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Encyclopedia > I Drove All Night
"I Drove All Night"
Single by Roy Orbison
from the album King of Hearts
Released 1992
Recorded 1987
Genre Pop
Length 3:46
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Billy Steinberg
Tom Kelly
Producer(s) Jeff Lynne
Peak chart positions
Roy Orbison singles chronology
"Oh, Pretty Woman (live)"
(1990)
"I Drove All Night"
(1992)
"Crying"
(1992)
"I Drove All Night"
"I Drove All Night" cover
Single by Cyndi Lauper
from the album A Night to Remember
Released 1989
Genre Pop
Length 4:11
Label Epic Records
Writer(s) Billy Steinberg
Tom Kelly
Producer(s) Cyndi Lauper
Lennie Petze
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Peak chart positions
Cyndi Lauper singles chronology
"Hole In My Heart (All The Way To China)"
(1988)
"I Drove All Night"
(1989)
"My First Night Without You"
(1989)
"I Drove All Night"
"I Drove All Night" cover
Single by Céline Dion
from the album One Heart
Released March 3, 2003
Format CD single, 12" single
Recorded Echo Beach Studios, Masterplan Studios
Genre Pop
Length 4:00
Label Columbia, Epic
Writer(s) Billy Steinberg, Tom Kelly
Producer(s) Peer Astrom, Vito Luprano
Certification Platinum (Belgium)
Gold (Australia)
Peak chart positions
Céline Dion singles chronology
"At Last"
(2002)
"I Drove All Night"
(2003)
"Have You Ever Been in Love"
(2003)
Alternate cover
Promotional single

"I Drove All Night" is a song written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly for Roy Orbison. Orbison first recorded the song in 1987, but his rendition was not released until 1992, well after the song had become a top-ten hit in the United States (as well as both sides of the Atlantic) for Cyndi Lauper (1989). The song has been covered by Pinmonkey (2002) and Céline Dion (2003). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... King of Hearts is a posthumous music cassette of Roy Orbison songs put together from master sessions and demos by Jeff Lynne for Virgin Records. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Virgin Records was a British recording label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Jeff Lynne (born December 30, 1947) is a Grammy Award-winning English rock songwriter, singer, guitarist and record producer. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... Oh, Pretty Woman is a song which was a worldwide hit for Roy Orbison. ... Crying is a 1961 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson and sung by Orbison. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Cyndi Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an iconic American Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... A Night to Remember is the name of popular 1980s icon and singer Cyndi Laupers third album (as well as a song on the album). ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Epic Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. // Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Cyndi Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an iconic American Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... “Golden record” redirects here. ... The RIAA Logo. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... An aria (Italian for air; plural: arie or arias in common usage) in music was originally any expressive melody, usually, but not always, performed by a singer. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Cyndi Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an iconic American Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... Hole In My Heart (All the Way to China) was the song recorded by pop singer Cyndi Lauper for her 1988 film Vibes. ... My First Night Without You was a song penned and recorded by singer Cyndi Lauper. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... One Heart is a music album by Céline Dion. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A CD single is a music single in the form of a compact disc. ... 12 single for U2s Beautiful Day The 12-inch [30 cm] single gramophone record came into existence with the advent of disco music in the 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Epic Records is an American record label, owned and operated by Sony BMG. // Epic was launched originally as a jazz and classical music label in 1953 by CBS. Its bright-yellow, black and blue logo became a familiar trademark for many jazz and classical releases. ... A songwriter is someone who writes the lyrics to songs, the musical composition or melody to songs, or both. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Anders Bagge and Peer Astrom alias Bag n Peer These are two producers from the Swedish Murlyn Music camp, they have written and produced for artists such as Janet Jackson, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Santana, Madonna, Enrique Iglesias,Jessica Simpson and soforth ... “Golden record” redirects here. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... For other uses, see World (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... At Last is a 1942 song written by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren and first performed by Glenn Miller and his orchestra. ... Have You Ever Been in Love is the second single from Céline Dions One Heart album. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed The Big O, was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1987 Record labels established in 1987 // January 3 - Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... See also: 1992 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1992 Record labels established in 1992 // 1992 was a pivotal year in the development of music. ... Cynthia Ann Stephanie Cyndi Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an iconic American Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... See also: 1989 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1989 Record labels established in 1989 // January 7 - Genesis 88 and Sunrise/Back to the Future stage large-scale illegal Acid House party in London January 14 - Paul McCartney releases Снова в СССР exclusively in Russia. ... Pinmonkey is an American country music band formed in 1998. ... See also: 2002 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2002 Record labels established in 2002 // 2002 was marked by significant trends in rock music. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... See also: 2003 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2003 Record labels established in 2003 // January - following an investigation by The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry and London detectives, police raids in England and the Netherlands recover nearly 500 original Beatles studio tapes, recorded during the Let It...

