'You have 4-7 minutes left... What do you put in your headphones?'
Alexandra Pollard

14:28 9th November 2015

"You find out you have 4-7 minutes left, you've said your goodbyes and made your peace. You are in no pain. What do you ask to be put on your headphones?" Oh Reddit, you wonderful, morbid thing you.

This question, which has elicited hundreds of responses since it was posted yesterday, clearly captured the imaginations of music lovers. Should you pick something uplifting? Something to weep along to? Something somewhere in the middle?

Here, according to Reddit users, are the best last songs to hear before you die.

  • Radiohead - 'Pyramid Song' (SpacemasterTom)

  • The Flaming Lips - 'Do You Realise' (deaddaddydiva)

  • Simon & Garfunkel - 'The Sound Of Silence' (FlightofApollo1)

  • Pink Floyd - 'The Great Gig In The Sky' (Soulstem)

  • Monty Python - 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life' (Ghozt25)

  • Spiritualized - 'Ladies And Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space' (dinosaurrooster)

  • Queen - 'The Show Must Go On' (snushund)

  • The Beatles - 'Here Comes The Sun' (linesinaconversation)

  • Black Sabbath - 'A National Acrobat' (Sumdyickhead)

  • Sentenced - 'We Are But Falling Leaves' (DinkandDrunk)

  • The Doors - 'The End' (MelodyHero)

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