Even the Nights Are Better

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"Even the Nights Are Better"
Even the Nights Are Better - Air Supply.jpeg
Single by Air Supply
from the album Now and Forever
B-side "One Step Closer"
Released June 1982
Format 7" (45 rpm)
Recorded 1981
Genre Pop, soft rock
Length 3:57
Label Arista
Writer(s) J. L. Wallace, Kenneth Bell, Terry Skinner
Producer(s) Harry Maslin
Air Supply singles chronology
"Sweet Dreams"
(1982)
"Even the Nights Are Better"
(1982)
"Young Love"
(1983)

"Even the Nights Are Better" is the title of a popular song from 1982 (see 1982 in music) by the Australian soft rock group Air Supply. "Even the Nights Are Better" was included on Air Supply's 1982 album Now and Forever. The song has also been covered by Anne Murray.

Released as a single in mid-1982, "Even the Nights Are Better" first charted in the United States on the Billboard adult contemporary chart, where it spent four weeks at No. 1 in July and August. This was Air Supply's third song to reach the summit on this chart.[1] It also reached No. 1 on the Canadian AC chart.[2] In September 1982, the song reached its peak position of No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group's seventh consecutive top five hit on the US pop chart.[3] In the United Kingdom, where the group did not enjoy the same amount of success as they did in Australia and the US, the song reached No. 44 on the UK Singles Chart.[4]

This song is notable for exiting the Billboard Top 40 the week after it peaked, falling from No. 6 to No. 42 in September 1982. Taylor Swift has since beaten that chart phenomenon, with her song "Red" falling from No. 6 to No. 54 in October 2012.

Although Air Supply continued to record and perform concerts (except for a hiatus in the late 1980s and early 1990s), "Even the Nights Are Better" was one of their most popular hits in the United States.

Music video[edit]

The video for "Even the Nights Are Better" was filmed in and around the boardwalk, beach, and amusement area of Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York.

Personnel[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of No. 1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications)
  2. ^ Canada, Library and Archives (17 July 2013). "Image : RPM Weekly". 
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1996). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 6th Edition (Billboard Publications)
  4. ^ "UK chart info at chartstats.com". 

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