Frontman Caleb Followill explained to The Music Fix why the band decided to include a track titled "The End" as the first track on the record: Well, starting the record off with "The End"… I mean it's definitely one of those songs that comes in one piece at a time. That's always a good way – it layers itself – to start a record."
He added: "The song has a little bit of what we were doing on the last record. For…
Running with the streetlights,
Laughing in the grave
He swears he's gonna give it up, it's never gonna be enough
I just wanna be there when you're all alone, thinkin' 'bout a better day,