This Is My Night

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"This Is My Night"
This Is My Night Chaka Khan Single.jpg
Single by Chaka Khan
from the album I Feel for You
B-side "Caught in the Act"
Released 1985 (1985)
Length 3:56 (7" version)
6:11 (12" version)
4:38 (Album version)
Label Warner Bros.
Songwriter(s) Mic Murphy, David Frank
Producer(s) Arif Mardin
Chaka Khan singles chronology
"I Feel for You"
(1984)
"This Is My Night"
(1985)
"Through the Fire"
(1985)

"I Feel for You"
(1984)
"This Is My Night"
(1985)
"Through the Fire"
(1985)

"This Is My Night" is a song by Chaka Khan from the album I Feel for You. The song went to number one for one week on the Billboard dance chart in 1985.[1] The single also peaked at #60 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #11 on the R&B chart.[2]

"This Is My Night" was written by Mic Murphy and David Frank and produced by Arif Mardin.

A variation of the song was used by HBO as its theme music for Next On bumpers and promos from May to November 1985 (as the centerpiece of the Make the Magic Shine campaign).

Track listing[edit]

7" Single[edit]

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."This Is My Night"David Frank, Mic Murphy3:56
2."Caught In The Act"Alec Milstein, Joe Mardin3:47
Total length:7:43

12" Single[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."This Is My Night (Extended Version)"6:11
2."Caught In The Act"3:47
Total length:9:58

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1985) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop) 12
Canada (Canadian Singles Chart) 90
Germany (GfK Entertainment) 47
Ireland (Irish Singles Chart) 7
Netherlands (Single Top 100) 20
New Zealand (Official New Zealand Music Charts) 34
United Kingdom (UK Singles Chart) 14
US Billboard Hot 100 60
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 1
US Billboard Hot Black Singles 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 144. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 321.