North Carolina-based indie rock/electro-soul singer songwriter Moses Sumney’s ‘Doomed‘ was featured on the new episode of the HBO series Westworld this week — Westworld, Season 3, Episode 3, “The Absence of Field“.
The song was played over the end credits of the episode.
‘Doomed‘ is from Moses Sumney’s debut full-length studio album Aromanticism, which was released in 2017 on the Jagjaguwar record label.
The track was the lead single from the album. It was also previously used on the soundtrack of the Netflix series Orange is the New Black and on Grey’s Anatomy.
Moses Sumney himself wrote the song in collaboration with Matthew Otto. A song that features Sumney’s heart-wrenchingly beautiful vocals, and stunningly written lyrics. Lyrics like:
With inverted tongue
From whence does fulfillment come
When I expel
From this mortal shell
I die for living numb
As for Sumney’s album Aromanticism, it was so perfectly written, performed and produced, it became one of the most highly critically-acclaimed releases of the year.
The album was also named as one of the best albums of 2017 by Consequence of Sound, NPR, Spin, Stereogum and The New York Times’ Jon Pareles.
Bandcamp Daily loved it so much, they placed it at the top of their list of The Best Albums of 2017.
Listen to Moses Sumney’s gorgeous ‘Doomed‘ as featured in Westworld in the beautifully shot official music video for the track to see why.
Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal and Luke Hemsworth.
The series’ third season is being hailed by both fans and critics as a show to watch. It currently has an 85% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes from critics, and an 80% approval from viewers.
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