Ballroom Dance > What kind of ballroom dance do you think of when you hear Daft Punk's new "Lose yourself to dance"?

Discussion in 'Ballroom Dance' started by EdwinNJ, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. EdwinNJ

    EdwinNJ Member

    Daft Punk - Lose Yourself to Dance
    The new song, been on the MTVs and maybe the radio

    Obviously could Hustle to it, but it'd be kinda slow. I feel like maybe it's also a foxtrot beat? What do you guys think? I would like to do some slower dance to it
  2. ballroomdancertoo

    ballroomdancertoo Well-Known Member

    definitely disco hustle.....maybe if you really stretch it wcs.....
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  3. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    Great tune, and if you haven't ever heard of Nile Rogers, I suggest you Google the name. He is arguably the most influential person in music living today.
  4. TwoRightFeet

    TwoRightFeet Active Member

    I'd do West Coast Swing to that song.
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  5. vit

    vit Active Member

    Yeah, tempo is right for WCS but it's really boring to dance on, no breaks, no accents, everything repeats forever. But could be used in some beginners class for practicing those basic moves
  6. opendoor

    opendoor Well-Known Member

    Speaking frankly, none. You cannot judge only by the speed or tempo. Quotations, orchestration, citations are as important. It's fusion music with a hint of 70s retro sound in it. So hustle would fit, but boogaloo would also do. I find for wcs dynamics and plasticity are missing.
  7. EdwinNJ

    EdwinNJ Member

    Lol, what? The intention was for you to google and listen to the song, and then judge by that
  8. Warren J. Dew

    Warren J. Dew Well-Known Member

    It's really on the slow end for sling hustle, though I agree that it's more of a disco character than a west coast swing character.
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  9. Dr Dance

    Dr Dance Well-Known Member

    Instructional disco/ hustle... for as long as the teacher can stand using it.
  10. suburbaknght

    suburbaknght Well-Known Member

    I'd do hustle. I like slow hustle.
  11. hereKittyKitty

    hereKittyKitty Administrator Staff Member

    I wouldn't worry about the confines of ballroom dancing. I'd do this!
  12. regis

    regis Active Member

    A good Single Swing or West Coast Swing.
  13. regis

    regis Active Member

    dude in the red and white stripes ... definitely the one to emulate!
  14. hereKittyKitty

    hereKittyKitty Administrator Staff Member

    Or the couples starting at 1:54. Seriously, this song is so funky-why constrain it to Ballroom Dancing. Side Note- I'm a big fan of Nile Rodgers. When I first heard this song I thought "wow, that sounds like Chic!"....oy!:dancingbanana: No wonder.

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