Blue Spotted Tail (3:05)

Cover of Helplessness Blues

From Helplessness Blues

Blue Spotted Tail is a track from Seattle band Fleet Foxes that appears on the Helplesness Blues Album. The song was debuted by Robin Pecknold on BBC 6 on June 26, 2009.

Lyrically, the song was inspired by Dr. Carl Sagan’s 1994 opus ‘Pale Blue Dot’ and serves as evidence for Pecknold’s Atheism.


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Why in the night sky are the lights hung?
Why is the earth moving 'round the sun?
Floating in the vacuum with no purpose, not one
Why in the night sky are the lights hung?

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