Best Songs Ever

What’s your favorite song?
Random Song
Please enter a search term (min. 2 chars)
iTunes Charts
ø 5 at 2 votes
What’s your rating?

The Moody Blues


  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Metal
  • Classic Rock
  • Progressive Rock
song from
  • 1970
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 1965
  • 2012

Alternative video Spotify
“Gypsy (Of a Strange and Distant Time)“ is a 1969 song by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues, from their album To Our Children’s Children’s Children, a concept album about space travel. Due to its long name, the song is often referred to on compilation albums as simply “Gypsy.“ The song lyrics, related to the album’s space travel theme, describe a traveller who is “travelling in panic all direction blind, aching for the warmth of a burning sun, freezing in the emptiness of where he’d come from.“ The lyric suggests that the traveller may never be returning home to earth as he is “Left without a hope of coming home.“ Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Left without a hope of coming home ... Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh, oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh ... Aching for the warmth of a burning sun

Current Rank: ...

Popularity on the Web


Most votes come from United States, and Reserved.


More songs by The Moody Blues (See Charts): The Balance, Everyday, Higher And Higher, Eyes Of A Child, A Simple Game, Dear Diary, Steppin' In A Slide Zone, The Dream, You And Me, and Night In White Satin.

Popular in Blues (See Charts): The Voice, A Million Miles Away, Piece Of My Heart, Wedding Bell Blues (Will You Marry Me Bill), Innocent When You Dream, The Thrill Is Gone, Wooden Heart, Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me), Man Of The World, and Learnin' The Blues.


Use at most three hashtags in your comment to connect the song with a topic (i.e. #live or #workout). It must contain at least one letter. You can view a toplist for every tag.