"Beirut" is a track by the band Elephant Gun. Released in 2006 as part of their self-titled album, the song reflects the band's eclectic fusion of indie rock, folk, and world music influences. The original composer is not explicitly mentioned, as Elephant Gun is a collaborative effort. The song's tonality tends to vary, often featuring minor chords that evoke a sense of melancholy and introspection. "Beirut" is characterized by its haunting melodies, intricate instrumental arrangements, and poignant lyrics that explore themes of longing and nostalgia. The band Elephant Gun has garnered acclaim for their unique sound, blending Western and Middle Eastern musical elements into a captivating sonic tapestry.