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Posted: 6:03 p.m. Monday, Dec. 17, 2012
By Alexis Larsen
Here are our top 20 songs for the end of 2012, perfect for celebrating the end of the year (or the end of the world, according to some). Because if it's going to end, you might as well go out with the ultimate apocalypse playlist, right?
1.) Blondie, "Rapture"
2.) Elvis Costello, "Waiting for the End of the World"
3.) The Clash, "Four Horsemen"
4.) Joy Division, "Dead Souls"
5.) St. Vincent, "The Apocalypse Song"
6.) R.E.M., "It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)"
7.) U2, "Last Night On Earth"
8.) Blue Oyster Cult, "Don't Fear the Reaper"
9.) Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, "Death Is the End"
10.) MUSE, "Apocalypse Please"
11.) The Eels, "End Times"
12.) The Doors, "The End"
13.) Louis Armstrong, "What a Wonderful World"
14.) Jewel, "Who Will Save Your Soul?"
15.) Tom Waits, "The Earth Died Screaming"
16.) fun., "We Are Young"
17.) Gloria Gaynor, "I Will Survive"
18.) Billy Joel, "Only the Good Die Young"
19.) Youth Group, "Forever Young"
20.) Tchaikovsky, "1812 Overture (Finale)"
Please note: this list is completely subjective. What would you include on your end-of-the-world playlist? Let us know in the comments.
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