"Once When I Was Little" as written by Martin Terefe, James Morrison and Dan Wilson....
I was the one, who would always jump in first
Didn't think twice to look behind
Got such a good feeling, just from playing in the dirt
Once, when I was little

We could build a rocket, fly to the moon
Leave Tuesday morning, and be back for noon
There wasn't nothing, nothing that we couldn't do
Once, when I was little
Once, when I was little

[Chorus]
Yeah I could dream more then
Yeah I believed more then
That the world could only get better
Yeah I was free more then
I could pretend more then
That this life could only show me good times
Once, when I was little

There was a time when I trusted everyone
Yes I did
There was no place that I would not go oh no
Spend a day on the hillside next to the holly mo
Oh once, when I was little
Yea once, when I, I was little

[Chorus]

Used to feel so strong
Even when they tell me, tell me I was wrong
That I can't live in a magic world
Cause it's time for me to grow up
That I got to be like the rest of them
When I know there acting up oh

I could believe more then yes I could
I could pretend more then
That this life could only get better
I could believe more then yes I could
I could pretend more then

That this world could only show me good times
Once, when I was little
When I was little

So here comes the next one, the next in line
Stay as young you can, for the longest time
Cause those days flew by
Like a breeze just passing through
Once, when I was little


Lyrics submitted by Rafael Moliv

"Once When I Was Little" as written by James Morrison Dan Wilson

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  • +2
    General CommentNostalgia for a time when we were younger. When dreams seemed possible. Hell, when anything seemed possible.

    This song is about the loss of innocence. The loss of these feelings. It's about growing up.
    absolutebapon February 17, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love this song.
    jackie.chelleon January 15, 2009   Link
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    General Commentabsolutebap has it down perfectly. I think we can all relate to this song a little. It's beautiful.
    blankmind3on February 12, 2010   Link

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