Taking Back Sunday - A Song For Dan Lyrics




And in the end
When the bill comes due
I'll pay the price
And you will too
You'll drift away
All alone in your room
And I'll say to myself
If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would

You're too far gone
To know where to go
And I know you're
Not comin' home
Done too much wrong
To know what's right
And it's too late
To say goodbye

Don't turn around kid
You're a little bit old for this
So many lessons left unlearned
All those warnin' signs you missed
You drink yourself to sleep
Beneath the pale red moon
And I'll say to myself
If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would

You're too far gone
To know where to go
And I know you're
Not comin' home
Done too much wrong
To know what's right
And it's too late
To say goodbye
It's too late
To say goodbye
And it's too late
To say goodbye

If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would

(If I could reach you I would)
You're too far gone
(If I could reach you I would)
To know where to go
(If I could reach you I would)
And I know you're
(If I could reach you I would)
Not comin' home
(If I could reach you I would)
Done too much wrong
(If I could reach you I would)
To know what's right
(If I could reach you I would)
And it's too late
(If I could reach you I would)
To say goodbye
(If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would
If I could reach you I would)
It's too late
(If I could reach you I would)
To say goodbye





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Taking Back Sunday A Song For Dan Comments
  1. memory

    & it’s too late to say goodbye

  2. J B

    My inarticulate store bought hangover hobby kit...

  3. Damon Dim

    Welcome back Adam lazzara 🤘🤘🤘

  4. Robert Jr

    This is the shit. Fuck yea love the mello feel

  5. Ryce Is Nice

    These guys are the soundtrack to my life.

  6. Maddy Lenson

    I cry every time but I can’t stop listening to it

  7. RockRun199

    It 's too late....

  8. Marcin Czyżewski

    One of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard and I heard thousands of songs. It almost brings tears every time I listen to this song. Great job Taking Back Sunday. But this song should has got much more views

  9. a_silent_songbird

    I was wondering if this is about Tom Searle? He passed in 2016 while they were recording and his surviving brother is called Dan? Also the band said he taught them about songwriting and guitar... And Tom was the guitarist and songwriter for Architects? There's a song on the new BMTH album about Tom as well, amazing how many people he seemed to affect positively during his life (RIP my friend)

  10. Stephen Dre

    Dan rhymes with man and men jerk off!

  11. Josh Mills

    I've got a good feeling about this!!!

  12. Kabz

    the 9 downvotes are cunts

  13. Shane Cambra

    This song is so haunting I love it

  14. Lebron James

    You know this band sucks that after 20 years the lead guitarist says fuck this and makes new music, better music. Song meaning is cool but its not a good song, none of there new stuff is good and they are horrible live. Ive gone to countless tbs shows and they have gotten worse and worse. Sorry for venting but damn theyre just not good anymore

  15. Rodney Collen

    The heartrending piano ballad, “A Song for Dan” is a sobering reflection on the guilt of surviving a loved one’s death, the sweeping orchestral lament was first kindled by drummer O’Connell, who sought to commemorate the passing of one of his dear friends and bandmates from his youth. “Mark and I had a good friend who tragically passed away during the recording of our [2016] Tidal Wave record,” explains Cooper. “He taught Mark and I a ton about songwriting and guitar playing. After he passed, Mark was inspired and spent about a year working on the musical arrangement of the song.” Disquieting in its vulnerability, Lazarra’s voice quakes fiercely as he sings, “So many lessons left unlearned/All those warning signs you missed…/If I could reach you, I would.”

    LYRICS

    [Verse 1]
    And in the end, when the bell comes doom
    I'll pay the price and you will too
    You'll drift away, all alone in your room
    And I'll say to myself, if I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would

    [Chorus]
    You're too far gone to know where to go
    And I know you're not comin' home
    Done too much wrong to know what's right
    And it's too late to say goodbye

    [Verse 2]
    Turn around, kid, you're a little bit old for this
    So many lessons left unlearned, all those warning signs you missed
    You'll drink yourself to sleep beneath the pale red moon
    And I'll say to myself, if I could reach you I would
    If I could reach you, I would

    [Chorus]
    You're too far gone to know where to go
    And I know you're not comin' home (Say goodbye)
    Done too much wrong to know what's right (Say goodbye)
    And it's too late to say goodbye
    (To say goodbye, to say goodbye)
    It's too late to say goodbye
    (It's too late to say goodbye)

