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The Light

Lyrics

I never knew a luh, luh-luh, a love like this
Gotta be something for me to write this
Queen, I ain't seen you in a minute
Wrote this letter, and finally decide to send it
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Features of This Track

east coast rap roots
r&b influences
electronica influences
danceable beats
clear pronunciation
clean lyrics
spiritually uplifting lyrics
a rhythmic intro
use of modal harmonies
melodic part writing
dry snare
a tight kick sound
an electric bass riff
a slow moving bass line
light percussion fills
the heavy use of R&B samples
subtle use of turntables
subtle use of piano riffs
subtle use of pianos
synth riffs

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

Kiss your hand, say your crushes name, say your name, say a day close,close your hand and pos this on 15 other songs and your crush will ask you out on that day
Love this song the light come close is my fav 2 me he always got love from chi Chicago 71startesian but yea they really didn't play his music on radio if so I never heard it showed his videos I like Common and he is also nice person famous or not he act same way u knw who this is block parties ford city lol
Hip Hop!
Common samples Bobby Caldwell's jazz hit, great collabo!
Classic hiphop meets classic jazz
This the jammmmm!!!
RIP J DILLA
info491797
..word, this is a timeLess joint !
u can play this yearrrrrs from now & it'll sound good aLL over again !
It don't take whole day to recognize Sunshine!!! Common always been the mans!
One of the best hiphop love songs ever.
I never call you a b**ch or even my boo, there's so much more to you.... REAL!! It's important that we're close to the most high... TRUTH!! Are ya'll really listening to his words?! LOVE The light by Common
Kiss hand 5times then post this in two other songs then look under your pillow
Talk that talk!!
happymang179 you are right he is totally underrated!
James Dewitt Yancey? F**k yes Jay Dee uses the best vocal samples I swear.
Best hip hop love song imo
Love it! facebook.com / @ m y l i f e r e s t o r e d
RIP J DILLA
This is back in the day when Common used to flow before Erikah Badu made him lose his mind!! I mean look at Andre 3000! I'm just saying.....
Nas would've been a great addition to.the WU being from NY n all
I mean open your eyes
The original is by.Bobby Caldwell Called rise#Bomb
They say the end is near, it's important that we close....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i t don't take a whole day to recognize sunshine
@happymang17 9 very well stated TRUTH!
One of the best underrated lyrical wordsmith in the game!!!
This song always makes me smile :)
nda_champ
Words cannot explain how this song makes me feel...I love it so much lol
Reminds me of the Early 2000's...Als o Good Times
Man im jus feeliing this song man. How can u hate this song i remember this song from years ago
Do u hear the lyrics wow love this 4ever
Beautiful ! The light common sense!
My favorite joint...
one of my favorite songs!!!!!! I love common!!!!! this is my song!!!!!
A light that shines special for you and me..... Now that's just beautiful!!!
Love this whole cd its was nice common so sleep on smh
The business!
Pandora got it popping tonight!
Love this joint
my favorite song!!!!!! I love common!!!!
Boobies
This was the hot shitt back in the day. ..
The beat is crazy along w/ the vocals
Tony. T Chicago
Nop Nothin Like Mr. Common. I tell ya. Lol all time fav.
Broward
check song writers. wrf? common didnt write dat. idk
ksbrown0519
Most fav song by common<3 :,)
Chi-town Finest!
This my Jamm
Timeless album.
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