This song brought Ash back to the UK Top 10 for the first time since 1997. "'Shining Light' saved our career and really set us up for good," Tim Wheeler told Louder
. "I knew we needed to come up with a really big song to get ourselves back on track and I spent a long time writing trying to find that song. The night I wrote it, I was really excited, I got the guys round the next day and they loved it too."