Way Back When

Album: In a Perfect World (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • Guitarist Mark Prendergast wrote this nostalgic tune over lunch with a childhood friend. "The song's about growing up together, looking back at our childhoods and the freedom we didn't know we had," he explained to Radio.com. "You get a little older and you know so much more. It's best to remember those days in a positive happy way."
  • Vocalist Stephen Garrigan discussed the song with Artist Direct. "It's about growing up," he said. "A friend of ours passed away. You're looking back and celebrating your friends. Tough things happen, and they're going to happen. You're only going to live once so it's best to smile. All of the members in the band grew up in the same town, and we were friends before we played music."

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