What is it with rock singers and apocalyptic explorations on debut albums? The English singer and songwriter did it on his 1977 album with this eerily atmospheric tale of celebrity nuptials, media hounds and vagabonds on a train ride to who knows where. "They shut down the power all along the line/And we got stuck in the tunnel where no lights shine/They got to touching all the girls who were too scared to call out/Nobody was saying anything at all/We were waiting for the end of the world/Dear Lord, I sincerely hope you're coming, 'cause you really started something." -- Randy Lewis Listen to "Waiting for the End of the World"
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