I am looking for a phrase to express a feeling. Here it is.

A song was out in the market a couple of years ago and it was a huge hit at that time. Today, I heard that song which reminded me all the memories happened in my life at that time. Like it reminded me of my bike ride : I was travelling on bike listening to that song, I was young and funky at that time and my old friends faces. Listening to that song reminds me all of these.

How to express this? Can I say it as that song times? Example: Can I say it as "I was grown up as adult at that song times?" Correct me and please suggest.

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    As someone has already answered I believe nostalgia is the word you are looking for. But I should point out that there are a number of grammatical/idiomatic errors in your OP. If you would like I will edit it for you, but you may benefit from the English Language Learners site.
    – WS2
    Commented Jun 11, 2015 at 10:47

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Probably, the word you're looking for is nostalgia

a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past (Oxford)

I have quite a few nostalgic memories of that song.


A word that also hints at the triggering of the memory from the song (or some other thing) is reminiscent

  • reminding you of someone or something else : similar to something else
  • thinking about the past : having many thoughts of the past

This article talks specifically about music and memories.

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