The amazing story behind Leave a Light On

Thursday, September 20, 2018 5:31 pm

Every once in a while a song comes along with a message too powerful to be ignored. The song of the moment right now is Leave a Light On, by Manchester raised musician Tom Walker.

Tom wrote the song after he was unable to make contact with a friend who was struggling with substance abuse, and poured his anxiety into the song. He says he wrote it as a message not only to his friend, but to anyone who is going through a dark time that there’s always going to be someone there who will be that light for you when you need it most.

“I knew what I wanted to write about, I knew I wanted to address what had happened to my mate who had gone down the rabbit hole with addiction problems”

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