We Should Be Sleeping

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"We Should Be Sleeping"
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Single by Eddie Money
from the album Can't Hold Back
B-side "Same"
Released 1987
Format 7" single
Genre Rock
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Eddie Money, Kevin Burns, Greg Lowry, Glen Thompson
Eddie Money singles chronology
"Endless Nights"
(1987)
"We Should Be Sleeping"
(1987)
"Walk on Water"
(1988)
"Endless Nights"
(1987)
"We Should Be Sleeping"
(1987)
"Walk on Water"
(1988)

"We Should Be Sleeping" is a song by American rock singer Eddie Money, released as the fourth single from his album Can't Hold Back in 1986. It reached #90 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Context[edit]

The song follows the story behind Eddie Money and his band's lack of sleep because of extensive and exhausting touring. In the lyrics, Eddie Money uses several references towards staying awake, yet having no energy.

Uses in popular culture[edit]

It is heard in a 2013 TV commercial for Beautyrest.