We Own the Night (The Wanted song)

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"We Own the Night"
Single by The Wanted
from the album Word of Mouth
Released 11 August 2013
Format Digital download
Recorded 2013 (Los Angeles, California)
Genre Dance-pop
Length 3:25
Label Mercury Records
Writer(s) Nasri Atweh, Adam Messinger, Nolan Lambroza
Producer(s) Adam Messinger, Nasri, Sir Nolan
The Wanted singles chronology
"Walks Like Rihanna"
"We Own the Night"
"Show Me Love (America)"
Music video
"We Own the Night" on YouTube

"We Own the Night" is a song by British-Irish boy band The Wanted, released as the fourth single from their third studio album, Word of Mouth (2013). The single was released on 11 August 2013, with an impact date of 1 September 2013. The song was written and produced by Nasri and Adam Messinger of The Messengers along with Sir Nolan.[1] The song was used as the official theme for The Wolverine. The song appears in the opening and end credits of the film.

Music video[edit]

The music video premiered on 11 August 2013, at a total length of three minutes and thirty-seven seconds. It has since gathered over twelve 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, while Max George is seen socialising with a group of girls, while Jay McGuiness and Siva Kaneswaran are at the bar, talking to the barmaid and dancing.


  • Digital download
  1. "We Own the Night" (Main) - 3:25
  • We Own the Night - the Remixes[2]
  1. "We Own the Night" (Chainsmokers Extended) - 4:20
  2. "We Own the Night" (Chainsmokers Radio Edit) - 3:48
  3. "We Own the Night" (Chainsmokers Instrumental) - 4:19
  4. "We Own the Night" (Dannic Extended) - 5:09
  5. "We Own the Night" (Dannic Radio Edit) - 2:58
  6. "We Own the Night" (Dannic Instrumental) - 5:09
  7. "We Own the Night" (Ivan Gomez Extended Mix) - 6:51
  8. "We Own the Night" (Ivan Gomez Radio Edit) - 3:37
  9. "We Own the Night" (Ivan Gomes Instrumental) - 6:53

Chart performance[edit]

"We Own the Night" debuted at number ten on the UK Singles Chart and number fourteen in the Republic of Ireland, making it the band's lowest charting song in these countries since "Warzone" back in December 2011. It became The Wanted's first song to chart on the official singles charts in both the United States and Canada since their song "I Found You" back in December 2012 and January 2013 respectively. The song has so far peaked at number ninety-four and fifty-one respectively. It also peaked number forty in Australia.


Chart (2013-14) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[3] 40
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[4] 8
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[5] 51
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 13
Poland (Dance Top 50)[7] 37
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[8] 6
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 10
US Billboard Hot 100[10] 94
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[11] 6