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 hometown
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
And 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 spells


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by bobert123987

Time Lyrics as written by Nicholas Berkeley Mason David Jon Gilmour

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, T.R.O. INC.

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    General CommentThis is the best song ever written ... it is my all time favourite .Everytime listen to it , it reflects soemthing out of my life ... lyrically , no doubt it is unparellal and the soothing guitar notes of Gilmour makes it more heartbreaking ... This is a kinda song everyone may like it ,atleast some of the lines are amazingly written and personally I adore the voice of David Gilmour .
    avi.floydon February 28, 2006   Link

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