5 Songs About The Future

These are 5 songs about the future!

ZAGER AND EVANS – 2525

In the Year 2525” is a song that deals with humanity and how it adapts into the future.  Themes of the song include machines that rule the labor force, asexual humans, test-tube conception, pills for food.  The song ends in the year 10000, which describes earth covered in darkness.

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THE BYRDS – ONE HUNDRED YEARS FROM NOW

One hundred years from this day will the people still feel this way?” Is the opening line to this short but powerful song from The Byrds; it provokes a thought of existence through the spectrum of a memory… stuck between here and now.

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QUEEN – 39′

Queen’s hit “39′” is a take on the famous time dilation scenario first mentioned in Einstein’s special theory of relativity.  This is also the plot of the original Planet of the Apes film.

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THE BUGGLES – VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR

What is there really to say?  Music videos killed the radio star, and the Buggles music video for “Video Killed The Radio Star” is ironically so terrible it makes you rethink the idea of music videos overtaking radio.

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NEIL YOUNG – COMPUTER AGE

Neil Young showcases his talents in synthesizers with the release of “Computer Age”.  A personal connection of Neil Youngs’, since the influence of the song, deals with his journey of communicating with his son who has cerebral palsy and the progression of technology into the future.

Cars and trucks Fly by me on the corner But I’m all right Standin’ proud before the signal When I see the light I know I’m more than just a number

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