Putting the Dog to Sleep (5:47)

Cover of Burst Apart

From Burst Apart and 2 other releases

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  • bryan12112

    Because you're kicking me too...

    6 Feb 4:50pm Reply
  • owl21

    "sounds really sad and hopeless but the lyrics are actually optimistic.. " No, they aren't, at all, Silberman is basically saying to his SO put me out of my misery once and for all, I will eventually find someone, even though it's quite clear he doesn't believe that, the brilliant coda "put your trust in me, Im not gonna die alone" is just denial or a comforting lie to his partner so she can go on without guilt.

    18 Jan 2:45am Reply
  • BIGALKE

    This whole album might be a masterpiece. If not, close to it.

    10 Dec 2014 Reply
  • JerryZola25

    glorious

    4 Dec 2014 Reply
  • gotjuice

    Saw them live Saturday and this (with a little bit of an extended outro) was the closer. It was so perfect.

    8 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Chadgasm

    sounds really sad and hopeless but the lyrics are actually optimistic..

    9 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Bequeathed

    oh my god that organ in the background

    16 Nov 2013 Reply
  • praxxsurf

    a perfect song.

    28 Sep 2013 Reply
  • BathroomPoetry

    Prove to me i'm not going to die alone.

    6 Jul 2013 Reply
  • calebgutman

    One of the only good songs on the album. Pretty big let down altogether though. Go from Hospice and In The Attic of the Universe to this. Very disappointing. I'm hoping the Antlers will be able to turn it around next release, though I did really like Undersea so that gives me hope.

    2 Jun 2013 Reply
  • mirror7

    I'm not going to die alone...I don't think so

    9 May 2013 Reply
  • dubyawhy

    Pitchfork are idiots. This song is great. My fav from Burst Apart, but their whole discography? Hard to say. Does anyone know any similar songs? A soul-y, slow ballad with an emotional voice like this?

    28 Apr 2013 Reply
  • owl21

    Someone should make a karaoke video of this song, if only to prove those P4K idiots wrong.

    17 Apr 2013 Reply
  • norforester

    makes me cry a little every time

    25 Feb 2013 Reply
  • maccrash

    Absolutely heartbreaking.

    17 Feb 2013 Reply
  • fromthetrees

    This will forever be my favorite song by them.

    11 Feb 2013 Reply
  • AndyStB

    I love live version from Glasslands Gallery Brooklyn, when Peter sings My darling dear, love you all the time. I'm just a fool, a fool in love with you <33333333

    8 Jan 2013 Reply
  • synthstatic

    cor blimey theres a lot of faggots on here

    13 Nov 2012 Reply
  • TobyP

    http://youtu.be/vMh4A7Vl92Y - Video I took from their show in Pittsburgh. Amazing night.

    30 Sep 2012 Reply
  • BrynnerFell

    This hurts.

    25 Sep 2012 Reply
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