Time Is Ticking Out

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"Time Is Ticking Out"
Single by The Cranberries
from the album Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
B-side "Time Is Ticking Out"
(Marius de Vries Remix)
Released February 2002
Format CD single
Recorded 2001
Genre Pop rock
Length 2:59
Label MCA Records
Writer(s) Dolores O'Riordan/Noel Hogan
Producer(s) Stephen Street
The Cranberries singles chronology
"Analyse"
(2001)
"Time Is Ticking Out"
(2002)
"This Is the Day"
(2002)
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee track listing
"Analyse"
(2)
"Time Is Ticking Out"
(3)
"Dying Inside"
(4)

"Time Is Ticking Out" is a pop song recorded by Irish band The Cranberries. It was the second single from their fifth studio album, Wake Up and Smell the Coffee, released in 2001. The song deals with environmental issues. A promotional video, directed by Maurice Linnane,[1] features the band members as modern-life The Wizard of Oz characters.

Track listings[edit]

2-track CD single[2]
  1. "Time Is Ticking Out" (album version) – 2:59
  2. "Loud and Clear" (Live at Vicar Street, Dublin – November 11, 2000) – 2:25
4-track CD single[3]
  1. "Time Is Ticking Out" (album version) – 2:59
  2. "Time Is Ticking Out" (Marius de Vries Remix) – 5:12
  3. "Shattered" (Live at Vicar Street, Dublin – November 11, 2000) – 3:38
  4. "Analyse" (enhanced video)
Promo CD[4]
  1. "Time Is Ticking Out" (album version) – 2:59
  2. "Time Is Ticking Out" (Marius de Vries Remix edit) – 3:59
Promo vinyl[5]
  1. "Time Is Ticking Out" (Marius de Vries Remix)
  2. "Time Is Ticking Out" (Marius de Vries Instrumental)

Remixes[edit]

As for the "Analyse" single, music producer Marius de Vries was commissioned to remix "Time Is Ticking Out". Four versions of the up-tempo remix were released, either physically or digitally. The long version was made available on the 4-track commercial single, while an 3:59-edit version was featured on some promotions CDs as well as on the Asian Tour Special Edition of Wake Up and Smell the Coffee. An instrumental mix was also released on vinyl. Finally, a slightly different 4:55 version of unknown origin was released digitally on Internet.[citation needed]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Portuguese Singles Chart 14

References[edit]