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What Is The Song In The Eternals Teaser Trailer?

Marvel Studios has been using pop music to flesh out its intricate universe from the very beginning, with AC/DC's "Back in Black" kicking off 2008's "Iron Man," the first film in the Marvel cinematic Universe. Since then, the studio has continued to incorporate popular songs into its films, with AC/DC appearing in further "Iron Man" films and "Spiderman: Far From Home," in a nod to the now-deceased Tony Stark. Lauded rapper Kendrick Lamar curated the entire "Black Panther" soundtrack, and of course, the "Guardians of the Galaxy" films would be nothing without Peter Quill's Awesome Mix cassettes, as curated by director James Gunn.

Now, music has found its way into the MCU again in the "Eternals" teaser trailer. Similar to Kitty Kallen's "It's Been a Long, Long Time," featured in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and in the tear-jerking "Avengers: Endgame" finale, Marvel has chosen another classic, romantic ballad. However, this time, the studio's music choice is a bit more ominous.

"The End of the world" by Skeeter Davis plays in the Eternals trailer

The song featured in the trailer is "The End of the World" by pop singer Skeeter Davis. Released in 1962, the song captures the devastation of a breakup, with Skeeter singing, "Why does the sun go on shining? Why does the sea rush to shore? Don't they know it's the end of the world? Cause you don't love me anymore."

The "Eternals" likely won't be featuring any heart-wrenching breakups, but the film will focus on a much more literal end of the world. While plot details are still under wraps, Marvel Studios has shared the basic premise of the film — after centuries of hiding in plain sight on Earth, the Eternals will have to reunite to fight against mankind's most ancient enemy, the Deviants. As the song choice cleverly suggests, the Deviants likely aim to end the world. We'll have to wait to find out more about what this plan entails, and how the Eternals will try to stop it. However, if past Marvel projects are any indication, the threat will likely be massive, and the Eternals will certainly have their work cut out for them. As far as we're concerned, November 5, the release date of "Eternals," cannot come soon enough.