"Shine" as written by and Roland....
Give me a word
Give me a sign
Show me where to look
Tell me what will I find
Lay me on the ground
Fly me in the sky
Show me where to look
Tell me what will I find
Oh, heaven let your light shine down

Love is in the water
Love is in the air
Show me where to look
Tell me will love be there
Teach me how to speak
Teach me how to share
Teach me where to go
Tell me will love be there
Oh, heaven let your light shine down

Give me a word
Give me a sign
Show me where to look
Tell me what will I find
Lay me on the ground
Fly me in the sky
Show me where to look
Tell me what will I find
Oh, heaven let your light shine down

I'm gonna let it shine
I'm gonna let it shine
Heaven send a light, let it shine on me
Hey yeah
Hey yeah
Heaven send a light, let it shine on me
It's gonna shine on
Shine on me
Its gonna shine on
Well come on and shine


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"Shine" as written by Roland

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  • +4
    General CommentI hate to think a song this awesome is religious. I kinda saw it as being a searching song... maybe trying to find beauty in a world that doesnt always let it's light shine... or hoping that someone would let their light shine... maybe finding beauty in nature?
    Tig45on November 14, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song is about finding guidance. Looking for love in the world, asking where to find it, and ultimately finding that love in God from heaven above. And when you do find it, Heaven's light shines down. My whole life i listened to Collective Soul, but only as a recently saved Christian do i realize what alot of their songs are about. Great song by a great band.

    Btw, i have to say this song has an absolutely amazing solo in it. To me, there are alot of songs with rather simple guitar in it, and this was the guitarist having his chance to show the amount of talent he truly has. never seen them live myself, but my dad said they were the best live show with the best sound of any band he'd ever seen.
    Jimbrownon November 11, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI feel its about someone who is dying or has died... and their scared, and asking, what will I find...will love be there, give me sign, show me where to look..heaven let your light shine down..
    This is my all time fav song, and is in my will to be played at my funeral.
    photojunkieon March 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think these lyrics are good. it's okay if you don't like them, redrum, but you don't have to curse or make fun of the poster.
    starlightfadingon September 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow i love this group! redrum, i forgive you! i love it how they have a hint of christianity to their songs.....or maybe that's just me? but w/ or w/o it their music is awesome!
    NOTurAVGgirlon September 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song rocks, I remember listening to it since I was very very young when my dad had it on. Really great song.
    Freemanon May 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno, i think redrum means whoever posted the lyrics didnt post the accurate lyrics. they arent right.
    bendawgon April 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSeem pretty accurate to me, but instead of cussing like an idiot, you could try posting corrections.
    Psycloudon October 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentagreed.
    aardvarkon October 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlistening to this song is like receiving a plumpkin: DELICIOUSLY SQUISHY
    animus impiuson November 10, 2004   Link

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