I woke the other day
And saw my world has changed
The past is over but
Tomorrow's wishful thinking
Can't hold on what's being done
Can't grab on what's to come
And I just wish that I could stop but

Life goes on
Come of age
Can't hold on
Turn the page
Time rolls on
Wipe these eyes
Yesterday laughs
Tomorrow cries

The memories are bittersweet
Good times we can't repeat
Those days are gone and we can
Never get them back

Now we must move ahead
Despite our fear and dread
We're all just wishing we could stop but

Life goes on
Come of age
Can't hold on
Turn the page
Time rolls on
Wipe your eyes
Yesterday laughs
Tomorrow cries

With all our joys and fears
Wrapped in forgotten years
The past is laughing as
Today just slips away
Time can't stand what we've made
Cause it's another day
And I'm just wishing we could stop

Life goes on
Come of age
Can't hold on
Turn the page
Time rolls on
Wipe these eyes
Yesterday laughs
Tomorrow cries
Time rolls on


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    General CommentThis song is great. I just can't tell you how happy I get when I hear this song. It reminds me of how great the things in the past were for me. It seems that they can't get better, and this song just tells me that life will continue regardless. You can't stop time.
    dannymp3on May 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWow, a new song. That's a good sign. Just heard it yesterday. And it's pretty damn good!
    But I agree with dannymp3.
    It's about times past where he had a great time.
    And now that time has passed and time for a serious or lesser life has come.
    Probably something about how f*cked up the world is today, but it could be about something like being a student (fun) - moving on after that (job) as well.
    BRMExtrEmEon May 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's a great example of how great a band Offspring is. As the band grows and ages, so does their music mature with them.

    It's a reason they're still around. There's plenty of bands out there that have a strong first or even second album, but never anything successful past that, because they can't grow.
    magicmanx9on May 21, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit makes me think of graduating, and leaving behind the attitude of messing around and having a good time in favor of...working. *shudders* maybe that's just my attitude 'cause i'm about to graduate, and quite frankly i don't wanna.
    iquit666on June 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentmade me think of the same thing as iquit666 since I just graduated 2 weeks ago
    StAiNd1286on June 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis would make an awesome graduation song. :)
    crimsonlotuson June 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhy the fuck are their only 6 comments on this beautiful song, and you know whats ironic, is that the song is called cant REPEAT, yet it sounds JUST like the kids arent alright, hmmm, wtf?
    stryker311on June 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is the thing I hate about the Offspring, or at least hate about them recently. They release a really good single like this on a soundtrack, or in this case a greatest hits compilation, and I get my hopes up, yet the next album isn't nearly as good as I expected it to be.
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    Jakeberton July 01, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about groing older and not being able to go back to a happier time no matter how hard u try
    dark nighton July 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about groing older and not being able to go back to a happier time no matter how hard u try
    dark nighton July 05, 2005   Link

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