    [Outro]
    (If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you
    If I could reach you, I would)
    You're too far gone (If I could reach you, I would)
    To know where to go (If I could reach you, I would)
    And I know you're (If I could reach you)
    Not comin' home (Say goodbye)
    You've done too much wrong (If I could reach you, I would)
    To know what's right (Say goodbye)
    And it's too late (If I could reach you)
    To say goodbye (If I could reach you, I would)
    (If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would)
    It's too late to say goodbye (If I could reach you)

  16. Jenn Rock

    Will always be my favorite band. Always.🧡

  17. Melody Ryan

    Wish you guys would come to San Antonio.. This song is so sad but amazing

  18. Jordan Randall

    Sounds like Bright Eyes

  19. anthony kasperek

    This band never disappoints.

  20. Tom B

    Yes yes more yes

  21. Shading Shadows

    Did he kill himself 🙁

  22. Jasad Sunyi

    gives me a goosebump

  23. Mark Cronqvist

    This is chilling pretty damn good can't wait for January 26 2019 will see you guys here Manila... Bit disappointed in your compilation album thought it was new recording and you missed my favorite songs the Great Romances of 20th century and slowdance on the inside.. Anyway these 2 songs made me love you more guys stay strong

  24. Cole Bauman

    Super lit.

    Edit: Anyone getting a 30 Seconds to Mars vibe ?

    Cody Allen

    ...........no

  25. Coby Leech

    About time y’all get y’all poppy bull shit behind you

  26. Trent

    Adams voice sounds better than it has in yearsss on this track, could be a great sign for their next album.

  27. Genesis martinez

    I fucking cried. Never a bad song with them. I cried because I had a best friend named Dan that passed away 8 years ago

    Hammer Time

    I feel it dude. My friend Dan died 12 years ago come June. This song hits me in the feels.

  28. Jay Burris Wayne

    Taking Back Sunday never disappoint.

  29. SuprA 44

    Song for me? why thank you!

  30. Devin Holbrook

    Loved the part where you stole the chorus melody to Sad Song by Fate’s Got A Driver.

    Alex G

    Devin Holbrook guarantee this song was written well before Fate's Got a Driver was even formed. But go off

  31. Gordman

    For some reason I feel like John Should be singing lead on this song, maybe its the Straylight style piano idk, but for me it doesnt fit adams voice

  32. Nathan Plant

    Love it!

  33. Ashley Fleming

    This is so fucking goood! So glad this band exists.

  34. Karim Abdel Karim

    Bless this music. BLESS THIS BAND

  35. Brett Shell

    Brand new breaks up, and TBS cops their style, but does it worse. Cool.

    Brett Shell

    Landy Rivas Are you trying to give me a Taking Back Sunday history lesson? Lol. Dude, just because Jesse Lacey was in the band at one point, has nothing to do with their historically different style. Especially compared to later Brand New albums, which sounded just like this piece of shit I am forced to listen to to reply to you. If you listen to any Brand new songs prior to Your Favorite Weapon, they sound like a punk band. An unremarkable punk band, I would say. Did Taking back Sunday EVER sound like that? I cannot think of a single album from Brand New where I was like, “That sounds like TBS”. The same applies to TBS for Brand New... until now.

    Landy Rivas

    @Brett Shell bro I appreciate your spunk, but what you just ssid is like yeah I was born and grew up with my mom n dad but they have nothing to do with me today. Also I mean that viceversa not one over another. Similarities are found in both bands... but did not mean to offend you, likeI said I appreciate that passion. ✊✊

    Gordman

    @Brett Shell all your points are void if you are saying science fiction sounds like a "piece of shit ".

    Brett Shell

    Gordman Studio's After re-reading that, I realize I accidentally made it sound like I don’t like Brand New. Not the case. I actually like both bands. But this song is a piece of shit.

    Jenn Rock

    I love both bands personally. But a special place in my heart for tbs🧡

  36. The Dillio

    Song is poop, Heard more heart out of 'Divine Intervention' live - Come on Adam songs about a dead guy yet you didn't give it your all?

