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Never really said too much
Afraid it wouldn't be enough
Just try to keep my spirits up
When there's no point in grieving
Doesn't matter anyway
Words could never make me stay
Words will never take my place
When you know I'm leaving

Try to leave a light on when I'm gone
Something I rely on to get home
One I can feel at night
A naked light, a fire to keep me warm
Try to leave a light on when I'm gone
Even in the daylight, shine on
And when it's late at night you can look inside
You won't feel so alone

You know we've been down that road
What seems a thousand times before
My back to a closing door and my eyes to the seasons
That roll out underneath my heels
And you don't know how bad it feels
To leave the only one that I have ever believed in

Try to leave a light on when I'm gone
Something I rely on to get home
One I can feel at night
A naked light, a fire to keep me warm
Try to leave a light on when I'm gone
Even in the daylight, shine on
And when it's late at night you can look inside
You won't feel so alone

Sometimes it feels like we've run out of luck
When the signal keeps on breaking up
When the wires cross in my brain
You'll start my heart again
When I come along

Try to leave a light on when I'm gone
Something I rely on to get home
One I can feel at night
A naked light, a fire to keep me warm
Try to leave a light on when I'm gone
Even in the daylight, shine on
And when it's late at night you can look inside
You won't feel so alone



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  • blob4ever
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    blob4everDec 18, 2008 at 1:18 pm
    Great song, I think David Cook really impressed everyone when he won AI. He's probably one of the best young singers out there, this song is amazing. I think the meaning is that he'll always lave a light (porch light, kitchen light, whatever) on so his girl can always find her way home.
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    mrsdavidcookOct 3, 2008 at 9:08 pm
    I LOVE DAVID COOK!!!
    he is amazing. he did s a great job. he definetely deserved to win american idol. i mean david archuleta is good but david cook is better!!
    i love david cook
  • clairvoyant_khie
    +2
    clairvoyant_khieDec 24, 2008 at 10:24 am
    once again, david cook proved the greatness of his music!:)
    "try to leave a light on when i'm gone
    even in the daylight, shine on
    and when it's late at night you can look inside
    you won't feel so alone" are the lines that i really love most!!!
    truly this song will captivate every person's heart. . .
  • mrsdavidrolandcook
    +2
    mrsdavidrolandcookOct 5, 2008 at 12:24 am
    it's called Light On not Light...but still this is awesome :) and people who don't understand what lovelyme said, she said "he is so talented! he's one of my idols!"
    so yeah don't start putting thumbs down on her even though you don't know what she said
  • ToxicParadise03
    +2
    ToxicParadise03Oct 4, 2008 at 9:31 pm
    lovelyme,
    This song is actually called "Light On".
    Just to let you know.
    But this song is great and the right David won idol.

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