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It was the first single to be released off his debut album, 's First Offenseand became a hit single in the United States, rising to 7 on the Billboard Hot in August The song is considered by many to be a classic of s pop rock and New Wave music, combining an unflagging synthesizer hook, rock guitar, obscure lyrics and Sunglasses At Night - Rob Gee - The Great American Melting punk undercurrent throughout the song.
The song is included in numerous hits collections of the period, especially in the U. Peaking at 24 in Hart's native Canada, it was not a hit in Europe and failed to chart at all in the UK. The original lyrics for the song were about a totalitarian society that made everyone wear their sunglasses at night. Hart Sunglasses At Night - Rob Gee - The Great American Melting the lyrics to be "more romantic" after his record company pushed for something deemed more marketable.
In19 years after the original version release, the song was re-recorded, with Original 3 as the producer of the remake. The music videohowever, reflects the original vision of a police state, with scenes of Ja - H.407 - Kraty Wolności in a prison cell, without sunglasses, being strong-armed by police officers and Sunglasses At Night - Rob Gee - The Great American Melting past various citizens wearing their regulation shades.
The song was covered in electro style by Tiga and Zyntherius in Divine Brown samples the main riff in her song Sunglassesand near the end of the track she says the tag line, "I wear my sunglasses at night". Skepta of Boy Better Know sampled the chorus and the song's signature synthesized hook in his song titled "Sunglasses at Night". The song became the background theme for the viral video "My New Haircut" [ 2 ]as well as for the multiple amateur versions which followed.
The song also made 23 in Blender magazine's 50 Worst Songs Ever. The popular Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generationwhich names each episode after an '80s hit song, named an episode Yes Maam - D.R.I.* - Dealing With It! this song. The episode portrayed addiction to gambling. In the song "Nappy Heads - Remix " from Fugees album Blunted on RealityWyclef sings, "I wear my sunglasses at night, to spy on my girlfriend" at and InDenver based artist SAIGE recorded a version of the song, and gained a fair amount of local success from the track.
In the film My Science Projecta police officer asks character Vince Latello played by Fisher Stevens why he wears his sunglasses at night.
He answers, "Because when you're cool, the sun shine [sic] on you 24 hours a day. The web series Dorm Life references the song - the RA of the floor sings it whenever he is drunk. The Full Wiki Search: Advertisements. Sunglasses at Night: Wikis. Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more Devo Girl - Turbo Fruits - Turbo Fruits or our list of citable articles.
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