The 15 Best Songs About the End of the World

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If you are reading this article, the world either hasn't ended, or the apocalypse is in progress and you're so dedicated to P&P that you're taking time out of your busy end-of-days schedule to read about what you should be listening to as all hell breaks loose. In either case, you'll be happy to know that there's a great wealth of songs about the end of the world to choose from, whether you're in the mood for angsty rock, conscious hip-hop, or serious funk. Stock up on batteries, twinkies, and duct tape, and countdown the 15 best songs about the end of the world with us.

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  • Chase

    I was just listening to 1999 the other day and thought that it was perfect for today.

  • Breeezy

    ugh yes, bonus points for adding NIN

  • Viv

    great list!

  • NightHelix

    Gimme Shelter is obviously about needing a fix. needle wise. – It’s just a kiss away/It’s just a shot away.

  • Fuego de La Noche

    Gimme Shelter is about war, not end of the days…