Time Waits For No One was the third and final single to be released from Mavis Staples' first Paisley Park Records album Time Waits For No One. It was released around seven months after the album, and was released in the USA only. The b-side was an edit of Jaguar, also taken from the album (the edit was also included on Jaguar, the album’s second single. Both tracks featured Prince as a writer, producer and performer.
The single did not enter the US Billboard Pop Chart, but reached number 63 on the Billboard R&B Chart.