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Tonight (1993)

Tonight 1993.

  • UK Release Date - 19th April 1993.
  • US Release Date - 16th March 1993.
  • Format - 7/12 Inch/CD/CASS.
  • Producer - Mike Shipley/Def Leppard.
  • Live Tracks 02/05/06 - Recorded 29th May 1992 in Bonn, Germany.
  • Track 03 - Recorded 5th May 1988 at Wisseloord Studios in Hilversum, Holland.
  • Live Track 04 - Recorded 20th April 1992 at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
  • UK Record Label - Bludgeon Riffola/Phonogram.
  • US Record Label - Mercury.
  • Special Formats - 2CD 'Z Pack' CD Single set.
  • Special Formats - Numbered Limited Edition 12 Inch Picture Disc.
  • Special Formats - US Picture Disc Gatefold Card Sleeve Promo CD.
  • UK Chart - 34 (1st May 1993/3 weeks on chart)
  • US Chart - 62 (1st May 1993/9 weeks on chart)

Single Notes By dltourhistory

The fifth single from 'Adrenalize' was released in April 1993. 'Tonight' was the second ballad from the album in the UK and reached number 34 on the UK Top 40. It only reached number 62 in the US.

The single was released over two CDs in the UK. The first being a 2CD Z Pack with space for both CDs. The front was etched with the Lep logo and single title. You could see through to the artwork on an insert sleeve. The 12" had a picture of Rick on the back completing the set of five. Two more live tracks from Bonn were included on various formats and one from the Freddie Mercury tribute (feedback edited out). This single was the last to be released on 12" in the UK (until 'C'mon C'mon' in 2008).

CD Single Band Message

"In your hands, you hold single #5 from Def Leppard's "Adrenalize" album. Celebrating the album's first anniversary, we are releasing "Tonight"."

"Featured as additional tracks in the various formats are 3 more songs recorded live at the Bisquithalle club in Bonn. On this CD single we have included our original demo of "Tonight" recorded by the group and Mike Shipley at Wisseloord Studios back in '88. Check it out and drop us a line about which version you prefer."

7" Single Now I'm Here Information

"Recorded live at Wembley Stadium London April 20, 1992."

Brian May appears courtesy of EMI Records (Outside Of North America).

"All proceeds from the release of this record will go to The Mercury Phoenix Trust."