Twenty-One Survival Songs for the Rapture
It's hard to worry about the Apocalypse when Billy Corgan's an ice cream man.
Make sure to hide your valuables, show loved ones how much you care, and get on good terms with the big guy upstairs. Didn't you hear? Tomorrow, May 21, 2011, is "The Rapture." That's this Saturday. Apparently in layman's terms, that means we're all going to die, the world's going to end, and it's really going to suck. We're not making this stuff up.
Now how much we actually believe that this is actually happening this Saturday is another story. Some people are going to be living this weekend up as if it were their last (it very well may be), and well, some people are going to go cry over the glass potentially being half empty. Hey, we can't blame 'em.
We love you, loyal County Grind Readers. We really do. We don't want to see you go. But just in case we made you a mixtape. Happy songs, sad songs, songs for the apocalypse -- we left (hardly) any stone unturned. Check them out after the jump.
Smashing Pumpkins "Today"
The Rapture "Whoo! Alright - Yeah... Uh Huh!"
Ducktails featuring Panda Bear "Killin' the Vibe"
The Flaming Lips "Bad Days"
Phil Collins "Something Happened on the Way to Heaven"
ANR "Don't Fear the Get Out"
Nirvana "Heart Shaped Box"
The Dead Weather "So Far From Your Weapon"
Sonic Youth "Do You Believe in Rapture"
Nine Inch Nails "The Day the Whole World Went Away"
Siouxsie & The Banshees "Cities in Dust"
L7 "Pretend We're Dead"
Joy Division "Dead Souls"
The Cure "End of the World"
Band of Horses "The Funeral"
Tom Waits "How's it Gonna End"
Bright Eyes "No One Would Riot for Less"
Andrew Bird "Tables and Chairs"
Talking Heads "Nothing but Flowers"
R.E.M. "It's the end of the world"
The Doors "The End"
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