What Is the Light? Song Lyrics

The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin cover art
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What is the light
that you have
Shining all around you
Is it chemically derived?

Cause if it's natural
Something glowing from inside
Shining all around you
It's potential has arrived

Looking into space it surrounds you
Love is the place that you're drawn to
Looking into space it surrounds you
Love is the face that you're drawn to

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Race for the Prize
  • 2 A Spoonful Weighs a Ton
  • 3 The Spark That Bled
  • 4 Slow Motion
  • 5 What Is the Light?
  • 6 The Observer
  • 7 Waitin' for a Superman
  • 8 Suddenly Everything Has Changed
  • 9 The Gash
  • 10 Feeling Yourself Disintegrate
  • 11 Sleeping on the Roof
  • 12 Race for the Prize (Peter Mokran remix)
  • 13 Waitin' for a Superman (Peter Mokran remix)
  • 14 Buggin' (Peter Mokran remix)


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Michael Ivins, Steven Drozd, Wayne Coyne
    album: Track 5 in album The Soft Bulletin
    release date: 1999-5-17
    popularity : 38 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock
    styles: Symphonic Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Alternative Rock/Indie Rock/Pop Rock
    length: 4:05

    Album Information

    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 093624739326
    script: Latin