Even the Nights Are Better
"Even the Nights Are Better" is the title of a popular song from 1982 (see in 1982 in music) by the Australian soft rock group Air Supply. It was written by The Bee Gees."Even the Nights Are Better" was included on Air Supply's 1982 album Now and Forever. The song has also been covered by Anne Murray.
Released as a single in mid-1982, "Even the Nights Are Better" first charted in the United States on the Billboard adult contemporary chart, where it spent four weeks at No. 1 in July and August. This was Air Supply's third song to reach the summit on this chart. In September 1982, the song reached it's peek position of No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the group's seventh consecutive top five hit on the US pop chart. In the United Kingdom, where the group did not enjoy the same amount of success as they did in Australia and the US, the song reached No. 44 on the UK Singles Chart.
The song is notable for exiting the Billboard Top 40 the week after it peaked, falling from No. 6 to No. 42 in September 1982.
Although Air Supply continued to record and perform concerts (except for a hiatus in the late 1980s and early 1990s), "Even the Nights Are Better" was one of the last hit records for the group in the United States.
The video for "Even the Nights Are Better" was filmed in on the broadwalk, beach, and amusement area of Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York.
- Russell Hitchcock – vocals
- Graham Russell – vocals, guitar
- Barry Gibb – background vocals, guitar, orchestral arrangement
- George Terry – guitar
- Don Felder – guitar
- George Bitzer – piano
- Richard Tee – piano
- Harold Cowart – bass guitar
- Steve Gadd – drums
- Albhy Galuten – orchestral arrangement
- Steven Klein – engineer