GERRY RAFFERTY Night Owl [Vinyl LP] United Artists UA-LA958 ---Night Owl is a 1979 album by Gerry Rafferty . It was released a year after Rafferty's Platinum-selling album City TO City . While not quite performing as well as its predecessor, Night Owl still managed enough sales to achieve Gold status in North America and the United Kingdom. The title song reached No. 5 on the UK charts. The album made the UK Top 10.