Give Me Tonight

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For the album by Chris Cummings, see Give Me Tonight (album).
"Give Me Tonight"
Shannon - Give Me Tonight.jpg
Single by Shannon
from the album Let the Music Play
Released February 1984
Format 7", 12"
Recorded 1983
Genre Latin freestyle, R&B
Label Mirage/Atco/Atlantic Records
Writer(s) Chris Barbosa, Ed Chisholm
Producer(s) Mark Liggett
Chris Barbosa
Shannon singles chronology
"Let the Music Play"
"Give Me Tonight"
"My Heart's Divided"
Music video
"Give Me Tonight" on YouTube

"Give Me Tonight" is a 1984 single by Shannon, an American R&B and dance artist. Released as the follow-up to her smash debut "Let the Music Play", "Give Me Tonight" was not as successful as its predecessor on the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number 46. It did, however, receive the same enthusiastic response in the dance clubs as her previous single, hitting the top spot on the Hot Dance Club Play chart in March 1984 for two weeks.[1] It also was a significant Urban hit, reaching number 6 on the American R&B chart. The song also peaked at number 24 on the UK Singles Chart.

In 2000 Hex Hector remixed the song and the mixes were called the "Give Me Tonight (2000 A.D. Mixes)".


Chart (1985) Peak
German Singles Chart[2] 26
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 46
US Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play[3] 1
US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks[3] 6
Preceded by
"Girls Just Want to Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper
Billboard Hot Dance Club Play number-one single
March 31, 1984 – April 7, 1984
Succeeded by
"I Want a New Drug" by Huey Lewis and the News

Adore Delano version[edit]

"Give Me Tonight"
Adore Delano - Give Me Tonight.jpg
Single by Adore Delano
from the album Till Death Do Us Party
Released May 17, 2015 (2015-05-17)
Format digital download
Recorded 2014
Studio PEG Studios (Los Angeles, California)
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:00
  • Sidecar Records
  • Producer Entertainment Group
Writer(s) Danny Noriega
  • Jazeel Gayle
  • Karla Sylvester
Adore Delano singles chronology
"Jump the Gun"
"Give Me Tonight"

In 2014, Adore Delano covered the song on the album Till Death Do Us Party. In 2015, it was released as the eighth and final single from the album[4] with an accompanying music video.[5]

"Give Me Tonight" is a electronic-inspired song styled in rock, while it features pop influences and an upbeat 80s disco inspiration.

The single release was promoted with a music video, and a lyric video.[6]

Music video[edit]

An accompanying music video for "Give Me Tonight" premiered on May 18, 2015 via Delano's YouTube channel. RuPaul's Drag Race Oh Pit Crew member Miles Davis Moody also made a cameo in the video.[7]

Critical response[edit]

The music video for "Give Me Tonight" received generally positive reviews from music critics.

NewNowNext reviewed the video said "Adore Delano is giving us a serious '0s flashback with her new video beau, RuPaul's Drag Race pit crew member Miles Davis Moody, in the new video for her latest single "Give Me Tonight."[8]

Track listing[edit]

  • Digital download
  1. "Give Me Tonight" - 4:00

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide May 19, 2016 Digital download Sidecar Records/Producer Entertainment Group [9]

Other versions[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 231. 
  2. ^ Germany Singles Chart (Retrieved January 27, 2010)
  3. ^ a b c Billboard (Retrieved January 27, 2010)
  4. ^ "iTunes – Music – Give Me Tonight – Single by Adore Delano". iTunes. Retrieved May 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ Adore Delano – Give Me Tonight [Official]. YouTube. May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 19, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Adore Delano - Give Me Tonight (Lyric Vídeo)". YouTube. Retrieved 3 May 2014. 
  7. ^ Adore Delano – Give Me Tonight [Official]. YouTube. May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 19, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Adore Delano Gets Miles Davis Moody In Full '80s Flashback Drag In "Give Me Tonight"". NewNowNext. Retrieved 18 May 2015. 
  9. ^ International releases of "Give Me Tonight":

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