Stay The Night Lyrics by Zedd


Zedd Lyrics

Stay The Night Lyrics
[Hayley Williams]
I know that we are upside down
So hold your tongue and hear me out
I know that we were made to break
So what? I don't mind

You kill the lights, I'll draw the blinds
Don't dull the sparkle in your eyes
I know that we were made to break
So what? I don't mind

Are you gonna stay the night?
Are you gonna stay the night?
Oh oh oh, are you gonna stay the night?

Are you gonna stay the night?
Doesn't mean we're bound for life
So oh oh oh, are you gonna stay the night?

[Beat break]

Are you gonna stay the night
Doesn't mean we're bound for life
So oh oh, are you gonna stay the night

I am a fire, you're gasoline,
Come pour yourself all over me
We'll let this place go down in flames only one more time

You kill the lights, I'll draw the blinds
Don't dull the sparkle in your eyes
I know that we were made to break
So what? I don't mind

Are you gonna stay the night?
Are you gonna stay the night?
Oh oh oh, are you gonna stay the night?

Are you gonna stay the night? (make it burn!)
Doesn't mean we're bound for life (we're bound for life!)
So oh oh, are you gonna stay the night?
Night night night night night...

[Beat break]

ARE YOU GONNA STAY THE NIGHT?!

[Beat break]

Are you gonna stay the night?
Doesn't mean we're bound for life?
So oh oh, are you gonna stay the night?

[Zedd:]
Are you gonna stay the night?
Are you gonna stay the night?
Oh oh oh oh.
Are you gonna stay the night?
Writer: HANNA, BENJAMIN ELI / WILLIAMS, HAYLEY / FAYE, CARAH / ZASLAVSKI, ANTON
Copyright: Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
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Stay The Night Info:

"Stay the Night" is from the deluxe edition (2013) of Zedd's debut studio album, Clarity (2012). It features vocals from Hayley Williams, the lead singer of American rock group Paramore. The song was written by Zedd, Williams, Benjamin Eli Hanna, and Carah Faye.

Williams wrote the Lyrics about a couple breaking up but staying together for one more night of passion. She finished them in a Paris hotel room, the day before she recorded her vocals. "I was actually getting into the shower and it just happened," she explained to Radio.com. "The words just came to me and I got out immediately and wrote everything down."

Williams first heard the track while Paramore were playing a run of European festival dates and was instantly drawn to the sentiments Zedd expressed. "I was like, 'This song is ridiculous, I love it.' So I said 'Let me get in there and see if I can write any words that I would want to sing,'" she told MTV News. "The song is about two people that know they're not really cut out for each other, but there's a fire there ... so I wrote about being a fire and the other person being gasoline - [the lyric] says 'Come pour yourself all over me' - because I wanted to go deeper into that tragedy of knowing this isn't right, but you don't care because it's just one more night."

According to Zedd, the original idea was to have a guy singing lead. "We had the topline written and we needed a singer, and we were kind of brainstorming on who would be a good fit; at first we thought it might be better to have a male singer," Zedd told MTV News. "But then, since I know Hayley's voice, we had the idea to use her for the track … I kind of think it's more sexy and interesting with her singing it."

• The song won the MTV Clubland Award at the 2014 MTV VMAs

From the Album:
Clarity: Deluxe Edition

Released:
September 10, 2013
November 5, 2013 (EP)

Format:
Digital download

Recorded:
2013

Genre:
Electro house, EDM

Length:
3:37

Writers:
Anton Zaslavski
Hayley Williams
Benjamin Eli Hanna
Carah Faye

Producer:
Zedd

Music video:
"Stay The Night" on YouTube

The song's music video was directed by Daniel "Cloud" Campos, who made Paramore's "Now" clip earlier in 2013.

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