The End of the Beginning (God Is an Astronaut album)

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The End of the Beginning
God Is An Astronaut - The End Of The Beginning.jpg
Studio album by God Is an Astronaut
Released 2002
Genre Post-rock
Length 48:55
Label Revive Records
God Is an Astronaut chronology
The End of the Beginning (2002) All Is Violent, All Is Bright
(2005)All Is Violent, All Is Bright2005
Singles from The End of the Beginning
  1. "The End of the Beginning"
    Released: 2003
  2. "From Dust to the Beyond"
    Released: 2003
  3. "Point Pleasant"
    Released: 2003

The End of the Beginning is the first studio album by Irish post-rock band God Is an Astronaut.

Its name is most likely from a famous quote by British war-leader and Prime Minister Winston Churchill, in a speech about the Second Battle of El Alamein: "Now this is not the end, it is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning."

"Fall from the Stars" was used during TV3's coverage of the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

The album was digitally remastered and re-released in 2011.[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The End of the Beginning (Remastered)" 4:15
2. "From Dust to the Beyond" 5:17
3. "Ascend to Oblivion" 5:00
4. "Coda" 5:04
5. "Remembrance" 4:20
6. "Point Pleasant" 5:03
7. "Fall from the Stars" 4:27
8. "Twilight" 5:03
9. "Coma" 1:16
10. "Route 666" 4:34
11. "Lost Symphony" 5:16
Total length: 48:55