Fandom

LyricWiki

Ben Folds:Late Lyrics

1,867,950pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk5 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

StarIconBronze
CertIcon
LangIcon
Late

This song is by Ben Folds and appears on the album Songs for Silverman (2005).

Original video
Under some dirty words on a dirty wall
Eating takeout by myself
I play the shows
Got back in the van and put the walkman on
And you were playing

In some other time a thousand miles away
I played a thousand times before
And like pathetic stars, the truck stops and the rock club walls
I always knew
You saw them too
But you never will again

It's too late
Don't you know
It's been too late
For a long time

Elliott, man, you played a fine guitar
And some dirty basketball
The songs you wrote
Got me through a lot
Just wanna tell you that

But it's too late

It's too late
Don't you know
It's been too late
For a long time

Oh no
Things were looking up
Least that's what I heard
Oh no
Someone came and washed away your hard-earned
Piece of mind

When desperate static beats the silence up
A quiet truth to calm you down
The songs you wrote
Got me through a lot
Just wanna tell you that

Oh, but it's too late

It's too late
Don't you know?
It's been too late
For a long time

Written by:

Ben Folds

Annotations:

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki