Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) Song Lyrics

Green Day

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Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road
Time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go
So make the best of this test, and don't ask why
It's not a question, but a lesson learned in time
It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you had the time of your life

So take the photographs, and still-frames in your mind
Hang it on the shelf of good health and good time
Tattoo's of memories and dead skin on trial
For what it's worth, it was worth all the while
It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you had the time of your life

It's something unpredictable, but in the end is right
Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road
Time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go
So make the best of this test, and don't ask why
It's not a question, but a lesson learned in time
It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you had the time of your life

So take the photographs, and still-frames in your mind
Hang it on the shelf of good health and good time
Tattoo's of memories and dead skin on trial
For what it's worth, it was worth all the while
It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you had the time of your life

It's something unpredictable, but in the end is right
Another turning point, a fork stuck in the road
Time grabs you by the wrist, directs you where to go
So make the best of this test, and don't ask why
It's not a question, but a lesson learned in time
It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you had the time of your life

So take the photographs, and still-frames in your mind
Hang it on the shelf of good health and good time
Tattoo's of memories and dead skin on trial
For what it's worth, it was worth all the while
It's something unpredictable, but in the end it's right
I hope you had the time of your life

It's something unpredictable, but in the end is right

Track Listing


HDCD 1
  • 1 Nice Guys Finish Last
  • 2 Hitchin’ a Ride
  • 3 The Grouch
  • 4 Redundant
  • 5 Scattered
  • 6 All the Time
  • 7 Worry Rock
  • 8 Platypus (I Hate You)
  • 9 Uptight
  • 10 Last Ride In
  • 11 Jinx
  • 12 Haushinka
  • 13 Walking Alone
  • 14 Reject
  • 15 Take Back
  • 16 King for a Day
  • 17 Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)
  • 18 Prosthetic Head


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Billie Joe Armstrong, Frank E., Iii Wright, Frank Edwin Wright Iii, Michael Pritchard, Mike Dirnt, Mike Ryan Pritchard, Tre Cool
    album: Track 17 in album nimrod.
    release date: 1997-10-13
    popularity : 6229 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Pop Punk/Punk
    length: 2:34
    producer: Rob Cavallo and Green Day
    mixer: Chris Lord‐Alge
    engineer: Ken Allardyce
    recorded by: Ken Allardyce
    co engineer: Tony Flores
    composer: Green Day
    lyricist: Billie Joe Armstrong

    Album Information

    label: Reprise Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: HDCD
    barcode: 093624679424
    script: Latin