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Isn’t It Midnight

Fleetwood Mac

Album Tango in the Night

“Isn’t It Midnight” is the tenth track on Fleetwood Mac’s 1987 album “Tango in the Night”.

The pop rock song was written and sung by band member Christine McVie, and her then-husband also co-wrote some parts of the track. Lyrically, the song sees McVie talk about a lover who was a womaniser, and essentially asking the lover if they remember her “pretty face”, while they are on the other side of the world.

The audio video for “Isn’t It Midnight” was uploaded to YouTube in 2017. As of August 2018, the video had a total of 1.4 million views.

Read the lyrics to “Isn’t It Midnight” here. 

*All information accurate at the time of publishing (18th August 2023).

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Release Date

13th April 1987


Christine McVie, Eddy Quintela & Lindsey Buckingham


Lindsey Buckingham & Richard Dashut


Warner Bros

Chart Rankings

In its year of release, "Isn't It Midnight" charted at: - #35 in Belgium - #23 in Ireland - #4 & #23 on various charts in the Netherlands - #60 in the UK - #14 in the US Mainstream Rock Tracks *All information accurate at the time of publishing (18th August 2023).

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