Out of time is an anti-war song written by Blur in 2003. Some people think it’s a love song because it talks about “the love song to set us free”, whereas you can’t find the word “war” in the lyrics.

But it’s a complaint about the way the world works. We’re so lost that there is a war (in this case the Iraq war) and we don’t feel nothing but indifference.

Where’s the love song to set us free
Too many people down
Everything turning the wrong way round
And I don’t know what life would be
If we stop dreaming now
Lord knows we’d never clear the clouds.

And you’ve been so busy lately that you haven’t found the time
To open up your mind
And watch the world spinning gently out of time.

Feel the sunshine on your face
It’s in a computer now
Gone to the future way out in space.

And you’ve been so busy lately that you haven’t found the time
To open up your mind
And watch the world spinning gently out of time.

And you’ve been so busy lately that you haven’t found the time
To open up your mind
And watch the world spinning gently out of time.

Tell me I’m not dreaming
But are we out of time
We’re out of time
Out of time

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