A Night Like This

Album: Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor (2009)
Charted: 65
  • Caroline van der Leeuw (born April 26, 1981 in Amsterdam), better known by her stage name Caro Emerald, is a Dutch jazz singer. She studied as a jazz vocalist at the Amsterdam conservatory of music and earned her degree in 2005.

    Having gained experience as one of the six singers in close-harmony group Les Elles, and as a vocalist in the Philharmonic Funk Foundation, Emerald first gained public recognition for her debut solo single "Back It Up," which was officially released by Grandmono Records on July 6, 2009.

    Her debut album, Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor, was released on January 29, 2010 and immediately occupied the #1 position of the Dutch Album Top 100 charts. It spent a total of 30 weeks on top of the Dutch album chart, beating the previous record set by Michael Jackson's Thriller.
  • This is Emerald's second single, which describes a whirlwind love affair. It was released on December 11, 2009, having first been presented in a Martini commercial in the Netherlands on October 16th. The song was a hit in many European countries, topping the charts in Romania and Austria and peaking at #2 in her native Holland.
  • The song's music video was shot in the Croatian coastal towns of Opatija,‍ Lovran and Rijeka.


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