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Disco Music released during 2007:

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  • "No Time" by Just Jack - electro-rock-disco version of their 2006 song, distinct from the version that appeared on their Overtones album; reached #76 Pop in the U.K. in September 2007

  • "Late Night Session" by Ali Love - electro-disco; reached #126 Pop in the U.K. in 2007

  • "Let's Do It Again" by the Brand New Heavies featuring N'dea Davenport, on the album Get Used to It - electro-disco

  • "Are You Ready 2 Love?" by Codebreaker, on the album Exiled! - electro-disco

  • "Riviera on the Moon" by Codebreaker, on the album Exiled! - electro-disco

  • "New Flame" by Sophie-Ellis Bextor, on the album Trip the Light Fantastic - rock-disco-pop

  • "Love is Here" by Sophie-Ellis Bextor, on the album Trip the Light Fantastic - rock-disco-pop

  • "Starman" by John C. Reilly, on the movie soundtrack album Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story - electro-disco-pop version of David Bowie's 1972 hit

  • "Fantasy Lines" by Arcade Lovers

  • "Love Mystery" by Passaro, on the West End Records compilation Music Search - 2nd Annual - disco-house

  • "Spanish Hustle" by the Fatback Band, on the album Live in Tokyo 2006 - electro-disco reprise of their 1975 hit "(Do the) Spanish Hustle"; recorded live in 2006 in Japan

  • "It's A Love Thing" by the Whispers, on the album The Whispers LIVE from Las Vegas - electro-disco reprise of their 1980 hit; recorded live in May 2007 in Nevada

  • "Rock Me Thru the Night" by Laurie Marshall a.k.a. Laurice [Daniels] - recorded in the 1970s, but first released in 2007 by the artist on the compilation Dance Dance Dance

  • "Love's Sweet Symphony" by Laurie Marshall a.k.a. Laurice [Daniels] - disco-pop in English and Spanish; recorded in the 1970s, but first released in 2007 by the artist on the compilation Dance Dance Dance

  • "Gimmi More" by Ambros Seelos - electro-disco; recorded in 1980, but first released in June 2007 by Marina on the compilation Disco Deutschland Disco: Disco, Funk & Philly Anthems From Germany 1975-1980

  • "Angels Never Sleep At Night" by Twiggy - electro-disco; recorded in autumn 1979, but first released in November 2007 on her album Heaven in My Eyes from Sepia Records

  • "Kiss You Everywhere" by Devarne - mellow electro-disco-soul; recorded in 1983, but first released in December 2007 on a 12" single record by Past Due

  • "You Are Number One" by Devarne - electro-R&B-disco; recorded in 1983, but first released in December 2007 on a 12" single record by Past Due

    "Discotized" by Ilya Santana, "If I Can't Dance" by Sophie Ellis-Bextor, "Disco Heat" by Calvin Harris, "I Created Disco" by Calvin Harris, and "King of Disco" by Akcent are electro-dance. "Your Disco Needs You" by Randy Jones is an electro-dance version of Kylie Minogue's 2000 song. "Me and My Imagination" by Sophie Ellis-Bextor is house. "Make Me Wonder" by Maroon 5 is a powerful electro-rock-pop song which appears to be influenced by disco. "All Through the Night" by Escort is electro-dance with a dash of rhythm guitar and violins near the end. "A Bright New Life" by Escort is electro-dance (though it has real violins, viola, several types of horns, and guitars) except for a brief middle section that's pure disco with bass. "Embrace the Sun (Original Deep Mix)" by Big Leo is disco-flavored house. "Kosmic Love" by M-Swift featuring Vanessa Haynes is disco-flavored but has too many extra beats to qualify. "Fool of the Year" by Sheila Ferguson is disco-flavored electro-dance with electronic imitations of bass, horns, and piano. It's included on the Disco 2008 album released in December 2007, which doesn't have any real disco songs on it.


