Time Is Running Out
by Muse

Album: Absolution (2003)
Charted: 8

Songfacts®:

  • There are a few possible interpretations of this song. It could be about a girl who smothers a guy, but now he is 'addicted' to her and can't let her go. The song could also be a commentary on the fleeting nature of time itself. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Andrew - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Among other interpretations, the music video for the song suggests that the lyrics might refer to the approach of a nuclear holocaust: "you can't push it underground, you can't stop it screaming out, how did it come to this?" >>
    Suggestion credit:
    poiuqwerty - San Francisco, CA

Comments: 8

  • Stratos from Lol, GreeceGreat band , Great song!
  • Punkgal from Leeds, United Kingdomabout armageddon which is coming up by the way./
  • Pierce from Wimberley, Txi love muse excpessially how they change real life stories into like fiction
  • Nady from Adelaide, Australiai couldnt love this song more. loooove it
  • Shanice from Sugar Land, TxJust started listening Muse and can't get this song off repeat. They're amazing.
  • Jeanette from Grong, NorwayI think it can be about a special girl, not like everyone else. But she isn't good for him. Still he can't forget about her, even though he know it isn't right. "Hiw did it come to this?" maybe she wasn't the one he thought.
  • Francia from Caracas, --One of my favorite Muse songs. Great band
  • Mercedies from Soldotna, AkI completly agree. I love this band.
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