Lonely Is The Night

Album: Don't Say No (1981)

Songfacts®:

  • In a 1982 interview with Sounds magazine, Squier explained that he doesn't write songs when he's on the road, which keeps him away from topics like groupies and parties. Said Squier: "'Lonely Is The Night' for example is nothing to do with the fact that I'm in a rock band, but it does have to do with the fact that you can be by yourself in a room somewhere and not know what to do, be scared to death of having to go out and find something." (This interview is available at Rock's Backpages.)

Comments: 3

  • Lance R from Ellensburg, Wa.Yes, I'd agree it's not a particularly easy song to learn (I'm a drummer), but a killer number and worth it. There's a lotta substance in those lyrics, more than meets the eye, if you've ever been there, and went looking.
  • Christopher from Florence, OrGreat tune, learning it - not as easy as one would think.
  • Willie from Scottsdale, AzHis best song.
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