Final Song Album Collection

Have you ever asked yourself what song you'd like to be played at your funeral? Or, more powerful still, what song you'd most like to hear just before you die?

Possibly, no. It's a morbid topic, after all, and many of us try not to dwell upon our certain ends. Imagining one's own funeral is frowned upon – the pastime of egotists and the insecure. And if you're planning your deathbed play list, you hardly want to jinx it – to find your iPod running out of batteries just before your plane goes down, for instance.

But once the question gets under your skin, it's hard to ignore.

Final Song goes to the very heart of music's spiritual dimension by asking a number of musicians to select their ideal last song, either to serenade their final moments or to memorialize them after the fact. The participating artists deserve to be commended for their openness: they're responding to one of the most personal questions one could ask. (Several of those approached declined to take part; taboos are taboos, after all.)

Final Song Track List:

Erik Satie – 1. Gymnopédie – selected by DJ T.

Rob Gallagher – Little One – selected by Gilles Peterson.

Photek – Modus Operandi – selected by Storm.

The Stranglers – Golden Brown – selected by DJ Hell.

Cerrone – Supernature – selected by Kevin Saunderson.

Radiohead – Sit Down Stand Up – selected by Laurent Garnier.

Chloé – Paradise – selected by Chloé.

The Beach Boys – 'Til I Die – selected by David Holmes.

Peggy Lee – Is That All There Is? – selected by Ewan Pearson.

Inti Illimani – Caramba, Yo Soy Dueno del Baron – selected by Ricardo Villalobos.

Link – Amenity – selected by Richie Hawtin.

Pharoah Sanders – Astral Travelling – selected by Francois K.

Brian Eno – An Ending (Ascent) – selected by Coldcut.

Final Song Competition // Readers Poll

Final Song The album is a collection of records that the artists would like to be played at their funeral or hear before they die: a track that is so important to them it should be played for eternity.

Get Physical are now running a Final Song competition!

They want you to submit YOUR Final Song.

All you have to do is post your track in the dropbox with a short text as to why you selected it. The winners will receive the album and a special Get Physical package!

Dropbox Link



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