Funky Tonight

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"Funky Tonight"
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Single by The John Butler Trio
from the album Grand National
ReleasedDecember 2006
GenreFunk, Roots
Length3:41
LabelJarrah
Songwriter(s)John Butler
Producer(s)John Butler & Mario Caldato Jnr.
The John Butler Trio singles chronology
"Somethings Gotta Give"
(2004)
"Funky Tonight"
(2006)
"Better Than"
(2007)

"Funky Tonight" is the first single by the John Butler Trio from their fourth studio album, Grand National. It was released in December, 2006, on Jarrah Records. The song blends funk, roots, blues, and rock. The cover art for the single was designed by Tom Walker.

The song was performed at the ARIA Music Awards of 2007 with special guest Keith Urban, which was then released as a digital download, debuting at number 11 on the ARIA Singles Chart on 12 November 2007.

The video for "Funky Tonight" was directed by Damon Escott and Stephen Lance.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by John Butler

No.TitleLength
1."Funky Tonight"3:41
2."Good as Gone"2:32
3."Nowhere Man" (demo)3:26
4."Funky Tonight" (live)6:00
Total length:15:39

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006)1 Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[1] 15
Chart (2007)2 Peak
position
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[2] 11

1 Album version
2 Live version at the ARIA Music Awards of 2007 with Keith Urban

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The John Butler Trio - Funky Tonight. australian-charts.com. Retrieved on 11 November 2007.
  2. ^ Top 50 Singles Chart Archived 5 March 2007 at the Wayback Machine. Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved on 11 November 2007.