The 15 Best Songs About the End of the World

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Blackalicious - "Sky is Falling"

Though not typically known for taking on a darker tone, pioneering Bay Area duo Blackalicious took time out on their 2002 LP Blazing Arrowto lament the state of the world. While Chief Xcel set the stage with his anxious, densely melodic production, Gift of Gab painted a picture of a world in decline, morally corrupt from top to bottom. "Sky Is Falling" provides images of apocalypse and invokes the biblical Book of Revelation, but speaks more of social, ethical breakdown making way for worse times to come.