Ellie Goulding - Lights Lyrics

Ellie Goulding Halcyon cover art
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I had a way then
Losing it all on my own
I had a heart then
But the queen has been overthrown
And I'm not sleeping now
The dark is too hard to beat
And I'm not keeping up
The strength I need to push me

You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone
And so I tell myself that I'll be strong
And dreaming when they're gone
'Cause they're calling, calling, calling me home
Calling, calling, calling home
You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone

Noises, I play within my head
Touch my own skin
And hope they'll still be there
And I think back to when
My brother and my sister slept
In another place
The only time I feel safe

You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone
And so I tell myself that I'll be strong
And dreaming when they're gone
'Cause they're calling, calling, calling me home
Calling, calling, calling home
You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone

You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone
And so I tell myself that I'll be strong
Dreaming when they're gone
'Cause they're calling, calling, calling me home
Calling, calling, calling home
You show the lights that stop me turn to stone
You shine them when I'm alone

Home, home
Home, home

Track Listing
Digital Media 1
  • 1 Don't Say a Word
  • 2 My Blood
  • 3 Anything Could Happen
  • 4 Only You
  • 5 Halcyon
  • 6 Figure 8
  • 7 Joy
  • 8 Hanging On
  • 9 Explosions
  • 10 I Know You Care
  • 11 Atlantis
  • 12 Dead in the Water
  • 13 I Need Your Love
  • 14 Lights


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Ellie Goulding, Ashley Francis Howes, Richard Frederick Stannard
    album: Track 14 in album Halcyon
    release date: 2012-10-5
    popularity : 102 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Pop
    styles: Synth-pop/Indie Pop/Indie Rock/Downtempo/Dance-pop
    length: 3:31
    producer: Ash Howes and Richard “Biff” Stannard
    drums: Ash Howes
    vocal: Ellie Goulding
    mixer: Richard “Biff” Stannard
    bass: Richard “Biff” Stannard
    guitar: Ellie Goulding
    keyboard: Richard “Biff” Stannard and Ash Howes
    Album Information
    label: Polydor
    country(area): [Worldwide]
    format: Digital Media
    script: Latin