Here Comes That Sound Again

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"Here Comes That Sound Again"
Single by Love De-Luxe
from the album Again and Again
ReleasedMarch 16, 1979
Format7-inch single, 12-inch single
GenreDisco
Songwriter(s)Alan Hawkshaw
Producer(s)Alan Hawkshaw

Here Comes That Sound Again is a 1979 disco single by Love De-Luxe, a dance studio group formed by British producer, Alan Hawkshaw. Vicki Brown and Jo-Ann Stone were the lead vocalists on the single; the single hit number one on the dance charts in the middle of 1979, for one week.[1] The single did not cross over to any other chart and Love De-Luxe had no other charted singles in the United States. However, elements from the song were used for the intro to the Sugarhill Gang's hit single "Rapper's Delight".[2]

The song’s chorus would later be sampled in another Billboard Dance Club Songs number one single, "That Sound" by Pump Friction, in 1997.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1979) Peak
position
Canada (RPM Disco Playlist)[3] 17
US Billboard Hot Disco Singles[4] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 160.
  2. ^ Simpson, Dave (2 May 2017). "Sugarhill Gang: how we made Rapper's Delight". theguardian.com. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Dance/Urban – Volume 32, No. 5, October 5, 1979". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved March 15, 2015.
  4. ^ "Love Deluxe – Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved March 15, 2015.