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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  • fedoramaster

    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. [5]

    13 Mar 10:36pm Reply
  • SaprativRay

    Hauntingly beautiful lyrics. So many memories..

    1 Feb 9:03pm Reply
  • emrphy

    This song makes me really sad and really happy at the same time :(

    16 Dec 2014 Reply
  • BellaLuvs1D4evr

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

    26 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Dif90

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

    14 Oct 2014 Reply
  • pikininah

    A masterpiece! <3

    13 May 2014 Reply
  • Juliossauro

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

    14 Apr 2014 Reply
  • cassandree

    This is one of the worst songs of my life.

    13 Apr 2014 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 2014 Reply
  • Ultra_DM_

    <3

    12 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Ritalin_1

    Favorite about them.

    5 Mar 2014 Reply
  • lascivit

    Fear is the heart of love

    14 Feb 2014 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 2014 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 2014 Reply
  • Red_Pain

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

    12 Jan 2014 Reply
  • SyPALAFOX

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

    12 Jan 2014 Reply
  • barandota

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

    4 Jan 2014 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
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