Bright Lights (Matchbox Twenty song)

2003 single by Matchbox Twenty

Bright Lights is the third Single from Matchbox Twenty's third album, More Than You Think You Are. The song proved to be a moderate hit for the band. It peaked at 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is written by lead singer Rob Thomas. It is about a girl who leaves her hometown looking for fame. Throughout the song, he lets the girl know she can come home if things don't work out.

"Bright Lights"
Single by Matchbox Twenty
from the album More Than You Think You Are
ReleasedJuly 29, 2003
FormatCD Single / Audio Cassette
GenreAlternative Rock
Producer(s)Matt Serletic
Matchbox Twenty singles chronology
"Bright Lights"


Chart (2003) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 26
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[2] 48
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 23
US Billboard Pop Songs 15
US Billboard Adult Pop Songs 2


  1. " – Matchbox Twenty – Bright Lights". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  2. " – Matchbox Twenty – Bright Lights". Top 40 Singles.
  3. "Chart History Matchbox Twenty". Retrieved 4 September 2020.