The Office Fans know John Levinson’s (Melora Hardin) former assistant Hunter (Nicholas D’Agosto) as the vocalist of “That One Night”. What many may not realize is that D’Agosto isn’t the one singing “The Dinner Party”—it’s an indie rock star. Find out who sings one of the most recognizable songs The Office.
‘The Office’ episode ‘The Dinner Party’ features the song ‘That One Night’
Fans first heard about Hunter’s passion for music in “The Job.” As Jan is let go, she tells Hunter: “Good luck with your band. Don’t let them replace you.”
Hunter’s music reappears in season 4 episode – one of the most beloved And Serious of the whole series. In “The Dinner Party”, Michael Scott (Steve Carell) and Jan Levinson host some Dunder Mifflin employees at Michael’s condo. Naturally, Jane chooses to prepare an osso buco that needs to be braised for three hours.
Throughout the night, Jim Halpert (John Krasinski), Pam Beesley (Jenna Fischer), and the rest of the guests are left in the most uncomfortable situations. First, Michael tries to hunt down his employees to become an investor in Serenity, a candle company by Jan. Later, she gets angry about her multiple vasectomy. “The Dinner Party” reaches a climax when Jan hits Michael’s flat-screen TV with a stick.
But for many, the most memorable part of the episode is Jan’s dance to “That One Night”—a song performed by a talented rock musician.
The New Pornographers singer Todd Fancy performs for ‘The Office’ episode
The Office Writers Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky wrote the lyrics for “That One Night”. But the music and voice heard in this episode comes from Todd Fancy of Vancouver-based indie rock band The New Pornographers. He is also the bassist for the fancy band Limblifter.
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“I got a call from my friend Alison Schneider, who was the vice president of musical creative services for NBC,” Fancy explained. floor 8. “It came really quickly. I wrote it on acoustic guitar, [and] My instructable was ‘Make it sound like an amateur. He is a struggling musician.
‘That One Night’ is about Jan taking Hunter’s virginity
fans of The Office Know “That One Night” by heart—at least, the part of the song you heard at “The Dinner Party.” there is full length version Fans of the song can listen online with lyrics that emphasize what the song is really about.
you took me by the hand
made me man
that one night
you did everything right
so raw, so perfect, all night, all right
like a fine wine that has reached its time
you have aged to perfection
and I was ready to eat
i wanted your sweets, yeah
that one night
You made everything right”
Eisenberg and Stupnitsky have confirmed that the song is “about Jan”. office tally. But the specificity of the song is open to interpretation. For most fans, “That One Night” signifies Hunter losing her virginity to her former boss.
The Office Has been off the air since 2013, but the love for “That One Night” remains. Some fans expect Hardin to perform on Hunter’s song during his tenure. dancing with the Stars Season 30.