"A Praise Chorus" is a song by Jimmy Eat World. It was the fourth single released from the band's 2001 album Bleed American, which was later retitled Jimmy Eat World.
With its carpe diem theme, the song has been described as a "celebration of adulthood". After the second stanza, seven songs become the "praise chorus" of the title. The first is sung continuously in the background; the other six are sung over this…
Are you going to live your life wondering?
Standing in the back looking around
Are you going to waste your time thinking?
How you've grown up or how you missed out