|Song by Dead By Sunrise from the album Out Of Ashes|
|Released||October 13, 2009|
|Live debut||October 01, 2009|
|Last played||February 28, 2010|
|Writer||Chester Charles Bennington, Amir Davidson, Ryan Christopher Shuck, Anthony Valcic|
|Label||Warner Bros. Records|
"Too Late" was originally written to deal with Chester's personal feeling about God, but it was changed lyrically to make it more about a relationship between two people rather than a relationship between him and his God.
This was done because, according to him, some people get uncomfortable with lyrics that deal with religion. He said, "I don't want to preach to anybody because I know that not everybody believes what I believe in. In "Too Late," there are times I feel like I want to be closer to God but wonder if I will ever be able to get there, because at times I've been so far down the other road. The reality is that I know in my heart that's completely ridiculous, because if I want that I can have it. Sometimes people lack the confidence to have that. That's what that song is about."
Note: Only the date of the very first release of each version is listed.
|Too Late||Out Of Ashes||2:59||2007-2009||October 13, 2009|
|Too Late||Out Of Ashes Instrumentals||3:05||2007-2009||
"Too Late" got its debut at the first full show for Dead By Sunrise, being played after "Walking In Circles". Once the band embarked on their 2010 Asian tour, "Too Late" was moved up in the set to after "Morning After", a position it maintained throughout the Asian and European tours.
Dead By Sunrise
- Chester Bennington
- Ryan Shuck
- Amir Derakh
- Elias Andra
- Brandon Belsky
- Anthony "Fu" Valcic
- Howard Benson: producer
- Tom Whalley: executive producer
- Mike Plotnikoff: recorder
- Chris Lord-Alge: mixer
It's cold and dark I think I'm going insane,