Light Nights

Album: 22 Dreams (2008)

Songfacts®:

  • Paul Weller: "This was one of the first songs we recorded. It's about the new season coming on. That feeling of optimism and hope you get as the days get lighter and longer. The folk guitarist John McCusker plays on it, top man."
  • The closing track "Night Lights" ends with this opening song's introduction. Weller explained why on his website: "I wanted to make an album with a beginning, a middle and an end. That's why the two songs 'Light Nights' and 'Night Light's' are at the first and last tracks. It's designed to be listened to in one sitting, in the same way that Pet Sounds or Sgt Pepper were."

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