The Night (The Animals song)
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|Single by The Animals|
|from the album Ark|
|B-side||"No John No"|
|Genre||Rock, New Wave|
|Songwriter(s)||Burdon, Evans, Sterling|
|Producer(s)||The Animals, Steve Lipson|
|The Animals singles chronology|
"The Night" is a song performed by The Animals in 1983. It was the first single from their 1983 Ark reunion effort. It reached #48 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #34 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
Eric Burdon wrote this song with John Sterling, who gave it to him after he wrote the initial music and lyrics about his wife Eva who was visiting her family in Sweden. John talked with her on the phone every night during her absence.
The video clip for MTV was shot on July 21, 1983.
- Eric Burdon - vocals
- Alan Price - keyboards, background vocals
- Hilton Valentine - guitar
- Chas Chandler - bass guitar, background vocals
- John Steel - drums
- Zoot Money - keyboards
- Steve Grant - guitar, synthesizer, background vocals
- Steve Gregory - saxophone
- Nippy Noya - percussion
The complete line-up is featured in the video clip.