sometimes it's hard to say the right thing
the right way on the hardest day of your life
breathe in breathe out, it'll be okay
breathe in, they say the pain will fade away

and every year november gets closer
and every year it gets a little bit colder
breathe in breathe out, it'll be okay
breathe in they say the pain will fade away

one step at a time
one foot in front of the other
i'm gonna get through this one way or another
cause i know it's warmer where you are
cause no matter how far the view
i still always look up to you

sometimes it takes a second to sink in
that your life will never be the same again
breathe in breathe out, it'll be okay
breathe in they say the pain will fade away

and every year november gets closer
and every year it gets a little bit colder
breathe in breathe out it'll be okay
stay strong hold on make it through the day

one step at a time
one foot in front of the other
i'm gonna get through this one way or another
cause i know it's warmer where you are
cause no matter how far the view
i still always look up to you

i'll never forget the day my heart fell from my chest
it was the moment that i said goodbye
and i laid your body to rest
i'll never take this life for granted
i'm living it for two
cause you're always the one who sang the songs
and i'm singing this one for you

one step at a time
one foot in front of the other
i'm gonna get through this one way or another
cause i know it's warmer where you are
cause no matter how far the view
i still always look up to you
i'll always look up to you


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  • +2
    General Commenti think this songs about someone whos died.
    rickfrockuon March 03, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about Dan's brother who passed away from Leukemia.

    Great song.
    RuthLesson April 07, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentRuthless is right. in an interview about the song dan says its about his younger brother who died in november of leukemia and how difficult it was for him to deal with it. and he got through it one step at a time, one foot in front of the other.
    QuinPABandon February 22, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsometimes it's hard to say the right thing
    the right way on the hardest day of your life
    breathe in, breathe out, it'll be okay
    breathe in, breathe out, i know it's hard to say

    and every year november gets closer
    and every year it gets a little bit colder
    breathe in, breathe out, it'll be okay
    be strong, hold on, make it through the day

    one step at a time
    one foot in front of the other
    i'm gonna get through this one way or another
    cause i know it's warmer where you are
    cause no matter how far the view
    i still always look up to you

    sometimes it takes a second to sink in
    that your life is never gonna be the same again
    breathe in, breathe out, it'll be okay
    breathe in, they say the pain will fade away

    and every year november gets closer
    and every year it gets a little bit colder
    breathe in, breathe out, it'll be okay
    be strong, hold on, make it through the day

    one step at a time
    one foot in front of the other
    i'm gonna get through this one way or another
    cause i know it's warmer where you are
    cause no matter how far the view
    i still always look up to you

    i'll never forget the day that my heart fell from my chest
    it was the moment that i said goodbye
    and i laid your body to rest
    i'll never take this life for granted
    i'm living it for two
    cause since you're always the one who sang the songs
    i'm singing this one for you

    one step at a time
    one foot in front of the other
    i'm gonna get through this one way or another
    cause i know it's warmer where you are
    cause no matter how far the view
    i still always look up to you
    i'll always look up to you
    TheHeartNeverLies-xon February 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is THE best song off the new album so far... love the lyrics
    spamoni25128on March 02, 2010   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationThe song is also about living your life to the fullest after a loved ones death so that you can honor their life and memory. 'i'll never take this life for granted i'm living it for two'
    dlaugesenon March 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favorite from this album. these lyrics are just inspiring.
    katadtron March 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcheck out the acoustic version if you haven't already. this song is amazing on every level, both versions.
    hearttton August 08, 2010   Link

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