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David Cook - "Light On" Lyrics

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American Idol champ David Cook has released his first official single “Light On” on Popeater. Check out the lyrics below and leave your thoughts in the comments!

David Cook – “Light On” Lyrics

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


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


Listen to David Cook‘s single “Light On” at

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225 Responses to “David Cook - "Light On" Lyrics”

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  1. 1
    Vanessa Says:

    i love it<3
    so glad he won!
    i can’t wait for the album!

  2. 2
    holly Says:

    oh my god, what the hell happened to his face? his hair is a lot lighter and it looks like he is wearing eyeliner??
    well, i liked the idol david better

  3. 3
    Desiree Says:

    AWESOME. <3
    I love David Cook.

  4. 4
    iluvmiley Says:

    okay i liked him on idol (even though i wanted david archuleta to win) but he looks scary in this picture!

  5. 5
    tiffany Says:

    he looks weird in that picture

  6. 6
    holly Says:

    the song is ok

  7. 7
    Jess Says:


  8. 8
    Noelle Says:

    Fantastic song, it’s already stuck in my head.

  9. 9
    black Says:

    This guy is obviously gay, right?

  10. 10
    gina Says:

    I am so excited for his CD.

  11. 11
    ellen Says:

    I LOVE him, and I love this song…anxious for his album to be released. The Idols always change thier look, it pissed me off. He needs to get rid of that eye liner, and get more the rocker look going. He looks silly here.

  12. 12
    Jax Says:

    I really like this song!

  13. 13
    megyn Says:

    i love the song, it’s a good first single and the haters can step off. if you don’t like it, that’s fine but don’t rain on our parade!!! we’re stoked for new DC music – it’s awesome =)

  14. 14
    marvin Says:

    Doesn’t look like him. We will see if the public makes him the next big thing.

  15. 15
    poopy Says:

    I thought the song was not good. He looks foolish with that eyeliner also.

  16. 16
    Miz Booshay Says:

    I like his new song…but ugh.,…what a horrid picture.

    Who thought that was a good idea.


  17. 17
    anc Says:

    not digging the picture…which is shocking because I usually love every picture captured of mr. cook here.

    as for the song- not gonna lie, i didn’t love it on first listen. its taken me a few go-throughs to warm up to it. someone else mentioned that they don’t really hear David in it… it’s him singing obviously, but there’s that special quality about some of his pre-Idol songs that really helped listeners connect with him. despite that little hiccup, i think the song has immense selling power and should be pretty popular on the radio circuit.

    the bridge is gorgeous, as well as that little acoustic bit he gets to do as well. that took me by happy surprise.

    so good job david. if your album is anywhere near as good as this first song, you’re gonna have a ton of happy fans.

  18. 18
    Stephen Says:

    He looks like a Drag King in that picture…

  19. 19
    amysha Says:

    Is he still dating Kim Caldwell?

  20. 20
    Sarah Says:

    YAY i’m so glad he won! I love him…but not THAT picture haha
    totally representing KC!….love it :D

  21. 21
    Rattlesnake Says:

    sounds very boring to me, same old same old rehashed words

  22. 22
    Kira Says:


    the song has ‘i’m david cook’ written all over it SERIOUSLY!

  23. 23
    melliesmom Says:

    Loved it!! I’ve listened 10 times already!!

  24. 24
    rafa Says:

    I preeefer crush, daviiid archluleeeta!

  25. 25
    anonymous Says:

    I love the song!! The picture is a little weird but I could care less. I thought the song was really good

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