songs The Best Songs About The Future  

Reference
590 votes 266 voters 21.1k views 102 items

Since we're always wondering what will become of us in our later years, for this list we're ranking the best songs about the future. Do you have a favorite future song? Whether it's rock, rap, country, or anything in between, we want you to vote up your favorites on this list of songs about the future. You can even add additional tracks to the poll if any good the future songs are missing, so feel free to contribute to the list. We've included YouTube videos to accompany the songs when available, so think of this page as a the future songs playlist.

Some of the songs below include Future Games by Fleetwood Mac, Future Lovers by Madonna, and Ain't No Future in Yo Frontin by DFC. A song can qualify to be on this in two ways. First, the song has the future in the title or lyrics, or some close variation of that word. Second, the song is conceptually about the future, even if it doesn't specifically mention that word.
list ordered by

1
13 4
Ranker Video
Future World Boney M.

2
17 10
Ranker Video

3
7 1
Where Is the Future Rexix (By ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About The Future

4
11 6
Ranker Video

5
18 14
Ranker Video

6
7 3
Ranker Video
Livin' in the Future Bruce Springsteen

7
7 3
Ranker Video
(I've Got My) Future on Ice Hank Williams, Jr.

8
15 12
Ranker Video
Future Legend David Bowie

9
12 9
Ranker Video

10
10 7
Ranker Video
Kiss the Future The Human League

11
9 6
Ranker Video
Fear for Your Future Ronnie Wood

12
8 5
Ranker Video
Future Man, Future Lady Ziggy Marley, Laurie Berkner

13
8 5
Ranker Video

14
7 4
Ranker Video
The Future De La Soul

The Best Songs Ft. Future

15
4 1
Ranker Video

16
4 1
Ranker Video

17
4 1
Ranker Video
Jamless added FutureSex Mendetz

18
2 0
To Modern Science is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About The Future
Jamless added To Modern Science The Black and White Years

19
4 3
Ranker Video
Future Proof Massive Attack

20
4 3
Ranker Video

21
3 2
Ranker Video
Children of the Future Steve Miller Band

The Best Concert Movies Streaming on Hulu

22
3 2
Ranker Video
In the Future David Byrne

23
3 2
Ranker Video
Future Ex-Wife Bret Michaels

24
3 2
Ranker Video
Will the Future Blame Us Our Lady Peace

25
2 1
Ranker Video
Jamless added The Geeks Were Right The Faint

27
1 0
Ranker Video
Jamless added Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles

29
1 0
Ranker Video
Jamless added Virtual Insanity Jamiroquai

30
6 6
Ranker Video
Ghost of Corporate Future Regina Spektor

The Best Nicki Minaj Albums of All Time

31
5 5
Ranker Video
Cities of the Future Infected Mushroom

32
5 5
Ranker Video
Suture Up Your Future Queens of the Stone Age

33
4 4
Ranker Video

34
4 4
Ranker Video
The Future Bow Wow, ROC

35
4 4
Ranker Video
Memory of the Future Pet Shop Boys

36
4 4
Ranker Video

37
4 4
Ranker Video
I Am the Future Alice Cooper

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

38
3 3
Ranker Video

39
3 3
Ranker Video
Future Golden Earring

40
3 3
Ranker Video

41
3 3
Ranker Video
A Better Future David Bowie

42
3 3
Ranker Video
Future Memories Klaxons

43
2 2
Ranker Video
Wonderful Future Willie Nelson

44
2 2
Ranker Video

20 Things You Didn't Know About Wonder Woman

45
2 2
Ranker Video
My Future Decided Hillsong United

46
2 2
Ranker Video

47
2 2
Ranker Video
Bright Future in Sales Fountains of Wayne

48
2 2
The Future Used to Be Better is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Songs About The Future
punksnotdead added The Future Used to Be Better TV Smith

49
1 1
Ranker Video
Love Letter to the Future Manic Street Preachers

50
1 1
Ranker Video
The Future Has Been Here 4ever Manic Street Preachers