Strangers in the Night

Album: Strangers in the Night (1966)
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  • Strangers in the night
    Exchanging glances
    Wandering in the night
    What were the chances
    We'd be sharing love
    Before the night was through?
    Something in your eyes
    Was so inviting
    Something in your smile
    Was so exciting
    Something in my heart told me I must have you

    Strangers in the night, two lonely people
    We were strangers in the night
    Up to the moment when we said our first hello
    Little did we know
    Love was just a glance away, a warm embracing dance away
    And ever since that night
    We've been together
    Lovers at first sight
    In love forever
    It turned out so right
    For strangers in the night

    Love was just a glance away, a warm embracing dance away
    Ever since that night
    We've been together
    Lovers at first sight
    In love forever
    It turned out so right
    For strangers in the night

    Dah-dah-dah-dah-dah, ya-ya-ya Writer/s: Bert Kaempfert, Charles Singleton, Eddie Snyder
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Capitol CMG Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Songtrust Ave, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 10

  • Bernard from LavalThis song is one of the most wonderful romantic ballads ever written. Sinatra not liking it to that degree is unthinkable and so bizarre it's surreal. I imagine he didn't like Something Stupid either, which was one of the most wonderful songs ever, too. I don't think he liked any of his songs. Like Janetlee said he had a major attitude problem but a character problem, too. He was not a likeable person, Nichelle Nichols knew him and said as much, and he had friends in the Mafia.

    It seems most singers don't like their songs. France Gall didn't like most of her early songs, especially her breakout hit, and it was a wonderful song, too, and was a phenomenal hit internationally. She also had a character and attitude problem, which she admitted herself and refered to herself by a very uncomplimentary name, and one of her brothers was calling her by another very uncomplimentary name.

    They're such weird and pathetic people.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn July 19, 1966, 50 year-old Frank Sinatra married 20 year-old actress Mia Farrow in New York...
    At the time his "Strangers In The Night" was at #12 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; just over three weeks earlier it had peaked at #1 {for 1 week} and it spent 15 weeks on the Top 100...
    During the calendar year of 1966 he had three other records on the Top 100; "It Was A Very Good Year" {#28}, "Summer Wind" {#25}, and "That's Life" {#4}...
    His daughter, Nancy, had five Top 100 records in 1966; "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" {#1}, "How Does that Grab You, Darlin'?" {#7}, "Friday's Child" {#36}, "In Our time" {#46}, and "Sugar Town" {#5}...
    Francis Albert Sinatra, aka 'Ole Blue Eyes', passed away at the age of 82 on May 14th, 1998...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Larry from Coral Springs, FlMy parents remembered me singing this a lot as a kid. I still like it.
  • Janetlee from Panama City, FlMy dad used to parody this song all the time by singing "Stranglers in the Night"! LOL!
    I've heard a few nice anecdotes about FS in the past, but for the most part, he's always MOSTLY sounded like a person with a chip on his shoulder-a major attitude problem! Not a person I would've wanted to be around.
  • Jozef from Toronto, Onas most of the time in history the original or the inventor receive little recognition if any the $$$ talks with the fame. Ivo Robic at that time was not famous or rich a great song re frank i heard from reliable source that Frank said the song is ridiculous stupid before he record it there you go .who got the credit ??? FF.
  • Reed from New Ulm, MnGreat backing track from Glen Campbell and other members of the "Wrecking Crew".
    and of coarse, ole Blue Eyes himself.
  • Ken from Louisville, KySinatra didn't care much for this song. He didn't hate it, but he didn't think it was anything special, hence the throwaway "scooby doobie doo" patter at the end. He was shocked when it reached #1 on the Billboard charts.

  • Rick from Tuscola, United Statesgreat song. hard to believe sinatra hit number one in 1966 which was the middle of the british invasion. then he teamed with his daughter to hit number one in 1967.
  • Ken from Louisville, KyChevy Chase does a parody of this song in the movie "Fletch". Instead of singing "Strangers in the night/Exchanging glances", Chevy sings "Strangers in the night/Exchanging clothing".
  • Steve from Fenton, MoIt seems like when Frank gets to the end of this song and is doing the adlib fadeout he gets about half way through it and decides he doesn't like it and just starts using gibberish like he thinks he needs to re do it. Great recording though.
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