They're just words, they ain't worth nothing
Cloud your head and push your buttons
And watch how they just disappear
When we're far away from here

And everybody knows where this is heading
Forgive me for forgetting
Our hearts irrevocably combined
Star-crossed souls slow dancing
Retreating and advancing
Across the sky until the end of time

Oh who put all those cares inside your head
You can't live your life on your deathbed
And it's been such a lovely day
Let's not let it end this way

And everybody knows where this is heading
Forgive me for forgetting
Our hearts irrevocably combined
Star-crossed souls slow dancing
Retreating and advancing
Across the sky until the end of time

Like sisters and brothers we lean on each other
Like sweethearts carved on a headstone
Oh why even bother, it'll be here tomorrow
It's not worth a-sleeping alone

And look at you and me still here together
There is no one knows you better
And we've come such a long long way
Let's put it off for one more day

And everybody knows where this is heading
Forgive me for forgetting
Our hearts irrevocably combined
Star-crossed souls slow dancing
Retreating and advancing
Across the sky until the end of time


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Til the End of Time song meanings
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    General CommentI just saw "little miss sunshine" for the 5th x. What a lovely movie, and I agree that this song is sooo perfect. I think of the relationship of alan arkins character "grandpa" when I hear the song... the very honest outlook on life. In the movie, alan's character is the most honest, functiional and clearheaded. Almost like...Whatever happens in life, good or bad, it's ok. Let's enjoy the good while we can.
    Kerpotkinon December 25, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song just gives me so much emotion, i have to cry.
    juveniliaon January 18, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful
    publicon October 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just watched Little Miss Sunshine for the second time and this song is absolutely perfect. So romantic, yet the music is too beautiful to be cheesy. I believe every word this man says.
    mongrelcaton December 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt gives me this feeling of.. very human.

    Like.. ahh we could have that seemingly impossible fairy tale love and fight for all our dreams.. or we could you know.. just watch TV together or something..
    it makes me feel.. human family.

    Like.. I COULD do it now.. buuuut.. eh, nah. I feel good now and I don't feel like doing anything.

    Goes perfectly with Little Miss Sunshine..
    we should make a movie meanings website.

    -autumns
    amayaki44on February 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTo me, it's a great counter to all those madly-passionate cheese-tastic love songs. "We're in love, it's a great life, let's chill." is sort of the attitude I get from it.
    Captainlunchboxon May 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt seems to hint at marriage in my eyes, or another step in the commitment and he is saying let's just appreciate our love.
    rosecoloredglasseson November 24, 2007   Link
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    Song MeaningI think this song is about postponing-- almost procrastinating on -- dying. It's called "Til The End of Time" because neither person wants to die. It's a cheery song because there is a sense of control over one's own death.

    "You can't live your life on your deathbed... let's not let it end this way"-- 'this way' being death.

    "Like sweethearts carved on a headstone
    Oh why even bother, it'll be here tomorrow
    It's not worth it sleeping alone" -- don't bother dying, the grave will be here tomorrow, and it's better to sleep together than to sleep alone in your tomb.

    "And look at you and me still here together...
    And we've come such a long long way
    Let's put it off for one more day"--
    Why bother leaving the world we know now? We can die later.

    I think the "words" mentioned in the first stanza are fears about dying, which the singer tries to mollify in the rest of the song.
    joan_of_snarkon May 13, 2011   Link

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