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Dan Deacon - When I Was Done Dying

Good news: Dan Deacon took some time out in between reincarnations to pen a song letting us know what happens. And it's huge if true. For a start everything is equal. All notes are whole notes and most of them are the exact same pitch. You'd expect that to get a bit monotonous (literally of course, the dead have no time for metaphor) and it would if not for the heavenly choirs that join in to provide some strategic descant. Still, the trick is to not to stick around too long and get back on the wheel as soon as poss, so frankly the simplicity is a welcome break from all that earthly complexity and besides anything else would just get in the way of the joyous orchestration. And it really is joyous. Dan Deacon must have led a lot of very good lives to get this sort of welcome for his visits to the hereafter. He probably has a loyalty card or something.

When I Was Done Dying comes from the 2015 album Gliss Riffer, and it's the most beautiful tinnitus you ever did hear.

Dan Deacon - When I Was Done Dying