How Far We've Come

Album: Exile on Mainstream (2007)
Charted: 11
  • (Hello, hello, hello)

    I'm waking up at the start of the end of the world,
    But its feeling just like every other morning before,
    Now I wonder what my life is going to mean if it's gone,
    The cars are moving like a half a mile an hour
    And I started staring at the passengers who're waving goodbye
    Can you tell me what was ever really special about me all this time?

    But I believe the world is burning to the ground
    Oh well, I guess we're gonna find out
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Well I, believe, it all, is coming to an end
    Oh well, I guess, we're gonna pretend,
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come

    I think it turned ten o'clock but I don't really know
    Then I can't remember caring for an hour or so
    Started crying and I couldn't stop myself
    I started running but there's no where to run to
    I sat down on the street and took a look at myself
    Said where you going man you know the world is headed for hell
    Say your goodbyes if you've got someone you can say goodbye to

    I believe the world is burning to the ground
    Oh well, I guess, we're gonna find out
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come

    Well I, believe, it all, is coming to an end
    Oh well, I guess, we're gonna pretend,
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come

    It's gone gone, baby its all gone
    There is no one on the corner and there's no one at home
    It was cool cool, it was just all cool
    Now it's over for me, and it's over for you
    Well its gone gone, baby its all gone
    There is no one on the corner and there's no one at home
    Well it was cool cool, it was just all cool
    Now it's over for me, and it's over for you

    But I believe the world is burning to the ground
    Oh well, I guess we're gonna find out
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Well I, believe, it all, is coming to an end
    Oh well, I guess, we're gonna pretend,
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come

    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've come
    Let's see how far we've comeWriter/s: KYLE COOK, PAUL DOUCETTE, ROB THOMAS, ROBERT THOMAS, BRIAN YALE
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 8

  • Jessica from Bloomfield , NjIt's a great song. It's the anthem of our times.
  • Joe from Chicago, IlBarack and hillary are in the music video too.
  • Parker from Glendale, AzThis song was played on the last ever Don & Mike show. A very touching moment when Don left the show after 23 years on the Washington, DC airwaves.
  • Ryan from Morrison, Il I thought Paul Doucette was the drummer, not the guitarist. Also about Mick Jagger and Rob Thomas: they wrote Matchbox Twenty's earlier hit "Disease" (from More Than You Think You Are) together.
  • Alicia from Livermore, Cait makes me think of global warming.
  • Abby from Somewhere Only We Know, United StatesThis song is one my friend really likes. It sort of reminds me of the time in my life when I didn't know who to believe/who to trust, and I'm still feeling like that today.
  • Fn from Lawrenceville, NjThis song always make's feel sad. With the line "Say your goodbyes if you've got soemone to say goodbye to.
  • Murph from Peoria, IlSeems like a good counterpart video to Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire"
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