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 started shaking
And I can't take no more
No, no, no

Now I just want to get close to you
And 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 c-c-c-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, babe
I can't keep away
Closer and closer
Need to be closer
I can't keep away
Can't keep away, can't keep away
I can't keep away, no

You gotta give me love
You gotta give me some lovin' everyday
I can't keep away

Ooh, baby, ooh woman, ahh

Get over here, babe

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 want to get close to you
Taste your love so sweet
And I just want to 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
Ain't nothing gonna stop me now

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 Lyrics as written by David Coverdale, John Sykes

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General Comment

    awesome 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
  • +2
    General Comment

    sounds much like led zeppelin imo

    blackestdogon February 26, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    Gothic feel .A little vampiric - the contrast of how he feels alive in the night and the dark sensuality; but lethargic in the day and must hide from the sun. And the desperate need.

    isolde250on November 11, 2016   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Ballad? One of their heaviest songs. I love it.

    Kidegoon December 20, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Uh, 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
  • +1
    General Comment

    Wow, first poster is an obvious mouth-breather. Ballad, lol.

    This is a song about David Coverdale's raging sex mania.

    Cool song, I could personally have done without the quiet part where he sounds like he's jerking off. "Caaan't keep away,,,ohhhh."

    But the violin and the rest of the song are tight, awesome.

    herojuanaon June 06, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    this is a great song.i love the sound of it.and it is apperently based off of led zepplin's black dog.so it looks like all of you are right about the led zepplin shit.but i never heard about plant being pissed off about it.still its a great song.oh yeah and that whole thing about the violin part,its true that it was just done for show on the guitar in the video,but i heard that its actually multiple synthesisers and keyboards that played it.not an actual violin like who ever it was that said it.i could be wrong though

    stonerbassiston December 16, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Classic hair metal anthem !

    gothic_hobbiton February 20, 2009   Link
  • +1
    My Opinion

    Probably the best song to have SEX to.

    Crossbusteron June 30, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    The 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

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