Guiding Light's New Theme image

(Soaps.com)

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With Guiding Light's controversial new look has also come a new opening to the show and a new theme song. Leaving behind last year's anniversary opening, which featured a montage of hands and the poem which was spoken in the show's early days, the new opening is more elaborate, featuring helicopter shots of the countryside and outdoor shots of the characters. There are five variations on the sequence, allowing it to change with each day of the week.

Playing over each of these sequences is the song "Only Love" by five time Emmy nominee Kati Mac. The song was chosen by producer Ellen Wheeler who, along with her children, has confessed to being fans of Mac's music. The song appears on her fourth album Poseidon's Son, which was inspired by her sojourn to Club Med to recover after 9-11. The majority of the tracks were written while she was getting her Masters Degree in composition from Purchase College. The album is currently available for purchase on her official website. Of course, you can also purchase individual songs for download and listen to a few sample clips while you're there.

For a look back on the previous opening of Guiding Light, please see this story.