The Light in Me

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"The Light in Me"
Single by Brandon Heath
from the album Leaving Eden
Released April 29, 2011[1]
Format Digital download
Genre Contemporary Christian music
Length 4:25
Label Reunion
Songwriter(s) Brandon Heath, Dan Muckala
Producer(s) Dan Muckala
Brandon Heath singles chronology
"Your Love"
"The Light in Me"
"Leaving Eden"
"Your Love"
"The Light in Me"
"Leaving Eden"

"The Light in Me" is a song by contemporary Christian musician Brandon Heath from his third studio album, Leaving Eden. It was released on April 29, 2011, as the second single from the album.


This song was produced by Dan Muckala. According to Brandon Heath, the song is about how he "wanted to talk about where [he] came from and [his]...story. [He] had a conversation with a woman the other day, and she said there was something different about [him], so [he] told her it was Jesus. It's His spirit in us that draws people to us. It's an honor that He would put that light in us."[2]


"The Light in Me" was written by Brandon Heath and Dan Muckala.


The song "The Light in Me" was digitally released as the second single from Leaving Eden on April 29, 2011.


The song has had an official music video made of it, which can be viewed here on YouTube.

Weekly Charts[edit]

Charts (2011) Peak
Billboard Christian AC Indicator 5
Billboard Christian Adult Contemporary 10
Billboard Christian CHR 7
Billboard Hot Christian Songs 9
Billboard Soft AC/Inspirational 18


  1. ^ Provident Music Group (May 19, 2011). "Brandon Heath Announces Fall Leg of 'The Leaving Eden Tour'". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved December 31, 2011. 
  2. ^ Matthews, Kent (October 20, 2011). "Brandon Heath says Jesus is the "Light in Me"". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved October 28, 2012.