Making Time

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"Making Time"
Making Time.jpg
1966 Denmark issue
Single by The Creation
from the album We Are Paintermen
B-side "Try and Stop Me"
Released 17 June 1966 (1966-06-17)
Format 7"
Length 2:58
Label Planet
Producer(s) Shel Talmy
The Creation singles chronology
"Making Time"
"Painter Man"

"Making Time" is The Creation's debut single, written by Kenny Pickett (lead singer) and Eddie Phillips (guitarist).[1] It portrays the experience of working in a clock factory while co-workers listen to their favorites on the radio.

Cover versions[edit]

It has often been covered by other bands, including Das Damen, Little Free Rock and Green Bullfrog.

It is featured on the 1998 Rushmore film soundtrack.

A mid-1980s band Makin' Time, was named after this song.

You Am I released a version of the song on Beat Party! - a bonus disc that came with initial copies of their album Hourly, Daily.

The B-side "Try and Stop Me" was covered by The Radiators from Space (on the 1979 "Let's Talk About The Weather" single).

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Discogs. "Creation, The (2) – Making Time / Try And Stop Me". Retrieved 12 December 2012.