When the fog comes through the golden gate
And the moon shines on the bay
And everything has changed
Now that you have gone away

Things are getting darker
And its harder for me to see
And now you're an angel
Lookin' over me

[chorus: x2]
Back up back up,
It's what you get, beat up, keyed up this rocky road

Sad but true but the list is too long
If I had to name you all it wouldn't be fit in this song
This magnums got me thinkin' and its making me pissed
Your lives were taken to early and you will always be missed

All the mothers who cry and the fathers who mourn
For every life's that taken there's another child born
That doesn't make it better and it doesn't make it right
I'm just thankful everyday that you came in my life


In a dream you take a trip
Down Shattuck to Durant
Up the hill, to the steps, Sproul Plaza and Telegraph
You pass Channing you pass Derby

You go to Ashby down to Adeleine
Take mlk to fifty-fourth and go down
To Genoa yeah and follow the bart tracks
To Harmon street ahhh Harmon street

Harmon street Harmon street
Yeah it's reoccurring it's like a dream
I live a thousand times yeah
And it's always like the very first time

As time goes on I can never forget
All the times we had memories I protect
Seems like yesterday when I last saw your face
You're no longer here and no one can replace

All the times we had wish they could happen again
I'll hold you in my heart in my heart to the end
If I could make a change it'd be me not you
So hard to sit and cope, so sad but true


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Sad But True Lyrics as written by Timothy Armstrong Rob Aston

Lyrics © Wixen Music Publishing

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    General Commentbasicly the song is about a guy waking up and reliezing that the actions he has done in his life have effected others deeply. the last verse he is talking about a loved one (friend,brother, girlfriend ect) dying or going to jail. and he wishes that he could change what happened or exchange places but he cant and now he must live with the pain and sorrow that comes from it
    j0k3r_31on May 29, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti thought this song was about the deaths of close friends or loved ones and the struggle to come to terms with that "your lives were taken to early and you will always be missed ".
    When a person close to you dies it's hard to justify that they have been taken from you whilst others live on but thesong reflects on the influence the person had on Tim/Rob's life.
    I think this song is really beautiful and a real tribute to any loss. The last verse especially highlights how i personally felt to suffer the loss of a friend.
    Moth_fluffon December 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the 2 people before me, I think this is a great tribute song.
    ULlilLadyon February 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI feel like this song talks about deep things... like death or losing someone you love... but everytime i hear it i just get happy... sounds too happy for what it means
    SassyMexy17on August 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti was listening to this song today and cried for a long time afterwords. My bestfriend died on 8/02/06 and i just think of him
    weasel27on August 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDeath and destruction and wreckage we leave behind after death
    nogsloth257on July 13, 2019   Link

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