I Will Follow You Into The Dark (3:09)

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“I Will Follow You Into the Dark” is the third single from Death Cab for Cutie’s album Plans. It’s an acoustic ballad performed solo, by frontman Ben Gibbard. It was recorded with a single microphone, and there is no overdubbing in the song. It was released as a single in the UK as a two-part 7” single (one on green vinyl, the other on “mustard” colored vinyl) and as a CD single.

The I Follow You Into The Dark Songfacts states that Gibbard told VH1’s Storytellers that Gibbard penned the song in a burst of creativity in 15 miniutes at a Seattle studio, which he kept solely for songwriting.

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  • BellaLuvs1D4evr

    This song not only holds so many memories, but it's sooo heart wrenching and utterly beautiful... I can't ...

    26 Oct 7:51pm Reply
  • Dif90

    Damn, this song bring me think at Scrubs," My Last Word" ending. Tears.

    14 Oct 10:46am Reply
  • pikininah

    A masterpiece! <3

    13 May 6:17pm Reply
  • Juliossauro

    This song is ridiculously beatiful, I can't deal with it.

    14 Apr 5:33pm Reply
  • cassandree

    This is one of the worst songs of my life.

    13 Apr 7:35pm Reply
  • FuckinBreakDown

    I always come back to this song after not listening to it for a while, and it always hurts my heart when I do. Beautiful song. [4] :(

    24 Mar 12:41am Reply
  • Ultra_DM_

    <3

    12 Mar 6:04am Reply
  • Ritalin_1

    Favorite about them.

    5 Mar 10:53pm Reply
  • lascivit

    Fear is the heart of love

    14 Feb 8:23pm Reply
  • Ouroborosian

    I always come back to this song after not listening to it for a while, and it always hurts my heart when I do. Beautiful song. [3]

    12 Feb 3:27am Reply
  • pasteluniverse1

    I always come back to this song after not listening to it for a while, and it always hurts my heart when I do. Beautiful song. [2]

    27 Jan 7:47am Reply
  • Red_Pain

    One of the most touching songs I've ever heard.

    12 Jan 2:36pm Reply
  • SyPALAFOX

    Death cab for cutie es como mi banda favorita, me toca el corazón con cada canción c':

    12 Jan 2:49am Reply
  • barandota

    que la chupe el que posteó abajo porque esta es una de las canciones más bonitas de DCFC

    4 Jan 6:40am Reply
  • tomrud73

    zzzzz. please wake me when it is over. so dull AND BORING. MY GOD. MAKE IT STOP.

    3 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Sirqum

    Heart touching song (2) It's wonderful!!!

    29 Nov 2013 Reply
  • kokorocloud

    I always come back to this song after not listening to it for a while, and it always hurts my heart when I do. Beautiful song.

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • AneezMom

    ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

    20 Nov 2013 Reply
  • losttheirrworld

    I've listened to this song way too much. last.fm froze after the first note and I instantly knew it was this >.> If there's noone beside you, when your soul embarks.. then I'll follow you into the dark <3

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • engyishere

    heart touching song

    22 Aug 2013 Reply
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