Pink Floyd - Time Lyrics




Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day
Fritter and waste the hours in an off-hand way
Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town
Waiting for someone or something to show you the way

Tired of lying in the sunshine staying home to watch the rain
You are young and life is long and there is time to kill today
And then one day you find ten years have got behind you
No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun

And you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking
Racing around to come up behind you again
The sun is the same in a relative way, but you're older
Shorter of breath and one day closer to death

Every year is getting shorter, never seem to find the time
Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines
Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way
The time is gone, the song is over, thought I'd something more to say

Home, home again
I like to be here when I can
When I come home cold and tired
It's good to warm my bones beside the fire
Far away, across the field
The tolling of the iron bell
Calls the faithful to their knees
To hear the softly spoken magic spell





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  1. OCAMPOS Bodybuilding

    LEMBRO DOS ANOS 80... SÓ MUSICA TOP!

  2. Сергей Слехтин

    слушая эту музыку, как то мысленно возвращаюсь в свою золотую юность т.е. в 70-е
    года прошлого века, как бы не странно это звучало, слушаю и не могу остановиться, музыка прекрасна,
    сейчас такого уже нет, возможно и не будет в ближайшие десятилетия, пик отличной музыки и великих
    музыкантов с 50 годов до 90-х и пока, все замерло, так однодневки

  3. Xxrkb78xX

    If you hate this song .... you suck !!!!!!

  4. Jesse J

    What’s crazy is that every songs in this album doesn’t sound old at all

  5. Valeria Telles Ceja

    He regresado al paraíso.

  6. Vitor Franco

    Vai brasilllllll 2020

  7. Paulo Craice

    7.7 MIL people (perhaps Punk Rockers or/and Leftists) missed the starting gun.

  8. Air_ Moccasin's

    This song is the exact reason why I started doing things to better myself

  9. Daniel Cortez

    pipazo , bongazo , caño ... que mejor combinación con esta obra maestra

  10. bigcitymiss801

    I Have Great Memories Of My Friends With This Album

  11. Luis Spain

    Best Band Ever

  12. Armin Parekh

    If you don't have time for Time, then you don't deserve to be here.

  13. Khari

    Before you ignore this, think that noone made it to the top without starting from the bottom.

    This is one of my favorite tracks ever, second favorite on the album. 2nd behind Us and them. For years i wanted to be a musician but fear always made me say "My time is too late, I missed my shot" At 26 I became feed up with the day to day, moved to rural japan and started putting out music. Before I came to japan, I went to brazil, and heard a random restaurant playing this,I knew that it was serendipity. And TIME to get moving!! I made a hiphop song that was inspired by this actually, but the song is called "Feel The Void", by Fat Jon.


    Lets get moving everyone!!!!
    @.

  14. dewi suriayani

    🙋👈

  15. Angelo papas

    This song is the perfect blend of Waters lyrics and Gilmour's emotive guitar playing...hard to believe people in their 20's could have created this masterpiece. People will still question their mortality listening to this in 100 years from now.

  16. Antony Stark

    The cycle of life and time, never been expressed so well.

    You missed the starting gun.
    ⏰⏳🕚⌛

  17. Kiedis 22

    2020 quem tá ouvindo esse som maravilhoso !

  18. GarageBanders Org

    R.I.P Kobe Bryant 1978-2020 ;(((((

  19. Michelle Webb

    Thought I'd something more to say...home again...

  20. Andrew Hnamte

    How many times this song had made me cried...

  21. Pomix

    This guitar solo is the reason people want to play the guitar

  22. lily

    this song gives me anxiety

    Angelo papas

    When I was 15 I remember hearing the line "10 years have got behind you", now it's 35 years later, in the blink of an eye...the same blink and I'll be 85...this song really makes you think about your own mortality.

  23. Pet Llazy

    SO YOU RUN AND YOU RUN 🔥🌈❤️🌾😭😭😭😭

    Angelo papas

    Interestingly "run" seems to be Rogers favourite word, he uses it often in his lyrics.

