Death Horizon

Album: Beneath The Eyrie (2019)

Songfacts®:

  • This breezy acoustic tune features apocalyptic, multi-layered lyrics, which frontman Black Francis told The Sun dwell on "the death of a relationship, the death of civilization and the death of the planet."
  • Mojo magazine commented that the song has a jaunty tune, but the lyrics are so bleak. Black Francis responded: "It feels like a very Velvet Underground-inspired song, like Lou Reed's Tin Pan Alley traditional chord shapes juxtaposed with the darker lyric. You know, it's just about three levels of death. A relationship, civilization and planetary – boom, boom, boom."

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