Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)

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"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
Single by Technotronic
from the album Pump Up the Jam: The Album
B-side Remix
Released 8 January 1990
Format CD single, CD maxi,
7" single, 12" maxi
Recorded 1989
Genre Hip house
Length 5:37
Label BCM
Writer(s) Manuella Kamosi
Thomas de Quincey
Producer(s) Thomas de Quincey
Technotronic singles chronology
"Pump Up the Jam"
(1989)
"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
(1990)
"This Beat Is Technotronic"
(1990)

"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" is a 1989 song recorded by Belgian dance-pop and electronica act Technotronic, featuring Ya Kid K. It was the second single from band's debut album Pump Up the Jam: The Album on which it features as second track, and was released in 1990. It was very successful in many countries, becoming a top ten hit in Australia, Canada, U.S and across many countries in Europe, topping the chart in Belgium, Finland, Spain and Switzerland. The song was re-released in 1998 and in 1999 respectively under the title "Get Up (the '98 Sequel)" and "Get Up (the 1999 Sequel)". The song appears in Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 4 and Dance Dance Revolution 3rd Mix.

In 2007, the song was covered by Global Deejays (featuring Technotronic) who achieved a minor success in France.[1]

Track listings[edit]

Original version[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  2. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  3. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  4. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (CD version) — 5:54
7" single
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  2. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 3:12
12" maxi
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  2. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  3. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  4. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (accapella) — 2:47
  5. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 5:51
U.S. 12" maxi (SBK V-19704)
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  2. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (album mix) — 4:47
  3. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (7" edit) — 3:30
  4. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (far east mix) — 5:58
  5. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (techno mix) — 4:48
Cassette
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
  2. "Raw"

The '98 Sequel version[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up" (radio version) — 3:38
  2. "Get Up" (radio sequel) — 3:42
  3. "Get Up" (clubbing mix) — 5:49
  4. "Get Up" (pulsar mix) — 5:15
  5. "Pump up the Jam" (the sequel - dancing divaz master mix) — 5:35

2007 version[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (general electric version) — 6:22
  2. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (flash brothers remix) — 7:39
  3. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (tribalectric rap mix) — 6:05
  4. "Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) (Maurizio Gubellini Remix) 7:24

Versions[edit]

  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (7" edit) — 3:30
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (accapella) — 2:47
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (album mix) — 4:47
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (CD version) — 5:54
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (Dm's live mix) — 9:15
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (far east mix) — 5:58
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 5:51
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (lost mix) — 5:54
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (mental mix) — 5:42
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (techno mix) — 4:48
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (the Wind command mix) — 6:50

Charts[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" by Milli Vanilli
Swiss number-one single
February 18, 1990 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinéad O'Connor

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (by Global Deejays), Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  3. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  4. ^ "Ultratop.be – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  5. ^ a b "RPM Magazine, April 14,1990" [1]
  6. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3. 
  7. ^ "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)", in various singles charts Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 11, 2008)
  8. ^ a b "Chartverfulgong > Technotronic > Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over) – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  9. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie (Retrieved January 11, 2008)
  10. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: T". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Technotronic search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
  12. ^ "Charts.org.nz – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". Top 40 Singles.
  13. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". VG-lista.
  14. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
  15. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". Singles Top 60.
  16. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". Swiss Singles Chart.
  17. ^ "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)", UK Singles Chart Chartstats.com (Retrieved January 11, 2008)
  18. ^ a b c Billboard allmusic.com (Retrieved January 11, 2008)
  19. ^ "Lescharts.com – Technotronic – Get Up (The 1999 Sequel)" (in French). Les classement single.
  20. ^ "Lescharts.com – Global Deejays & Technotronic – Get Up (Before The Night Is Over)" (in French). Les classement single.
  21. ^ 1990 Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  22. ^ "Single top 100 over 1990" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  23. ^ 1990 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  24. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1990". Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  25. ^ French certifications Infodisc.fr See: "Les ventes" => "Toutes les certifications depuis 1973" => "Technotronic" (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  26. ^ UK certifications Bpi.co.uk (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  27. ^ U.S. certifications riaa.com (Retrieved January 11, 2009)