In The Cold I'm Standing
M83 Lyrics

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Something is coming now
Something is coming now
Something is coming now

Something is coming now

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to M83's song In the Cold I'm Standing are quite simple, with only four lines repeating throughout the whole song. The lyrics seem to convey a sense of anticipation and impending change. The repetition of "something is coming now" suggests an arrival of something significant, though it is unclear whether this is a positive or negative change. The tone of the song is melancholic, with the music adding to the sense of loneliness and emptiness.

The lyrics can be interpreted in a variety of ways, depending on the listener's own experiences and emotions. For some, the song may evoke a sense of uncertainty about the future, while for others it may bring up feelings of loss or longing. Overall, the lyrics evoke a mood of mystery and introspection, inviting the listener to contemplate their own inner world and emotions.

Line by Line Meaning

Something is coming now
There is a feeling of impending change or arrival about to happen.

In the cold I'm standing
I am feeling alone and vulnerable in a harsh, unforgiving environment.

It's me against the world
I am facing the world on my own, without any support or help from others.

Can't stop me now
I am determined to succeed and nothing can stand in my way.

There's something ahead
There is a future waiting for me, full of possibilities and potential.

A light in the distance
There is hope and a potential for success, even if it seems far away.

Feels like I'm nothing, nowhere
I am feeling lost and unnoticed, like I don't matter to anyone or anything.

Just a shadow in the dark
I am invisible and insignificant, like a shadow in the darkness.

Can't stop me now
My determination to succeed is unbreakable and unstoppable.

There's something ahead
No matter how difficult things may seem now, there is always hope for a better tomorrow.

A light in the distance
The future is bright and full of possibilities, if I just keep moving forward.

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Anthony Gonzalez

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Comments from YouTube:


Some of the most powerful stuff I've ever heard!

Brooke Gardner

Why do I love this song so very much.

Brady Phillips

  Thanks Anthony! Because of you I started writing as well. What started out as me recreating M83 melodies on GarageBand turned into me discovering my true inner emotions and being able to express them through my own original creations. Don't stop doing what you're doing. You never know when another "me" may come along and discover they too want to strive to become just like you. 

Elja Vosgezang

I will always love M83 and I cant wait before the next album comes out!

Izzy Fouda

Why is everyone hating on this? Both the song and music video are BEAUTIFUL. Watching the slow detail in the video.. I could never get bored of it. As for the music... For those complaining it's too uneventful this is what ambient music is. I love the minimalism in this.


It's horrible. Appreciation of minimalism is no excuse for liking this garbage.


alexreleases are you alright mate?

MARTIN Etienne

This music tries to scratch the bottom of my soul... and I discover my soul is bottomless. It just goes endlessly deeper and deeper...

The Cursing Photographer

I love to put this song on in my car on cold rainy nights and go on long stretches of road and just relax

Karen Hughes

I love M83. Their music and video interpretations are based on how you take it. I think thats their point. They aren't trying to be popular or be mainstream. Just to be understood or given a platform to express where they are coming from. But obviously everyone is entitled to their opinions xx

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