Editors’ Notes Over 40 years into his tenure as Canada’s preeminent blue-collar rocker, Bryan Adams remains a master storyteller—on Shine a Light’s opening title track, he instantly sets a nostalgic small-town scene as vivid as the one he painted on CanRock staples like “Summer of ’69.” But the song’s ebuillient acoustic stomp—bearing the imprimatur of co-writer Ed Sheeran—reaffirms just how far he’s traveled musically since those denim-clad days. Shine a Light sees Adams further expanding his horizons—“That’s How Strong Our Love Is” is a delightful reggae-tinged duet with J. Lo, and “The Last Night on Earth” is a driving anthem set to a drum-machined disco beat. But “All or Nothing” returns Adams to his natural arena-rock habitat, and he wraps those signature raspy pipes around the Irish-folk standard “Whiskey in the Jar” to make it sound like an early-’70s Rod Stewart classic.

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Shine A Light
1
3:26
 
That’s How Strong Our Love Is (feat. Jennifer Lopez)
2
3:32
 
Part Friday Night, Part Sunday Morning
3
3:13
 
Driving Under The Influence Of Love
4
2:38
 
All Or Nothing
5
2:59
 
No Time For Love
6
2:04
 
I Could Get Used To This
7
1:48
 
Talk To Me
8
3:05
 
The Last Night On Earth
9
3:06
 
Nobody’s Girl
10
2:44
 
Don’t Look Back
11
3:28
 
Whiskey In The Jar
12
3:45
 

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