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Song Released: 2016

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[Verse 1: Tomine Harket]
I’m not alone
We share those stories
Just something in your eyes
Don’t be afraid
The shadow’s roaming
Let’s leave the world behind

[Pre-Chorus: Tomine Harket]
Take me through the night
Fall in to the...


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    Sep 22nd, 9:22am report

    In my opinion song is about teenage rebellion. Light is metaphor of things which are commonly accepted as the right path. But there is a night and dark side, an unknown path to something new (not necessarily better, but rebels always choose their own paths and ways).


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    Yesterday, 06:09 report

    As a mother of a pre-teen that is absolutely digging this song, my immediate and still interpretation of this song is death. I havent seen the video and in some ways am not visual. I am disturbed by the lyrics. Like the beat tempo and tune. But again the lyrics have me leaning to someone thinking of self harm and this is what's going on in their head.


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    Mar 17th, 13:19 report

    Okay, when dark side came out I was like "cool! Walker has a new song" but, when I watched it and listened to it I felt like it was trying to tell people that it was good to become bad. I mean the lyrics for it in my opinion felt evil like the devil trying to get us through this song
    I don't like the lyrics I wish we could change them into something better because I like the tune not the words.


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    Feb 23rd, 2:56am report

    I deal that many people dislike the lyrics of this song because of its portrayal of ‘darkness’. Many people think that the light represents goodness and therefor the song is telling you to give in to being evil. However I think of the light representing the norm, the darkness representing individuality and change. Overall the song telling you to be individual and being being different like how the song is portraying light as the negative.


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    Feb 22nd, 2:38pm report

    I don't really understand what the "w" like symbol is in the video, but I feel like they are trying to portray some type of rebellion against the norm. If it is between "lovers" who say they are "not in love" it is clearly a call to impulsive passion. I only listen to the instrumental cello version of this song because I feel like the words and actions portrayed in the video are evil and I do not want to listen to those types of ideas. The video makes me think of the devil trying to deceive. I want the Light! :)


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    Feb 14th, 2:11am report

    I think that this song has more religeous meaning than other meanings .. It mean that you let us live whereever and however we want ..don't tell us how to live .. It talk about religion when it say " beneath the sky they come and blind us " because all the religions are sky origin.. I hate this song ..they made us feel like animals. . no rules no principes .

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    Feb 10th, 2:26am report

    I think it's about technology like for example a couple who focus on their phone while waiting for their food instead of talking they were so focus on each phone. Those children who choose playing console instead of playing outside. Something to that.

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    Jan 30th, 1:28am report

    The seductress is asking her object of affection for a one night stand. The object of her affection is a stranger, there is no love between them. She says let go of the morality (light) and fall in to the darkside of pure passion.


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    Jan 11th, 1:38am report

    Darkside lyrics by Alan Walker, I think the video explained the intepretation of this song.

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    Jan 10th, 1:58pm report

    My entire life, I have believed good people would eventually, have good things in life. People who were inconsiderate of others, taking advantage,or,ungrateful, would eventually have less. I am 57. Twice during my life, I should have died, according to the doctors. I believed there was a reason. I had a purpose to fulfill. My entire life has been extremely stressful. I would pick myself up, only to get knocked down. I assumed it was a test of faith. I have noticed,selfish,ungrateful,people, who would take and not care how their actions affected others, seem to be put on a pedestal,have amazing happy lives. I started doubting my beliefs, and begging the universe to help me understand. In two days I will be homeless. I was trying to enjoy the time,and not think about what would happen once I walked outside my home, with nowhere to go. While packing,this song and video came on. I was in disbelief, and had a panic attack. Hearing it made me feel like I was a fool, and being laughed at. Just my personal opinion. If there was ever a time to seize the light, now would be the time. The world, and people, seem strangely chaotic. I wish everyone reading this, peace,love,happiness,and, LIGHT.


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    Jan 4th, 1:16am report

    I believe that the song "Darkside" by Alan Walker is about breaking out of your comfort zone (light) and go face your fears (darkside) while you're still young, wild and fearless.


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    Dec 29th, 12:18am report

    It feels like a good song but at the end it sad reminds of me when bad times get us it sometimes get better.


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    Dec 28th, 12:44am report

    I like the beat and the song but I get bad vibes from it as if there is a deeper meaning behind those lyrics example letting go of light aka goodness and embracing the dark side aka evil um... no thanks. so I won’t be adding this to my playlist.


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    Dec 26th, 12:32pm report

    Oh,hey :D

    The interpretation are not simple of this song.(And I don’t speak English ;-;)Some people can see some different opinions and interpretation.

    Okay,my opinion,the lyrics are a metaphor.A metaphor of the society or the teenage rebellion.I think like the Anonymous in the top rated.

    But the truth in this song, belong the “World of Walkers” series,the lyrics are connected with the song (I think “Diamond heart” are only not connected to the story)


    In this video,the author told the story of the “World of Walkers”


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    Dec 15th, 12:05am report

    I see the song as saying life is not always going to be full of light, so sometimes people have to embrace what they are given; the dark. This isn't to say that the light will not shine on these people and they will forever live in the worst parts of life, but it says the people have to take what is given to them until better things present themselves.


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    Dec 10th, 12:06am report

    When I heard this song it kind of related to me when it says "were not in love" meaning they are just friends "we share no stories" they haven't told about themselves or "just something in your eyes" knowing there is something inside of that person they see. When it says "don't wait for truth to come and blind lets just believe their lies" showing that the truth hurts and saying a lie would make it better for them in my opinion I love the song and there is nothing else to it we all have different opinions about the song but this is mine whatever is yours is what you think about it the song is awesome anyway!!!!!

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