"If Today Was Your Last Day?" as written by and Chad Kroeger....
My best friend gave me the best advice
He said each day's a gift and not a given right
Leave no stone unturned, leave your fears behind
And try to take the path less traveled by
That first step you take is the longest stride

If today was your last day
And tomorrow was too late
Could you say goodbye to yesterday?
Would you live each moment like your last?
Leave old pictures in the past
Donate every dime you have?
If today was your last day
(If today was your last day)

Against the grain should be a way of life
What's worth the prize is always worth the fight
Every second counts 'cause there's no second try
So live like you'll never live it twice
Don't take the free ride in your own life

If today was your last day
And tomorrow was too late
Could you say goodbye to yesterday?
Would you live each moment like your last?
Leave old pictures in the past
Donate every dime you have?
Would you call old friends you never see?
Reminisce old memories
Would you forgive your enemies?
Would you find that one you're dreamin' of?
Swear up and down to God above
That you finally fall in love
If today was your last day

If today was your last day
Would you make your mark by mending a broken heart?
You know it's never too late to shoot for the stars
Regardless of who you are
So do whatever it takes
Cause you can't rewind a moment in this life
Let nothin' stand in your way
Cause the hands of time are never on your side

If today was your last day
And tomorrow was too late
Could you say goodbye to yesterday?
Would you live each moment like your last?
Leave old pictures in the past
Donate every dime you have?
Would you call old friends you never see?
Reminisce old memories
Would you forgive your enemies?
Would you find that one you're dreamin' of?
Swear up and down to God above
That you finally fall in love
If today was your last day


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"If Today Was Your Last Day" as written by Chad Kroeger

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    General CommentIn a short summary what would you do if you knew you were leaving the earth tomorrow. Would u be good or bad. Live it for yourself or others look for your true love it's all up to u it's never to late to try for what you want move the obstacles from your path

    emmdeeon April 01, 2009   Link
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    General CommentLove these lyrics. This song hits home really hard for me. Its pretty straightforward tho...make the most of what's given to you and let nothing stand in the way of your hopes and dreams. Good message
    chrismccabeon April 18, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningIMO this song is meant to open your mind. you could die tomoro for all you know. live your life your way. make friends. forgive enemies. take a chance. dont let anyone tell you what to do. always live. find your one and only. do it all today incase you cant tomorrow. this song makes me realize that even tho my life is hell right now i can ALWAYS change that by living it to the fullest. it makes me glad to have a wonderful gf to be there with me <3 mk
    pbone924on April 22, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti could've sworn that it said "leave old bitches in the past" but i guess i am wrong...
    NirvanaDudeon May 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe part I don't understand is the "leave old pictures in the past"
    Can someone please explain that part.

    Other than that, lovers this song!
    GilmoreGon May 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentleave old pictures in the past i think refers to concentrating on the life ahead and not dwelling on past experience
    securitymansteveon May 29, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song has the most meaning of any song ive ever heard, second being this afternoon also by nickelback.this song opens your eyes to what you would have left unsaid if you were to die tomorrow. well i cant accomplish any of that stuff cos im contemplating suicide.actually this song has made me realisew how shit my life really is
    securitymansteveon May 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat does against the grain should be teh way of life mean?
    Lauraismynameon July 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song sends out an important message that LIFE IS TOO SHORT, and what would you do if you knew you wouldn't be here tommorrow ......

    Would you live each moment like your last?
    Leave old pictures in the past

    We are sometimes afraid of living life to the full, because of what other people think, or they wouldn't approve or you're too scared of asking that special someone out... or saying i Love you. We shouldn't take the people in our lives for granted because the reality is one day they won't be there anymore and all we will be left with is memories of what if? Live life to fullest like today was your last day and dont be afraid to get out there and achieve your dreams!! DOn't forget about the old friends as well as the knew, and dont linger on hatred and jealousy, be happy for who you are and what you stand for!!

    simply amazing
    TheresBeautyInTheBreakdownon July 28, 2009   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful.... its all that i can se. Beautiful.. nickelback never fail
    kapteinWunderkindon August 12, 2009   Link

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