Label: Arights Records - ARCC-012 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Japan • Genre: Electronic • Style: House, Electro, Euro House
As Billboard magazine's dance music columnist, Brian Chin had a ringside seat for the dance scene of the '80s, an era when the word "disco" fell into disrepute, but producers and artists just kept on making music with a steady, loping beat that clubgoers could dance to. Chin compiled and annotated this collection, part of Hip-O Records' discount-priced Gold series of two-disc compilations.
In his liner notes, Chin provides a history of the decade in dance that properly mentions plenty of artists -- among them stars like Michael Jackson and George Michaeland dance favorites like Tom Tom Club and the Weather Girls -- not included on the album. Hip-O is the reissue arm of the major label Universal, and while licensing agreements have resulted Various - Covers Golden Hits Vs Dance Music a track list about a third of which consists of recordings made for other companies, still this is not to be considered a collection of the '80s' greatest hits in dance.
In fact, only one track that ranks in Billboard's list of the 20 biggest dance hits of the decade is included: Shannon 's "Let Heavenly Night (Cielito Lindo)/My Shawl - Bing Crosby - El Señor Bing Music Play.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Various - Covers Golden Hits Vs Dance Music All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date September 19, Track Listing - Disc 1. I Can't Wait. Nu Shooz. She Works Hard for the Money. Donna Summer. Steppin' Out. Joe Jackson. Two of Hearts. Stacey Q. Michael Sembello. Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Pump Up the Volume. Freeway of Love. Aretha Franklin. Higher Love.
Steve Winwood. Don't Various - Covers Golden Hits Vs Dance Music Me Over. Track Listing - Disc 2. Let the Musc Play. Come Go with Me. Everybody Wants to Rule the World. Tears for Fears. Swing Out Sister.
Poison Arrow. Betcha Wouldn't Hurt Me. Don't Look Any Further. Level Don't You Want Me. Jody Watley. Mama Used to Say. Junior Giscombe. The Safety Dance. Ivan Dorschuk. Men Without Hats. Don't Stop the Music. Jonah Ellis. Steppin' Out Joe Jackson. Mama Used to Say Junior Giscombe. The Safety Dance Ivan Dorschuk. Don't Stop the Music Jonah Ellis.
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