It's Not My Time

Album: 3 Doors Down (2008)
Charted: 17
  • Looking back at the beginning of this
    And how life was
    Just you and me and love and all of our friends
    Living life like an ocean
    But now the currents slowly pulling me down
    It's getting harder to breath
    It won't be too long and I'll be going under
    Can you save me from this

    'Cause it's not my time,
    I'm not going
    There's a fear in me
    It's not showing
    This could be the end of me
    And everything I know
    Oh, I won't go

    I look ahead to all the plans that we made
    And the dreams that we had
    I'm in a world that tries to take 'em away
    Oh, but I'm taking 'em back
    All this time I've just been to blind to understand
    What should matter to me
    My friend, this life we live
    Is not what we have, it's what we believe

    It's not my time
    I'm not going
    There's a fear in me
    It's not showing
    This could be the end of me
    And everything I know
    But, it's not my time
    I'm not going
    There's a wield in me
    Now I know that
    This could be the end of me
    And everything I know
    Oh, but I won't go

    I won't go

    There might be more than you believe
    (There might be more than you believe)
    There might be something you can see

    It's not my time
    I'm not going
    There's a fear in me
    It's not showing
    This could be the end of me
    And everything I know
    But, it's not my time
    I'm not going
    There's a wield in me
    Now I know that
    This could be the end of me
    And everything I know
    Oh, but I won't go

    There might be more than you believe
    (There might be more than you believe)
    There might be more than you can see

    I won't go!
    No I won't go down!
    Yeah. Writer/s: BRADLEY KIRK ARNOLD, CHRISTOPHER LEE HENDERSON, MATTHEW DARRICK ROBERTS, ROBERT TODD HARRELL
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 14

  • Anton from EarthLove this song and video, even though though the lyrics aren't directly associated with what goes on in the video. Nevertheless, the two work beautifully together. Kudos to 3 Door Down as well as the concept creator and director for the vid - and also the traceur Gabe Nunez.
  • Tim from New Castle, Patheres a certain time when everyone leaves this life to go on to the next but some people arent ready to go. but when its your time your goin if your ready or not
  • Josh from Trenton, Ili think this song is about all the odds are against you and your most likely to fail and you have that "fear" of losing everything. But you tell yourself "its not my time" to fail and you will succeed to matter what.
    Great Song
  • Joann from Portsmouth, Vathis is a ringtone on my cell, really loveit gooood song, listen to it everyday, and for a friend of mine if this song is about bad relationships & the one he was in is over, well if he goes back to it when he gets out of jail, (which i think he will) well he is on his own, cause I have gotten the drama from it, but if he does stay away then i will be there for him. Take your meds dude & maybe you will be okay other than that you are going off the deep end.
  • Richard from Wall, Nji'm writing a novel about a super genius who decides to become a pro wrestler, it's the sqequel but anyway, he's in this tornument to beat every wrestler and he's screwed by mr.mcmahon the guy who owns the wwe company, after he wins, he's fired, for every predictament in the story i've put music into it but i'm gonna put this song in the story, cause after he hears it, he goes to fight for his career back.
  • Kayla from Oklahoma City, OkIt sounds like a death song to me. He doesn't want to lose all that he has in life - love, friends, etc. - and he's determined to survive.
  • Anthony from Cape May, NjI think this song is more about not giving up, it could go for a relationship, life/death situation etc. It sounds more like a relationship though, friends or couple.
  • Maddie from New York, NyI think this song is about someone who refuses to die-"its not my time. i'm not going". I think the relationship he/she was in was getting out of control when they compare it to getting sucked into the ocean and decided to end things while they could.
  • Katrina from Lessburg, Njthis song is bout some one that is not spose to die and a guy sees it in a vesion h/e you spell it and he trys to save her and her daughter and he does watch the move and look at the beging and it shws the tie and the truck crashing into them and watch the end the time and were the dude saves them from getting hit by running in front of te car that was going to get hit
  • Jen from Omaha, NeI think this song is about a guy with committment fears. He and a girl had a lot of good times together, but he freaked out, and says it not his time. He realizes that his fears have maybe caused the end of this great relationship.
  • Berto from Northport, Fli think this song is about being in love but sometihng changes and you want out of the relationship. could be wrong, probably am.
  • Stephanie from Nashville, TnI love this song.
    Three Doors Down is awsome!
  • Ike from Buttlevel, NcLove the song, hate everything about Ohio.
  • Airk from Skagway, AkI Love the music video for this song, especially where he almost gets ran over by a car!
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