All Night Long

Album: All Night Long (2010)
  • This top down summer anthem by California rockers Buckcherry is the title track and lead single from their fifth album. It was set to be released on May 3, 2010, but the release was later pushed back to May 24, 2010.
  • When Buckcherry, as a thank you to their fans, offered the song as a free download on their website and via Twitter and Facebook, the response was so overwhelming that Twitter had to temporarily shut down the free download because the requests overloaded the system. Buckcherry frontman Josh Todd commented, "Our fans are rad and we send them props for helping to overload Twitter! We are really proud of the new songs and can't wait for everyone to hear the album."
  • Founding guitarist Keith Nelson told FMQB about the song: "It's just a simple Rock & Roll song by a simple band. We toured so much with arena bands that we've admired for so long that this song just seemed like the next logical step in our evolution. The song came together very quickly, and I think it just embodies what it's like to be at a show of ours."
  • Josh Todd explained the song on the band's website: "'All Night Long' is about what happens when Buckcherry comes to your town. We get on stage and we host a party. That is what the song is about... it's about the energy we like to have between the fans and us. We've been on the road with a lot of our heroes like Aerosmith, AC/DC and Kiss. And one thing we understand from being out on the road with these legends is they have giant rock and roll anthems, arena-rock sized songs that are just energetic and fun. We've written a few like 'Lit Up' and 'Crazy Bitch' but we wanted more. We wanted a song that just captured what it feels like to go to a Buckcherry concert."
  • Keith Nelson: "I wrote that riff on an acoustic in my kitchen, but from the start I heard a distorted electric guitar and an arena full of people."
  • Nelson said recording All Night Long, was about the band showing up at his home studio and working, literally, all night long "without anybody looking at the clock. The process was long by our standards - three months, but it was a totally different approach. The longer we do this, the more we're inclined to keep re-writing and re-examining what works in a song. But I'm a lifelong believer in the art form of making records. That's a part of my old school can't-let-it-die mentality, and we're going to keep f--king making records."

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