"Forty-Two" as written by and Harry/dubin Warren....
I came into this world to find a reason to live
I came with nothing to give
Nothing I could offer, nothing I could ever do
Before you set the stars up in the sky
You came and took me aside
You told me I was part of the plan
You told me I was yours

Will you tell me what this life is all about
Will you show me how to make my time here count
Will lead the way on, to the other side
Because I want to feel alive

If I could only see right to the end
I'd know just where to begin
I could put together all the little pieces
You carry the world, You hold it in your hands
It's all a part of your plan
Show me how to live, won't you help me find my way to you

Will you tell me what this life is all about
Will you show me how to make my time here count
Will lead the way on, to the other side
Because I want to feel alive

There's a place for us
The perfect place for us


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    General CommentAs for how they chose the name, it may have something to to with Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, where they say that the answer to life is "42." Since this song is about finding meaning in life and making your life count, it could be a possibility.
    ohbyerlyon September 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commentno comments yet?
    wow. i love this song
    but i don't really understand what its about
    LaurenAshleyyon June 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt seems to start out with someone who has no clue about the direction of their life, no clue where it's going and no incentive to find out.
    Then he discovers how God has a specific plan that involves him doing something for His ultimate purpose which gets him overly eager about everything's meaning and wanting to know how what he does will play out.
    Myfirstruleiruleon August 11, 2008   Link

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