Before the Dawn Heals Us is the third studio album by the Frenchelectronic/dream pop group M83, released in January 2005 to positive reviews. The album was released on the Gooom label in Europe and on the Mute label in the United States. It was the first album from M83 following the departure of founding member Nicolas Fromageau.Before the Dawn Heals Us was also chosen as one of Amazon.com's Top 100 Editor's Picks of 2005.
The track "Moonchild" was featured in the television show Top Gear in episode 6 of series 6 in 2005. The track "Teen Angst" was featured in trailers to the 2006 film A Scanner Darkly. The track "Lower Your Eyelids to Die with the Sun" was featured in the 2008 documentary Britney: For the Record, and was also featured in the Fully Flared introduction (the 2007 street skateboarding video by Lakai Footwear Limited). The track "I Guess I'm Floating" was featured in and on the soundtrack of the movie Like Crazy. The track "Asterisk" was used in a 2011 Red Bull advertisement featuring snowboarder Travis Rice. It was also used in Gabe Morford and Mike Martin's 2006 urban track bike riding manifesto MASH SF.