Songs The Best Songs About The Future  

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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.
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21 17
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Boney M.

2
21 19
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3
13 11
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Bruce Springsteen

4
12 10
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Fleetwood Mac

5
8 6
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6
8 6
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Jamless added Buggles

7
21 20
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8
16 15
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9
13 12
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10
12 11
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Ronnie Wood

13
6 6
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Jamless added Mendetz

14
6 6
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Massive Attack

15
5 5
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Randy Travis

16
0 0
I.G.Y. Donald Fagen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Songs About The Future
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18
0 0
The Fixx - Built for the Futur... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About The Future

19
8 9
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De La Soul

20
7 8
Where Is the Future Rexix (By ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Songs About The Future

21
5 6
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Jamless added Jamiroquai

22
4 5
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Hillsong United

23
4 5
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Willie Nelson

24
3 4
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25
11 13
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The Human League