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"Boogie Nights"
Single by Heatwave
from the album Too Hot to Handle
B-side "All You Do is Dial"
Released December 1976
Format 7" Single, 12" single
Genre Disco
Length 3:56 (single edit)
5:02 (album version)
Label GTO Records
Writer(s) Rod Temperton
Producer Barry Blue
Heatwave singles chronology
"Boogie Nights"
(1976)
"Always and Forever"
(1977)
"Boogie Nights"
Single by Sonia
from the album Better the Devil You Know
B-side "My Light"
Released 12 September 1992
Format CD Single
7" Single
12" Single
Genre Pop-dance
Length 3:40
Label Arista Records
Writer(s) Rod Temperton
Producer Mark Taylor, Tracy Ackerman
Sonia singles chronology
"We’ve Got the Power"
(1992)
"Boogie Nights"
(1992)
"Better the Devil You Know"
(1993)

"Boogie Nights" is a 1976 single by the British-based funk-disco group Heatwave. It was the group's debut single and was written by Rod Temperton. It was included on Heatwave's debut album, Too Hot to Handle.

The song became one of the best-known disco songs by a British group and charted at #2 in both the UK Singles Chart as well as the Billboard Hot 100. It also appeared on U.S. Billboard R&B and dance charts during 1977.

The song has been covered many times by artists such as KC and the Sunshine Band, Will to Power, 911 and The Weather Girls. British boy-band Blue also performed the song in their live shows.[1]

Contents

Charts

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Heatwave version

Chart (1977) Peak
position
UK Singles Chart[2] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[3] 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles[3] 5
U.S. Billboard Disco Action[3] 36

Sonia Evans version

In 1992, British singer Sonia released a version of the song, produced by Mark Taylor and Tracy Ackerman for Sonia's third studio album Better the Devil You Know in 1993. The song was released in September 1992 and peaked at #30 in the UK Charts.[4] The single's B-side was "My Light" which also appeared on the album.

Formats and track listings

Cassette Single

  1. "Boogie Nights" - 3:40
  2. "My Light" - 3:55

CD Single

  1. "Boogie Nights" - 3:40
  2. "Boogie Nights" (Extended Mix) - 5:42
  3. "My Light" - 3:55

7" Single

  1. "Boogie Nights" - 3:40
  2. "My Light" - 3:55

12" Single

  1. "Boogie Nights" (Extended Mix) - 5:42
  2. "Boogie Nights" (Dub Mix)
  3. "My Light" - 3:55

References

  1. ^ Allmusic - cover versions
  2. ^ UK Singles Chart info Chartstats.com. Retrieved 10 August 2009.
  3. ^ a b c U.S. Billboard chart info AllMusic.com. Retrieved 10 August 2009.
  4. ^ "Boogie Nights" - Sonia, UK Charts

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