Have Fun Tonight

  • songfacts ®
  • Lyrics
  • Fischerspooner singer Casey Spooner told Consequence of Sound the story behind this song:

    "I spent two summers on Fire Island and I came to appreciate really really big summer pop hits and decided that I wanted to write a summer pop hit that was also super queer and built for the dance floor, built for Fire Island. I was really inspired by Ariana Grande's 'So Into You.' I loved that song and I loved the sorta innate sadness that was in it.

    The idea was to write a song about polyamory and about encouraging your lover to go out and have fun with you. And that you would always be there waiting for them to come home and tell you everything that happened. No fear. No shame. No jealousy. Total trust."
  • This was released as the lead single from Sir on August 4, 2017. The entire record was co-written and co-produced by R.E.M. legend Michael Stipe.
Please sign in or register to post comments.


Be the first to comment...

Booker T. JonesSongwriter Interviews

The Stax legend on how he cooked up "Green Onions," the first time he and Otis Redding saw hippies, and if he'll ever play a digital organ.

Yacht Rock!Song Writing

A scholarly analysis of yacht rock favorites ("Steal Away," "Baker Street"...) with a member of the leading YR cover band.

Mac Powell of Third DaySongwriter Interviews

The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.

Trans Soul Rebels: Songs About TransgenderismSong Writing

A history of songs dealing with transgender issues, featuring Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Morrissey and Green Day.

90s MetalFact or Fiction

Test your metal - Priest, Maiden, and Beavis and Butt-head show up in this one.

Jello BiafraSongwriter Interviews

The former Dead Kennedys frontman on the past, present and future of the band, what music makes us "pliant and stupid," and what he learned from Alice Cooper.