Have a look at Panicwatch, an American site which is "constantly on the lookout for purveyors of panic"!
When researching and writing the book, various tunes kept coming to us. Please share our selection!
The Doors, The End
REM, It's the End of the World as we Know It
Irving Berlin, Let's Face the Music and Dance, www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMuKRbJa3O8
British Sea Power, Larsen B, www.youtube.com/watch?v=YgeE5By6yhc
Wenders film soundtrack, Until the End of the World
Talking Heads, Road to Nowhere
The Divine Comedy, Here Comes the Flood
The Clash, London Calling
Enjoy Yourself (It's Later than you Think)
Kaiser Chiefs, Everything is Average Nowadays
Arctic Monkeys, Favourite Worst Nightmare
Bobby McFerrin, Don't Worry, Be Happy
Eric Idle, Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
Terry Jones, I'm So Worried, www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0e10baH6cE