When Wilco named Yankee Hotel Foxtrot after a line from one of those creepy Numbers Stations, they should have expected dark sorcery.
The 5 Most Mind-Blowing Predictions Ever Made in Pop Songs



 #5. Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Was to Be Released on 9/11, Features Songs That Sound Like 9/11
Even though it was ranked among Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums of all time, Wilco's career-defining album almost didn't see the light of day. And, surprisingly, it had nothing to do with the fact that it predicted one of the biggest national tragedies ever in two different songs. Check out these terrifying lines and try picturing them as something other than a reference to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. First, from the song “Jesus, Etc.”:
"Tall buildings shakeVoices escape singing sad sad songs …Voices whineSkyscrapers are scraping togetherYour voice is smoking”



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When Wilco named Yankee Hotel Foxtrot after a line from one of those creepy Numbers Stations, they should have expected dark sorcery.

The 5 Most Mind-Blowing Predictions Ever Made in Pop Songs

#5. Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Was to Be Released on 9/11, Features Songs That Sound Like 9/11

Even though it was ranked among Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums of all time, Wilco's career-defining album almost didn't see the light of day. And, surprisingly, it had nothing to do with the fact that it predicted one of the biggest national tragedies ever in two different songs. Check out these terrifying lines and try picturing them as something other than a reference to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. First, from the song “Jesus, Etc.”:

"Tall buildings shake
Voices escape singing sad sad songs …
Voices whine
Skyscrapers are scraping together
Your voice is smoking”

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