    Disco Music released during 2008:

  • "Don'tcha Wanna Get Down" by Million Dollar Orchestra, on the album Better Days

  • "Feel the Music" by Million Dollar Orchestra, on the album Better Days

  • "Get It Boy" by Million Dollar Orchestra, on the album Better Days

  • "Keep On Doin' Watcha Doin'" by Million Dollar Orchestra, on the album Better Days

  • "Makin' Love" by Million Dollar Orchestra, on the album Better Days

  • "Canal Street Bus Stop" by Million Dollar Orchestra, on the album Better Days

  • "Sitting on Top of the World" by Joey Negro presents The Sunburst Band, on the album Moving with the Shakers - electro-disco

  • "Survivin'" by Joey Negro presents The Sunburst Band, on the album Moving with the Shakers - electro-disco

  • "Rough Times" by Joey Negro presents The Sunburst Band, on the album Moving with the Shakers - electro-disco

  • "Love the Groove" by Paleday, on the album Love the Groove - electro-disco

  • "Bimbo (Funky In Your Disco)" by Paleday, on the album Love the Groove

  • "Dancing By Myself" by Paleday, on the album Love the Groove - electro-disco

  • "Eurotramp" by Paleday, on the album Love the Groove

  • "It's Our Time" by Paleday, on the album Love the Groove - electro-disco

  • "Seventeen" by Casxio - electro-disco

  • "True/False, Fake/Real" by Hercules and Love Affair, on the album Hercules and Love Affair

  • "Raise Me Up" by Hercules and Love Affair, on the album Hercules and Love Affair - electro-disco

  • "Disco Heaven" by Lady Gaga (a.k.a. Stefani Germanotta), bonus track on the Australian version of the album The Fame - electro-rock-disco

  • "Good Thing It's A Ghost Town Around Here" by Still Flyin', on the album Never Gonna Touch the Ground - disco-pop

  • "Lo Frayerim (Live)" by Hadag Nakhash, on the album Hadag Nahash - Live - Hebrew electro-disco with rap sections from Israel; reprise of their 2003 song

  • "Get It" by The Morning After - recorded around the early 1980s, but first released in April 2008 on the compilation Jerome Derradji presents The American Boogie Down

    "Magic" by Robin Thicke is disco-influenced R&B with at least two brief disco beat moments lasting 16 seconds and 7 seconds respectively but predominantly patterned otherwise; while the album version and radio edit have those disco moments, the version accompanying the music video has none. "I'm a Fire" by Donna Summer and "Disco Lies" by Moby are electro-dance. Christophe Willem's remake of "September" is electronic. "Laisser Toucher" by Marc Cerrone is house/electro-dance. Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" is pop with a dance beat and violins.


    Disco Music released during 2009:

  • "Can't Stop the Rain" by Shena [Winchester], on the album One Man Woman

  • "My Fantasy" by Shena [Winchester], on the album One Man Woman - electro-disco; reached #7 on DMC's Mainstream Chart in August 2009

  • "Nasty Little Rumour" by Shena [Winchester], on the album One Man Woman

  • "Shameless" by Shena [Winchester], on the album One Man Woman

  • "She Wolf" by Shakira [Mebarak Ripoll], on the album She Wolf - reached #11 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in July 2009; reached #2 on U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart in summer 2009; reached #1 on U.S. Billboard Latin Pop Songs chart in summer 2009; reached #1 on UK Singles Chart in summer 2009; reached #5 on Canadian Hot 100 chart in summer 2009

  • "Million Dollar Bill" by Whitney Houston, on the album I Look To You - electro-disco; samples Loleatta Holloway's 1976 song "We're Getting Stronger (The Longer We Stay Together)"; reached #16 on U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart in 2009; reached #100 on U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in September 2009; reached #1 on U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart in 2009; reached #5 Pop in the UK in October 2009

  • "Alive" by The Black Eyed Peas, on the album The E.N.D. - electro-disco-pop with rap segments

  • "Make A Move (Classic Disco Version)" by Los Charly's Orchestra, on the EP Nuevo Disco

  • "Funkanova (Nu Disco Version)" by Los Charly's Orchestra, on the EP Nuevo Disco - electro-disco

  • "Evening Sun" by M-Swift featuring Joy Rose, on the album Evening Sun - jazzy disco

  • "Higher High - Official Radio Edit" by Ralf Gum featuring Daniel Thomas - disco-house

  • "What is this Feeling" By No Halo - disco-house

  • "Spend Some Time" by the Brand New Heavies, on the album Live in London - electro-disco reprise of their 1994 song; recorded live in October 2008 in England

    "Love Is" by Demis Roussos is up-tempo soul. Alcazar's remake of "Funkytown" is electro-dance-pop with real guitar. "Roller Disco Dreams" by Maximo Park is a rock song. "I'm Just Here for the Music" by Paula Abdul is dance-pop.

