Various Artists: The Best 80s Groove Album In The World…Ever!

The Best 80s Groove Album In The World…Ever!

Various Artists

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  • Release Date 13 September 2019
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Triple CD Album
The popularity of dance music and of clubbing in the 1980’s exploded. With its roots in 60’s R&B and 70’s soul and disco, the new grooves were an eclectic mix of styles: house, jazz-funk, pop, hi-NRG, electro and rare soul classics being re-discovered for the 80’s clubber, all of which are represented here.

‘THE BEST 80’S GROOVE ALBUM IN THE WORLD… EVER!’ includes legendary acts continuing to find dance floor success - Diana Ross, Donna Summer, The Jacksons, Earth Wind & Fire, Marvin Gaye, Barry White and Aretha Franklin who all enjoyed huge hits in the 80s. Synth-driven Electro fused with hip-hop still sounds fresh today and is represented by Mantronix, Herbie Hancock, Malcolm McLaren and The Rock Steady Crew.

Disco never really went away either - it morphed into house and heavier bass-lines and produced some of the most memorable tunes of the decade by Womack & Womack, The S.O.S. Band, Ashford & Simpson, Whitney Houston, Alexander O’Neal, The Pointer Sisters and Miami Sound Machine. All of which are included here with their key club anthems.

Soul and Jazz infused pop tracks became some of biggest dance floor and radio tracks too. The likes of Loose Ends, Luther Vandross, Gwen Guthrie, Will Downing, Cameo and James Brown feature here alongside timeless pop from Hall & Oates, Billy Ocean, KC & The Sunshine Band and Taylor Dayne.

Towards the end of the 80’s, a new style of groove started to emerge - Soul II Soul, Lisa Stansfield, Mica Paris and Bobby Brown all have essential tracks here and whilst their grooves looked toward the 90s, clubbers were also re-discovering rare soul tracks from the early 70s and we are proud to include two of the most popular rare groove classics here from The Jackson Sisters and Maceo & The Macks.

This 80s Groove album is quite simply the smoothest collection of tunes… EVER!
1 Womack & Womack - Teardrops  
2 Soul II Soul - Back To Life  
3 Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String (Contemplating)  
4 Ashford & Simpson - Solid  
5 The S.O.S Band - Just Be Good To Me  
6 Whitney Houston - How Will I Know  
7 Alexander O'Neal - Criticize  
8 Luther Vandross - Never Too Much  
9 Colonel Abrams - Trapped  
10 Rockwell - Somebody's Watching Me  
11 Diana Ross - Upside Down  
12 Donna Summer - She Works Hard For The Money  
13 Gwen Guthrie - Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent  
14 The Pointer Sisters - Automatic  
15 Rene and Angela - I'll Be Good  
16 Odyssey - Inside Out  
17 Will Downing - A Love Supreme  
18 Mica Paris - My One Temptation  
19 The Jones Girls - Nights Over Egypt  
20 Marvin Gaye - Sexual Healing  
1 Jackson Sisters - I Believe In Miracles  
2 Maceo And The Macks - Cross The Tracks (We Better Go Back)  
3 Cameo - Word Up!  
4 Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove  
5 The Jacksons - Can You Feel It  
6 KC & The Sunshine Band - Give It Up  
7 Jermaine Stewart - We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off  
8 Evelyn "Champagne" King - Love Come Down  
9 Five Star - Can't Wait Another Minute  
10 Miami Sound Machine - Dr. Beat  
11 James Brown - Living In America  
12 Malcolm McLaren And The World's Famous Supreme Team - Buffalo Gals  
13 Rock Steady Crew - (Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew  
14 Herbie Hancock - Rockit  
15 Mantronix featuring Wondress - Got To Have Your Love  
16 Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force - I Wonder If I Take You Home  
17 Mary Jane Girls - All Night Long  
18 Gladys Knight & The Pips - Taste Of Bitter Love  
19 The Four Tops - Indestructible  
20 Aretha Franklin - Who's Zoomin' Who?  
1 Daryl Hall & John Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)  
2 Lisa Stansfield - All Around The World  
3 Jody Watley - Looking For A New Love  
4 Pebbles - Girlfriend  
5 Paula Abdul - Straight Up  
6 Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart  
7 Level 42 - Lessons In Love  
8 Barry White - Sho' You Right  
9 Eddie Murphy - Party All The Time  
10 Kool & The Gang - Get Down On It  
11 The Gap Band - I Don't Believe You Want To Get Up And Dance (Oops Up Side Your Head)  
12 Billy Ocean - Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)  
13 Jeffrey Osborne - Stay With Me Tonight  
14 Bill Withers - Lovely Day  
15 Bobby Brown - Every Little Step  
16 Sheena Easton - The Lover In Me  
17 Haywoode - Roses  
18 Vesta Williams - Once Bitten Twice Shy  
19 The Limit - Say Yeah  
20 Terence Trent D'Arby - If You Let Me Stay