  24. Robert Kidson

    One of the best lyrical songs of all time!

  25. Fernando Oliveira

    Time uma Música extraordinária 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  26. R.L. Brown

    The song is Supernatural for any generation for any historical period.

  27. 40Plus

    Gilmour poured a bit of his life force into that solo. It sings to very core of your being.

  28. Ica Ro

    https://ica-ro.bandcamp.com/album/sphere

  29. Sunlion

    If you don’t remember Death, Death reminds you to do so.
    And if you can’t cope with the facts the next best thing is to go away for a holiday. ― Muriel Spark




    And remember to bring DSOTM with you!!!!!! Have a nice day.

  30. kh A

    Did anyone notice some physics stuff here or is it just I'm biased lol

    Cryro

    What..?

  31. Stephanie Willows

    We are all trapped on the conveyor belt of "TIME" It takes and it takes and it takes , until it's "TIME" to go Home !

  32. JominqueZ331

    omg 3:11 still the best guitar solo ever

  33. tg72201

    3:53 That note.

  34. Francisca Salas

    Esta siempre será uno de los temas de Pink Floyd que más apreciaré muchísimo en mi vida, tiene un gran significado en mi vida. Gracias papá por mostrarme esta magnífica banda.

  35. DelicateSoundOfThunder

    Did anyone ever think about the solo and what it represents? I think that the brilliant mind of Pink Floyd wanted to depict that 5 stages of Grief here.


    At the start of solo you have low notes that come off really hard, sense of denying and neglecting the harsh truth comes to surface.


    At 3:27, the first part of solo is repeated but he goes to higher notes, trying to depict anger, screaming.


    At 3:41, he moves to even higher octave, and the first bend he makes on 17th fret of B string, could symbolize the start of bargaining. Almost a cry for help, why did it happend the way it happend, why didn't I try to do things differently?


    At 3:54, depression starts, all those high bended notes, his mind screaming at him, he can't see the clear path infront of him, all of the emotions he holds are now mixed into a vortex that isn't going to stop anytime soon.


    And suddently, at 4:09, vortex stops, he's accepted the certain, there is no way to change past and the past actions have led to certain future. He's not angry at himself anymore, he's not in denial, he's not bargaining, he's not even depressed, he just plain accepted the reality.


    Also, notice how Nick Mason changes the pattern at the last part, when everything is becomes clear and calm, and how before that with every new part he kind of changes the pattern, the number of time he plays crash cymbal, or the difference of transition parts he plays on drums only.


    I don't know, these are just my thoughts, I would like to see some comments here and discuss it with you people.


    Whether we agree or not, it's certain and undeniable fact, that this masterpiece, at first serves as a teacher, but later on comes to haunt you when you realize the mistakes you've made and opportunities you have missed.


    Have a nice day, my fellow Floydians.
    Best regards.

    Desert King

    You put way too much thought into this...

  36. Naf Birks

    Damn I just recently discovered this song and I've had goosebumps every time I listen to it.

  37. Brian Walker

    I remember partyin at the river blastin this

  38. Jeff Plankey

    There is no better song about how quickly life goes by while we are waiting for it to happen. Wish I would have paid more attention to the lyrics when I was in my 20's, now I'm 49 and I don't know how I got here. I think I missed the starting gun....

  39. eeveegaming4798

    Each 60-70s band has a unique flavor

  40. eeveegaming4798

    this song has a start and end

  41. mambo

    Wish I could hear this for the first time forever

  42. BakingPizza

    Every year I play this on my birthday (today) and realize how much these lyrics hit me right in the feels. gg

  43. Raphael Floriano

    2020 ? Brasil

  44. atwood lae

    l'm crying for this song thound times

  45. Robert Rodriguez

    It will never get old

  46. E A

    "Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way"

    Well, thank God I'm not English

    Bakchod baba ji jo leta jaan chodke chodke

    More like human way*

    E A

    @Bakchod baba ji jo leta jaan chodke chodke Don't try to make all of us English

  47. Bandido Studio

    Those fucking lyrics are brutal

  48. gunn nomad

    Нештяк!!! сорок лет слушаю!!!

