I look outside my window
everything was blanketed in white.
The neighbors pushing cars
Out from snow that fell on us last night.
I started thinking
Bout the things we used to do when we were young.
Back when things were simple
getting up was fun.
I couldn't care cuz I'm already there.
I'm already there and I'm ready there.
Turn around and face the clock
I'd sit and watch as time went hoppin' by.
I'm still growing up,
My friends are growing old before my eyes.
Count the stars above,
Wonder when the heavens will subside.
Knowing our two worlds,
Will someday just collide.
Just a boy who's young at heart,
His smile was a bit like yours today.
Had a wife, a kid, some strife,
Never had to go astray.
Happiness evolved,
Life was in full swing,
At 17, all the things he wanted,
were things he'd never seen.
It don't seem fair, cuz I'm already there.
I'm already there, and I'm ready there.

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    Im not sure what this song is about, but it still does something for me. It's a great song.

    f3120on June 08, 2002   Link
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    I think this song is about wondering where your life goes. As a kid you always think about what its gonna be like when you're an adult and you're so concerned with growing up you don't enjoy youth as you should. This song is saying how he's grown up "He's already there" and its just like yesterday that he wasnt.

    DannieGirlon June 13, 2002   Link
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    sounds like the childhood of someone and how it has changed and this song title is also good for the band lonestar i like it alot because it was the first dance with my g/f and thats why i know the title of another song called already there

    bornonaugust10thon March 27, 2003   Link
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    sounds like the childhood of someone and how it has changed and this song title is also good for the band lonestar i like it alot because it was the first dance with my g/f and thats why i know the title of another song called already there

    bornonaugust10thon March 27, 2003   Link
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    haha this song's better than lonestar's "already there"..sorry bornonaugust10th..prob didn't dance to this one

    gonletitslideon March 26, 2007   Link
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    The song is about growing up too fast, and not the kind of too fast where you have so many responsibilities at a young age, the kind of too fast where it all flew by very quickly and you're looking back at your whole life so far and wondering how it could have gone by as fast as it did.

    I can relate to this song as I'm sure MANY people can. Have you ever sat around and thought about when you were younger? And all things you used to do with all your friends? I know I have. I'm 20 now, and honestly, I can't believe how fast 20 years has gone by, it literally feels like a blink of an eye now. And like how it says in the song, things were simpler back then, and getting up was fun because you didn't have responsibilities when you younger, life was so easy.

    BroadwayisDarkandWearetheNormalon February 07, 2012   Link

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