2008 was a remarkable year for the dance music, leaving an indelible mark with the Top Dance Songs of 2008. This year witnessed an overwhelming embrace of 70s disco and 80s new wave influences, giving rise to a refreshing and fun-filled era of Electro House and Funky House tunes, or as some began to call it, “Electro-Funk.”
This was a year of liberating music, encouraging us to momentarily forget life’s tribulations, inviting us to dance, smile and rejoice in the rhythm of the beats. From tapping our feet to shaking our bodies, the Top Dance Songs of 2008 created a joyous space where everyone could enjoy themselves and revel in the energy of the tunes.
Even as broader societal shifts were taking place, dance music managed to foster unity, escapism and pure enjoyment. The pulse of equality also resonated deeply within the dance community, with an increasing recognition that the dance floor should be a space of inclusivity, where all are welcome regardless of their identity.
Embracing the spirit of fun and freedom that pulsated throughout 2008, the rhythm and energy encapsulated in the Top Dance Songs of 2008 reverberated strongly across dance floors worldwide. This curated collection of tracks stands as an evocative testament to this unique period in dance music history.
The Lenny B Club Mix of “Apologize” by One Republic, for instance, had a captivating rhythm that created an unforgettable sonic experience. Next, “Like This Like That” by Se-Sa featuring Sharon Phillipswas an irresistible call to dance with its pulsating beats and invigorating vocals.
“More Man Than Man” by Antigone, elevated by the Bassmonkeys mix, showcased a perfect fusion of addictive hooks and captivating melodies, a perfect example of the 2008 electro-funk movement. Meanwhile, the Soulshaker Remix of “Bodyswerve” by De’Lacy & Marco Gee brought an enticing blend of classic and modern dance elements to the floor.
The year’s highlights also include “Stand Up” by Mobin Master, which demonstrated a mastery of rhythm and bass, solidifying its place among the Top Dance Songs of 2008. “Put Your Hands On” by No Halo, enhanced by the Warren Clarke remix, was another standout, inviting everyone on the dance floor to lose themselves in the music.
Fonzerelli’s remix of “Now You’re Gone” by Basshunter injected a vibrant energy into the track, a must-have for any dance playlist of the year. Not to mention the collaboration between Kaskade & Deadmau5 on “Move For Me,” an iconic track that struck a chord with audiences worldwide, weaving a spellbinding narrative through pulsing beats and enchanting melodies.
Ida Corr vs. Fedde Le Grand’s “Let Me Think About It” remained unforgettable, becoming an anthem of the year with its infectious rhythm and empowering lyrics. Lastly, The Ting Tings’ “That’s Not My Name” in its Soul Seekerz served as a powerful closer, epitomizing the fun and freedom that defined the Top Dance Songs of 2008.
For now, we encourage you to indulge in the magic of the Top Dance Songs of 2008, and as always, keep the beat in your step and joy in your heart.
Until the next time…ENJOY!
Album : Year-End Edition 2008 v1
Genre : House, Electro, Funky, Progressive
Year : 2008
Total Time : 1:57:26:00
1. Apologize (Lenny B Club Mix) – One Republic
2. Changes (Chris Lake Vocal Mix) – Will Young
3. Like This Like That (Extended Vocal Mix) – Se-Sa feat. Sharon Phillips
4. In Da Club [Shake Shit Up] (Chocolate Puma Club Mix) – Copyright feat. Mr. V & Miss Patty
5. Love Is The Answer (Freemasons Remix) – Funk Fanatics
6. Bodyswerve (Soulshaker Remix) – De’Lacy & Marco Gee
7. Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ On But The Rent (Wayne G. & Porl Young Mix) – 7th Heaven feat. Katherine Ellis
8. More Man Than Man (Bassmonkeys Mix) – Antigone
9. Stand Up (Original Mix) – Mobin Master
10. Put Your Hands On (Warren Clarke Vocal Remix) – No Halo
11. What I Want (Warren Clarke Club) – Bob Sinclar pres. Fireball
12. T-Shirt (Josh Harris Club Mix) – Shontelle
13. Club La La (Jody Den Broeder Club Mix) – Sirens
14. Now You’re Gone (Fonzerelli Remix) – Basshunter
15. Poza (You Got What I Need) (Original Mix) – Count Paris feat. Katherine Ellis
16. Longest Road (Deadmau5 Remix) – Morgan Page feat. Lissie
17. Move For Me (Original) – Kaskade & Deadmau5
18. Body Crash (Cascada Vocal Mix) – Buy Now
19. Speed Up (Original Mix) – Funkerman
20. Let Me Think About It (Club Mix) – Ida Corr vs. Fedde Le Grand
21. That’s Not My Name (Soul Seekerz Dirty Dub Vox) – The Ting Tings