As the years and many gatherings have passed by, many electric slide songs were used and discovered as well. However, there were classic electric slide songs which were famous before and are still famous now. This article will give you some idea of which songs to use to accompany your electric dance performance or for any other purposes related to the electric slide.
The first among the electric slide songs (and probably the most popular) is Electric Boogie which was sang by Marcia Griffith and written by Bunny Wailer on 1982. This song was produced under Griffith’s album called Carousel. When the official music video was released in 1990, it featured several basic electric dance steps which is probably the reason why people began using it to accompany their electric dances as well. Since then, this song became a very popular party music during weddings and any other social gatherings.
Candy is the electric dance song famous in the UK. It was sung by Cameo and was recorded and released in 1986 and 1987, respectively. Since Candy was released, it immediately topped the R&B charts in the UK and was included in the US Hot 100 songs for 1987. Written by 2 song writers, Larry Blackmon and Tomi Jenkins, the song “Candy” is a clash between 2 genres, RnB and Funk. It’s a fun electric song due to its happy beat, relaxing rhythm and series of counting that matching the counts involved in electric dance as well.
Another popular song is KC and The Sunshine Band’s “That’s the way (I like it)”. Although not often used to accompany electric dance (because it could be used for any other dance steps as well), the song provides a good rhythm for your electric slide steps. This was written by Harry Wayne Casey and Richard Finch and was released in 1975. Perhaps you’ve already heard this song – it’s so famous it’s being sang by different world artists during concerts and performances. This song was also included in the US billboard Hot 100 the same year it was launched and is one of those songs that have stayed number one more than once. Counting is very important when you think of electric slide songs, make sure your song matches the counting and beating of your electric dance steps.
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