Best Songs About Time

Could be about time going by quick, slow, someone getting older.

The Top Ten

1 Time - Pink Floyd

"And then one day you find 10 years have got behind you, no one told you when to run" - BrianScott01

Time is even called "Time," so it is definitely about time.

Not a single song on this list comes close to this masterpiece. David Gilmour's assertive and aggressive voice along with Rick Wright's smooth, soft and wise voice make this song an incredible piece of genius.

The lyrics reflect the album's concept and builds it's own theme about time. The guitar work is nothing short of exceptional and the guitar solo is the icing on the top. There is a reason why this is the third most selling album of all time.

Positively depressing.

2 Cats In the Cradle - Harry Chapin

About his son getting old quick, one of the best songs of all time. - BrianScott01

3 Old Man - Neil Young

Tells a story about Neil getting old. "I've been first and last, look at how the time goes past" - BrianScott01

4 Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian

One of the best songs I have ever heard. Truly impressive musicianship. And it's a new song, 2010. - Metal_Treasure

Absoulte Masterpiece - christangrant

5 Night Moves - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

Basically about Bob changing over the years. - BrianScott01

6 When I Was Young - The Animals

Another one about getting old. Says how easier life was when Eric was young. - BrianScott01

7 The Times They Are A-Changin' - Bob Dylan

The title pretty much says it all. - BrianScott01

8 Only Time - Enya

Its about time basically knowing everything. Lyrics are wonderful. - BrianScott01

A simple question, a deep answer

9 In My Life - The Beatles
10 Forever Young - Bob Dylan

The Contenders

11 Caught Somewhere in Time - Iron Maiden


12 It Was a Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra
13 Both Sides Now - Joni Mitchell
14 Time - Lionel Richie

About time being wasted. - BrianScott01

15 Time Travellers - Riverside

This one is a very beautiful tune. - Metal_Treasure

16 The Bold Arrow of Time - Tame Impala

Has hardely any lyrics but they are, "Overhead ether flow, moment, colors run,
time so slow, slow. I've never seen the arrow of time fly so low. And time flows on." - BrianScott01

17 Father Time - Stratovarius
18 Time in a Bottle - Jim Croce
19 Two Minutes to Midnight - Iron Maiden
20 Time is on My Side - The Rolling Stones
21 Time Has Come Today - The Chambers Brothers
22 Same Old Lang Syne - Dan Fogelberg
23 The Way We Were - Barbara Streisand
24 At the Edge of Time - Blind Guardian

"Now as my time's passing by
What am I waiting for?
Who'll grant me wings to fly? And will I have another try?
'Cause I would not miss my moment again
Yes, I would not miss my moment my friend". - Metal_Treasure

25 Time - The Alan Parsons Project

Really sad song, about time flowing even after the worst of things. "Who knows when we shall meet again, if ever, but time keeps flowing like a river." - BrianScott01

26 Verschwende deine Zeit - Silbermond
27 Out of Time - Blur

This song is so cool - Lotuscandy

28 Days Go by (Acoustic) - Dirty Vegas

The most known version of this song by Dirty Vegas is a House music track (which I recommand too) but the acoustic version focuses more on the lyrics. - Lotuscandy

29 Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
30 Wasted Years - Iron Maiden

Well its about Time Travel I think - christangrant

31 Foreplay / Long Time - Boston
32 Out of Time Man - Mano Negra

Mano Negra was a french alternative rock band (active between 1987 and 1995) fronted by Manu Chao, which was one of my favorites french bands. - Lotuscandy

33 Time Stand Still - Rush
34 Childhood's End - Pink Floyd
35 Time - Real Estate
36 Earth Song - Michael Jackson

A song about evoloution through time

37 Time - Anastacia
38 Everything Changes - Pokémon
39 Better in Time - Leona Lewis
40 Hung Up - Madonna
41 Forever Young - Alphaville
42 Spend Some Time - Eminem
43 Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? - Chicago
44 Landslide - Fleetwood Mac
45 Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller Band
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Top Remixes

1. Time - Pink Floyd
2. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
3. Caught Somewhere in Time - Iron Maiden
1. Forever Young - Bob Dylan
2. Both Sides Now - Joni Mitchell
3. It Was a Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra
1. Cats In the Cradle - Harry Chapin
2. Time - Pink Floyd
3. Old Man - Neil Young


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