The Night

Valerie Dore

About The Night

"The Night" is a 1984 song by Valerie Dore. It was a commercial success primarily in Europe. The song is a mellow midtempo disco song about unrequited love, and its meaning is emphasized by the melancholy sound of vocalist Dora Carofiglio's voice. The song was remixed in 1992 by Oliver Momm for the compilation The Best of Valerie Dore on ZYX Records. The song was sampled by Play Paul in his song called "Spaced Out 2". Cover versions of "The Night" were released by Spanish singer Princessa in 1997, German band Scooter, and DJ Tonka.  


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2011
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So many things we have
Why don't you stay with me tonight?
I'm trying to discover you
Together again for all the night.

There's something going on right now
Feelin' happy
Feel the moon.
Let's get closer

Baby
'Cause we're dance and dance.
All my friends are talking to me
What's this love I see.

I know you can make it right. I'm still waiting now
Waiting for the love I need.
If you want me too there's something don't understand.
I don't know.

So many things we have
Why don't you stay with me tonight?...

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Valerie Dore

Valerie Dore (Valérie Doré) (stage name of Monica Stucchi, born May 28, 1963 in Milan)) is an Italo disco artist. The brainchild of producer Roberto Gasparini, the first singles Dore recorded between 1984 and 1986 featured different studio vocalists, including Novecento's Dora Nicolosi (née Carofiglio), Simona Zanini (of Radiorama, Doctor's Cat, and Raggio di Luna/Moon Ray). Thereafter, Stucchi herself voiced her recordings and did all public appearances. more »

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Written by: H P BAXXTER, RICK J. JORDAN, JUERGEN FROSCH, JENS PETER THELE, GIUSEPPE NICOLOSI, BARBARA LYNN ADDOMS

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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13 facts about this song

Genre Classification
"The Night" by Valerie Dore falls under the genre of Italo disco, a music genre which originated in Italy and was most popular during the 1980s.
Artist Pseudonym
'Valerie Dore' is not a real person, but rather a musical project by Italian producers Roberto Gasparini and Pierluigi Giombini. The vocals of "The Night" were provided by Monica Stucchi.
Chart Success
The song had a significant amount of success on the charts. "The Night" reached number one in Italy and was among the top 10 on numerous other European charts.
Fictional Backstory
The Valerie Dore project was promoted with a fictional backstory that involved a mysterious young woman from the American West assisted by an old Disc Jockey. The story was used to create an aura of adventure and mystery to the project.
Release Year
"The Night" was released in 1984 as the debut single of the Valerie Dore project. The song quickly became a hit both in Italy and internationally.
Multiple Versions
Besides the original, "The Night" has been remixed and covered numerous times over the years, demonstrating its enduring popularity.
Album Inclusion
The song was included in the album "The Night", which was released in 1986.
Lyrical Themes
The song's lyrics center around themes of longing, desire, and unrequited love, which resonate with listeners.
Music Video
The music video for "The Night" reflects the song's mood of yearning and romantic tension.
Contemporary Performance
Monica Stucchi, the actual vocalist for "The Night" and several other Valerie Dore hits, still performs the song in concerts and Italo Disco events under the Valerie Dore moniker.
Iconic Synth Sounds
The song is internationally renowned for its iconic synth sounds that evoke a very 80s disco atmosphere.
Signature Song
"The Night" is considered the signature song of Valerie Dore and is a classic example of the Italo Disco genre.
Language
Like many Italo disco hits, "The Night" is sung in English to appeal to an international audience.

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