Spirit of the Night

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"Spirit of the Night"
Spirit of the Night.jpg
Single by Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson
Released17 March 2017
FormatDigital download
Length3:15 (Radio Version)
3:06 (Eurovision version)
LabelEurosong Records
Producer(s)Ralph Siegel
Valentina Monetta singles chronology
"Spirit of the Night"
Jimmie Wilson singles chronology
"We Can Touch the Sky"
"Spirit of the Night"
"So Damn Beautiful"
San Marino "Spirit of the Night"
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 entry
  • Steven Barnacle
  • Jutta Staudenmayer
Finals performance
Semi-final result
Semi-final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "I Didn't Know" (2016)   
"Who We Are" (2018) ►

"Spirit of the Night" is a song performed by Sammarinese singer Valentina Monetta and American singer Jimmie Wilson. The song was released as a digital download on 17 March 2017 through Eurosong Records. The song was written by Ralph Siegel, Jutta Staudenmayer and Steven Barnacle. It represented San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.[1][2]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

On 12 March 2017, it was announced that Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson would be representing San Marino at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. They performed in the second half of Semi-final 2 on 11 May 2017. It was the fourth time Valentina sung at the Eurovision Song Contest. Monetta jointly holds the record as the woman with the most participations in the Eurovision Song Contest, tied with Elisabeth Andreassen and Sue of Peter, Sue & Marc.

San Marino failed to qualify for the final. They ranked at last place overall, receiving no points from the jury vote and only 1 point from the public televote. This single point came from Germany, the composer Ralph Siegel's home country. It's currently tied for San Marino's worst result overall in the contest.

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Spirit of the Night" was first released onto YouTube on 12 March 2017 at a total length of three minutes and fifty-five seconds.[3]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
1."Spirit of the Night" (Radio Version)3:15
2."Spirit of the Night" (ESC Version)3:06
3."Spirit of the Night" (Club Version)5:06
4."Spirit of the Night" (Karaoke Version)3:06

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Worldwide 17 March 2017 Digital download Eurosong Records


  1. ^ Vranis, Michalis (12 March 2017). "San Marino: Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson to Kyiv". esctoday.com. ESCToday.
  2. ^ Scarpone, Cristian (12 March 2017). "SHE'S BACK! VALENTINA MONETTA AND JIMMIE WILSON WILL SING "SPIRIT OF THE NIGHT" FOR SAN MARINO". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  3. ^ Valentina Monetta & Jimmie Wilson - Spirit Of The Night (San Marino) Official Music Video - YouTube