Circulatory System – “Forever”
Here’s the final song off of the best album to come out of that whole Elephant 6 thing. “Forever,” off of Circulatory System’s self-titled, is as useful a summation as there can be for an album as sprawling and messy and brilliant as Circulatory System absolutely is, encapsulating that record’s twin themes of innocent exuberance and the inexorable passing of time in 86 dissipated seconds.
And what a perfect way to cap it off: After nearly an hour of psychedelic highs and maximalist excess, we’re left with a stoned campfire singalong dirge, wasted friends accompanying a single strummed guitar, chanting the song’s only lyric: “We will live forever and you know it’s true,” until everything fades away to black. Perfect (click below):