I Love The Night

  • That night her kiss told me it was over
    I walked out late into the dark
    The misty gloom seems to soak up my sorrow
    The further I went on I felt a spreading calm
    Then suddenly my eyes were bathed in a light
    And the lovely lady in white was by my side
    She said "Like me I see you're walking alone
    Won't you please stay?" I couldn't look away

    She said I love the night
    The day is OK and the sun can be fun
    But I live to see those rays slip away
    I love the night
    There's so much I can show and give to you
    If you will welcome me tonight
    If only you had been there my dear
    We could have shared this together

    No mortal was meant to see such wonder
    One look in the mirror told me so
    Come darkness I'll see her again
    Yes I'm gonna go 'cause now I know

    She said I love the night
    The day is OK and the sun can be fun
    But I live to see those rays slip away
    I love the night
    There's so much that I can show and give to you
    If you will welcome me tonight
    If only you had been there my dear
    We could have shared this together Writer/s: DONALD ROESER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Max from Salt Lake City, UtBOC has come right out and said this song is about Vampires.
    There is a small bridge piece, and final verse that was cut from the Spectres album, but is played live which makes it clear about the meaning.

    What hidden wonders now are there to see?
    They were pointed out to me.

    If only you had been there my dear
    We could have shared this together

    Missing verse:

    Now I never rise until sun falls.
    And my vision knows no walls.
    And i’m looking for ladies walking alone.
    They forget the day.
    When they hear me say.

    Then Chorus again
  • Joe from Grants Pass, OrThis is still my fav of BOC..
  • Joe from Grants Pass, OrAlan Lanier is SO underrated!
  • Dane from Green Cove Springs Fla., FlCool song by a really underated band.Nice harmonies too.
  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, CanadaI saw BOC in the early 80's, supported by Aldo Nova. As we were leaving, following the encore, this song was blasting through the PA. A haunting song.
  • Matt from Winter Park, FlI never associated this song with vampires. It's always been one of my favorite Blue Oyster Cult songs ever. I love the really chill vibe it gives off.
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