I Love the Nightlife

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"I Love the Nightlife"

The cover of the German edition of "I Love the Nightlife"
Single by Alicia Bridges
from the album Alicia Bridges
B-side"Self Applause"
Released1978 (1978)
Format7" single
GenreDisco
Length5:37
LabelPolydor
Writer(s)Alicia Bridges, Susan Hutcheson
ProducerSteve Buckingham
 
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"I Love the Nightlife"

The cover of the German edition of "I Love the Nightlife"
Single by Alicia Bridges
from the album Alicia Bridges
B-side"Self Applause"
Released1978 (1978)
Format7" single
GenreDisco
Length5:37
LabelPolydor
Writer(s)Alicia Bridges, Susan Hutcheson
ProducerSteve Buckingham

"I Love the Nightlife (Disco 'Round)" is a popular disco song recorded by Alicia Bridges in 1978. It went to number two for two weeks on the disco chart.[1] The song crossed over to the pop and soul charts peaking number five on the Billboard pop charts, and number thirty-one on the soul chart.[2]

"I Love the Nightlife" (also "Night Life") was successful in Europe as well.

The song was co-written by Alicia Bridges and Susan Hutcheson in 1977 for Bill Lowery, founder of Southern Music.

Contents

1994 Re-release

In 1994, the song gained renewed interest after being featured in the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The song was also re-released on the Australian charts, where it was a modest success. Because of its association with the film, the song is closely linked with gay culture. It was remixed for this release.

Music video

A music video was directed by Bruce Gowers.

1994 video

In 1994, a new video was produced featuring Hugo Weaving, star of the film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

In popular culture

Cover versions

References

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 43. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 78. 
  3. ^ "I Love the Nightlife (Disco 'Round) - India & Nuyorican Soul". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. http://www.billboard.com/song/india-and-nuyorican-soul/i-love-the-nightlife-disco-round/1650646.