Turn Off The Light

Album: Whoa, Nelly! (2000)
Charted: 4 5

Songfacts®:

  • In this song, Furtado sings about how despite her tough facade, when the lights go out she can get lonely just like everyone else. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Donovan Berry - El Dorado, AR
  • Sophie Muller directed the original music video, which has Furtado singing in a swamp. Another version shows her performing in a shed and buying flowers. Muller's long list of credits include artists such as Annie Lennox, Sade, No Doubt, Garbage, Coldplay, and Radiohead.

Comments: 3

  • Theresa from Murfreesboro, TnLoved the video - this song made me a Nelly Furtado fan. Her music is all the over place, hard to catergorize her genre.
  • Leah from Brooklyn, NyIn the techno dance version, this tune has a nearly unstoppable beat. Try it for a real treat!
  • Gerry Walsh from Melbourne, AustraliaRipper song and clip!
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Crystal WatersSongwriter Interviews

Waters tells the "Gypsy Woman" story, shares some of her songwriting insights, and explains how Dennis Rodman ended up on one of her songs.

Bob Dylan Lyric QuizMusic Quiz

Think you know your Bob Dylan lyrics? Take this quiz to find out.

Dr. JohnSongwriter Interviews

The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.

Lip-Synch RebelsSong Writing

What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances."

Songs Discussed in MoviesSong Writing

Bridesmaids, Reservoir Dogs, Willy Wonka - just a few of the flicks where characters discuss specific songs, sometimes as a prelude to murder.

Soul Train Stories with Stephen McMillianSong Writing

A Soul Train dancer takes us through a day on the show, and explains what you had to do to get camera time.