Welcome Oblivion

Album: Welcome Oblivion (2013)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of the Trent Reznor-led group How to Destroy Angels' debut studio album. Vocalist Mariqueen Maandig went into detail during a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session about some of the concepts that the group drew upon as they were crafting the record: "We as a group spent a lot of time talking about various ideas, and realized we all felt a sense of paranoia about the times we live in," she explained. "The rate of information, and how everything has become less personal, the way people interact, the consequences of technology moving faster than we as a species can keep up with, and its impact on society. That sense of paranoia provided the backdrop for the subject matter of most of the songs, and it matched up perfectly with the music we were excited about."

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