"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, features the band members as modern-life The Wizard of Oz characters.
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.