A long December and there's reason to believe
Maybe this year will be better than the last
It’s amazing how the first lines of the song explain the entire theme.
“It’s a song about looking back on your life and seeing changes happening, and for once for me, looking forward and thinking, ya know, things are gonna change for the better — ‘maybe this year will be better than the last’ — and so, like a lot of songs on the end of an album it’s not about everything turning out great, but it at least it is about hope… and the possibilities…” — Adam Duritz
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