Rolling Stones Sings About Zombies [VIDEO]

Brian Anthony Hernandez

The Rolling Stones, who played their first gig 50 years ago, have returned after a seven-year hiatus. The English rockers debuted a new single, "Doom and Gloom," Thursday on BBC Radio 2.

A mopey lyric video accompanies the release and draws even more attention to the band's zombie reference:

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"I had a dream last night I was piloting a plane, and all the passengers were drunk and insane," Mick Jagger belts. "I crash landed in a Louisiana swamp, shot up a horde of zombies but I come out on top."

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Zombies and exploding heads aside, "Doom and Gloom" is a track from GRRR!, the group's forthcoming three-disc greatest hits compilation due out Nov. 12. The Rolling Stones made headlines in the tech world earlier this year when a clever 404 error message on its website surfaced.

Are you digging the band's new tune? Does it make you want to watch The Walking Dead right now, too?

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