  49. Bomban TV

    Everutime i listen to this song, i get goosebumps, but in a good way

  50. GONZALO Alarcón

    Es el mejor tema lejos de todos los tiempo el rock mundial la letra su musica la voz la guitarra y todo el ensamble lo mejor es un tema que no tiene tiempo perdurará por generaciones fue grabado en el año 1973

  51. Adam H

    This song really hits home hard for me at the moment

    "And then one day you'll find ten years have got behind you"

    "You run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking"

    Where have the last ten years gone? 2010 felt like yesterday and I'm turning 34 this year. The way time passes by is terrifying. What an absolute genius song though

  52. Kross Ballantyne

    The older you get the more you understand my brother said now it's true

  53. GGtronic

    Thanks for allowing me to use your music with my personal Youtube video !!!!!!!!! real art exist because they share !!!! thanks PînkFloyd !

  54. GuardiaGang!

    *insert advertisement* COME ON MAN IT RUINS IT!

  55. Ted A. McElroy

    Time and Tide wait for no man. We never have enough of it or we have too much of it and we can never catch it or change it. Time marches on.

  56. Will L.

    How many people did drugs to this song, we may not know but sure is a lot.

  57. perhaps

    Song starts at 2:12

  58. False Prophet

    I’ll never forget hearing this song for the first time. it totally changes the way you listen to ,and feel music.a true masterpiece!

  59. Kevin Rios

    Saludo CHIQUITINA DE BIG FARM

  60. stogu_rzo sguerzo

    2:50 dio maiale lol

  61. Daniele Oliva

    No Time for Time!!!!!!!!!

  62. Silvia Zanelli

    Che pezzo!!!!!!! ❤❤❤❤

  63. Gino Bellocci

    Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day
    Fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way.
    Kicking around on a piece of ground in your home town
    Waiting for someone or something to show you the way.
    Tired of lying in the sunshine staying home to watch the rain.
    You are young and life is long and there is time to kill today.
    And then one day you find ten years have got behind you.
    No one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun.
    So you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking
    Racing around to come up behind you again.
    The sun is the same in a relative way but you're older,
    Shorter of breath and one day closer to death.
    Every year is getting shorter never seem to find the time.
    Plans that either come to naught or half a page of scribbled lines
    Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way
    The time is gone, the song is over,
    Thought I'd something more to say.
    Home
    Home again
    I like to be here
    When I can
    When I come home
    Cold and tired
    It's good to warm my bones
    Beside the fire
    Far away
    Across the field
    Tolling on the iron bell
    Calls the faithful to their knees
    To hear the softly spoken magic spell

  64. Nicholas Guillen

    My uncle turned me onto this song back in 2010 pre graduation, wish I would of paid better attention to the lyrics and meaning back then...lol live and learn. Love ya unc. "Then one day you find ten years have got behind you, no one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun" so deep.

  65. Callum Stefanelli

    3:40 to 4:10 is one of the most beautiful things I've ever heard

  66. xvio

    Dammit, still can't get through this song...

  67. Zahid Dar

    In 100 years DSOTM will be revered like Beethoven's 9th symphony. It is high art.

    Anthony Cruz

    It already is bro there was a poll the other day and it was regarded as the greatest album of all time

    emilio arbanas

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

    emilio arbanas

    @Anthony Cruz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

  68. Paul James

    Gilmour's solo...always makes my eyes water.

    A 20th century classic...song for the ages...

