Leave a Light On

Album: What a Time to Be Alive (2017)
Charted: 7
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  • The second someone mentioned you were all alone
    I could feel the trouble coursing through your veins
    Now I know, it's got a hold
    Just a phone called left unanswered, had me sparking up
    These cigarettes won't stop me wondering where you are
    Don't let go, keep a hold

    If you look into the distance, there's a house upon the hill
    Guiding like a lighthouse to a place where you'll be
    Safe to feel at grace 'cause we've all made mistakes
    If you've lost your way

    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on

    Tell me what's been happening, what's been on your mind
    Lately you've been searching for a darker place
    To hide, that's alright
    But if you carry on abusing, you'll be robbed from us
    I refuse to lose another friend to drugs
    Just come home, don't let go

    'Cause if you look into the distance, there's a house upon the hill
    Guiding like a lighthouse to a place where you'll be
    Safe to feel at grace 'cause we've all made mistakes
    If you've lost your way

    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on

    'Cause if you look into the distance, there's a house upon the hill
    Guiding like a lighthouse, it's a place where you'll be
    Safe to feel at grace and if you've lost your way
    If you've lost your way
    And I know you don't know oh, but I need you to be brave
    Hiding from the truth ain't gonna make this all okay
    I'll see your pain if you don't feel our grace
    And you've lost your way
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on
    I will leave the light on

Comments: 4

  • Jamie from Chard SomersetHi I have prosesed your lyrics into my brain and I can understand all what you are talking about you are an inspiration thanks.
  • Cottrell from NigeriaAm a future singer, and a song writer. For years now, I wanted to give up on my dreams on music, but this ur song, title: leave the light on, keep on inspiring me not to give up. I so mush love this song.
  • Gary H Iii from FloridaI am 71 years old now and originally from Detroit. When I was around 10 years old, our music teacher said, “If you want to know what’s going on around the world, listen to the music of the day.” That sunk in.

    I first heard "Leave a Light On" watching late night television around a month ago. From the voice, I could hear there was a heartfelt message. I could not understand the words but, my eyes reacted from the voice and it's unknown message.

    I went to YouTube and read the lyrics. Thank you to our music teacher!

    The last song that hit me like this one was "Say Something" by A Great Big World.

    Thank you both for this beautiful, from the heart song!
  • Mangekyo Sharingan from IndiaThis song is quite good. Although I expected a more detailed lyrics interpretation.
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