"Keep The Light On" as written by Timothy James Freedman and Greg James Walker....
We stumble into each other’s lives and we knock some things over
Try not to make a sound
Each time you reach out, a new shout or shine-on
We run in and fall out, fumble around for the key

I’ll always keep the light on for you
You try so hard to be alive
What else can you do, but close your eyes
You can’t see the beautiful way when you’re burning so bright

Your halfpenny eyes smile like a fire-sale
Everyone’s a suspect, the horses won’t move up the rail

I’ll always keep the light on for you
You try so hard to be alive
What else can you do, but close your eyes
You can’t see the beautiful way when you’re burning so bright

Your sadness, a thief, waits in the hallway
With mail on the floor and 2 birds in the chimney

I’ll always keep the light on for you
You try so hard to be alive
What else can you do, but close your eyes
You can’t see the beautiful way when you’re burning so bright

I’ll always keep the light on for you
You try so hard to be alive
What else can you do, but close your eyes
You can’t see the beautiful way when you’re burning so bright
so bright
burning so bright


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    General CommentIt's a fairly self explanatory song, but at the same time the verses are pretty cryptic and ambiguous. It seems to be about a guy who is forced to move on, but will always leave some little spot open for a girl; who is assumedly is a lost love or maybe a girl he always had a thing for.

    I would really like it if someone could enlighten me on a more specific meaning of the verses though!

    As if no one has commented on this song yet, its wonderful!~
    mushie01on June 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI went to a Whitlams concert only a month or so sgo where they played this song. I'd like to say that Tim Freedman does an excelent stage show. in the lead up to this song he said in very simple terms what the meaning of the song was.

    Its about a friend who gets into drugs, drinking, etc and moves away to somewhere. . . questionable. Even though you have to move on with your life, you always have hope that they find their way home. safe.
    Cosmosison December 08, 2008   Link

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