"This great evil. Where's it come from? How'd it steal into the world? What seed, what root did it grow from? Who's doing this? Who's killing us, robbing us of life and light? Mocking us with the sight of what we might have known?

Does our ruin benefit the earth? Does it help the grass to grow and the sun to shine?

Is this darkness in you, too? Have you passed through this night?"

Lyrics submitted by fetology, edited by Octavarium64

Have You Passed Through This Night? song meanings
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  • +3
    General CommentThis song is fucking. incredible.
    sloathyon August 15, 2006   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningReminds me of what mystics call the "Dark Night of the Soul", during which one's growing compassion extends one's sufferings from one's own to those of the entire world, supplanting questions like "Why me?" with "Why is there suffering at all?"
    Oneiromanceron February 10, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's a sample from The Thin Red Line. Any one have anything else? Awesome song, awesome band.
    sean7711on May 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow - didn't think there'd be any EITS entries here, since it's all instrumental.
    But yeah, they are an awesome band. Can't wait to pick up their new CD.
    Blackwellon June 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthey have a NEW CD? :O :O :O :O

    or are you talking about earth is not a cold dead place?
    TheUncolaon June 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentHey Uncola - yeah, i should have been more specific, since it's not all THAT new - but I don't have it yet, so it's new to me...
    sorry to freak ya out!
    Blackwellon June 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so ill...it's scary. If you listen to it loudly...you will jump out of your socks and get goose bumps. The begining is someone walking thourgh the woods comptemplating the meaning of life. Why are we here? Who's killing us? Woooo gives me the creeps. Then they get into some instrumental stuff. 'nuff said. If you don't own both albums...go buy em now.
    iloveindiemusicon July 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSee this band live, it will change your life, your head, and your heart.
    matteoormatteoon October 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI just heard this band for the first time in the fantastic movie FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS and they are amazing and original, this song is great
    SLCpunkon October 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI saw them live. All I have to say after seeing them is that they are utterly amazing. The best instrumental band I have come across ever. They played until the drummer passed out, never stopping.
    fisheatsteelon January 12, 2005   Link

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