Daylight (Maroon 5 song)

Maroon 5 song

"Daylight" is a song performed by American pop rock band Maroon 5. The song was released as the third single from their fourth studio album, Overexposed (2012). Lead singer Adam Levine co-wrote and co-produced it with Max Martin and Mason "MdL" Levy, with additional writing from Sam Martin. The song is a soft rock ballad.

Single by Maroon 5
from the album Overexposed
ReleasedNovember 27, 2012 (2012-11-27)[1]
FormatDigital download
StudioConway Studios, (Los Angeles, California)
GenreSoft rock
LabelA&M Octone Records
  • Levine
  • MdL
  • Max Martin
Music video
"Daylight" at YouTube


The song received a mixed reception from music critics. Some criticized Levine's vocals and called it a filler among the dance-oriented tracks on the album, while others felt a Coldplay inspiration in the end of the chorus. The song has charted in many countries, reaching the top-twenty in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Korea, and the United States.


  1. "North American Tour". Maroon October 22, 2012. Archived from the original on October 24, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2012.