Tag: June Gloom

3AM Eternal: Elliott Smith “Twilight” (2004)

The first official song to appear after the sudden, tragic death of Elliott Smith, it’s perhaps his darkest, most moving composition.

3AM Eternal: ABBA “The Day Before You Came” (1982)

One of the final singles by the Swedish superstars ABBA would prove to be one of its most subtle singles.

3AM Eternal: Captain Hollywood Project “Impossible” (1993)

A fine moment of dark Eurodisco from one of the best imports of the early 1990s.

3AM Eternal: American Music Club “Myopic Books” (2004)

A fine, sublime example of the greatness that is Mark Eitzel.

3AM Eternal: Pet Shop Boys “Some Speculation” (1994)

The early 1990s-era Pet Shop Boys singles offered up some of their best work as mere b-sides. This track, from 1994, is a lost classic.

3AM Eternal: The Handsome Family “I Hear A Sweet Voice Calling” (2000)

Another wonderfully upbeat country song about cruel fates and little girls.

3AM Eternal: Porno For Pyros “Pets” (1993)

A dystopian daydream about the positive aspect of human captivity at the hands of benevolent aliens.

3AM Eternal: Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner “Jeannie’s Afraid of the Dark” (1968)

The gloomiest of the gloomiest? Good luck not tearing up

3AM Eternal: Cave In “Dark Driving” (2002)

“The reality check is in the mail.”

3AM Eternal: Coldplay “Trouble” (2000)

Love ’em or hate ’em, Coldplay once excelled at dark, introspective, moody ballads. Here’s a fine one that we adore.