It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) Song Lyrics



publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Bill Berry, Michael Mills, Michael Stipe, Michael E. Mills, Michael J. Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck, Peter Lawrence Buck, William Berry
album: Track 6 in album Document
release date: 1987-3-21
popularity : 1526 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Alternative Rock/Indie Rock
length: 4:06
producer: Scott Litt and R.E.M.
writer: Bill Berry, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, Peter Buck

Album Information

label: CBS/Sony
country(area): Japan
format: CD
barcode: 4988009608525
script: Latin

Cover Art

R.E.M. Document cover art


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That's great, it starts with an earthquake
Birds and snakes, and aeroplanes
And Lenny Bruce is not afraid

Eye of a hurricane, listen to yourself churn
World serves its own needs,
Don't mis-serve your own needs
Speed it up a notch, speed, grunt, no, strength,
The ladder starts to clatter
With a fear of height, down, height
Wire in a fire, represent the seven games
And a government for hire and a combat site
Left her, wasn't coming in a hurry
With the Furies breathing down your neck


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Finest Worksong
  • 2 Welcome to the Occupation
  • 3 Exhuming McCarthy
  • 4 Disturbance at the Heron House
  • 5 Strange
  • 6 It’s the End of the World as We Know It (and I Feel Fine)
  • 7 The One I Love
  • 8 Fireplace
  • 9 Lightnin’ Hopkins
  • 10 King of Birds
  • 11 Oddfellows Local 151