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    Some Disco Moments from the late 2000s

  • Blake Lewis sang the Bee Gees' "You Should Be Dancing" on "American Idol" on May 8, 2007.
  • On February 27, 2008, "American Idol" had 1970s night for the girls with Ramiele Malubay singing Thelma Houston's "Don't Leave Me This Way".
  • April 21, 2009 was "Disco Night" on season 8 of "American Idol" and included Danny Gokey singing "September" by Earth, Wind and Fire, Allison Iraheta singing Donna Summer's "Hot Stuff", and Anoop Desia singing Donna Summer's "Dim All the Lights".
  • On January 12, 2008, the Dutch TV show "Idols" had contestants sing on the theme of "Disco".
  • On March 12, 2008, the American TV show "The Pussycat Dolls present Girlicious" went with a disco theme, and the audition contestants divided into 3 teams to sing Donna Summer's "Dim All the Lights", the S.O.S. Band's "Take Your Time (Do It Right)", and Blondie's "Heart of Glass".
  • The 14th annual "World's Largest Disco" party was held in Buffalo, New York on November 24, 2007.
  • The 2007 movie "Walk Hard" has a scene where the disco song "Turn the Beat Around" by Vicki Sue Robinson plays in the background.
  • The 2007 movie "We Own the Night" includes "Heart of Glass" by Blondie on the soundtrack.
  • The 2008 movie "What Happens in Vegas" featured the disco song "Last Dance" by Donna Summer.
  • The 2008 movie "A Mulher do Meu Amigo" has a scene where the disco song "Macho Man" by the Village People plays.
  • The 2009 movie "Up in the Air" has a scene where the disco song "Good Times" by Chic plays.
  • The 2009 movie "Brüno" has a military barracks scene where the disco song "In the Navy" by the Village People plays.
  • The 2009 dramatic film "An Englishman in New York" has a scene where "Last Dance" as sung by Donna Summer can be heard playing.
  • The soundtrack to the 2008 movie "Semi-Pro" included the disco song "A Fifth of Beethoven" by Walter Murphy.
  • The soundtrack to the 2008 comedic movie "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" included the disco song "Hot Stuff" by Donna Summer.
  • The soundtrack to the 2008 French movie "Disco" directed by Fabien Onteniente included the disco songs "Boogie Wonderland" by Earth, Wind and Fire, "I Love to Love" by Tina Charles, "Never Can Say Goodbye" by Gloria Gaynor, "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" by Sylvester, "H.A.P.P.Y. Radio" by Edwin Starr, "Sunny" and "Daddy Cool" by Boney M, "From East to West" by Voyage, "Give Me Love" by Marc Cerrone, and "Last Dance" by Donna Summer.
  • The soundtrack to the award-winning 2008 movie "Milk" starring Sean Penn includes "Rock the Boat" by the Hues Corporation, "Love in C Minor" by Cerrone, "The Player" by First Choice, and "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" by Sylvester. The movie includes actor Mark Martinez who plays Sylvester and dresses up as him.
  • The soundtrack to the 2008 video game "Grand Theft Auto IV" included the disco song "Walk the Night" by Skatt Brothers.
  • The 2009 video game "Just Dance" included the disco songs "Heart of Glass" by Blondie, "Le Freak" by Chic, "Ring My Bell" by Anita Ward, and "That's the Way (I Like It)" by K.C. and the Sunshine Band.
  • "Strangeness on a Train", the April 27, 2008 episode of the American television cartoon "King of the Hill", has characters attend a 1970s disco-themed party and near the end "I Will Survive" by Gloria Gaynor is played.
  • In July 2008, the Village People performed their disco hit "Y.M.C.A." at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium.


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