The Wasteland

Album: Fire From The Sky (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • Vocalist Brian Fair drew inspiration from one of his favorite poems, T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland, for this song. Eliot's modernist poem has been an influence on a variety of musicians. For instance both British pop duo The Pet Shop Boys and American alternative singer-songwriter M. Ward have drawn on this work.

    Fair also drew on the Book of Revelation for the song's apocalyptic lyrics.

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