Contents

Roy Orbison version

In 1992, Jeff Lynne remixed Orbison's recordings of 1987 for the posthumous album King of Hearts, released the same year by Virgin Records. The song was a significant hit in the United Kingdom, reaching #7 on the country's national singles chart. King of Hearts and "I Drove All Night" were generally well-received in the United States, returning Orbison to the Billboard charts and receiving a Grammy Award. Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Jeff Lynne (born December 30, 1947) is a Grammy Award-winning English rock songwriter, singer, guitarist and record producer. ... King of Hearts is a posthumous music cassette of Roy Orbison songs put together from master sessions and demos by Jeff Lynne for Virgin Records. ... Virgin Records was a British recording label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, and Nik Powell in 1972. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


Music video

A music video featuring Jason Priestley and Jennifer Connelly was also made for the single. Somewhat unusual for its time the video was very simplistic, consisting primarily of various shots of the two actors driving and kissing. Jason Priestley (born August 28, 1969) is a naturalized American actor and film director. ... Jennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an Academy Award-winning American film actress and former child model. ...


Cyndi Lauper version

"I Drove All Night" was recorded by Cyndi Lauper for her solo third album, A Night To Remember. Cyndi Lauper has said she wanted to do it because she liked the idea "of a woman driving, of a woman in control. The song was a Top-10 pop hit in the U.S. (her last U.S. Top 10 - and Top 40 - single to date) and also a big hit in other countries. The single was certified gold by the RIAA. The video caused some controversy in the States, because of its sexual situations and implied nudity. Cynthia Ann Stephanie Cyndi Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an iconic American Grammy Award-winning singer and Emmy Award-winning film, television and theatre actress. ... A Night to Remember is the name of popular 1980s icon and singer Cyndi Laupers third album (as well as a song on the album). ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... The RIAA Logo. ... For the Wikipedia policy regarding controversial issues in articles, see Wikipedia:Guidelines for controversial articles. ... “Clothes free” redirects here. ...


The only official remix of the song for Lauper's version is the "Jungle mix," a version that incorporates supposed jungle noises. For other uses, see Jungle (disambiguation). ...


Notable in her catalogue for the striking use of a lower vocal register, it has become one of Lauper's most performed and well-known tracks, succeeding to endure as a genuine '80s classic, despite a few high-profile covers being released by other artists. Lauper still performs the tune during most of her concert tours. Tours is a city in France, the préfecture (capital city) of the Indre-et-Loire département, on the lower reaches of the river Loire, between Orléans and the Atlantic coast. ...


Charts

Chart (1989) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 6
U.S. ARC Weekly Top 40 5
U.S. AC Chart 43
Australia Singles Chart 8
Canadian Singles Chart 20
Chilean Singles Chart 3
Colombian Singles Chart 1
French Singles Chart 10
Dutch Singles Chart 7
German Singles Chart 19
Israeli Singles Chart 5
Italian Singles Chart 5
New Zealand Singles Chart 10
Swedish Singles Chart 11
UK Singles Chart 7

The Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks chart (formerly known as Adult Contemporary Singles and only Adult Contemporary) lists the most popular songs weekly calculated by airplay and occasionally sales. ...

