Can You Move

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"Can You Move"
Modern Romance Can You Move Queen of the Rapping Scene Single US.jpg
Single by Modern Romance
from the album Adventures in Clubland
Released 1981
Genre Pop music, Salsa music, Dance music[1]
Label Atlantic, WEA
Songwriter(s) Geoffrey Deane, David Wilkerson
Modern Romance singles chronology
"String Module Error: Match not found"
(1981)
"Can You Move"
(1981)
"Can You Move"
(1982)

"Can You Move (promo)
(1981)
Can You Move (remix)
(1981)
"Can You Move"
(1982)

"Can You Move" aka Can You Move It aka Can You Dance is a single by UK band Modern Romance. It was released in the United States in 1982 as a 12-inch single by Atlantic Records, and in Japan as a 7-inch single through WEA.[2][3][4]

Formats[edit]

7-inch single (Japan)[edit]

  • Can You Move It
  • Queen of the Rapping Scene

12-inch single (America)[edit]

  • Can You Move [Vocal Midnight Mix]
  • Can You Move [Instrumental Midnight Mix]

12-inch promo (America)[edit]

  • Can You Move [Vocal Midnight Mix]
  • Can You Move [Instrumental Midnight Mix]

Chart position[edit]

  • US Dance Chart (1981) #2

History[edit]

"Can You Move" - also related to Can You Dance is a single by Modern Romance that was released primarily in the United States, where it reached #2 on the Dance Chart. It was released in Japan in 1982. The single also backs their UK hit, "Queen of the Rapping Scene (Nothing Ever Goes the Way You Plan)" (1982), which peaked at #37 on the UK chart. "Can You Move" was re-released as "Can You Move '88" by band member, David Jaymes.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Modern Romance, Discography, Tarzan Boy. Accessed April 28, 2011.
  2. ^ Modern Romance, Discography, Can You Move, Discogs Website. Accessed April 27, 2011.
  3. ^ Lee-Williams, Matt: Modern Romance Biography, Internet Movie Database [accessed] April 28, 2011.
  4. ^ Lee-Williams, Matt: Jaymes, David, Biography, Internet Movie Database. Accessed April 28, 2011.