"That Was Then" as written by Taylor Rhodes and James Dean Hicks....
Guess you never really know
Just what you've got
Until you finally realize
She could be gone
And know that I've been taking you for granted
For the longest time
All you want
Is someone who really cares
And I didn't even
Notice you were there
I promise I'll never ever
Make that same mistake not twice

That was then
This is now
Take some time to come around
All I want to do
Is try again
Show you how
I know that it's all about
Givin' attention to you
I was a fool for way too long
What you wanted, could not see
That was then
This is now
Took some time to figure out
Love is all you need

Guess I never thought about it before
I was thinkin' of myself
And nothing more
Didn't even want to try to find out
How you really feel (how you really feel)
Now I see
That I'm the lucky one
It's true
What we got
You know I never want to lose
I was trippin' in a fantasy
And missing what was real

That was then
This is now
Take some time to come around
All I want to do
Is try again
Show you how
I know that it's all about
Givin' attention to you
I was a fool for way too long
What you wanted, could not see
That was then
This is now
Took some time to figure out
Love is all you need

I used to be someone
Who really only really though about
Themselves and no one else
And you could tell baby
But as before
I understood
Be with you
'Cause something is good
Gotta let her know
And I want you to know

You're always my priority
And I want to give you more
Than all the love you need
Took a little time
Now you know my fantasy
That you're my world (yeah)

I never want our love to fail
I'm gonna do whatever it takes
No I'm never gonna let it slip away
'Cause you're my girl, yes you are

That was then
This is now
Take some time to come around
All I want to do
Is try again
Show you how
I know that it's all about
Givin' attention to you
I was a fool for way too long
What you wanted, could not see
That was then
This is now
Took some time to figure out
Love is all you need

You're always my priority
And I want to give you more
Than all the love you need
Took a little time
Now you know my fantasy
That you're my world (yes you are)

I never want our love to fail
I'm gonna do whatever it takes
No I'm never gonna let it slip away
'Cause you're my girl, yes you are

That was then
This is now
Take some time to come around
All I want to do
Is try again
Show you how
I know that it's all about
Givin' attention to you
I was a fool for way too long
What you wanted, could not see
That was then
This is now
Took some time to figure out
Love is all you need

Comin' around
And ready to show you how
I'm gonna change girl


Lyrics submitted by vindicated x0

"That Was Then" as written by Jesse Mccartney Matthew Gerrard

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Walt Disney Music Company, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentTeagan and ella
    the song is a cool song and we listen to it all the time
    elwood6gon June 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics are wrong on this

    Gues you never really notice what you got
    til you finally realize she could be gone
    and i've been taking you for granted
    for the longest time
    all you wanted was someone who really cared
    and i didn't even notice you were there
    i promise that i'll never ever
    make that same mistake
    not twice

    that was then, this is now
    took some time to come around
    now all i wanna do
    is try again, show you how
    i know what it's all about
    giving attention to you
    i was a fool for way too long
    what you wanted i could not see
    that was then, this is now
    took some to figure out
    love is all you need

    Guess I never thought about it before
    I was thinkin' of myself
    And nothing more
    Didn't even wanna try to find out
    How you really feel [how you really feel]
    Now I see
    That I'm the lucky one
    It's true
    What we got
    You know I never want to lose
    I was trippin' in a fantasy
    And missing what was real

    that was then, this is now
    took some time to come around
    now all i wanna do
    is try again, show you how
    i know what it's all about
    giving attention to you
    i was a fool for way too long
    what you wanted i could not see
    that was then, this is now
    took some to figure out
    love is all you need

    I used to be someone
    Who really only really though about
    Themself and no one else
    And you could tell baby
    But that was before
    i understood
    when you got something good
    you gotta let her know
    and i want you to know

    you're always my priorty
    and i wanna give you more
    than all the love you need
    took a little time but now i finally see
    that you're my world, yeah

    i never want our love to fade
    ready, willing, and i'm gona do whatever it takes
    no, i'm never gonnal let it all slip away
    'cause you're my girl, yes you are

    that was then, this is now
    took some time to come around
    now all i wanna do
    is try again, show you how
    i know what it's all about
    giving attention to you
    i was a fool for way too long
    what you wanted i could not see
    that was then, this is now
    took some to figure out
    love is all you need

    you're always my priorty
    and i wanna give you more
    than all the love you need
    took a little time but now i finally see
    that you're my world, yes you are

    i never want our love to fade
    ready, willing, and i'm gonna do whatever it takes
    no, i'm never gonna let it all slip away
    'cause you're my girl, yes you are

    that was then, this is now
    took some time to come around
    now all i wanna do
    is try again, show you how
    i know what it's all about
    giving attention to you
    i was a fool for way too long
    what you wanted i could not see
    that was then, this is now
    took some to figure out
    love is all you need

    coming around
    and ready to show you how
    i'm gonna change girl
    fivesenseon May 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentits about a guy realizing he really wants a girl and being a good guy and not a jerk and treating her right
    Blondbabe2102on August 18, 2007   Link

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