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Toni Braxton – Saturday Night, is a song by American singer-songwriter Toni Braxton, released in 1997. The single received positive reviews and was praised for its soulful, mid-tempo grooves and electric R&B sound.
The song was a hit on both the US pop and R&B charts, reaching number fifteen on the former and number eleven on the latter. It is arguably one of Braxton’s most recognizable songs and is a fan favorite.
The song’s lyrics speak to a highly energized night out on the town, featuring impressions of the party scene and sweet love between two people: "I never heard the music so loud, it’s like its coming from all around, I know I’m gonna make it tonight. Let’s just dance ’till the morning light."
The production of "Saturday Night" is bold and upbeat, complete with a catchy piano melody, driving strings, and a tight rhythm section. The song created a new sound in urban contemporary ballads, one that later became a trademark of Braxton’s style. Overall the track is an underrated classic that deserves to be heard by fans old and new.
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