- Tonight (Jonas Brothers song)
Name = Tonight
A Little Bit Longer
July 29, 2008
track_no = 6
Recorded = 2007–2008
Pop rock, Teen pop
Length = 3:29
Writer = Nicholas Jonas, Joseph Jonas, Kevin Jonas II, Greg Garbowsky
Producer = John Fields [ [http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/news/2008-03-26-jonas-brothers-main_N.htm Jonas Brothers' fame is burning hot] ]
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"Tonight" is a promo single released by the American
pop rockband Jonas Brothersfrom their third studio album, " A Little Bit Longer". Fueled by digital downloads, the song debuted at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart on August 7, 2008.
Background and critical reception
According to the band's iTunes podcast, "Jonas Brothers Countdown to A Little Bit Longer", Nick Jonas stated that:
"This song is about being in a relationship with somebody and getting into arguments that will not work out that night. It's also one of my favorite songs on the album." [ [http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=12568 Tonight by The Jonas Brothers] , Songfacts.com]
"USA Today"'s Ken Barnes called the song "pandemically infectious". [Ken Barnes, [http://www.usatoday.com/life/music/reviews/2008-08-11-jonas-bros_N.htm?loc=interstitialskip Listen Up: Jonas Brothers get a 'Little Bit' stronger] , USA Today, August 12, 2008] Glenn Gamboa of "Newsday" likened the song to the music of
Fall Out Boy, calling it "sleek, adrenalized good-time pop". [Glenn Gamboa, [http://www.newsday.com/services/newspaper/printedition/tuesday/partii/ny-etdrops5796760aug12a,0,7356020.story Review: Jonas Brothers' 'A Little Bit Longer'] , Newsday, August 12, 2008]
"Tonight" was released on
July 29, 2008on the iTunes music storeand soon reached #1 on the iTunes Top Songs chart. It was the third song from " A Little Bit Longer" that reached #1 on that chart.
With over 131,000 downloads in its initial week of release, "Tonight" was the highest debuting song on the
Billboard Hot 100in the issue dated August 16, 2008, coming in at #8, without an official single release. The Jonas Brothers became the first act to have two songs debut in the top ten on the chart in the same calendar year since Madonna achieved the feat in 1998. [Jonathan Cohen, [http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1003836309 Katy Perry Remains In Control Of Hot 100] , Billboard.com, August 8, 2008] The following week, "Tonight" fell to #74. [ [http://www.billboard.com/bbcom/esearch/chart_display.jsp?cfi=379&cfgn=Singles&cfn=The+Billboard+Hot+100&ci=3098754&cdi=9873141&cid=08%2F23%2F2008 Chart Listing For The Week Of Aug 23 2008] , Billboard.com]
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