Ever Present Past

Album: Memory Almost Full (2007)
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  • I've got too much on my plate
    Don't have no time to be a decent lover
    I hope it isn't too late
    Searching for the time that has gone so fast
    The time that I thought would last
    My ever present past

    I've got too much on my mind
    I think of everything to be discovered
    I hope there's something to find
    Searching for the time that has gone so fast
    The time that I thought would last
    My ever present past

    The things I think I did
    I did, I did, I did
    The things I think I did
    When I was a kid

    I couldn't understand a word that they were saying
    But, still, I hung around and took it all in
    I wouldn't join in with the games that they were playing
    It went by, it went by, in a flash
    It flew by, it flew by, in a flash

    There's far too much on my plate
    Don't have no time to be a decent lover
    I hope it's never too late
    Searching for the time that has gone so fast
    The time that I thought would last
    My ever present past

    The things I think I did
    I did, I did, I did
    The things I think I did
    When I was a kid
    When I was a ...

    The things I think I did
    I did, I did, I did
    The things I think I did
    When I was a kid
    When I was a kid Writer/s: Paul Mccartney
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Olivia from Philadelphia, PaThis song was from 2007 I think. Paul has still got it! He is my favorite singer in the whole world! I am hoping that he will come to Philly again so I can see him. It has been my life long dream to see him in concert!
  • Ken from Louisville, KyThe whole album has references by Paul to his Beatles past. The line "The things I think I did" was him not being sure if his memories of those days are authentic or Beatle legends. In other words, he's wondering if he bought the myth, too.
  • George from Chicago, IlPaul remains as a good song writer and performer. His musicianship is first-rate, as always.
  • Amanda from Gretna, VtFirst time i heard this song and now i officially LOVE IT!
  • Ken from Louisville, KyPaul plays every instrument on this track. The album was a cross between "Driving Rain" where he had a backing band and "Chaos And Creation" where he played all the instruments. On "Memory Amost Full" he had a band for half the tracks and played all the instruments on the other half.
  • Kristina from Albuquerque, NmI love this song! One of the very few Beatles solo songs that would actually be worthy of being a Beatles song. Sometimes Paul just hits the nail on the head with expressing something that I can't express myself. This is one of those times. The whole album was really good.
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