"Now Is Exactly the Time" as written by Charles Fink, Frederick John Henderson Abbott, Thomas Alexander John Hobden, Matthew Edward Owens and Michael Andrew Petulla....
(Verse)
If you can, you should try and learn to forgive yourself
Night and day the world would try and make you someone else
But you’re not alone on the earth tonight
No, you’re not alone in the blinking light.

Oh, victory will be won and lost a thousand times
So if you can, offer empathy, don’t get lost in pride
Oh, forgive your friends, they are only young
Oh, forgive your friends like you’ve always done.

(Chorus)
Oh, 'cause now is exactly the time
To be out on your own again.
Oh, and now is exactly the time to turn your head from the past.

(Verse)
And if you can, try and get to know your parents well
Forgive them too, they are more like you than you can tell.
When they give advice, offer sympathy,
They’re just showing you who they want to be.

(Chorus)
Oh, and now is exactly the time
To be out on your own again.
Oh, and now is exactly the time to turn your head
Oh, and now is exactly the time
To be out on your own again.
Oh, and now is exactly the time to turn your head from the past.

(Bridge)
And I can spend a lifetime searching for someone to blame
But don’t look back, don’t feel ashamed.
And I can spend a lifetime searching for someone to blame
But don’t look back, don’t feel ashamed.

(Chorus)
Oh, 'cause now is exactly the time
To be out on your own again.
Oh, and now is exactly the time to turn your head
Oh, and now is exactly the time
To be out on your own again.
Oh, and now is exactly the time to turn your head from the past.


Lyrics submitted by Antichristvon, edited by commanderananas, theorfordonian

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    General CommentIt's about the end of adolescence, and how whilst one can occasionally feel nostalgic, it's time to let go of the feelings that dominated those years. It's time to focus on new goals, new aspirations and to understand what you didn't before. The song accepts the adult world and encourages one to take one look back for old time's sake and move on with the rest of life.
    TomTimmson October 30, 2013   Link

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