"Once Upon A Time" as written by and Mark Curtis/kennedy Alston....
No time before it's too soon
No time after it's too late
Time's getting old, time's over now
Don't try to be on time
Don't try to run after time
Time's getting on, time's over now

I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
Time's getting on, time's over now
I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
Time's getting on, time's over now

I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
Time's getting on, time's over now
I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
I'm a little boy, you're a little girl
Once upon a time
Time's getting on, time's over now


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"Once Upon a Time" as written by Lisa Steele Kirth Anthony Atkins

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

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    General CommentYeah! Finally new Air-song! I think this is about how time goes on and on... Maybe.
    I´m too tired to think of big things. Anywa, I´m waiting for the new album.
    psychocherryon February 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI'm stoked about the new album, too! I just bought it yesterday on a whim (my first exposure to AIR) and I'm really impressed. They remind me of Explosions in the Sky.

    Anyway, I think this song is about how time always feels relative. If something seems to soon, it feels like there's no time left before it, etc. Great piano, though. Yum!
    jalchemooron March 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyessss this is the first air song i heard and i really like it so i bought the whole album and i love it! im also a big fan of Explosions.

    the thing about this song that stuck out to me the most were the drums. the beat is really cool and complex imo
    campbellon May 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto me....i think this song means to live in the moment. As for the whole "im a little boy, your a little girl".....i thought of it like this..when i was a kid, and as for all of us when we were kids, how many of you were conscience of time?? did you guys always check when your essay will be done, or when the bus is running late or early, or how long we exercise for or what time you have to wake up at so you wont be late for work. No we didnt, cuz when we were little kids....we didnt have to worry about it. We had parents to take care of all of that. Time was never a hinderance for us as kids and during those times, we lived in the moment.
    theeonekoreanon October 31, 2007   Link

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