The music video premiered on 11 August 2013, at a total length of three minutes and thirty-seven seconds. It has since gathered over 23 million views on Vevo. It features The Wanted in a pub, dancing with their friends and drinking alcohol. Nathan Sykes is seen sitting at the piano, Tom Parker is seen playing the acoustic guitar, Max George is seen socialising with a group of girls, and Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran are at the bar, talking to the barmaid and dancing.
"We Own the Night" debuted at number ten on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the band's ninth top ten single and their fourth consecutive from Word of Mouth. It became The Wanted's first song to chart on the Billboard Hot 100 and the Canadian Hot 100 since their song "I Found You" back in December 2012 and January 2013, peaking at ninety-four and fifty-one respectively. It also peaked at number forty in Australia and number thirteen in the Republic of Ireland.