"Today Is The Day" as written by and Ira David Kaplan Georgia Mia Hubley....
I followed you foolishly
You were at a smoky bar, you were out til three
Sat alone inside my car, it was nearly four
We were gonna wait for you all night
So I locked the door

I was gonna spend the night, coulda been okay
We were gonna talk all night, till I went away
Remember how you used to say, can't stay up late
A minute later we're older now, I can't stay awake
I'm driving by your parent's farm, in the Chevrolet
I remember that rusty car, like it was yesterday

Saw my brother driving by, the other day
I wished that I'd go out to him, but he drove away
Saw my sister standing there, standing in rain
Then I thought about nothing, that it feels the same

Another day, come and gone
Don't think I can ever sing that song
Little secrets we bring along
I'm taking my time, trailing behind, I thought of you
Today is the day I think of you

Lyrics submitted by sean7711, edited by di4stema

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  • +3
    General CommentI don't think I'll ever be able to listen to this without crying.
    forgotten412on November 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song puts me somewhere between the lightest joy and the heaviest sorrow.
    O Sliggity Sliceon October 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne morning I woke up and I heard a voice whisper into my mind, "you're going to meet him today" so I put on this song. Sure enough I met someone later that day and we exchanged numbers. We dated for two months (my first time dating) but it didn't work but we ended up being really good friends (he's one of my best friends now actually). However, when I look at the lyrics I think it's about a breakup and one of the people in the relationship always remembers that person on a specific day...maybe their anniversary or maybe their break up date...or another important day of theirs...
    boywithstickon October 14, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThere are two versions of this song. One slow one on Summer Sun and a fast one on the single (Today is the Day)
    72telecasteron October 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like the slower one much better. its such a pretty song
    youngjooon May 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentso purdy
    somethingintheairon December 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgood.
    slinkstersarson May 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe fast version is on major league baseball 2k6 for ps2
    emokiddon June 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGod......
    This song reminds me of my Friend that passed away in 2004 its so haunting.
    RobBayon July 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe lyrics seem to be incorrect. In fact. They are
    Abex22on August 11, 2006   Link

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