chorus theory.... so im jus gunna do my best figured out meaning in parts as i have been
    the second verse relates a little more to the chorus theory cuz it seems like hes seeing when he falls and hes trying to prevent it... but nobody else is preventing it... and AHA it relates a little to the first chorus... like he was trying to get his girlfriend to do something to help him prevent it... but she wont do the thing cuz its taking too long and her patience ran out with him... the the prechorus is about him waiting for the fall to come... anyways this is my theory... its probably really far from true... but i think that hes dreaming this.... and "these thoughts trickle down" is like when hes awake again and then all those thought from his dream hit him as like "omg how much time left do i have like this" wait... it just came to me that all those theories of mine were about his girlfriend... and how they are gunna break up and hes wondering how its gunna be when its all said and done(the breakup is said and done) im pobably just confusing everybody... but anyways to sum everything up, hes dreaming about his girlfriend and then he realizes that he was gunna do something for her but she gave up waiting cuz it took to long and her patience ran out. then he realize that shes going to break up with him and hes the only one who sees it coming cuz he was dreaming about the future and then all the thoughts hit him at oce and he wonders what his life will be like when the breakup is all said and done. i know this is a crazy theory but its what i cam eup with... sorry if this confuses everyone... TRAPT ROX!!!
    grlatdarocksho22on June 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love the part 'And time is catching up behind me' It's awesome. I also love the way chris sings... its so full of energy. A lot of the lyrics on the new album are more, teen angst...apparently... :)
    rock on
    mcrsgerard_03on December 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about time. He questions whether he (and the people around him) will have accomplished all their dreams they had/have, and whether they will be remembered and/ or have done anything of importance in their lives. He sees how quickly life goes by, and wants to know whether he has made a difference in the world.
    Brilliant lyrics and beautiful music by trapt.
    Yallabroon September 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI all around love this band.
    sMufFLeson July 11, 2009   Link

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