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Take The Long Way Home Lyrics

Lyric discussion by longwayhome 

Agree this is one of their best songs, but you're all missing the point of the song. The important lines are:

"When you look through the years and see what you could have been oh, what might have been, if you'd had more time."

He's been "taking the long way home" so often he's wasted time which he can now not get back. Stay focused. Life is not a dress rehearsal and you won't get a second chance at your best years..

Awesome way to put it.

you posted this nine years ago so probably through your best years, if you get this reply. Did you take the long way home?

I know I'm super late on this, but you make a good point. I think you're just about spot-on with the general theme of the song being about life passing by. Although, it might not just be about letting it waste away: "But there are times that you feel you're part of the scenery" I take this line to mean that the person in question realizes that life is going on around him and feels that he's missing out--that he's been taking the long way home and he wants to go and make it big instead of sitting around. In that context,...

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