Céline Dion version

"I Drove All Night" was recorded by Céline Dion for her One Heart album. It was released as a single on March 3, 2003. Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... One Heart is a music album by Céline Dion. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The song was featured in promotional ads for the Chrysler Pacifica crossover vehicle. The Chrysler Pacifica is a mid-size crossover SUV from DaimlerChrysler. ...


Several club remixes were created, mainly by Hex Hector. Hex Hector (born in 1965 in the Bronx, United States) is one of the most famous House remixer of the 90s, and also one of the most famous in terms of mainstream crossover popularity. ...

Dion in the "I Drove All Night" music video (2003).

The "I Drove All Night" music video was directed by Peter Arnell and released on February 26, 2003. It was included on the UK enhanced double A-side single "One Heart/I Drove All Night." Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... One Heart is the third single from Céline Dions One Heart album, released on June 16, 2003. ...


The song was very successful, reaching #1 for five weeks in Canada and spending one week at the top in Belgium and Sweden. It was Dion's third airplay-only single that charted on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at #45 (#46 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay). The commercial single was released five months later (#26 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales). The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... The Hot 100 Airplay is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ... The Hot 100 Singles Sales (also known as Singles Sales) is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ...


"I Drove All Night" was certified platinum in Belgium (50,000) and gold in Australia (35,000). According to the Nielsen SoundScan, the single sold 51,000 copies in the U.S. Nielsen SoundScan is an information system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett that tracks sales data for singles, albums, and music video products in Canada and the United States for Billboard and other music industry companies. ...


Céline Dion performed it during her A New Day... show and that's why it was included on the A New Day... Live in Las Vegas album in 2004. Starting on March 25, 2003, Céline Dions A New Day. ... A New Day. ...


Formats and track listings

2-track CD-single - (EU)

  1. "I Drove All Night" (album version) – 4:00
  2. "I Drove All Night" (UK radio edit) – 3:39

3-track CD-single - (EU)

  1. "I Drove All Night" (album version) – 4:00
  2. "I Drove All Night" (UK radio edit) – 3:39
  3. "I Drove All Night" (Hex Hector extended vocal import mix) – 7:53

4-track CD-single - (FR) Hex Hector (born in 1965 in the Bronx, United States) is one of the most famous House remixer of the 90s, and also one of the most famous in terms of mainstream crossover popularity. ...

  1. "I Drove All Night" (album version) – 4:00
  2. "I Drove All Night" (UK radio edit) – 3:39
  3. "I'm Alive" (Humberto Gatica mix) – 3:30
  4. "Je t'aime encore" – 3:24

4-track CD-single - (AU) Im Alive is the second commercial single from Céline Dions A New Day Has Come album. ... Et Je TAime Encore (meaning And I Love You Still) is the second single from Céline Dions 1 Fille & 4 Types album, released on February 23, 2004. ...

  1. "I Drove All Night" (album version) – 4:00
  2. "I Drove All Night" (Hex Hector extended vocal import mix) – 7:53
  3. "I Drove All Night" (Hex Hector dub vocal import mix) – 7:53
  4. "Ten Days" – 3:37

4-track CD-single - (UK)

  1. "One Heart" – 3:24
  2. "I Drove All Night" (album version) – 4:00
  3. "I Drove All Night" (Hex Hector extended vocal import mix) – 7:53
  4. "I Drove All Night" (video) – 4:00

4-track CD-single - (UK) One Heart is the third single from Céline Dions One Heart album, released on June 16, 2003. ...

  1. "One Heart" – 3:24
  2. "I Drove All Night" – 4:00
  3. "All by Myself" – 5:12
  4. "One Heart" (video) – 3:24

2-track CD-single - (U.S.) All by Myself is a power ballad written and performed by Eric Carmen in 1975 that has spawned numerous cover versions. ...

