The Universe Alone

Album: Paper Gods (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • Paper Gods concludes with this symphonic and cinematic end-of-the-world track. Co-producer, Mr. Hudson told Duranduran.com that the song is "about oblivion and death," before adding, "I wanted to make it sound like the end of the universe, the opposite of the Big Bang: burning impossibly hot and crunching, and then just disappearing into singularity."
  • The song concludes with the angelic Voce Chamber Choir and the London Youth Chamber Choir welcoming the listener to the after-world.

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