Night
M83 Lyrics


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Ich lege keine Wert mehr auf Sonnenschein und blitzende Fontänen,
für die sich die Jugend begeistern mag.
Ich liebe die Dunkelheit und die Schatten,
wo ich mit meinen Gedanken allein sein kann.
Ich stamme aus einem alten Geschlecht.
Zeit, das ist ein Abgrund tausend Nächte tief.
Jahrhunderte kommen und gehen.
Jahrhunderte kommen und gehen.
Nicht altern können ist furchtbar.
Der Tod ist nicht alles,
es gibt viel schlimmeres.
Können Sie sich vorstellen,




dass man Jahrhunderte überdauert
und jeden Tag die selben Nichtigkeiten miterlebt?

Overall Meaning

These lyrics are from the song "Night" by M83. The lyrics speak to a desire to be alone with one's thoughts in the darkness and shadows rather than be out in the sun and the sparkle of youth. The singer seems to be someone who comes from a long line of ancestors, and is aware of the long passage of time that they will also have to face. The line "the abyss of a thousand nights deep" captures the feeling of time as a daunting abyss that one can fall into. The repetition of the line "centuries come and go" underscores this theme of time's relentless march.


The lyrics then take a darker turn, with the singer claiming that not being able to age is more frightening than death itself. The singer suggests that there are worse fates than death, and imagines what it would be like to live for centuries and experience the same mundanities day after day. These lyrics speak to the haunting feeling of being trapped in time, unable to move forward or backward, and the anxiety that can come from this experience.


Line by Line Meaning

Ich lege keine Wert mehr auf Sonnenschein und blitzende Fontänen, für die sich die Jugend begeistern mag.
I don't appreciate the superficial things like sunshine and flashy displays that excite the younger generation anymore.


Ich liebe die Dunkelheit und die Schatten, wo ich mit meinen Gedanken allein sein kann.
I love the darkness and shadows as it allows me to be alone with my thoughts.


Ich stamme aus einem alten Geschlecht.
I come from an ancient lineage.


Zeit, das ist ein Abgrund tausend Nächte tief.
Time is an infinite abyss.


Jahrhunderte kommen und gehen.
Centuries come and go.


Nicht altern können ist furchtbar.
Not being able to age is terrible.


Der Tod ist nicht alles, es gibt viel schlimmeres.
Death is not the worst thing, there are far worse things.


Können Sie sich vorstellen, dass man Jahrhunderte überdauert und jeden Tag die selben Nichtigkeiten miterlebt?
Can you imagine living for centuries but experiencing the same trivialities every day?




Lyrics © O/B/O DistroKid, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: ANTHONY GONZALEZ, NICOLAS FROMAGEAU

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Comments from YouTube:

@vifcole

It's insane the amount this man's style has changed. I wish he would make more stuff like this! But then again, if it weren't for HUWD, I wouldn't have discovered and fallen in love with this type of music. One of the greatest M83 tracks ever!

@suejovargas6053

Facts!

@kim7gwdchrregramos805

HUWD launched them to mainstreamdom. Its ok. But hell yeahs these earlier stuff I much preferred! ;)

@wokeclub1844

hope you liked Fantasy

@aquepaique

A legend is born.

@jmm2466

EL BAILADOR yeah!!

@shivangiverma7503

I was a fool to not stumble across this masterpiece earlier

@shivangiverma7503

This is perfect for featuring on some post- apocalyptic movie outro

@hackerdackers8832

wow i can totally see that too

@gitv2987

Make a nice slowed down vapor wave.. Reminds me of Earthbound, for snes..

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