I know we got some history We got some issues that we need to solve But is it really such a mystery? It's just the way that the world evolves Let me ask you for forgiveness baby My heart is ever full of sorrow We got to move into the future maybe And think about a new tomorrow
She said you know I used to love you baby But you're thinking way too fast So forget about the future And let's get on with the past.
So they called a 'nited Nations summit To negotiate for peace on Earth And it may idealistic baby But I know what peace of mind is worth Everybody aired their grievances And they threw away the suture They opened up all the wounds of the past As they failed to find their way to the future
They said we'd better check the weather chart Before we tie our colors to this mast And it's too hard thinking about the future baby So let's just get on with the past
She said we'd better check the horoscope honey Just in case this feeling wasn't meant to last It's just too hard thinking about the future So let's just get on with the past
How many times you ever hear me say I’m as flawed as any other human being? But there simply has to be a different way A whole new way of seeing Are we doomed by all our history Is our love really beyond repair? But it's getting close to midnight baby And we ain't got time to spare
Just when I think I’m home and dry And she's given up the fight There's an unmistakable optimism In romantic music and candlelight But there's this lingering perfume The merest ghost of the past She says now wait a minute baby We're moving way too fast We'd better check the weather chart Before we raise this mast We'd best consult our horoscope In case this feeling wasn't meant to last Let's just forget about the future And get on with the past