Running With The Night

Album: Can't Slow Down (1983)
Charted: 9 7
  • The heart of the city street was beating
    Light from the neons turned the dark to day
    We were too hot to think of sleeping
    We had to get out before the magic got away

    [Chorus]
    We were running with the night
    Playing in the shadows
    Just you and I, 'til the morning light
    (We were running, running with the night)

    You were looking so good girl, heads were turning
    You and me on the town ooh, we let it all hang out
    The fire was in us, we were burning
    We were gonna go all the way and we never had a doubt

    [Chorus]

    [Bridge]
    We were so in love you and me
    On the boulevard wild and free
    Giving all we got, we laid it down
    Taking every shot, we took the town

    [Chorus]

    Just you and I (we were running)
    We were running with the night
    Playing in the shadows
    Just you and I, girl it was so right (We were running)
    Girl so right (running with the night)
    So right

Comments: 1

  • Tij from FranceYes the guitar solo is provided by Steve Lukather from Toto. From Toto as well is Jeff Porcaro who provides the drums. Speaking about the guitar solo by Lukather, recorded in only one take, unbeknownst to him! Basically Lukather told Richie and producer Carmichael: ok just play it so that I can warm up on it. They played it without telling Lukather they were recording it already. When Luke said, "ok I think I got it. I'm ready, let's do this", Richie told him: "it's done! what you just did is perfect!". Lukather's session was complete within 15min.
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