A track from the first Faith No More album, "As the Worm Turns" has lyrics by lead singer Chuck Mosley, who was their frontman for their first two albums. Here, he addresses someone who his down in the dumps because he doesn't have a job, offering some encouragement:Time is on your side, you're young
Don't waste your time today
In his Songfacts interview
, Mosley said the song is "social commentary on being responsible for your own situation."