    Landy Rivas

    Psalms:, .....when God fights for you it can seem effortless. Humble yourself, or continue to sing only alone in your shower w/ that attitude

  37. Roger Noriega

    Dan = Eddie Reyes

    Alex G

    False. This song was written by the drummer Mark about his friend who passed away

    No Use For A Name

    The music and arrangement was written by Mark, but John wrote the Lyrics.. I watched an interview TBS did and they were talking about this song.. seems like they said John was working on lyrics for a different song that he was working on and the lyrics fit perfectly for this song. If I remember right the interview is of TBS talking about this 20 yr album. Its on their YouTube channel if you're interested 🤘

  38. kerol ridzuan -ero74178953-

    Who's dan? A lovely song btw.

  39. Zack2 DaFuture

    twenty twenty years of listening for free

  40. Bonifasius Anggara

    Verse 1]
    And in the end, when the bell comes doom
    I'll pay the price and you will too
    You'll drift away, all alone in your room
    And I'll say to myself, if I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would

    [Chorus]
    You're too far gone to know where to go
    And I know you're not comin' home
    Done too much wrong to know what's right
    And it's too late to say goodbye

    [Verse 2]
    Turn around, kid, you're a little bit old for this
    So many lessons left unlearned, all those warning signs you missed
    You'll drink yourself to sleep beneath the pale red moon
    And I'll say to myself, if I could reach you I would
    If I could reach you, I would

    [Chorus]
    You're too far gone to know where to go
    And I know you're not comin' home (Say goodbye)
    Done too much wrong to know what's right (Say goodbye)
    And it's too late to say goodbye
    (To say goodbye, to say goodbye)
    It's too late to say goodbye
    (It's too late to say goodbye)

    [Outro]
    (If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you
    If I could reach you, I would)
    You're too far gone (If I could reach you, I would)
    To know where to go (If I could reach you, I would)
    And I know you're (If I could reach you)
    Not comin' home (Say goodbye)
    You've done too much wrong (If I could reach you, I would)
    To know what's right (Say goodbye)
    And it's too late (If I could reach you)
    To say goodbye (If I could reach you, I would)
    (If I could reach you, I would
    If I could reach you, I would)
    It's too late to say goodbye (If I could reach you)

    Darren Krivit

    Thanx, this makes the tune so much more real😎

    Bonifasius Anggara

    @Darren Krivit ur welcome

    Sean Clement

    When the bill comes due...

    No Use For A Name

    @Sean Clement thats what I thought he said too..

    Bonifasius Anggara

    @Sean Clement i'm sorry 😅

  41. burned oils

    lol but who is dan?

    darren porras

    An close old friend of Mark and Shaun who taught them how to play bass and guitar way back in the day. He was a friend of Adam as well.

    burned oils

    thx u for nswering [email protected] porras

  42. Daniel Bell

    Thanks guys! This means a lot!

  43. Rubi G

    The most beautiful song of 2019❤️🐻🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰

  44. judas goat

    Great band, I saw them in Connecticut years ago.

    Darren Krivit

    Born and raised New Haven/North Haven, where'd you see them?

    judas goat

    The "dome" 2012 i believe?

  45. Nick from under the floorboards

    Awesome new Song. Thanks for your art and music over the years. Can't wait to see you in Cologne this year.

  46. Alex G

    Been waiting for this! Go Mark!

  47. Jose Penaloza

    They never seem to disappoint♡

  48. Adrian Carney

    Brilliant.

  49. River Throat

    This is nice.

  50. Bonifasius Anggara

    F*cking awesome

  51. Braden Nakahara

    This and All Ready To Go are sounding really good!!!

  52. Angel Lima

    When realeses the album?

    darren porras

    It came out today. It's a 20 year anniversary album of sorts. The band basically voted on their favorite 20 songs and added two new songs as well.

  53. Peter Lopez

    This kind of has a Straylight Run vibe to it.

    MadHattaMusic

    Peter Lopez Put Michelle in the band!

    Lincoln Lopez

    hello there

    Peter Lopez

    General Kenobi

  54. Alex Effertz

    Great song guys.

  55. Pepperhead55

    Truly a beautiful song. This band ages like a fine wine.

  56. Tim E.

    Two decades under the influence

    Landy Rivas

    But not a 3rd👑👊

  57. darren porras

    Different, but actually pretty darn good.  Adam still has a good voice and this gave me chills at times.  Sad to hear it's about a close friend of Mark and Sean's passing.  RIP.