"Never Too Late" as written by and Adam/walst Gontier....
This world will never be
What I expected
And if I don't belong
Who would have guessed it?
I will not leave alone
Everything that I own
To make you feel like it's not too late
It's never too late

Even if I say
It'll be alright
Still I hear you say
You want to end your life
Now and again we try
To just stay alive
Maybe we'll turn it all around
'Cause it's not too late
It's never too late

No one will ever see
This side reflected
And if there's something wrong
Who would have guessed it?
And I have left alone
Everything that I own
To make you feel like
It's not too late
It's never too late

Even if I say
It'll be alright
Still I hear you say
You want to end your life
Now and again we try
To just stay alive
Maybe we'll turn it all around
'Cause it's not too late
It's never too late

The world we knew
Won't come back
The time we've lost
Can't get it back
The life we had
Won't be ours again

This world will never be
What I expected
And if I don't belong

Even if I say
It'll be alright
Still I hear you say
You want to end your life
Now and again we try
To just stay alive
Maybe we'll turn it all around
'Cause it's not too late
It's never too late
Maybe we'll turn it all around
'Cause it's not too late
It's never too late (It's never too late)
It's not too late
It's never too late


Lyrics submitted by Aussiestevo

"Never Too Late" as written by Neil Sanderson Gavin Brown

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +11
    My InterpretationThe best thing about music is you can pretty much interpret it however you see fit..

    To me, this song (including my interpretation of the video) is about maybe someone Adam loves who's parents died as a child and someone (it could be a foster father, god father, uncle, etc.) molested her. When she got older, she used drugs (probably trying to commit suicide) and ended up in rehab/mental institution. The song title, "Never Too Late", referring to the idea that it's never too late to change or turn your life around.

    This world will never be
    What I expected
    And if I don't belong
    Who would have guessed it? (As a girl, she never dreamed she would be in the position she was put in and she feels like an outcast)
    I will not leave alone
    Everything that I own
    To make you feel like it's not too late
    It's never too late (Adam is saying that he can't change her life for her, she has to be the one to decide that)

    [Chorus:]
    Even if I say
    It'll be alright
    Still I hear you say
    You want to end your life (He's trying to give her the courage to keep going by telling her "it'll be alright" but she still considers commiting suicide)
    Now and again we try
    To just stay alive (Straightforward, he can relate to her and knows what it feels like to just try and stay alive instead of actually living life)
    Maybe we'll turn it all around
    'Cause it's not too late
    It's never too late (Adam is saying it's never too late to turn their lives around and for things to get better)

    No one will ever see
    This side reflected
    And if there's something wrong
    Who would have guessed it? (She is able to hide her sadness, grief, and suicidal thoughts to the point that no one would guess that's what she's constantly thinking about)
    And I have left alone
    Everything that I own
    To make you feel like
    It's not too late
    It's never too late (Adam has tried everything he can to make life better for her and give her the strength to carry on)

    [Chorus]

    The world we knew
    Won't come back
    The time we've lost
    Can't get it back
    The life we had
    Won't be ours again (The girl won't get her innocence back nor the time she had with her parents, when things were well and happy. He's saying she just has to accept that..)

    This world will never be
    What I expected
    And if I don't belong (Again, both Adam and the girl thought life would be different)

    Even if I say
    It'll be alright
    Still I hear you say
    You want to end your life
    Now and again we try
    To just stay alive
    Maybe we'll turn it all around
    'Cause it's not too late
    It's never too late
    Maybe we'll turn it all around
    'Cause it's not too late
    It's never too late (It's never too late)
    It's not too late
    It's never too late

    (^^ He's repeating that things can and will change for the better if she just puts her mind into it)

    This is just my opinion, I can really relate to this song. It's so beautiful <3
    SumeTrenton April 10, 2013   Link
  • +6
    General Commentthis song holds something personal for me as well and i dont know what... i mean i just cant put a finger on it... maybe its cuz we all feel a little like we cant go on at times... maybe its just cause i have been in the position of both the speaker and who hes speaking to... maybe it is only cause its so real... at any rate i love 3 days grace i love this song and i want that cd!!
    lilcutie8806on January 28, 2007   Link
  • +6
    My InterpretationI think this song is about having someone you are close to be suicidal. And you are depressed too... but youre trying to convince them "it will be all right". You're trying to tell them that they can turn things around and that it's "never too late"
    rainbow777on July 31, 2012   Link
  • +4
    General CommentI love the start of the chorus
    BlinkMeon June 11, 2006   Link
  • +4
    General CommentThis song is actually about a close friend of Adam Gontier *the lead singer of 3DG*

    I was listening to 3DG on the radio talking about their new album and Adam said this song is very personal to him and his favorite on the album. He was saying that one of his close friends came up to him awhile back and told him that he hated his life and felt that there was nothing to live for or no point in it so he wanted to end it. Adam wrote this song for him stating it's not too late..never too late to turn your life around and see the better things in it.
    3dgfanaticon June 29, 2006   Link
  • +3
    Song MeaningThis song screams power from beginning to end, it's meant to show that even in the toughest times where you feel like nothing is worth it, or like you should give up completely, there is always hope, there is always a reason to push through.
    jquinn57on June 07, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentOne of my favorites by 3DG. Powerful song!
    HELENzon March 02, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis one could be taken a lot of ways. I don't like the way some make it a relationship because its a so much deeper song than that. It could be about just about everyone when they have a day they feel like they cant go on but they can. It could be about someone thinking about suicide and the other trying to convince them not to. I see it as someone who is kind of depressed and having only one person being able to tell and fooling everyone else "No one will ever see, This side reflected, And if there's something wrong, Who would have guessed it" and the other person trying to help.
    It could have any meaning really.
    Deep101on September 07, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Commenta very emotional song saying to me that the women he loves cant feels like she doesn't belong in the world and he feels the same way but he know that something good will come out of it so he's trying to give her strength to keep on fighting and go on
    rokk123on November 15, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentCompassionate? Power in Words?

    Sounds like he's actually talking to someone in particular to me. Cause he has a little tremble in his voice that makes it sound so real.
    Aussiestevoon June 17, 2006   Link

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