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"Light Years" is a song by the American rock band Pearl Jam. Featuring lyrics written by vocalist Eddie Vedder and music co-written by Vedder and guitarists Mike McCready and Stone Gossard, "Light Years" was released on July 18, 2000 as the second and final single from the band's sixth studio album, Binaural (2000). The song peaked at number 17 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The song was included on Pearl Jam's 2004 greatest hits album, rearviewmirror (Greatest Hits… read more

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I've used hammers made out of wood
I have played games with pieces and rules
I undeciphered tricks at the bar
But now you're gone, I haven't figured out why

Pearl Jam - Light Years Lyrics


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  • great
  • we were but stones, your light made us stars.. greatest line ever
  • Your light made us stars!
  • taking this song with me to my grave.
  • made of stars
  • Great. Ambivalent about "I've used hammers made out of wood", but otherwise incredible.
  • pure art
  • No time to be void or save up on life, you gotta spend it all...
  • Pure Gold.
  • Truly amazing out of this world song! True Treasure...

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