  1. "I Drove All Night" – 4:00
  2. "I Know What Love Is" – 4:28

Official versions

  1. "I Drove All Night" (UK radio edit) – 3:39
  2. "I Drove All Night" (Hex Hector extended vocal import mix) – 7:53
  3. "I Drove All Night" (Hex Hector dub vocal import mix) – 7:53
  4. "I Drove All Night" (UK radio mix a cappella) – 3:26
  5. "I Drove All Night" (Wayne G heaven anthem mix) – 7:41
  6. "I Drove All Night" (GW-1 remix) – 7:03
  7. "I Drove All Night" (Polarbabies in Prague club mix) – 7:14
  8. "I Drove All Night" (Everbots Fasha mix) – 7:50
  9. "I Drove All Night" (Original 3 remix) – 3:48
  10. "I Drove All Night" (Starrie Knights mix) – 4:09
  11. "I Drove All Night" (album version) – 4:00

Charts

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Argentinian Airplay Chart 42
Argentinian Radio Chart 2
Australian Singles Chart 22
Austrian Singles Chart 17
Belgian Flanders Singles Chart 1
Belgian Flanders Airplay Chart 1
Belgian Wallonie Singles Chart 18
Belgian Wallonie Airplay Chart 16
Brazilian Airplay Chart 40
Canadian Singles Chart 1
Canadian Airplay Chart 5
Canadian Adult Contemporary Chart 1
Canadian Contemporary Hit Radio Chart 8
Danish Singles Chart 2
Danish Airplay Chart 2
Dutch Mega Single Top 100 Chart 24
Dutch Mega Top 50 Chart 31
European Singles Chart 25
Finnish Singles Chart 16
French Singles Chart 22
German Singles Chart 22
German Airplay Chart 18
Greek Singles Chart 7
Hungarian Airplay Chart 7
Hungarian Editor's Choice Chart 3
Chart (2003) Peak
position
Hungarian Juventus Radio Chart 7
Irish Singles Chart 30
Italian Singles Chart 14
Japanese Tokio Hot 100 Chart 6
New Zealand Singles Chart 24
Norwegian Singles Chart 11
Norwegian Airplay Chart 10
Polish National Airplay Chart 3
Polish Regional Airplay Chart 1
Polish RMF FM Radio Chart 1
Portuguese Singles Chart 9
Portuguese Airplay Chart 9
Spanish Singles Chart 15
Swedish Singles Chart 1
Swiss Singles Chart 11
Taiwanese Singles Chart 2
UK Singles Chart 27
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 45
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play 2
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 7
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks 23
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 23
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Tracks 32
U.S. ARC Weekly Top 40 7
World Singles Chart 6

Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ, (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian pop singer and occasional songwriter. ... This page includes the albums discography of Celine Dion. ... This page lists the singles discography of Céline Dion. ... This page includes the videography of Céline Dion. ... Category: ... As one of the biggest selling female artists of all time, Céline Dion has received numerous awards and accolades in recognition of her worldwide success in the music industry: 5 Grammy Awards, 10 World Music Awards, 7 American Music Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards, 21 Juno Awards, 38 F...

Other versions

Country music band Pinmonkey recorded a cover of the song on their 2003 album Pinmonkey. Their cover was released as a single in 2002, reaching #36 on the Billboard U.S. Hot Country Songs charts. This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Pinmonkey is an American country music band formed in 1998. ... Hot Country Songs is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ...


References

Preceded by
"Beautiful" by Christina Aguilera
Canadian number-one single
March 22, 2003 (5 weeks)
Succeeded by
"American Life" by Madonna

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I Drove All Night - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (202 words)
"I Drove All Night" is the name of a song recorded by 1980's icon and singer Cyndi Lauper for her third album A Night to Remember, which was released in 1989.
While the album was not as successful as her previous releases, the song was a radio hit in the USA and a number one hit in other countries.
"I Drove All Night" was written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly, writers of many hit pop songs such as: "Like a Virgin" performed by Madonna, "True Colors" also performed by Cyndi Lauper, "So Emotional" performed by Whitney Houston and "Alone" which was performed by Heart.
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