BECAUSE THE NIGHT

Unofficial studio version 1


Come on now try and understand
Oh baby take me by the hand
Work all the day in the hot sun
Ah ah ah, till the morning comes

Come on now, baby here na me
Na na day, you'll be looking for me
Daylight come take me under your cover
They can't touch me now
They can't touch me now
They can't touch me now

Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers

What I got, what I
Oh baby, na na ma
Na na... na na
Na na hey till the morning comes

Come on now baby here as I plead
Whoa now baby, working for me
Daylight come, take me under your cover
They can't touch me now
They can't touch me now
They can't hurt us now

Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Big Man!

Well love is here and now
And I would leave it on the line for love
And I believe in every la la la
Be hit with your love la love la love
They can't touch me now
Can't touch me now
Can't touch me now
No they can't!

Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because tonight belongs to lovers
Drummer!
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lovers


Info

The above lyrics are for a studio take of BECAUSE THE NIGHT probably recorded on recorded on 01 Jun 1977 at Atlantic Studios in New York City, NY. See the official studio version for more details about the studio sessions.

This unofficial studio version of BECAUSE THE NIGHT can be found on several bootlegs, including The Lost Masters Vol. 3 (Labour Of Love) [track 06] and Darkness Outtakes 1978 Vol. 3: The Promise (Scorpio) [track 05]. On The Lost Masters Vol. 3, about 50 seconds are cut at the beginning of the song.

Bruce Springsteen -- The Lost Masters Vol. 3 (Labour Of Love)
Bruce Springsteen -- The Lost Masters Vol. 3 (Labour Of Love)
Bruce Springsteen -- Darkness Outtakes 1978 Vol. 3: The Promise (Scorpio)
Bruce Springsteen -- Darkness Outtakes 1978 Vol. 3: The Promise (Scorpio)

Credits

Thanks Jake (ol'catfishinthelake at BTX and Greasy Lake) for the lyrics help.

Request

The above lyrics may not be 100% correct. If you have any corrections, please contact me at or by using the below form. You will be credited. Thanks in advance.

Available Versions

List of available versions of BECAUSE THE NIGHT on this website:

BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Official studio version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Unofficial studio version 1]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Unofficial studio version 2]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 30 May 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 01 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 05 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 07 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 08 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 09 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 12 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 14 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 15 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 16 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 18 Jul 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 09 Aug 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 19 Sep 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 30 Sep 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 08 Dec 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 15 Dec 1978 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 03 Oct 1980 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 28 Dec 1980 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 29 Dec 1980 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 31 Dec 1980 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 05 Jun 1981 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 17 Jul 1984 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 12 Jun 1985 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 27 Sep 1985 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 11 Jun 1988 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 31 Jul 2012 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 12 Apr 2014 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Live 17 Jan 2016 version]
BECAUSE THE NIGHT [Patti Smith Group's cover version]

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