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 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

4 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

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 Forever Young - Bob Dylan
9 Only Time - Enya

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

A simple question, a deep answer

10 Caught Somewhere in Time - Iron Maiden


The Contenders

11 It Was a Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra
12 In My Life - The Beatles
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 Two Minutes to Midnight - Iron Maiden
17 Father Time - Stratovarius
18 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

19 Time in a Bottle - Jim Croce
20 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

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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. Wheel of Time - Blind Guardian
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