The End

Album: Come Around Sundown (2010)
Charted: 82

Songfacts®:

  • This looping, distorted ballad about failing to live up to expectations romantically is the opening track of American rock band, Kings of Leon's fifth studio album, Come Around Sundown.
  • Frontman Caleb Followill explained to The Music Fix why the band decided to include a track titled "The End" as the first track on the record: Well, starting the record off with "The End"… I mean it's definitely one of those songs that comes in one piece at a time. That's always a good way – it layers itself – to start a record."

    He added: "The song has a little bit of what we were doing on the last record. For someone that was a fan of the last record, when they put this record on, it's not going to scare them away."

Comments: 1

  • Holly from Florida Timeless Song. Great songwriting.
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