Neon Light

Album: Bringing Back the Sunshine (2014)
Charted: 43


  • This bluesy jam finds Blake Shelton beginning to find light at the end of the tunnel as he strives to forget a bad relationship.

    There's a neon light at the end of the tunnel
    It ain't all that bright, but even though it's subtle
    It's got me feeling alright, go on and make it a double
    There's a neon light at the end of the tunnel
  • The song was written by Andrew Dorff (Hunter Hayes' "Somebody's Heartbreak"), Mark Irwin (Tim McGraw & Taylor Swift's "Highway Don't Care") and Josh Kear (Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now").
  • This was released as the lead single from Blake Shelton's Bringing Back the Sunshine album. He said said that the disc, "has elements of things you hear on the radio now, but I think it's more of a throwback to some of those earlier albums I made with [producer] Bobby Braddock, as far as the lyrical content and even the melodies."

    Shelton described this first taster of the album as owning a "straight up George Strait, George Jones or Conway Twitty sounding chorus, mixed with the more recent stuff that I have recorded."
  • This was Blake Shelton's 13th consecutive single to reach the summit on the Billboard Country Airplay chart. It made him the artist with the most consecutive #1 songs on the tally since the beginning of monitored airplay in January 1990.


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