4 pages | PDF | 1.2 MB"Because the Night" is a classic rock song by Patti Smith, composed by Bruce Springsteen and Patti Smith. It is written in the key of D major and B minor, with 51 measures of upbeat, energetic music. The song has become an anthem for strength and perseverance, and has been covered by many different artists. Lyrically, the song talks about unshakable hope and the strength it takes to carry on in times of despair. The harmonies between Smith's powerful vocals and the electric guitars provide a sense of hope and drive, inspiring listeners to find their own inner strength.