Al B. Sure! - Nite and Day (1988)
- 80's score: 1.2
"Nite and Day" is the debut single by Al B. Sure! from his debut album In Effect Mode (1988). It reached number seven on the ...
"Nite and Day" is the debut single by Al B. Sure! from his debut album In Effect Mode (1988). It reached number seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart. The B-side of the record is the French version of the song, "Nuit et Jour".
The song was written and produced by Al B. Sure! and Kyle West. The song was recorded at Unique Recording Studios in 1987, and it was mixed by Roey Shamir for INFX Production, Inc. The single earned Al B. Sure! a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance at the 31st Grammy Awards in 1989, losing to Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby by Terence Trent D'Arby.
A music video for the song was released in 1988 and it features Al B. Sure! performing the song in various locations throughout New York City, including on a roof top, in Central Park, and on the street. It was directed by Peter Nydrle.