Spotlight (Mutemath song)

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Single by Mutemath
from the album Armistice
  • "Clockwork"
  • "Earlylight"
  • "Spotlight" (Son Lux Remix)
ReleasedFebruary 10, 2009
FormatDigital download, vinyl record
RecordedNew Orleans, Louisiana
LabelTeleprompt/Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s)Paul Meany, Dennis Herring and Tedd Tjornhom
Mutemath singles chronology

"Spotlight" is the first single from New Orleans rock group Mutemath's second album Armistice. The song was first released on the soundtrack to the 2008 film adaptation of Twilight, and it was the second single to be released from the album. The song was released digitally on Spotlight EP on February 10, 2009. The EP was also released on limited edition vinyl on March 24, 2009.


Spotlight EP[edit]

  1. "Spotlight" (Twilight Mix) – 3:20
  2. "Clockwork" (EP version) – 4:44
  3. "Earlylight" (EP version) – 4:22
  4. "Spotlight" (Son Lux Remix) – 3:27


The group performed "Spotlight" for the first time on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on January 15, 2009, featuring guest appearances from Adam LaClave and Jonathan Allen from Club of the Sons and Jeremy Larson.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Spotlight" consists of the band playing the song in a time lapse effect, in the back of a moving vehicle.


The EP debuted at #5 on iTunes Top Rock chart and #17 on iTunes top albums the week of February 10, 2009 and landed at #18 on Amazon Top Rock MP3 Albums and #45 on Amazon top MP3 Albums.

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United States February 10, 2009 digital
United States March 24, 2009 vinyl


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