Shine The Light

Album: The Incredible Machine (2010)
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  • Sugarland is the sassy basket (her description, not ours) Jennifer Nettles and her musical partner, the multi-instrumentalist Kristian Bush. Speaking with us about this song in our 2010 interview, Nettles explained: "'Shine The Light,' is just a beautiful gospel influenced song that I actually wrote for Kristian. He was going through a tough time in his life, and it was based on a conversation that he and I were having about that. And I had said to him, 'There are times in our lives and places in our lives that only we can go ourselves. We have to go into those woods ourselves. And hopefully when we get there, as we get closer, we'll see all the people that we love standing at the edge holding a flashlight to show us the way out.' And so that was the inspiration for that song, and I hope it's something that touches people, and that they play it for those who they love who need it." (Check out our full interview with Jennifer Nettles.)
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