"Too Late" as written by Robert James Smith, Simon Gallup, Roger O'donnell, Porl Thompson, Laurence Andrew Tolhurst and Boris Williams....
The young boy has
Turned into a man
And he's growing stronger
He's battled through things
He thought he could
Go on no longer
Father stood by his side
Wanting nothing more
Than just be his dad
But pride only answers
To one call
He only condemns him

And if the boy only knew
The father's pain
The nights that he
Stayed up late
Wondered why
Doesn't he see the future
Is so bleak so bleak

Father's retired now
He's left with tv and rest
The weight of the world
And what did he do wrong
Has gone to his chest
He had such a good life
The family he loved
Were all by his side
To his son he whispered
Goddamn this pride

So fuck I'm all by myself
Now you've gone away
You've left me
All by myself
With that fucked up
Thing you said
If I could forgive myself
You knew the way
Now I'm all by myself
And I'm sorry

But if you only knew
Your son's pain
How bad that he wanted
You to say
You're doing just fine
You turned out to be
One good guy
But it's too late


Lyrics submitted by ScreamingInfidelity

"Too Late" as written by Simon Gallup Robert James Smith

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentgood song about John's strained relationship with his dad, though "Dad" is a much better song.
    XKillerXon September 03, 2002   Link

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