"Lonely Night (Angel Face)" is a song written by Neil Sedaka. The song was first recorded by Sedaka and appeared as a track on his 1975 studio album, The Hungry Years. The following year the song was made popular when covered by the pop music duo Captain & Tennille, who took their version of the song to number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
In 1976, "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" was a hit single for Captain & Tennille, who had recorded another Sedaka song "Love Will Keep Us Together" a year earlier. Their version of "Lonely Night (Angel Face)" reached number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and number one on the Billboard Easy Listening chart in March 1976. On the Cashbox Top 100, it also reached number one. The song became a Gold record.
In Canada the song went to number one on the RPM National Top Singles Chart. It hit the pole position on April 17, 1976, and stayed atop the charts for two weeks before bowing out to "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. It was their third of fourteen hit singles.