Checkout the below listed latest and best top 10 best Dance Club songs of all time 2017, Dance club music is here to stay. This genre of music feeds the soul of those who hear it and can appreciate it. Throughout all of it’s decades of evolution and sub genre’s, the masters of the dance use their extensive techno talents to spin, remix the songs and create original works of musical art for the masses to enjoy, to revel to and celebrate in clubs across the world. We have collected some of the top representations of dance club songs of all time. The most important qualifier for this list, was that these dance club songs have indeed, hung around through the decades, and continue to remain relevant. Whether from France, America, or the UK, we welcome you, to the dance.
- 10. D.A.N.C.E. – Justice
- 9. Blue Monday – New Order
- 8. Le Freak – Chic
- 7. Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
- 6. One More Time – Daft Punk featuring Romanthony
- 5. A Deeper Love – Clivilles & Cole
- 4. Love Hangover – Diana Ross
- 3. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
- 2. Groove Is in the Heart – Deee-Lite featuring Bootsy Collins and Q-tip
- 1. I Feel Love – Donna Summer
Here we present the list of top 10 best Dance Club songs of all time 2017.
10. D.A.N.C.E. – Justice
Justice consists of techno musicians, Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay. Hailing from France, Justice takes it’s electronica and infuses it with rock and alternative elements.D.A.N.C.E” is a tribute track to the late, great Michael Jackson, from the duo’s debut album in 2007. The French music duo, Justice had always been major fans of Jackson, so recorded “D.A.N.C.E” The track is loaded with imagery from Michael Jackson’s large repertoire of music. “D.A.N.C.E” is just what you’d expect from EDM. Justice is still active today and just dropped their latest, “Woman” in November of 2016.
9. Blue Monday – New Order
One of the more popular tracks on the dance club scene, “Blue Monday” by New Order has been covered and remixed a multitude of times. The intro is a semiquaver kick drum, moving into a pulse beat synth bass line. Bernard Sumner’s vocals are somewhat bland and singular, but it’s a style that works perfectly for this track which had more of a New York Disco feel than standard synthpop, This 1983 hit has been a dominant player in the dance club scene, especially in the United Kingdom, where it has garnered the claim of being the best-selling 12-inch single in the UK’s history.
8. Le Freak – Chic
For dance fanatics who love a good time, look no further than “La Freak” by Chic. Landing stealthily on the dance charts, it became Chic’s first Billboard Hot 100 hit, and stayed at the number one position on the disco dance chart for seven weeks. Sampled, covered and remixed, “La Freak’s” influence shows no sign of slowing down, with its infectious rhythm and dance moves. Indeed, “La Freak’s” special dance moves are still enjoyed and practiced today at dance clubs and studios across the world. This is a surprisingly fun and energetic track, and one that does not seem to be going anywhere soon.
7. Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
The year was 1977, and that was the year millions discovered Disco club music, via the film “Saturday Night Fever”, starring John Travolta. The film gave Disco music an entire new fan base, and clubs began to spring up around the country. “Stayin’ Alive” was one of the more popular tracks from the film, considered by many to be the films signature song. Composed by the Bee Gees, or ‘Brothers Gibb’ “Stayin’ Alive” became their signature song, and in 1978 hit the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100, and defended that position from all comers for four consecutive weeks. It’s rhythmic, pulsating beat, clocking in at 120 beats per minute still excites and leads people onto the dance floor.
6. One More Time – Daft Punk featuring Romanthony
Daft Punk represents style, class and creativity in techno. “One More Time” by French musical duo, Daft Punk, comes off their album, “Discovery”. This track is certain to will blow you away with its pulsating, euphoric house beat. “One More Time” was released on November 30 or 2000, and since its release, this track has been listed at the number 33 spot of Rolling Stone’s top 100 songs of 2000 – 2009. “One More Time” also features the vocals of Romanthony and is classified as French House music. Though it only garnered mediocre attention at its initial release, this track has since come to be respected as one of the greatest dance club songs of all time.
5. A Deeper Love – Clivilles & Cole
Composed and performed by Robert Clivilies and David Cole, “A Deeper Love” became an instant success, and giving Clivilles & Cole their fifth number one dance track in 1991. Clivilles and Cole were a talented and successful musical force in the world of dance club music during the 1990’s, and worked with such notable talent as Mariah Carey and Natalie Cole, but it was their Disco dance club hit, “A Deeper Love” which featured the vocals of Deborah Cooper, that brought them to the forefront. Three years later, the track was covered by Aretha Franklin, and in doing so, helped to revitalize her career.
4. Love Hangover – Diana Ross
Sweet track. “Love Hangover” was composed by Pamela Sawyer and Marilyn McLeod, with the intention that it would be a dance track. Diana Ross recorded the dance track, and it was released in 1976. “Love Hangover” quickly climbed the chart topper ladder to occupy the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 Sou Singles Chart, as well as the Hot Dance Club Play chart. Ross’s vocals are dusky, sensual and alluring as she glides effortlessly through the rhythmic disco beat, introducing Ross to a new generation of music fans via the dance club floor.
3. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
“I Will Survive” was a Disco dance club track which was released in October 1978. Gloria Gaynor lent her powerful vocals to the song and it exploded onto the club scene, an anthem, a song of strength of self and identity. “I Will Survive” climbed to the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Due to its message of self empowerment as well as it’s commercial and critical success, the Library of Congress stated that Gaynors recording of the track was “culturally, historically, or artistically significant”, which led it to have a spot in the National Recording Registry. Since then, the track has been remixed and covered multiple times by artists such as Cake, Demi Lovato, and Diana Ross, among others. The song can also be heard in the Keanu Reeves film, “The Replacements”. The song is catchy, powerful and will likely be remembered, as well as entertain, for many decades to come.
2. Groove Is in the Heart – Deee-Lite featuring Bootsy Collins and Q-tip
In 1990, dance club group Deee-Lite needed a lead single for their first album, “World Clique”, and the track they chose turned an international sensation in dance clubs across the world, “Groove is in the Heart”. This is a colorful, buoyant track with an infectious rhythmic dance beat, with the backdrop track being a sample from Herbie Hancock’s “Bring Down the Birds”, as well as samples from Vernon Burch’s track, “Get Up”, and Bootsy Collins vocals are snappy and smack against the beat quite nicely. “Groove is in the Heart” was an instant commercial and critical hit that sped up to the top of the Hot Dance Club Play chart, as well as hitting number four on the Billboard Hot 100.
1. I Feel Love – Donna Summer
In 1977, the Disco era was just starting to rumble with the pulsating beats of dance tracks, glitter balls and fabulously dressed club clientèle when Donna Summers disco sensation, “I Feel Love” entered the charts. Deemed extremely risqué due to the highly suggestive sensual and sexual content, it was a miracle that the track received any attention whatsoever. Besides being a hit, “I Feel Love” was important to the disco music genre for another reason: It shifted the styling of dance music from soft and rhythmic, to a more driven sound via a hard kick drum and progressive bass lines, hence bringing in the era of EDM, or electronic dance music.
These are some of the best representatives of dance club music. These tracks have been around for quite a while, and continue to be heard, remixed, enjoyed and danced to in clubs around the world. Whether you love the depth of flavor of Big Beat, or the hypnotic feel of Trance, there is a style of electronica for every dancer and every dance move, you just gotta find your beat.