Tonight's the Kind of Night

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"Tonight's the Kind of Night"
TonightstheKindofNight.jpg
Single by Noah and the Whale
from the album Last Night on Earth
Released15 May 2011
Genre Indie pop
Length3:10
Label Mercury
Songwriter(s) Charlie Fink
Producer(s) Jason Lader, Charlie Fink
Noah and the Whale singles chronology
""L.I.F.E.
G.O.E.S.O.N.
""
(2011)
"Tonight's the Kind of Night"
(2011)
"Life is Life"
(2011)

"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.

Contents

Music video

The music video for the song appeared on their YouTube channel on 11 April 2011. [1]

Track listing

Promo CD single
No.TitleLength
1."Tonight's the Kind of Night"3:09
Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Tonight's the Kind of Night"3:10
Digital download - Remix [2]
No.TitleLength
1."Tonight's the Kind of Night" (RAC Remix)3:39

Chart performance

"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.

Charts

Chart (2011)Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) [3] 66
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) [4] 67

Credits and personnel

Release history

RegionDateFormatLabel
United Kingdom15 May 2011 Digital download Mercury Records

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References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDudIT93m_s
  2. "Tonight's the Kind of Night (RAC Remix) – Single By Noah & The Whale". iTunes.
  3. "Ultratop.be – Noah & The Whale – Tonight's the Kind of Night" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50.
  4. "The Official Charts Company – Noah & The Whale – Tonight's The Kind Of Night". Official Charts Company .