Up All Night (Take That song)

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"Up All Night"
Single by Take That
from the album The Circus
B-side "84"
Released 2 March 2009
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2008
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:21 (Radio Mix)
3:24 (album version)
Label Polydor
Writer(s) Gary Barlow, Ben Mark, Jamie Norton, Howard Donald, Mark Owen[1]
Producer(s) Take That, John Shanks
Take That singles chronology
"Greatest Day"
(2008)
"Up All Night"
(2009)
"The Garden"
(2009)

"Up All Night" is the second single from British group Take That's fifth studio album, The Circus (2008).

Song information[edit]

Released on 2 March 2009,[2] it was the second single from the album The Circus. The single was only released in the UK and Ireland. The band performed "Up All Night" on Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway on 21 February 2009. It was the second live performance of the song, after they performed the song on ITV's Take That Come to Town.[3] The band also performed the song on BBC's Comic Relief Does Top Of The Pops special on 13 March 2009.[4] The track featured on the New Year's Day last ever episode of Gavin and Stacey on which James Corden and Mathew Horne could be seen miming the song playing on the radio whilst driving.

Chart performance[edit]

The song debuted on the UK Singles Chart on 14 February 2009 (Valentine's Day) at number 72, four weeks ahead of the release date of the single based purely on downloads. The single peaked at number 14, becoming the band's second single out of their recent six to fail to chart in the UK Top 10. However, it did become their 20th consecutive UK Top 20 single. In Ireland the song debuted on Thursday 26 February 2009 at number 29 based on downloads, a week before the official release. The single peaked at number 14.

Music video[edit]

The video for "Up All Night" was debuted on 27 January 2009, with Mark Owen on lead vocals. The video was directed by Daniel Wolfe. It features Take That performing at a street party in Croydon, with footage of them on a lorry.[5] Gary Barlow does not appear in the second half of the music video because his pregnant wife went into labour whilst filming.[6]

Tracklisting[edit]

UK CD Single[7]
  1. "Up All Night" (Radio Mix) - 3:21
  2. "84" - 3:19

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2009)[8] Peak
position
Europe (Hot 100)[9] 49
Ireland (IRMA)[10] 14
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[11] 14
UK Airplay (Official Charts Company)[12] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2009) Position
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[13] 135

Official versions[edit]

  • Album Version (3:25)
  • Radio Mix (3:21)
  • Live at Wembley (3:58)
  • Abbey Road Version (3:22)

References[edit]

  1. ^ ascap entry for Up All Night
  2. ^ Take That - Single - Polydor Records
  3. ^ UK TV listings schedule - What's on TV tonight? | Radio Times
  4. ^ Top of the Pops (UK) - Season 43, Episode 40: Comic Relief Does Top of the Pops - TV.com
  5. ^ http://www.discopop.co.uk/blog/2009/01/new-video-take-that-up-all-night.php
  6. ^ Take That's Gary Barlow a dad to baby Daisy after wife goes into labour as he's on a video shoot - 3am & Mirror Online
  7. ^ Take That Up All Night UK 5" CD SINGLE (461861)
  8. ^ aCharts.us
  9. ^ Billboard
  10. ^ http://www.irishcharts.ie/search/placement IRMA Archive.
  11. ^ http://www.chartstats.com/release.php?release=33933 Chart Stats.
  12. ^ Nielsen Music Control
  13. ^ "Charts Plus Year end 2009" (PDF). Charts Plus. Retrieved 2010-07-19. 

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