"Foreplay/Long Time" as written by and Donald T. Scholz....
It's been such a long time
I think I should be goin', yeah
And time doesn't wait for me, it keeps on rollin'
Sail on, on a distant highway
I've got to keep on chasin' a dream, yeah
I've gotta be on my way
Wish there was something I could say

Well, I'm takin' my time, I'm just movin' on
You'll forget about me after I've been gone
And I take what I find, I don't want no more
It's just outside of your front door

Ah yeah, it's been such a long time. it's been such a long time

Well, I get so lonely when I am without you
But in my mind, deep in my mind
I can't forget about you
Good times, and faces that remind me, yeah
I'm tryin' to forget your name and leave it all behind me
You're comin' back to find me

Well I'm takin' my time, I'm just movin' on
You'll forget about me after I've been gone
And I take what I find, I don't want no more
It's just outside of why our front door, yeah, yeah, yeah

It's been such a long time. it's been such a long time

Yeah
It's been such a long time, I think I should be goin', yeah
And time dosnt wait for me, it keeps on rollin'
There's a long road, I've gotta stay in time with, yeah
I've got to keep on chasin' that dream, though I may never find it
I'm always just behind it

Well I'm takin' my time, I'm just movin' along
(Takin' my time) oh, just movin' along
(Takin' my time) ah, just takin' my time
(Takin' my time) oh, yeah
(Takin' my time) oh, oh
(Takin' my time)
(Takin' my time)
(Takin' my time)
(Takin' my time)
(Takin' my time)


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"Foreplay/Long Time" as written by Donald T. Scholz

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  • +3
    General CommentRIP Brad Delp first of all.

    Whoever said that this should be played at graduation instead of Vitamin C is absolutely correct. This song is much more inspiring to the 95% of the graduating class that doesn't feel the need to reflect back on every waking moment of high school.

    This song is about moving on with anything in general. It's great because the theme is very general and we can all relate on having to move on in one way or another
    mattkid4on April 08, 2007   Link
  • +3
    General CommentIt's hard to believe these songs came out back in 1976. A true gem that will stand the test of time.
    b_dogon October 20, 2008   Link
  • +3
    General Commentthis song is fucking awsome! vocals on all boston songs are just about the best out there.
    WE ALL MISS BRAD:(
    zoso15128on June 26, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentIt's interesting that for such a happy summer evening party band, how many of Boston's songs are about death and loss, but phrased in such a positive way.
    BloodReignon November 09, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentTrippy when your high, it should be played at graduations intead of that vitamin c bullshit
    gogeta2478on February 08, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe ending of Long Time is just friggin' awesome.
    psychomonkey62on May 13, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentA flawless classic. They don't make them like this anymore. They'll be playing this on the radio centuries from now.
    Ratman_84on August 18, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis is such an amazing song. We miss you Brad.
    PickSlideon August 29, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI absolutely love the transition from Foreplay into Long Time where it's just the keyboard, then the drums start building up, then when it's at the climax, the lead comes in with that epic lick. Unbeatable.
    quornsliceon June 11, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHow cool is this song??? Foreplay is awesome! lol what an intro! And then Long Time is awesome too! Great song! Good driving music. THIS IS CLASSIC ROCK!!!
    seregeldaon April 24, 2003   Link

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