The Dark Night of The Soul


The Dark Night of The Soul by Loreena McKennitt is a hauntingly beautiful song in its original tonality. The song is inspired by a poem written by Saint John of the Cross in the 16th century, depicting the journey of the soul towards spiritual union with God. Loreena McKennitt, a Canadian singer-songwriter, is both the interpreter and composer of this captivating piece. The track showcases her mesmerizing vocals and intricate instrumental arrangements, with elements of Celtic and Middle Eastern influences. A fascinating fact about the song is that Loreena McKennitt collaborated with the late Leonard Cohen on his final album, which also included his version of "The Dark Night of The Soul". The melody of the song is enchanting and ethereal, evoking a sense of longing and transcendence.