The Reasoning behind "Put Your Lights On"
"I feel that, in order to understand why I think this is a Doyle song, you
have to know my reasoning. The reason it reminds me of him is because it
seems like what he might have been thinking when he realized that he was
going to take Angel's place as the one to give his life to save the others.
It speaks of one longing for a light (perhaps to light his way home?) and
being torn between the right thing to do (Symbolized by the Angel) and the
wrong thing to do (Symbolized by the Monster). And the last few lines...
'You shine like stars and fade away' made me see Doyle's death (with
the bright light shining around him and then fading away) in my mind's eye.
My interpretation might be dead wrong (no pun intended) but that's just what
the song spoke to me."
[Read the Lyrics to "Put Your Lights On"]
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