Apocalypse Now
The End

Apocalypse Now yönetmenliğini Francis Ford Coppola'nın yaptığı, Vietnam Savaşı'nı konu alan 1979 yapımı bir film. The Doors'un 1967'de piyasaya çıkardığı "The End" adlı şarkı Apocalypse Now'da hem açılış sahnesinde hem de Albay Kurtz'un öldürülmesi sahnesinde kullanıldı. Şarkının başındaki, Vietnam savaşının önemli unsurlarından biri olan helikopter sesleri film için orijinal şarkıya sonradan eklendi.

 

 
 

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This is the end
Beautiful friend
This is the end
My only friend, the end
Of our elaborate plans, the end
Of everything that stands, the end
No safety or surprise, the end
I'll never look into your eyes again

Can you picture what will be
So limitless and free
Desperately in need of some stranger's hand
In a desperate land

Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain
And all the children are insane
All the children are insane
All the children are insane
Waiting for the summer rain, yeah

There's danger on the edge of town
Ride the king's highway, baby
Weird scenes inside the gold mine
Ride the highway west, baby

Ride the snake, ride the snake
To the lake
The ancient lake, baby
The snake he's long, seven miles
Ride the snake
He's old
And his skin is cold

The west is the best
The west is the best
Get here, and we'll do the rest

The blue bus is callin' us
The blue bus is callin' us
Driver, where you takin' us?

The killer awoke before dawn, he put his boots on
He took a face from the ancient gallery
And he walked on down the hall
He went into the room where his sister lived and then he
Paid a visit to his brother and then he
He walked on down the hall and
And he came to a door
And he looked inside
"Father?" "Yes, son?" "I want to kill you"
"Mother? I want to..."
Come on, yeah

C'mon baby, take a chance with us
C'mon baby, take a chance with us
C'mon baby, take a chance with us and
Meet me at the back of the blue bus
Doin' a blue rock, on a blue bus
Doin' a blue rock, come on, yeah

Kill, kill, kill, kill, kill

This is the end
Beautiful friend
This is the end
My only friend, the end
It hurts to set you free
But you'll never follow me
The end of laughter and soft lies
The end of nights we tried to die
This is the end