One More Night – Phil Collins

THIS DAY IN MUSIC…………………………………………..on March 30th of 1985 Phil Collins started a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart with “One More Night”, his second US chart topper. The song reached #4 in the UK.”One More Night” is the first single in the United States and second in the United Kingdom from Phil Collins‘ third album, the Diamond-certified No Jacket Required“One More Night” was Phil Collins’ second U.S. No. 1 single, following “Against All Odds“, and was his fourth single to reach the top ten in the UK, peaking at No. 4 on the singles chart. In the U.S., the single entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number 50 on the chart dated February 9, 1985. It hit number one seven weeks later and remained on top for two weeks. In the UK,the single was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry. It was also his first No. 1 on the U.S. Adult contemporary chart. Collins was playing around with his drum machine when he started saying the chorus of the song. He later recalled that the writing of the song, which has no hook, was completed “very quickly.” Its B-side in the UK was “I Like the Way”, while the US received “The Man with the Horn“.