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Shadows fill an empty heart
As love is fading,
From all the things that we are
But are not saying.
Can we see beyond the scars
And make it to the dawn?

Change the colors of the sky.
And open up to
The ways you made me feel alive,
The ways I loved you.
For all the things that never died,
To make it through the night,
Love will find you.

What about now?
What about today?
What if you're making me all that I was meant to be?
What if our love never went away?
What if it's lost behind words we could never find?
Baby, before it's too late,
What about now?

The sun is breaking in your eyes
To start a new day.
This broken heart can still survive
With a touch of your grace.
Shadows fade into the light.
I am by your side,
Where love will find you.

What about now?
What about today?
What if you're making me all that I was meant to be?
What if our love, it never went away?
What if it's lost behind words we could never find?
Baby, before it's too late,
What about now?

Now that we're here,
Now that we've come this far,
Just hold on.
There is nothing to fear,
For I am right beside you.
For all my life,
I am yours.

What about now?
What about today?
What if you're making me all that I was meant to be?
What if our love never went away?
What if it's lost behind words we could never find?

What about now?
What about today?
What if you're making me all that I was meant to be?
What if our love never went away?
What if it's lost behind words we could never find?
Baby, before it's too late,
Baby, before it's too late,
Baby, before it's too late,



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  • nocemisions
    +7
    nocemisionsSep 3, 2008 at 9:18 pm
    This song is so sad. I wish to power of music didn't hurt so much.
    Anyway, I feel that this song is about this girl that he still has feelings for. They see each other and remember all the times they had together. However, he broke her heart and she doesn't want to be hurt again. Yet, he is promising that they can work together and pull through. He still loves her, so he asking her to give him another try to see if they were actually meant to be. Because time won't wait forever for them.
  • MusicLover600
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    MusicLover600Jul 29, 2008 at 9:19 pm
    I love this song and video because Daughtry is sending out a message that says you are the difference. Even if you just help someone on the street you give that one person hope and you are showing that you do care and you will feel better later. And if someone sees that act of kindness well then maybe they will help to just one act of true kindness goes along way. Help someone and be the diffrence is what they are saying!
  • b
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    bobamakesyoufatFeb 21, 2009 at 9:16 am
    I believe this song can be interpreted many different ways. First off, I am pretty sure half of the lyrics of this song are quoted straight for the Bible. So that leads me to believe it is Christian inspired. Like a lot of songs, it can apply to his wife and children as well because most people believe that their love will last forever even past death, and that people will be reunited after death at least in most Christian circles. Not only will we see people that are saved, but we will meet our risen king Jesus Christ in all of his glory in Heaven. The things that never die are love, peace, faithfulness, goodness, and all the virtues that are good.
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    YolandaaMar 13, 2011 at 6:41 am
    This song just makes me cry.
    Its such a touching song and its coming from the heart. I think its about him and his true love and how he is wanting a second chance and that if they can join forces and work together they can make things right again. He has devoted his love too her. And wants her too know that he will never hurt her again. So what about now?

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