«Because the Night» is a song written by Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen that was first released in 1978 as a single off the Patti Smith Group album Easter.

In 1992, Co.Ro released a version that featured Tarlisa that sold over 660,000 copies. It was a gold record in France and reached number one in ItalySpain, and several other European countries. In Brazil, it was huge success, and became a big opening of a Eurodance explosion in the 1990s.