Because the Night Lyrics

10,000 Maniacs


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Michel Jean Legrand
album: Track 12 in album MTV Unplugged
release date: 1993-10-22
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
length: 3:44
producer: Paul Fox
vocal: Natalie Merchant
mixer: Ed Thacker
composer: Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith
lyricist: Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith

Cover Art

10,000 Maniacs MTV Unplugged cover art
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Take me now, baby, here as I am
Hold me close, try and understand
Desire is hunger is the fire I breathe
Love is a banquet on which we feed

Come on now, try and understand
The way I feel under your command
Take my hand, come under cover
They can't hurt you now

Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lust
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to us

Have I doubt, baby, when I'm alone
Love is a ring on the telephone
Love is an angel, disguised as lust
Here in our bed 'til the morning comes

Come on now, try and understand
The way I feel under your command
Take my hand, come under cover
They can't hurt you now

Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lust
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to us

With love we sleep, with doubt the vicious circle turns, and burns
Without you, I cannot live, forgive the yearning burning
I believe in love too real to feel, take me now, take me now, take me now

Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to lust
Because the night belongs to lovers
Because the night belongs to us


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 These Are Days
  • 2 Eat for Two
  • 3 Candy Everybody Wants
  • 4 I'm Not the Man
  • 5 Don't Talk
  • 6 Hey Jack Kerouac
  • 7 What's the Matter Here?
  • 8 Gold Rush Brides
  • 9 Like the Weather
  • 10 Trouble Me
  • 11 Jezebel
  • 12 Because the Night
  • 13 Stockton Gala Days
  • 14 Noah's Dove