"Not For This World" as written by and Nathan D/leone Leone....
I woke up to a dream passing by.
It was the middle of the night.
Was I awake? Was I asleep?
What was I doing outside?

I saw a man walk from the trees
He came and sat next to me
He said, "Boy, if you don't follow your dreams,
You'll be dead someday. Just like me."
Then he got up and walked away
And I started to think.
He turned around, I saw his face
And I looked deep in his eyes,
And I realized that man was me.

You're not for this world,
This world is for you
And now is the time.
(There's no tomorrow!)
So make the most of every day
While you're alive
(Stand for something!)

I contemplate my every day
And everything I've been afraid to change.
Never good enough, (promptly too late?),
Always excuses away.
I used to think if I never tried,
I would never fail.
Now I realize, I can do anything.

You're not for this world,
This world is for you
And now is the time.
(There's no tomorrow!)
So make the most of every day
While you're alive
(Stand for something!)

Too little too late
And then you die
And no one even knows your name.
Don't let your light fight from your heart
Your heart gives you the best advice.

Believe!
Believe!

You're not for this world,
This world is for you
And now is the time.
(There's no tomorrow!)
So make the most of every day
While you're alive
(Stand for something!)

For what you believe.
For what you believe.


Lyrics submitted by MayaMoo

"Not for This World" as written by Mateo Camargo Daniel David Torelli

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General Commentwow, this song is my favorite from the album
    halffadeon June 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI love this song i listen every day at school
    madinalakefanon January 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's a song about the realization that the world is there for you to enjoy and live in. It's a take-the-bull-by-the-horns thing. It's told through a story based on personal experience, what we have gone through and what we've done that makes us who we are.
    madinalakefanon February 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentLyric Correction: now istead of "Belive" it is "Bowling." I think it sounds more like bowling.

    okay so in this song, he is expressing his love for bowling. He Wakes up having the exreame urge to go bowling. But there is no one to play with, so he decides to make an alter ego of himself to play bowling with. The bowling alley is called "Not for this world," hence the name of the song. In the chorus, he's saying how he can beat anyone in a game of bowling, and that you need to bowl every day for the growth of your liver. But after a serious belly button injury, he is unable to bowl again. So he thinks. He uses the belly button injury as an excuse to not play, so he sits at home getting really fat. In the bridge, he's saying that life sucks, and then you die... Unless you bowl. And that if your heart could talk, it would tell you that you should go bowling. Then, he sais bowling twice, (no need for explanation.) the end.
    bertbertMcMcon July 17, 2010   Link

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