"Shimmer" is Fuel's first single, from their album Sunburn. It was released on August 25, 1998.
Written by guitarist/songwriter Carl Bell, the single peaked at #42 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The lyrics of this song talk about Carl Bell's ex-girlfriend who is suffering from a bad marriage that she can't get out of. This song is known for having a couple of verses each followed by a short chorus for the first minute and 30…
She calls me from the cold
Just when I was low, feeling short of stable
And all that she intends
And all she keeps inside, isn't on the label