  69. Chris Key

    Whomever dislikes this song and video should be tarred and featured

  70. Adam Porter

    God damn these lyrics mean a lot

  71. Kory Mendez

    Es una canción muy especial para mi,me recuerda mi adolecencia,fue de las primeras que escuche de pink floyd,mi Papa lo escuchaba yo era muy chica y de allí empezó mi gusto por ese grupo.

  72. Benjamin Flanders

    I have one tattoo, I got it in 2018, and it is a black pocket watch with the Dark Side of the Moon cover in the center. To me, it's a visual representation of this song and how it describes how my life has gone so far.

  73. Kory Mendez

    Buenísima esta rola,única ,super chingona.

  74. dbzmaniac1234

    I really wish the first time I heard this song I was on psychedelics.

  75. Dabbing TARDIS

    “Happy New Year! One year closer to death!”
    —friend of mine

  76. TrashyKid

    I love this song, but sometimes in the guitar solo I just cry for no reason thinking about everyone in the past years of my life who have left and isn't here anymore. This song is genius I love you pink floyd. I love you Nonno. I love everyone who have been besides me through thick and thin

  77. Jim Clarke

    I have time to listen this, for now ))

  78. Ryan Poggioli

    Most relatable song of all time (no pun intended)!

  79. Fran Gomez

    Artes sonoras..❣🎶🥂

  80. Hot Rockin'

    Time...

  81. Binky Ferrari

    Enjoy life now. Getting old is a gift from the gods. Because many many people will never have the luxury of a long life.

  82. Recep Aslan

    Wonderful💗💗💗

  83. DP_ 28

    This song is about living your life to the fullest because life is short and time flies. So everyone out there, make the most of your time on Earth.

    emilio arbanas

    @Sonia Ruizp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

    emilio arbanas

    @Sonia Ruizp https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

    emilio arbanas

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

    Sonia Ruizp

    @emilio arbanas thank you sending video:)

    Sonia Ruizp

    Yes I know what song about that's why i live life to fullest :) in a good and bad way even tho I'm young I love real music also

  84. Rose Kitty, Gray Kitty, and Jack Kitty

    Time, one of life's biggest mysteries...Time is in the mind, yet is in the physical as well. Did you ever wonder why time does not fly, on and off, even when you are feeling good/deeply enthralled and severely interested in a project? Ask the pope--he knows.

  85. cozzie twothousand

    From now on when someone asks, "How ya doin'?" I'm going to reply, "Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death."


    If they smile, I'll know they're down with the Pink. If they look horrified, I'll know I'm among the heathen.

    emilio arbanas

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

  86. Rusty Mullet

    3:12 my soul starts leaving my body

  87. Shwetabh rana

    2020... floyd forever

  88. Георги Киряков

    Минута е много

  89. E. M. Leme

    Born in 1979.

    In Love with Pink Floyd ever

    IILP pop

    Lucky you

  90. gahba02

    this intro makes me shivering..awsome

  91. Luis Orlando Trejo Morales

    Uno de los mejores grupos

  92. El Pèrez

    Pongan tusa

  93. Russian Heritage Society charitable nonprofit

    This song is basically the most beautiful song I've ever heard, and I honestly say it is very easy to relate to some things but as you get older it gets more relate able

  94. NotSure1408

    The genius of this song is that even the guitar solo is a representation of time itself.
    From 3:13 till 4:10 you imagine the youth years with energy, aggressiveness, boldness...and all of a sudden at 4:10 things slow down...you got old...
    Anyway this is how I see it

    Denis Brognard

    NotSure1408 Great analysis I think you’re right

    emilio arbanas

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9Ywy5XUN9A&feature=youtu.be

    The cutest

    4:10 it's my favorite part, when it slow down. ❤

    Beholder

    I like the way you see things

  95. Daithí Murphy

    6/1/2020

  96. Dave Stambaugh

    This song is all about the English experience of the late sixties. In the US we never quite got to the same kind of welfare state as they did.

  97. Jarod Farrant

    Time is a gift don’t waste it, Tell that special someone you love them, spend time with friends and family, do what you love.