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Get Up! (Before the Night Is Over)

"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
B-side Remix
Released January 1990
Format CD single, CD maxi,
7" single, 12" maxi
Recorded 1989
Genre Hip house
Length 5:37
Label BCM
Writer(s) Manuella Kamosi
Thomas de Quincey
Producer Thomas de Quincey
Technotronic singles chronology

"Pump Up the Jam"
(1989)
"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
(1990)
"This Beat Is Technotronic"
(1990)

"Get up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" is a 1989 song recorded by Belgian dance-pop and electronica act Technotronic, featuring Ya Kid K. It was the second single from band's debut album Pump Up the Jam: The Album on which it features as second track, and was released in 1990. It was very successful in many countries, becoming a top ten hit in France, Austria, the Netherlands, Sweden, Canada, Germany, Norway, UK, U.S., Ireland and Australia. It even topped the chart in Switzerland. The song was re-released in 1998 and in 1999 respectively under the title "Get Up (the '98 Sequel)" and "Get Up (the 1999 Sequel)". The song appears in Dance Dance Revolution Ultramix 4 and Dance Dance Revolution 3rd Mix.

In 2007, the song was covered by Global Deejays (featuring Technotronic) who achieved a minor success in France.[1]

Track listings

Original version

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  2. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  3. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  4. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (CD version) — 5:54
7" single
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  2. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 3:12
12" maxi
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  2. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  3. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  4. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (accapella) — 2:47
  5. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 5:51
U.S. 12" maxi (SBK V-19704)
  1. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  2. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (album mix) — 4:47
  3. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (7" edit) — 3:30
  4. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (far east mix) — 5:58
  5. "Get Up ! (Before The Night Is Over)" (techno mix) — 4:48
Cassette
  1. "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)"
  2. "Raw"

The '98 Sequel version

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up" (radio version) — 3:38
  2. "Get Up" (radio sequel) — 3:42
  3. "Get Up" (clubbing mix) — 5:49
  4. "Get Up" (pulsar mix) — 5:15
  5. "Pump up the Jam" (the sequel - dancing divaz master mix) — 5:35

2007 version

CD maxi
  1. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (general electric version) — 6:22
  2. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (flash brothers remix) — 7:39
  3. "Get Up (Before the Night Is Over)" (tribalectric rap mix) — 6:05
  4. "Get Up (Before The Night Is Over) (Maurizio Gubellini Remix) 7:24

Versions

  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (accapella) — 2:47
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (CD version) — 5:54
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (dance action mix) — 6:00
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (def mix) — 8:12
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (Dm's live mix) — 9:15
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (far east mix) — 5:58
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (instrumental) — 5:51
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (lost mix) — 5:54
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (mental mix) — 5:42
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (muted mix) — 5:52
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (single mix) — 3:51
  • "Get Up ! (Before the Night Is Over)" (the Wind command mix) — 6:50

Charts

Chart successions

Preceded by
"Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" by Milli Vanilli
Swiss number-one single
February 18, 1990 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinéad O'Connor

References

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