How do I say goodbye to what we had?
The good times that made us laugh
Outweigh the bad

I thought we'd get to see forever
But forever's gone away
It's so hard to say goodbye to yesterday

I don't know where this road
Is going to lead
All I know is where we've been
And what we've been through

And if we get to see tomorrow
I hope it's worth all the wait
It's hard to say goodbye to yesterday

And I'll take with me the memories
To be my sunshine after the rain
It's so hard to say goodbye to yesterday

And I'll take with me the memories
To be my sunshine after the rain
It's so hard to say goodbye to yesterday


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It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday Lyrics as written by Frederick Perren Christine Yarian Perren

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    I spent a couple hours searching the net for songs to help me through my break-up with my gf. This one tells my sentiment exactly which is why it made me cry. To me, it's about a guy breaking up with a girl not because he wants to, but because he comes to the harsh realization that he has to. The acapella makes it that much more soulful.

    Rocknroll101on May 19, 2009   Link
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    Seriously......no one has posted on this song? its been up for over a year. Damn beautiful freakin song. I think its about not wanting to move on from something, but knowin that you have to. Even though its really hard. Your still have your memories. Of the good times......

    TrojanJoeon May 31, 2002   Link
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    this song is good, i like the lyrics, they're sweet

    KoRyon June 06, 2002   Link
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    this was our prom song...i wasnt a HUGE fan...but it was appropriate for the occasion...good song though

    *BuBbLeGuM*PuNk*on June 20, 2002   Link
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    i havent heard this song b4 but it looks like itd be really good. boys 2 men has a good way with songs and lettin u kno and see how theyre feelin or wht theyre tryin to say. yeah so that sounds really gay but who cares? i relate to this song perfectly b/c me n my b/f juss broke up and even tho i dun want 2..i still gotta let go.i still got all the memories.

    gaudette55on July 27, 2002   Link
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    This is a great song, right now I'm into this boyz 2 men kick 4 some reason.

    hansdude84on August 31, 2002   Link
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    I love this song, the acapella version is even better than the one with music to it! its beautiful, they couldnt have written it any better really, this song has a lot of hidden meanings and its all how we percieve them that makes the difference! when i think about it i would say it might be about someone who died, and never having another chance to say i love you! Also it could be about a relationship "I thought we'd get to see forever, but forever has gone away" people like to wish that relationships will last forever but in reality you always have doubts but some people dont and its when you dont have those doubts that i feel you are meant to be forever!

    Stephion October 14, 2002   Link
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    This song is so sweet. It makes me think of broken friendships. I know its written about a romantic relationship but very time i hear it i think of graduation or a broken friendship

    Rosiega1218on March 16, 2003   Link
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    its about the people in there lives that have influenced them, that have passed on, sammy davis jr. marvin gaye, etc....they even say it in one of the acoustic versions....

    blinkfan107on April 07, 2003   Link
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    the pitchshifts and emotion in this song gives me goosebumps..

    frtyoz04on April 16, 2003   Link

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