Following my selection of joyous songs about sunrises, here are more mixed responses to the approach of darkness.
This is a beautiful song from folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary , unusual in having brass accompaniment.
Here’s another piece of folk history, this time from Canada’s Gordon Lightfoot, abut a woman called Sundown who ‘does things that you don’t confess….
Here’s an amazing video with Nitin Sawhney’s Sunset:
Here’s Elton John with a very old tune to raise awareness of the problems of the North American native peoples, Indian Sunset:
And one of my favourite bands of all time, The Kinks with what they do best, brilliant slice of ordinary life, here with Waterloo sunset:
And this is dedicated to the late great Ray Bradbury, ‘I’m Dreaming of a Blue Sunset,’ showing a moon going down on Mars.