Youth

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Youth[1] is a song by The Midnight. It is the first track from their album Kids.

Track info[edit | edit source]

The song was written by band members Tim McEwan and Tyler Lyle and produced by McEwan. It has a running time of three minutes and nine seconds and is in the key of D major.

Youth contains several samples of spoken word from a 1979 documentary by David Hoffman, called The Information Society as well as a 1990 news report on video games.[2][3][4]

Youth was used as the opening track for the fall 2018 and spring 2019 tour. It featured the late Carl Sagans Pale Blue Dot on top of the song.[5]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Youth | The Midnight". Bandcamp. September 21, 2018. Archived from the original on February 5, 2022. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
  2. "See Him Predict The Future In 1979. Was He Correct? - YouTube". YouTube. May 29, 2015. Archived from the original on February 27, 2022. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
  3. "1979 Film Predicts The Dawn Of The Computer Age - YouTube". YouTube. October 30, 2018. Archived from the original on October 10, 2021. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
  4. "Nintendo Wizards, Young Adults, & Yuppies - Local News Report - ( Circa 1990 ) - YouTube". August 9, 2009. Archived from the original on December 22, 2021. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
  5. Sagan, Carl (1994). Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space (1st ed.). New York: Random House. ISBN 0-679-43841-6.