"Better Late Than Never" as written by Julian Lewis Hodgson, Heitham Al-sayed, John Morgan and Alan Haggarty....
Sit still and watch the lights
Of this city street streak by in
Straight lines and record time
I hadn't thought of this picture
And the thought is all I have to miss of her
I remember
Those times that I opened up my mouth
In hopes of saying something clever
To think I haven't cared that much about
What I've said in years
Stepped out on the sidewalk

Ten paces across the parking lot and through the hallway
Pull the door and enter
We pay with faded paper
I remember what I thought don't act so interested
In not so interesting
Those times that I opened up my mouth
In hopes of saying something clever
To think I haven't cared that much about
What I've said in years
And maybe I'll call, its better late than never
I promise I'll call, its better late than never


Lyrics submitted by volcomhottie

"Better Late Than Never" as written by Heitham Al-sayed Alan Haggarty

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    General Commenti love this song...heres a little story, last year i was down in san diego vacationing t the beach house and i went to downtown to go shopping for some jealous sound and the anniversary...i went into a store and i met this beautiful helper who worked there...oh he was so beautiful we talked and i realized i recognized him...then i asked him if he was in a band, oh he was, this band, and this year i was driving down to san diego to go to the beach house and i heard this beautiful song and i made everyone shut up in the car and i rolled the windows up and turned it up as i fell in love with this song, then later the radio man said it was counterfit i was so happy to hear them on the radio...these guys are freaking awesome...my point this song is great, makes me feel like awwwwwww crying or something like that
    rhe*beeon August 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwonderful song...prolly why i posted the lyrics. i listen to it so much that my boyfriend takes it off his playlist when i come over... :) thanks joe! anywho...great great great...thats all i have to say.
    volcomhottieon August 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentshYET! it took this LonG for someone to post this song....i would have done it....but everyone gets mad when you get words wrong..=/ ....but thaNKs...finaLLY! =D
    LyricaLfreakon August 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing. Just the way that they make everything flow together smoothly without getting annoying like some other bands. It just reminds me of starting up a relationship that you really want to be perfect, and you try to make it perfect, but something goes wrong in the end. Ill song.
    OvercoveRon September 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYESH! Thank you so much Volcom.......i was looking all over for these lyrics! ;_; i dunno why, but when i firsty heard this song, the last pat was the only part that stood out for me. When he says "I promise I'll call....maybe I'll call, it's better late than never...." I think it's because i hate those three little words so much(i'll call you)since so many people always say them without ever meaning them. Especially someone i know...-.- Anyways, i don't really understand this song, but i think it has something to do with having a close relationship with someone, then messing it up somehow, and losing touch over the years. And finding yourself still thinking about it, and maybe calling to try and patch things up....lol i know it's trite...i can't analyze things very well....ohwell.
    brewed_beaneron September 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love how he's optimisstic but tearing himself apart at the same time.

    The song rocks.
    jawbrokenrhymeson March 09, 2003   Link
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    General Commentcounterfit is so awesome, thanks to whoever posted the lyrics, you're a god-send~
    is_sad_ison March 17, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhen i first heard this song......i thouoght it might have been a new jimmy eat world song;0
    redbedroomon April 01, 2003   Link
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    General Commentwhen i first heard this song......i thouoght it might have been a new jimmy eat world song;0
    redbedroomon April 01, 2003   Link
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    General Commentfuck jimmy eat world this song is the shit though i just cant say enough about the guitarists.
    chulavistaon April 28, 2003   Link

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