"Time" as written by Henry Binns, Sam Hardaker and Sophie Alexandra Jessica Barker....
When the clock strikes two,
There's just so much to do
And I can't explain what I need
Jobs and social groups
Hearing the latest news
Keeping our reputations clean
And I, don't want to worry
About being on time
I've seen the way you hurry
And time runs your life
The difference between east and west
Money is so much less
Not that I'm poor, just to fine
I wish that the clock would often just be stopped
And then we'd look
Into the time
And I, don't want to worry
About being on time
I've seen the way you hurry
And time runs your life

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"Time" as written by Sam Hardaker Henry Binns

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    General CommentThis song rocks... I LOVE IT... this is before blink turned "POP" and before they write nonsense and do-nothing lyrics.... damn they should just be the way they were before...
    AmericanBeautyANon April 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentum...."before they wrote nonsense"?? They've always done a combination. Have you heard of the song "Depends"? Or "Just About Done" or "TV"....and they occasionally still write serious lyrics. Heard of STFTK? anthem part 2? Dont go shooting your mouth off without thinking. I agree they've gotten "poppier" but I HATE to categorize. They're still good, and I like them. Yes, I liked them before enema, but the guys have grown and it's ridiculous to expect the music to stay the same.
    Phyxiuson May 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentamen to phyxius... i totally agree!
    asilbaby23on June 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree...americanbeautyan...you're a fucking moron. AND whats this before they turned POP? They're pop/punk you moron. Shit get it right. think before you speak little "stevey"
    givvron June 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenttime might be one of my favorite blink songs of all time. this song just does alot for me and its gotten me through some tough times. anyway...

    the main difference b/w old blink and new blink is simple. old blink (before enema) was pop-PUNK. new blink is POP-punk. they've never been a truely punk band, and never will be. but they used to have less of an emphasis on the pop aspect and more on the punk.
    fallingupwards84on April 16, 2003   Link
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    General Commentsimple lyrics but very true.
    i like listening this in my car when i'm late.

    and i love this line:
    "And I don't want to worry
    About being on time " to me, it's kind of equivalent to the line "I wish the real world, would just stop hassling me"
    eric_mon December 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI like how the song starts out slow and goes through two phases before it ends up being fast.
    Sort of symbolizes the way time goes faster as you grow older.
    Theo Reoon December 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentGood song, and god..AmericanBeautyAN...you need to get a life, you're laughable almost. It's true the blinksters always had a pop element to them which has gradually become more obvious in their music, but as Phyxius said..Blink 182 have a mixture of serious and not so serious ones - and they're all good!
    'damn they should just be the way they were before... ' statements like that almost sadden me, clueless child..
    -IheartBeanieBoy-on February 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is a brilliant song

    and by the way i also think that blink was a lot better before the started taking themselves so seriously
    StonerKyleon July 27, 2006   Link
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    My OpinionI don't understand why they never re-did this song after Buddha, its such a good song, better than most on Chesire Cat, of course it's not like Carousel or Wasting Time, but it still is great.
    Tothewashroomon January 26, 2009   Link

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