"Marry the Night" as written by and Fernando/germanotta Garibay....
I'm gonna marry the night
I won't give up on my life
I'm a warrior queen
Live passionately tonight

I'm gonna marry the dark
Gonna make love to the stark
I'm a soldier to my own emptiness
I am a winner

I'm gonna marry the night
I'm gonna marry the night
I'm gonna marry the night

I'm gonna marry the night
I'm not gonna cry anymore
I'm gonna marry the night
Leave nothing on these streets to explore
M-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night
Oh m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night

I'm gonna lace up my boots
Throw on some leather and cruise
Down the street that I love
In my fishnet gloves
I'm a sinner

Then I'll go down to the bar
But I won't cry anymore
I hold my whiskey up high
Kiss the bartender twice
I'm a loser

I'm gonna marry the night
I'm gonna marry the night

I'm gonna marry the night
I'm not gonna cry anymore
I'm gonna marry the night
Leave nothing on these streets to explore
M-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night
Oh m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night

Nothing's too cool
To take me from you
New York is not just a tan
That you'll never loose

Love is the new
Denim or black
Skeleton guns
Or wedding bells in the attic

Get Ginger ready
Climb the El Camino front
Won't poke holes in the seats with my heels
'Cause that's where we make love

Come on and run
Turn the car on and run

I'm gonna marry the night
I'm gonna burn a hole in the road
I'm gonna marry the night
Leave nothin' on these streets to explode
M-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night
Oh m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night

Oh m-m-marry m-m-m-marry m-m-m-marry the night
I'm gonna marry, marry
I'm gonna marry, marry
Come on, come on

The night, the night, the night
The night, the night, the night
The night, the night, the night
The night, the night, the night
The night, the night


Lyrics submitted by hundredskies, edited by vanesa

"Marry the Night" as written by Fernando Garibay Stefani Germanotta

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  • +4
    My InterpretationIt's about marrying yourself to your loneliness, aka the night. "I'm a soldier to my own emptiness." It's about exploring every dark corner of your soul that might be scared to venture, "leave nothing on these streets to explore." And it's about accepting those dark places in yourself that you might initially want to reject, "But I won't cry anymore / I hold my whiskey up high / kiss the bartender twice / I'm a loser."

    So, in this sense, it's about marrying yourself to your creativity, never letting go of that thing that inspires you no matter what, "turn the car on and run."

    This is my meaning and interpretation.
    Sparrow07on October 31, 2011   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationTo me, this song is about seizing the moment, forgetting your worries and problems, having a good time and not caring about what people say :)
    EmilySophieRoseon January 11, 2012   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningThe video, at least, is about her struggle with being dropped from labels early on. The opening sequence in the hospital is a reference to, one of her idols, Frida Kahlo, who was in an accident and, after recovering, became an artist.
    jesusofpaignon December 02, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song Comparison:D

    Perfect album opener. Just jumps right in with her voice, building up into that chorus that SLAMS into you. But why before Born This Way? I feel that this has some vulnerability, building right into the absolute confidence of BTW. It works. Will probably be a single. I wish the verses were a little better. But it's an awesome chorus and the NI-I-I-IGHT conclusion rocks :P
    SitarHeroon May 22, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyou just want to be the first one to post it :Rolleyes:
    maggotbrainon February 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionHere are the REAL Lyrics!!! Except I'm not sure about a couple of them... but it's my first time listening.

    I'm gonna marry the night
    I won't give up on my life
    I'm a warrior queen
    live passionately tonight

    I'm gonna marry the dark
    Gonna make love to the stars
    I'm a soldier to my own emptiness
    I'm a winner

    I'm gonna Marry The Night 3x

    I'm Gonna Marry The Night
    I'm not gonna cry anymore
    I'm Gonna Marry The Night
    Leave nothing on these streets to explore

    Im-I'm Gonna Marry
    Im-I'm Gonna Marry
    Im-I'm Gonna Marry The Night 2x

    I'm gonna lace up my boots
    Throw on some leather and cruise
    Down the street that I love
    in my fishnet gloves
    I'm a sinner

    Then I'll go down to the bar
    Where I won't cry anymore
    I'll hold my whiskey up high,
    kiss the bartender twice
    I'm a loser

    I'm gonna Marry The Night 2x

    I'm Gonna Marry The Night
    I'm not gonna cry anymore
    I'm Gonna Marry The Night
    Leave nothing on these streets to explore

    Im-I'm Gonna Marry
    Im-I'm Gonna Marry
    Im-I'm Gonna Marry The Night 2x

    Love is too cruel
    To take me from you
    New York is not
    just a town that you never knew
    Love is the new
    Denim on black
    Skeleton guns
    the wedding bells in the attic

    ???????Get your engine ready
    Time to climb in the front?????
    We'll poke holes in the seats with my heels
    because that's where we make love

    Come on and RRUUUNNNN!

    Turn the car on and RRUUUUUUUNNNNN!

    I'm Gonna Marry The Night
    I'm gonna burn a hole in the road
    I'm Gonna Marry The Night
    Leave nothing on these streets to explore

    Im-I'm Gonna Marry
    Im-I'm Gonna Marry
    Im-I'm Gonna Marry The Night 3x

    --I'm Gonna Marry
    Marry
    I'm Gonna Marry
    Marry
    Come on
    The NIGHT!--


    Conmuzikon May 17, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgood song
    mostwantedon May 17, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Lyric Correctionhundredskies, did you fall asleep at the keyboard? Not even close! You really need to update your "attempt" at these lyrics...
    led zep lindholmon May 21, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so fun and empowering.
    thekingofloveon May 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningIN this song, "marry the night" means she's going to go out and party and escape into the nightlife in order to to forget about all her problems. It's a fun dance anthem to use when your down and jus wanna party your troubles away:)
    lykkegagaon May 27, 2011   Link

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