Light takes old hit songs from forty-fives and records his own lyrics over them. His revisions often seem straight-forward and gentle:
You are as pure as white on rice,
Sugar and, spice, And everything nice.
So take my advice
And kiss me twice.
This song adorned a wall decoration made from a plastic cafeteria tray. Even then, it was more a warning to himself than a paean to a woman's love. The flowers, the flowing water, the imposing mountains, and other symbolic obstacles and barriers to salvation permeate the tray. Other lyrics are more revealing, as with a recording over a Dean Martin love song:
My father wasn't a good man,
But he did the best he amid.
I never understood my father,
But God understood.