Time Is Ticking Out

Album: Wake Up And Smell The Coffee (2001)
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  • Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan wrote this song after reading an article about Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. The song talks about how humans are not taking care of the planet and how there's not much time left before things start to get ugly. >>
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    Angel - Irapuato, Mexico

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  • Rocksolan from Kyiv, UkraineThe beeps at the beginning is the real sound taken from the Ukrainian radio, which counts the last six seconds of the passing hour.
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