All Through The Night

Album: She's So Unusual (1983)
Charted: 64 5
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  • All through the night
    I'll be awake and I'll be with you
    All through the night
    This precious time when time is new
    Oh, all through the night today
    Knowing that we feel the same without saying

    We have no past, we won't reach back
    Keep with me forward all through the night
    And once we start the meter clicks
    And it goes running all through the night
    Until it ends, there is no end

    All through the night
    Stray cat is crying so stray cat sings back
    All through the night
    They have forgotten what by day they lack
    Oh under those white street lamps
    There is a little chance they may see

    We have no past, we won't reach back
    Keep with me forward all through the night
    And once we start the meter clicks
    And it goes running all through the night
    Until it ends, there is no end

    Oh the sleep in your eyes is enough
    Let me be there let me stay there awhile

    We have no past, we won't reach back
    Keep with me forward all through the night
    And once we start the meter clicks
    And it goes running all through the night
    Until it ends there is no end
    Keep with me forward all through the night
    And once we start the meter clicks
    And it goes running all through the night
    Until it ends there is no end Writer/s: Jules Shear
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 10

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyHappy Birthday Jules Shear, born on March 7th 1952...
    As stated above, he composed "All Through the Night"; and on March 31st, 1985 he entered the Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart himself with "Steady"*, and on May 5th, 1985 it peaked at #57 and stayed on the chart for seven weeks...
    * "Steady" is available on You Tube.
  • Esskayess from Dallas, TxWe have no past we won't reach back.
    Keep with me forward all through the night.
    And once we start the meter clicks
    And it goes running all through the night.
    Until it ends there is no end.

    Was Shear on drugs when she wrote this?
  • Jack from Mesa, AzInteresting link Fermin. Sounded like it wasn't by accident she made the song better.
  • Fermin from Resistencia, ArgentinaBefore performing this song live in Howard Stern show, she told the audience that the chorus was somehow intended differently, but she accidentally changed the tune at the last minute bettering the chorus of the song one hundred per cent! She recorded the lead high harmony as the lead voice! You can hear her singing it how the song was supposed to go according to his composer! It´s a quite neat performance http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knBrTuwUgB0
  • Joe O'neill from Boston, MaTO me the song '' all through the night '' like in steven speilbergs movie goonies was a reminder of my youth and those night time adventures sneaking out.It also a reminder as a younger adult in the late 1980's going to my friend rick yact club and sneaking out his 21 ft family boat for a spin around boston harbor,the harbor islands and sneaking on to restricted island which had a safe house by witness protectionon one part,another section had a detox hospital and being chased or sneaking onto logan airport dock and going on the runway field as state police would spot us and we run back to the boat and dodge the coast guard.
  • Danielle from Palm Coast, Flit is amazing how much she matured in this video how strong her voice sounded. her husband starred in it he was cute for an older guy definitely up their with jonney depp. but of course Jonney Depps more attractive.
  • Don from B G, KyHey Poster Brian the video of Cyndi Lauper naked and crouching on the floor that I remember is her video/song "I Drove All Night". It (IDAN) is a great song and video. www.youtube.com may still have it to download. It is one of my favs of Cyndi's. Oh, and Your welcome I am sure.
  • Tish from Atlanta, GaBrian, You are correct. There was a video constructed from a montage of videos previously recorded (Time After Time, True Colors).
  • Brian from Neosho, MoAre you sure there wasn't a video made for this? I'm going by 22 year old memory, but I thought the video to this song was the one where she was naked, crouched, sitting on the floor. I was 11, it had an impact. Am I wrong?
  • Alexander from Ciudad OjedaI think it was on http://www.inthe80s.com where I read Cyndi Lauper's work was a cover but I grew up on her recording and that's the one I'll always go for. I really like the way it feels when you listen to Cyndi sing it as I like the drums and the synths... they make it sound very 80's.
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