The words get trapped in my mind
I'm sorry I don't take the time to feel the way I do
'Cause from the first day you came into my life
My time ticks around you
But then I need your voice
As a key to unlock all the love thats trapped in of me

So tell me when it's time to say I love you

All I want is you to understand
That when I take your hand its 'cause I want to
We're all born in a world of doubt
But there's no doubt
I love you

And I feel lonely for
All the losers that will never take the time to say
What is really on their mind instead they just hide away
And yet they'll never have
Someone like you to guide them and help along the way

So tell me when its time to say I love you
So tell me when its time to say I love you

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    General CommentThis is a beautiful song. Billie Joe really out did himself. iF Billie Joe ever put out a solo record I bet the majority of the songs on it would most likely be love ballads, break up song, heart warmers. He's written over 40 songs all on the piano. Don't get me wrong i love it if they put out another punk rock album like Dookie or Insomniac but I think the next step for Green Day is ballads. they've been toying around the idea for 13 years but I personally think it's time for Green Day to show there softer side.

    But that's just my opinion
    KyleMartinon July 13, 2010   Link

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