"Marry the Night" is the fifth single off Lady Gaga's second studio record Born This Way. It was written and produced by Gaga. "Marry the Night" is a dance-pop song influenced by house and electropop. It additionally fuses elements of disco and rock, with a funk rock-inspired breakdown. The song's lyrics are a homage to New York City and to the city's nightlife.
The music video for the song has autobiographical elements, showing Gaga after she was dropped from Def Jam Records. The video starts off in a hospital, and shows scenes of the singer dancing on top of a car and with a dance troupe.