"Still of the Night" as written by and David/sykes Coverdale....
In the still of the night
I hear the wolf howl, honey
Sniffing around your door
In the still of the night
I feel my heart beating heavy
Telling me I gotta have more

In the shadow of night
I see the full moon rise
Telling me what's in store
My heart start aching
My body start a shaking
And I can't take no more, no, no

Now I just want to get close to you
An' taste your love so sweet
And I just want to make love to you
Feel your body heat

In the still of the night
In the still of the night
Over here baby

In the heat of the day
I hang my head down low
And hide my face from the sun
Through the light of the day
Until the evening time
I'm waiting for the night to come
Ooh, baby

In the still of the night
In the cool moonlight
I feel my heart is aching
In the still of the night

Ooh, baby, Ooh, baby
Can't keep away
Need you closer
Can't keep away, can't keep away, can't keep away
Oh, can't keep away, no

You gotta give me love
You gotta give me some lovin' everyday
Can't keep away, no

Ooh, baby, ooh Lord, ahh
Get over here, baby

In the still of the night
I hear the wolf howl, honey
Sniffing around your door
In the still of the night
I feel my heart beating heavy
Telling me I gotta have more

Ooh, mama

Now I just wanna get close to you
An' taste your love so sweet
And I just wanna make love to you
Feel your body heat

In the still of the night, ooh yeah
In the still of the night, I will be sneakin' 'round your door
In the still of the night
In the still of the night

Still of the night, still of the night, still of the night
Still of the night, still of the night, still of the night
Still of the night, still of the night, still of the night
Still of the night, still of the night, still of the night
Still of the night, still of the night, still of the night


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"Still of the Night" as written by John Sykes David Coverdale

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  • +1
    My OpinionProbably the best song to have SEX to.
    Crossbusteron June 30, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe best Ballad ever done by Whitesnake or anyone else and its an honor to be the first one to note them on it on this site.
    Crazyazzcrueheadon July 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBallad? One of their heaviest songs. I love it.
    Kidegoon December 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is the greatest sex song ever. I think it's either about the guy wanting to have rough sex or about him having a lover that can't get enough, or maybe both
    kfe2on January 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome song....my favorite part is when it slows down in the middle and the guitarist in the video uses a violin bow to make that kick ass sound.then it picks up again!!! genius!!
    ThE $aNdMaNon March 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUh, yeah... This aint no ballad....

    And the violin bow in the video was just for looks, it wasnt played that way with the guitar. It was an actual string section (violins, cellos, etc) that played that part on the album. That is "that kick ass sound" you hear, 'genius'. lol
    Justintimeon July 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsounds much like led zeppelin imo
    blackestdogon February 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"sounds much like led zeppelin imo"

    Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin, Plant & Page, solo) thought so too, and wasn't very pleased.
    samwaltonon June 24, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdoes anyone know what Coverdale says or ad-libs when the song slows down in the middle of the studio version? His voice track is turned way down that it sounds like he's whispering.
    RaVe71on September 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI just heard a rumor that Coverdale ordered to mute the beginning portion of Syke's solo, right where the song starts to build up after the slow part. I always thought that the rhythm guitar part by itself was just a crescendo, but now I could see how a lead guitar part could've been played over that. Does anyone know for sure? If true, where can we here that missing solo portion?
    RaVe71on September 04, 2007   Link

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