Pride caused the fall.
Like the ashes you came from,
you'll burn the sky, and when you're gone, no one will cry.
Drown the towns with apathy, set our hearts in water.
Kill the scene with treachery, quenching all, all of our fires.
When you're gone no one will miss you
and when you're dead no one will cry.
Kiss your life goodbye.
You believe in nothing.



Lyrics submitted by x_melancholy_x

No Donnie, These Men Are Nihilist song meanings
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    General Commentobviously you dont watch enough good movies hung up on your teenage angst and that overrated nonsense movies like donnie darko.. The title is from the big lebowski and the song is about basic nihilism.
    Hindenbergon May 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's pretty self explanitory. there's no point to life if you have no faith in anything.
    and it's so true. which pretty much makes this song amazing.
    danseon April 18, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentquite a large reference to the movie donnie darko in both the title and the lyrics.
    Mintyfreshon April 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Are those guys the Facists, Walt?"

    "No Donnie, these men are Nihilists. They're nothing to be worried about."

    Awesome song!
    WeGaveEmHellon May 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can agree w/ Danse, i used to have a basic Nihilist attitude on life...nothing really matters.

    This song is awesome, and pretty much explains why i'm not as Nihilistic/Apathetic anymore
    Boo_the_Hampsteron June 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentMintyfresh is pretty wrong on that. The name is from "The Big Lebowski." The song doesn't have much to do with the movie, besides the nihilist subject of it.
    6655321on December 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song just reminds me of someone who absolutely noone likes because of their rudeness and disbelief in anything. And I love the way that he screams "Noone will cry"
    xgarrettxon June 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is an incredible song.

    "When you're gone no one will miss you
    and when you're dead no one will cry."

    Thats awesome
    xyourmyantidrugon September 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese are definatly my least favorite lyrics from an ET song.
    filmat11on May 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song always makes me think of casey jones' song no donnie, these men are straightedge even though et wrote their song years before.
    heartshapedhatexon June 18, 2007   Link

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