"Time After Time" as written by and Robert Andrew/lauper Hyman....
Another day, waking to the same old beat,
Counting doors, walking through the same old street

Breathing in,
Breathing out the same,
Nothings changed,
Just imitating yesterday

Count down all the opportunities,
Its down to one, now everything is falling on me,
Alarm bells are warning me to do something soon,
Get away, i've gotta get away.

I hear the sound of something new,
Give me the key to unlock you

Time after time and nothing has changed,
Time after time and we're still the same,
Day after day and nothing has changed,
And now i feel that i'm gonna break,
Because i just can not face to repeat yesterday.


Its just a game, where your the boss and im just a slave,
You trap me in, and i just play to entertain,
Theres nothing more, so make a move and ill be ok,
I try my best, but all you do in laugh in my face.
A gunshot, will wake you up in the night,
You better run or you'll end up seeing the light,
My heart beat is warning me to do something new,
Get away, i gotta get away.

I hear the sound of something new,
Give me the key to unlock you

Time after time and nothing has changed,
Time after time and we're still the same,
Day after day and nothing has changed,
And now i feel that i'm gonna break,
Because i just can not face to repeat yesterday

I hear the sound of something new,
Give me the key to unlock you

Time after time and nothing has changed,
Time after time and we're still the same,
Day after day and nothing has changed,
And now i feel that i'm gonna break,
Because i just can not face to repeat yesterday

To repeat yesterday,
And now i feel that i'm gonna break,
Because i just can not face to repeat yesterday


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    General CommentSimply, it was written by Alex as he repeated his gap year. He was bored and just seemed to be living each day over and over again because of the lack of interesting thing that occured.
    ElliotMinoron October 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah i thought it would of had something to with something simile too. This song if dfinatly one of my favourite elliot minor songs.
    woooo going seeing elliot minor next friday for he 4th time!!! (supporting mcfly)
    Bobulapieon November 15, 2007   Link
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    General Comment>written by Alex as he repeated his gap year.
    >bored and just seemed to be living each day over and over again

    meh... this song so talks about my life right now, on a gap year doing nothing, trying but can't get a job or dole money and going nowhere in life right now. but the difference is I don't really care.

    >Time after time and _we're_ still the same,
    >Its just a game, where your the boss and im just a slave,
    >You trap me in, and i just play to entertain,
    >Theres nothing more, so make a move and ill be ok,
    >I try my best, but all you do in laugh in my face.

    It sounds like the singer is also talking about a dead-end job where he's trying to persuade the boss to give him something new to take on but he has not the experience or opportunity to gain promotion.
    Wahaon August 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti like this song it's all right - but i think it just goes on for a bit which is why i hardly know the ending but it's nice song anyways
    Chilled_Tigeresson October 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAll the confusion about this song's meaning will be gone once you see the official video on youtube.

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    I don't like the sappy video (and lyrics) but it is still a good song.
    cdngrlon January 28, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningThe songs about doing the same thing day after day and feel like your getting nowhere, you want something good to happen (i just cannot wait, to beat yesterday)
    xemilygxon April 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentAlex said in an interview that this song is about them struggling to make it as a band at the beginning of their career... '' time after time and nothing has changed, time after time and we're still the same '' ..... they were working hard, doing the same thing everyday, practising etc... but it wasn't exactly paying off... '' give e the key to unlock you '' ...here I think he is refing to the music industry.. how to crack it and to appeal to the public etc...


    thats what i think neway :p x
    xHermanTheGermanxon December 02, 2009   Link

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