Need You Tonight was taken from the band's sixth studio album, Kick,
and was released in October 1987. It reached No.1 in the U.S. Billboard
Top 100 but only reached No.58 in the UK. However, after its re-release
in November 1988 it shot to No.2 in the UK singles chart.
The Kick album sold 6 million units in the U.S. acheiving 6x Platinum. Other UK hit singles from the album were New Sensation, Never Tear Us Apart and Mystify.
This is a great clip from the TV show TFI Friday which was aired on Channel 4 between 1996 and 2000. Firstly, Michael Hutchence is interviewed by host Chris Evans and then the band perform Need You Tonight live in the studio.
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