I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night)

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"I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night)"
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Single by Samantha Fox
from the album Samantha Fox
B-side "The Best Is Yet to Come"
Released 1987
Format 7" Single, 12" Single
Genre Dance-pop, electronic rock
Length 3:52 (Album Version)
3:00 (7" Version)
Label Jive
Songwriter(s) Jon Astrop
Karen Moline
Mark Shreeve
Producer(s) Jon Astrop
Samantha Fox singles chronology
"Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now"
(1987)
"I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night)"
(1987)
"I Promise You (Get Ready)"
(1987)
"Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now"
(1987)
"I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night)"
(1987)
"I Promise You (Get Ready)"
(1987)

"I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night)" is a pop/dance rock song performed by British singer Samantha Fox and written by Jon Astrop, Karen Moline and Mark Shreeve. It was produced by Jon Astrop. The song was released as the second single from Samantha’s second album, Samantha Fox, in the third quarter of 1987.

Although failing to match the success of its predecessor, it was still a hit. The single peaked at number twenty-five in United Kingdom and charted in most European countries inside the top thirty. However, in the Netherlands, it missed the top forty and peaked only at number eighty-two. The single was not released in the United States.

Formats and track listings[edit]

7" Single[1]
  1. "I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night) (7" Version) - 3:00
  2. "The Best Is Yet to Come" - 4:50
12" Single[2]
  1. "I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night) (Extended Version) - 6:35
  2. "The Best Is Yet to Come" - 4:50
  3. "I Surrender (To the Spirit of the Night) (7" Version) - 3:00

cover version In 1988, Hong Kong singer Rosanne Lui covered this song in Cantonese.

Charts[edit]

Chart (1987) Peak
position
Austrian Singles Chart 22
Dutch Top 40 82
French SNEP Singles Chart 18
German Singles Chart 21
New Zealand Singles Chart 31
Spain (AFYVE)[3] 4
Swiss Singles Chart 10
UK Singles Chart 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ discogs.com
  2. ^ discogs.com
  3. ^ Salaverri, Fernando (September 2005). Sólo éxitos: año a año, 1959–2002 (1st ed.). Spain: Fundación Autor-SGAE. ISBN 84-8048-639-2.