"Welcome to the Future" as written by and Brad Paisley Charles Christopher Dubois....
When I was ten years old
I remember thinking how cool it would be
When we were going on a eight hour drive
If I could just watch TV
And I'd have given anything
To have my own Pac-Man game at home
I used to have to get a ride down to the arcade
Now I've got it on my phone

Glory, glory, hallelujah
Welcome to the future

My grandpa was in World War II
He fought against the Japanese
He wrote a hundred letters to my grandma
Mailed em from his base in the Philippines
I wish they could see this now
The world they saved has changed, you know
Cause I was on a video chat this morning
With a company in Tokyo

Every day's a revolution
Welcome to the future

Look around its all so clear
Wherever we were going, well, we're here
So many things I never thought I'd see
Happening right in front of me

I had a friend in school
Running back on the football team
They burned a cross in his front yard
For asking out the homecoming queen
I thought about him today
And everybody who's seen what he's seen
From a woman on a bus
To a man with a dream

Wake up Martin Luther
Welcome to the future

Glory, glory, hallelujah
Welcome to the future

Lyrics submitted by kaveman12

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    General Commentsurprised nobodies commented yet, this song strikes as just saying. since Brad was a kid the world has changed so much, we've moved ahead in time for better or worse. heck things have changed a lot in my life time and i'm only 16.
    musicfan1968on June 08, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningThis song reminds me and means to me the past history vs. the world today in this generation, and also the story behind Brad Paisley and his childhood. how agrees with me.
    countygirl2011on July 18, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing dude. the meaning is pretty clear...
    ocie14on July 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentHmmmmm What is the Martin Luther comment referring to?
    _Immortal_on March 06, 2012   Link

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