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"Home is behind the world ahead
And there are many paths to tread
Through shadow to the edge of night
Until the stars are all alight

Mist and shadow
Cloud and shade

All shall fade
All shall fade"

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    UnregisteredJul 21, 2014 at 4:09 pm
    This song appears for the first and only time in the movie "The Lord of the Rings : the third part, The Return of the King." The hobbit sings the song to Denethor, the steward of Gondor, celebrating dark times.
    Originally, those lyrics appear in the book "The Fellowship of the Ring", in the section "the three company" chapter in the third verse. The order has been removed as Tolkien's quotes have been adapted to a new audience.
    Billy Boyd as an actor and singer (in his own band, the Beecake) composed the melody. The Pippin's song's correct name is "Edge of Night".

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