Tonight's the Kind of Night
|"Tonight's the Kind of Night"|
|Single by Noah and the Whale|
|from the album Last Night on Earth|
|Released||15 May 2011|
|Producer(s)||Jason Lader, Charlie Fink|
|Noah and the Whale singles chronology|
"Tonight's the Kind of Night" is a song by English folk band Noah and the Whale. The single served as the second single from the band's third studio album, Last Night on Earth. The single was released in the United Kingdom as a digital download on 15 May 2011. The backing of the chorus is heavily influenced by the intro chords of The Who's Baba O'Riley. An instrumental version of the song was used as the introduction to the 2012 Summer Olympics opening and closing ceremonies.
|Promo CD single|
|1.||"Tonight's the Kind of Night"||3:09|
|1.||"Tonight's the Kind of Night"||3:10|
|Digital download - Remix|
|1.||"Tonight's the Kind of Night" (RAC Remix)||3:39|
"Tonight's the Kind of Night" debuted on the UK Singles Chart on 8 May 2011 at number 87, and rose to #74 a week later.
|Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)||66|
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||67|
Credits and personnel
- Lead vocals – Noah and the Whale
- Producers – Charlie Fink, Jason Lader
- Lyrics – Charlie Fink
- Label: Mercury Records
|United Kingdom||15 May 2011||Digital download||Mercury Records|
- "Tonight's the Kind of Night (RAC Remix) – Single By Noah & The Whale". iTunes.
- "Ultratop.be – Noah & The Whale – Tonight's the Kind of Night" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
- "Chart Stats – Noah & The Whale – Tonight's The Kind Of Night". The Official Charts Company. Chart Stats. Archived from the original on 2012-07-22.