20 songs for the apocalypse

20 songs for the apocalypse

Feb 15, 2013

Now that we know the apocalypse is definitely coming, it’s time to start compiling an end-of-the-world playlist for when the rest of the astroids attack and we all die. Here are 20 apocalyptic songs to jump off with:

1. R.E.M. — “It’s the End of the World as We Know It”

2. Billy Joel — “Miami 2017 (Seen the Lights Go Down on Broadway)”

3. Soundgarden — “Black Hole Sun”

4. Andrew Bird — “When That Helicopter Comes”

5. The Decemberists — “Calamity Song”

6. The Postal Service — “We Will Become Silhouettes”

7. Elvis Costello — “Waiting For the End of the World”

8. Tom Waits — “The Earth Died Screaming”

9. The Doors — “The End”

10. Talking Heads — “(Nothing But) Flowers”

11. Leonard Cohen — “The Future”

12. Britney Spears — “Til the World Ends”

13. Adele — “Skyfall”

14. Nick Drake — “Pink Moon”

15. T. Rex — “Teen Riot Structure”

16. Bright Eyes — “No One Would Riot for Less”

18. Jay-Z — “Run This Town”

19. The Beatles — “The End”

20. Skeeter Davis — “At the End of the World”

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