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Daylight
Song

Daylight

David Kushner
Album:
Dead Man + Daylight

Meaning of the song Daylight by David Kushner, and what it is about


The song is about and inspired by the teachings of Paul the Apostle and religious allusions that Kushner found motivating as a youngster.


Kushner stated his inspiration for the song ' I aim to convey the paradoxical desire for something that is simultaneously harmful to oneself, using elements of light and darkness, the lyrics 'Oh I love it and I hate it at the same time you and I drink the poison from the same vine' encapsulate this concept."


The narrative of one of Kushner's fastest-writing compositions is based on religious themes that he found encouraging as a young boy.


In 2023, the song became popular on the TikTok video-sharing platform. It became Kushner's first top-10 single in the UK when it made its debut and peaked at number two on the Official Singles Chart. In Latvia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, and Switzerland, the song peaked at number one.


Song Lyrics of Daylight by David Kushner


Telling myself I won't go there

Oh, but I know that I won't care

Tryna wash away all the blood I've spilt

This lust is a burden that we both share

Two sinners can't atone from a lone prayer

Souls tied, intertwined by pride and guilt

 

(Ooh) There's darkness in the distance

From the way that I've been livin'

(Ooh) But I know I can't resist it

 

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

You and I drink the poison from the same vine

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

Hidin' all of our sins from the daylight

From the daylight, runnin' from the daylight

From the daylight, runnin' from the daylight

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

 

Tellin' myself it's the last time

Can you spare any mercy that you might find

If I'm down on my knees again?

Deep down, way down, Lord, I try

Try to follow your light, but it's nighttime

Please don't leave me in the end

 

(Ooh) There's darkness in the distance

I'm beggin' for forgiveness

(Ooh) But I know I might resist it, oh

 

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

You and I drink the poison from the same vine

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

Hidin' all of our sins from the daylight

From the daylight, runnin' from the daylight

From the daylight, runnin' from the daylight

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

You and I drink the poison from the same vine

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

Hidin' all of our sins from the daylight

From the daylight, runnin' from the daylight

From the daylight, runnin' from the daylight

Oh, I love it and I hate it at the same time

Release Date

2023

Songwriter/s

David Kushner, Hayden Robert Hubers, Jeremy Fedryk, Josh Bruce Williams, Edison Boon Eason, Drake Jon Livingston Jr

Producer/s

Rob Kirwan

Label/s

Miserable

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