Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)

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"Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)"
Get up ! (before the night is over).jpg
Single by Technotronic
from the album Pump Up the Jam: The Album
B-side "Remix"
Released 8 January 1990
Format CD single, CD maxi,
7" single, 12" maxi
Recorded 1989
Genre Hip house, electronica
Length 5:37
Label
  • BCM
  • ARS
  • SBK
  • Swanyard (UK)
  • EMI (US)
Songwriter(s) Manuella Kamosi
Thomas de Quincey
Producer(s) Thomas de Quincey
Technotronic singles chronology
"Pump Up the Jam"
(1989)
"Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)"
(1990)
"This Beat Is Technotronic"
(1990)
"Pump Up the Jam"
(1989)
"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
(1990)
"This Beat Is Technotronic"
(1990)

"Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)" is a 1989 song recorded by Belgian group Technotronic featuring Ya Kid K. It was the second single from the band's debut album Pump Up the Jam: The Album on which it features as the second track, and was released in 1990. It was very successful in many countries, becoming a top ten hit in Australia, Canada, and U.S. and across many countries in Europe, topping the chart in Belgium, Finland, Spain and Switzerland. The song was re-released in 1998 and in 1999 respectively under the title "Get Up (the '98 Sequel)" and "Get Up (the 1999 Sequel)". The song appears in Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 4 and Dance Dance Revolution 3rd Mix.

In 2007, the song was covered by Global Deejays (featuring Technotronic) who achieved a minor success in France.[1]

Track listings[edit]

Original version[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  2. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  3. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  4. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (CD version) — 5:54
7" single
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  2. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 3:12
12" maxi
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  2. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  3. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  4. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (accapella) — 2:47
  5. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 5:51
U.S. 12" maxi (SBK V-19704)
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  2. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (album mix) — 4:47
  3. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (7" edit) — 3:30
  4. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (far east mix) — 5:58
  5. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (techno mix) — 4:48
U.S. and Canadian 7" (SBK B-07315)[2][3]
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (7" edit) — 3:30
  2. "Raw" — 4:47
Cassette
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
  2. "Raw"

The '98 Sequel version[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up" (radio version) — 3:38
  2. "Get Up" (radio sequel) — 3:42
  3. "Get Up" (clubbing mix) — 5:49
  4. "Get Up" (pulsar mix) — 5:15
  5. "Pump up the Jam" (the sequel - dancing divaz master mix) — 5:35

2007 version[edit]

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (general electric version) — 6:22
  2. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (flash brothers remix) — 7:39
  3. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (tribalectric rap mix) — 6:05
  4. "Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) (Maurizio Gubellini Remix) 7:24

Versions[edit]

  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (7" edit) — 3:30
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (accapella) — 2:47
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (album mix) — 4:47
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (CD version) — 5:54
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (Dm's live mix) — 9:15
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (far east mix) — 5:58
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 5:51
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (lost mix) — 5:54
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (mental mix) — 5:42
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (techno mix) — 4:48
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (the Wind command mix) — 6:50

Charts[edit]

Chart successions[edit]

Preceded by
"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" by Milli Vanilli
Swiss number-one single
February 18, 1990 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinéad O'Connor

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (by Global Deejays), Lescharts.com (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  2. ^ Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) (US 7" Single liner notes). Technotronic. SBK Records. 1990. B-07315. 
  3. ^ Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) (Canadian 7" Single liner notes). Technotronic. SBK Records. 1990. B-07315. 
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
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  8. ^ Nyman, Jake (2005). Suomi soi 4: Suuri suomalainen listakirja (in Finnish) (1st ed.). Helsinki: Tammi. ISBN 951-31-2503-3. 
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  10. ^ a b "Musicline.de – Technotronic Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  11. ^ Irish Single Chart Irishcharts.ie Archived January 5, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved January 11, 2008)
  12. ^ "Hit Parade Italia - Indice per Interprete: T". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – Technotronic search results" (in Dutch) Dutch Top 40.
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  15. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". VG-lista.
  16. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2. 
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  18. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Technotronic – Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)". Swiss Singles Chart.
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  22. ^ "Lescharts.com – Global Deejays & Technotronic – Get Up (Before The Night Is Over)" (in French). Les classement single.
  23. ^ 1990 Austrian Singles Chart Austriancharts.at Archived December 17, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  24. ^ "Single top 100 over 1990" (pdf) (in Dutch). Top40. Retrieved 12 April 2010. 
  25. ^ 1990 Swiss Singles Chart Hitparade.ch (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  26. ^ "Billboard Top 100 - 1990". Archived from the original on 2010-01-17. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  27. ^ French certifications Infodisc.fr Archived 2012-03-07 at WebCite See: "Les ventes" => "Toutes les certifications depuis 1973" => "Technotronic" (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  28. ^ UK certifications Bpi.co.uk (Retrieved January 11, 2009)
  29. ^ U.S. certifications riaa.com Archived June 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved January 11, 2009)