Song from a bygone era, with musicality seldom seen in the 2000's.
The Living In The Past Songfacts reports: One of the most famous aspects of this song is its nonstandard time signature: It uses 5/4. This puts it in the category of "quintuple meter," where there's five beats per measure. If you need some more familiar context, try singing the lyrics to "Living in the Past" to the tune from the theme from the TV…
Happy and I'm smiling,
Walking miles to drink your water.
You know I'd love to love you,
And above you there's no other.