"Wasting Time" was the final single from Kid Rock's album Devil Without a Cause. The song blended bouncy hip hop vocals over a bluesy riff and gospel vocals provided by Thornetta Davis. The song's bass line sampled Fleetwood Mac's classic "Second Hand News".
The song peaked at #35 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks with no music video accompanying it. There was a live version released on the "Only God Knows Why" single. It was from Rochester, New York concert, performed on March 21, 1999.
David Allan Coe covered "Wasting Time" as the rewritten song "Free my Mind" on his album Live at Billy Bob's Texas, released on April 08th 2003.