Come in, come in, come in, come in
From under these darling skies come in
It's warm and it's safe here and almost harkening
Off to a time and place now lost on our imagination

Where you don't complain, but you still do
And you don't explain if you want to explain
What you believe you say without shame, 'I just do'
To say what you mean you don't mean what you say
Or you do

Where the wild are strong (Wild are strong)
And the strong are the darkest ones (The strong are the darkest ones)
And you're the darkest one

Come in, come in, come in, come in
From thin and wicked prairie winds, come in
It's warm and it's safe here and almost heartening
Here in a time and place not lost on our imagination

Where you don't explain, but you still do
And you can complain if you want to complain
Where you're real instrumental or supple
Or sexy as hell
Where you say 'I believe' or say without shame
'I can't tell'

Where the wild are strong (Wild are strong)
And the strong are the darkest ones (The strong are the darkest ones)
And you're the darkest one
And you're the darkest one
And if that's what you want
Oh then you're the darkest one



Lyrics submitted by narte31

"The Darkest One" as written by Robert Baker, Gordon Downie, Johnny Fay, Joseph Paul Langlois, Robert Gordon Sinclair

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing

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  • +2
    General Comment:What could be better? The Hip, Don Cherry and the Trailer Park Boys! Ha Ha, if that isn't a slice of Canadiana I don't know what is.

    Seriously though, if you haven't seen the Trailer Park Boys you should try to d/l it. It's not for everyone, but i thinks it's hilarious
    Atom_14on June 29, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:Trailerpark Boys should be everyone. I find it unbelievable no station in the U.S. shows atleast repeats. It's pure genius.

    It's smart stupid comedy.
    Hopefully someone gets what I mean by that.
    samovaon October 27, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:yes he is, along with the cast of Trailor Park Boys. And if you haven't seen that, d/l it! It's so terrible, it's good.
    geologygrrlon June 14, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This info comes from thehip.com
    "The Darkest One"
    This song takes place in a seemingly mythical place past/present/future where.... Where you can do whatever you want and be whatever you want to be. Including the worst... Its a sorta darker charter of rights and freedoms.
    Fully__Completelyon March 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Is that Don Cherry in the video?
    hersheyon June 13, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"Gords gonna get us come chicken if we steal him a motor!"
    "How much chicken?"
    "ONE BUCKET!"
    One of my favourite Tragically Hip vidoes for sure, and a great tune.
    Seizurebleakon March 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this is my favorite song by the tragically hip and i just randomly downloaded it. I just recently bought the cd.
    rammsteingirlon July 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"where the wild are strong
    and the strong are the darkest ones"
    This is so true.
    deadrainon November 02, 2006   Link

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