Brighter Than The Sun

Album: All Of You (2011)
Charted: 47

Songfacts®:

  • The second single from Colbie Caillat's third album, All Of You, was written by the Californian singer-songwriter with Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic with whom she's been friends since the age of 15. The hitmaker's other writing credits include "Bleeding Love" for Leona Lewis and "Halo" for Beyoncé.
  • The theme running through All Of You is the ups and downs of relationships, most significantly Caillat's boyfriend Justin Young. "He was in my band for two years before we noticed that we like each other," she explained. "I wrote most of this album about us, our ups and downs. All the songs are about life experiences, so I guess this record is more grown up, with a somewhat wiser perspective."
  • This song, like several others on the disc, is about the initial excitement at the beginning of a relationship. Said Caillat to PopEater: "A lot of the songs, like 'I Do' and 'Brighter Than the Sun,' are about being in love and so happy and thinking about future things with this guy."

Comments: 1

  • Camille from Toronto, OhI love this song. It's so easy to listen to, so upbeat and I love the sound of Colbie's voice. The video shows her soft, sensual yet still gorgeous side and it's quite a breath of fresh air that she does not put screaming sexuality in your face. This song is a treat.
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