Beautiful Night


  • This was the first single from British soul and R&B singer Beverly Knight's sixth studio album, 100%.
  • This bittersweet lament was written by Knight with songwriter Amanda Ghost (James Blunt's "You're Beautiful" and Beyoncé and Shakira's "Beautiful Liar"), and produced by the London based duo The Rural (Gym Class Heroes, Beyoncé).
  • Knight explained in publicity materials the lyrics are about love and loss: "It's about holding on to the moment you are in," she said, "because sooner or later you may have to say goodbye to that person you love."

Comments: 1

  • Alistair from Daventry, United KingdomDidn't know Blunt didn't write You're Beautiful but I do know beverley Knight is one of the UK's treasures as a soul singer and her latest album is a real tribute to those who went before her.
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Thomas DolbySongwriter Interviews

He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.

Laura NyroSongwriting Legends In Their Own Words

Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.

The Punk Photography of Chris SteinSong Writing

Chris Stein of Blondie shares photos and stories from his book about the New York City punk scene.

Have Mercy! It's Wolfman JackSong Writing

The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.

QueenFact or Fiction

Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.

Second Wind SongsSong Writing

Some songs get a second life when they find a new audience through a movie, commercial, TV show, or even the Internet.