"Light On My Shoulder" as written by and Susie Suh....
It's easier to fall and harder to stand
It's easier to cry and harder to laugh,
And I don't know how, I don't know why
But you're the light on my shoulder
When I'm tired

It's easier to run and harder to be still
It's easier to think and harder to feel,
And I don't know how, I don't know why
But you're the light on my shoulder
When I'm tired

It's easier to hide and harder to trust
It's easier to hate and harder to love
And I don't know how, I don't know anything
But you're the temper in my voice
When I sing

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"Light on My Shoulder" as written by Susie Suh


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    General CommentI think it's about someone giving you the strength to do the harder things. Wonderful song.
    wolf cubon December 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a beautiful song, with fantastic truthful lyrics and a mezmerising voice. Heard of her vis Rachael Yamagata. This is such a wonderful song, can't believe noone else commented!
    dark_maiden101on October 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI absolutely adore this song! First song I heard of Susie Suh's and if it's any indication, I'll love all of her creations.
    SageSoulon April 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSusie suh is amazing.
    Her voice is so beautiful.
    and her lyrics are so deep and meaningful.
    I love this song so much.
    I agree with wolf cub.
    Its about someone giving you strength to not give up.
    and to do the things that are harder.
    Someone giving them hope and a reason to face the, what seems, impossible.
    shiribehrxon June 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this is such a beutiful song. People who belive in soulmates, say that you can recognise your soulmate by a special light in the eyes or above the shoulders of your other part, so I think that she's not only about someone who gieves you streght when times get hard, but also about someone you love so much that has become a part of you, the best part of you, that not only give you streght, but hope and courage, to grow and be better even tough your tired
    wawision March 03, 2011   Link
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    My InterpretationIn this song Susie discusses all the downfalls and misunderstandings about love, hate and life. How its so easy to give up then to try or hate someone instead of fall in love. In this song I think the word light is used meaning "weight" being that, the person is a weight lifted off of her shoulders. So even though Susie explains life to being difficult/challenging she then admits that her "loved one" is basically her support system. She doesn't know how but their love comforts and humbles her. They are the light on her shoulders. Her relief
    Smiles2cryon December 05, 2012   Link

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