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100+ Songs With Light in the Title

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Ever wondered why so many songs contain the word “light” in the title? It seems to be a favorite among several singers and songwriters. Case in point: Kanye West. A huge part of his legendary music career is his propensity to use “light” in his song titles. Interestingly, he uses this word to refer to different meanings. You have to give it to the man; he’s undoubtedly creative and has his unique way with words.

He’s in good company as well. Countless songwriters have also created songs about light. Most of these songs use light as a metaphor, like seeing light at the of the tunnel or good beating evil. But there are more creative ways in which the word is used. Some of these songs will require you to read between the lines, though, so don’t be too hard on yourself if you don’t understand them the first time.

Ready to feel enlightened? Check out these songs with light in the title.

Best Light Songs

1. “I See the Light” by Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi

2. “Stand in the Light” by Jordan Smith

3. “New Light” by John Mayer

4. “Bright Lights” by Billy Crawford

5. “Let There Be Light” by Hillsong Worship

6. “Light of the World” by Lauren Daigle

7. “The Light” by Disturbed

8. “Green Light” by Lorde

9. “Light Dreams” by Alan Walker

10. “Lights” by Jim Yosef

11. “Lightness” by Tobu

12. “Natural Light” by Porter Robinson

13. “Light” by Krakn

14. “The Light” by Tetrix Bass Feat. Veela

15. “Fall to Light” by Laszlo

16. “A New Light” by Valcos

17. “Northern Lights” by Blazars

18. “See The Light” by Electric Guest

19. “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light ‘Em Up)” by Fall Out Boy

20. “Flashlight” by Jessie J

21. “No Light, No Light” by Florence + the Machine

22. “Available Light” by Rush

23. “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia” by Reba McEntire

24. “Cold Morning Light” by Todd Rundgren

25. “Lights Up” by Harry Styles

26. “Light My Fire” by The Doors

27. “Shine a Light” by The Rolling Stones

28. “In the Light” by Led Zeppelin

29. “Light my Fire” by Stevie Wonder

30. “Light Years” by Kylie Minogue

31. “Cold Morning Light” by Todd Rundgren

32. “Red Light” by U2

33. “Love is Eternal Sacred Light” by Paul Simon

34. “Beginning to See the Light” by The Velvet Underground

35. “Put Your Lights On” by Santana and Everlast

36. “Hit the Lights” by Metallica

37. “Cold Gray Light of Dawn” by Blue Oyster Cult

38. “Everlasting Light” by The Black Keys

39. “Light at the End of the Tunnel” by Something for Kate

40. “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd

41. “Heartlight” by Neil Diamond

42. “Moonlighting” by Leo Sayer

43. “Bright Lights” by Matchbox Twenty

44. “The Light” by MihTy, Jeremih, Ty Dolla $ign

45. “Light It Up” by ZHU

46. “Put a Light On” by Generationals

47. “Delicious Light” by Beyond The Wizards Sleeve

48. “Guiding Light” by Mumford & Sons

49. “Light On” by Maggie Rogers

50. “Light in Your Eyes” by Blessid Union of Souls

51. “Light the Sky” by Grace VanderWaal

52. “Flashing Lights” by Kanye West

53. “Blinded by the Light” by Manfred Mann

54. “Light Up” by Styx

55. “2000 Light Years From Home” by The Rolling Stones

56. “We’re All Light” by XTC

57. “Be a Light” by Thomas Rhett

58. “City of Blinding Lights” by U2

59. “Your Light” by Celine Dion

60. “Neon Lights” by Demi Lovato

61. “Light It Up” by Luke Bryan

62. “Lightness Dawn” by Kevin Macleod

63. “Into The Light” by Rameses B

64. “Faster Than Light” by Rameses B

65. “Lightning” by Distrion & Alex Skrindo

66. “Light of Christmas” by Owl City Feat. Toby Mac

67. “Lightning” by Cash Cash Feat. John Rzeznik

68. “Lightweight” by Demi Lovato

69. “One More Light” by Linkin Park

70. “Lights Out” by Avenza & Shady Moves

71. “Light” by SizzleBird

72. “Light Spark” by Michael Jan

73. “White Light” by George Michael

74. “Beautiful Light” by Uppermost

75. “Light Up” by SizzleBird

76. “Lighthouse” by Ghost’n’Ghost

77. “Light Song” by Miku Hatsune

78. “Light At Sunrise” by SizzleBird

79. “All of the Lights” by Kanye West feat. Rihanna and Kid Cudi

80. “Lights” by Ellie Goulding

81. “Light and Blue” by Itro

82. “Turn the Lights Off” by Tally Hall

83. “Morning Light” by SizzleBird

84. “Speed of Light” by Pegboard Nerds

85. “Lights” by Axero

86. “Leave a Light On” by Belinda Carlisle

87. “Harbor Light” by Elvis Presley

88. “Lights on the Hill” by Slim Dusty

89. “Heading for the Light” by Traveling Wilburys

90. “Lights” by Journey

91. “Light My Fire” by The Doors

92. “Moonlight Shadow” by Mike Oldfield

93. “Ray of Light” by Madonna

94. “You Light Up my Life” by Debby Boone

95. “The Inner Light” by The Beatles

96. “Light” by San Holo

97. “Blinded by The Light” by Bruce Springsteen

98. “When I Turn Off the Living Room Light” by The Kinks

99. “Distant Light” by Alex Lloyd

100. “There is a Light That Never Goes Out” by The Smiths

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