Dancemania 8

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Dancemania 8
Compilation album by various artists
Released January 16, 1998[1]
Genre Electronic[1]
(Euro house, happy hardcore, Italo dance)[1]
Length 74:00[2]
Label EMI Music Japan[2]
Producer Masaaki Saito (executive producer)[3]
Hiro Kadoma (producer)[3]
Dancemania chronology
7 8 9

Dancemania 8 is the eighth set in the Dancemania series of dance music compilation albums, released in 1998 by EMI Music Japan.[2]

The album debuted at #9 on Oricon's weekly album chart in January 1998 and remained within the top 20 positions on the chart for 4 consecutive weeks, peaking at #8.[4]

The non-stop mixing was completed by Felix Gauder, a popular producer from Europe.[2]

Tracks[edit]

# Track By Ref
1 Samba De Janeiro Bellini [1]
2 Latin Lover Popsie [1]
3 Stay Mizz Maya [1]
4 Hot Hot Hot Splash [1]
5 Wham Bam (Shang-A-Lang) The Scarlet [1]
6 All I Do XXL [1]
7 Let Me Feel the Love DJ BoBo [1]
8 Love Sensation 911 [1]
9 Rise Like the Sun Worlds Apart [1]
10 Angel Eyes E-Rotic [1]
11 Gotta Get It Groovin' E-Rotic [1]
12 Give Me Tomorrow Peach [1]
13 Shine Like a Star Berri [1]
14 Maybe Baby Marysia [1]
15 Hero Papaya [1]
16 No Way No Way Vanilla [1]
17 Faith in Love Bug! [1]
18 You Never Know Sandi [1]
19 Sweet Dreams Sharon C. [1]
20 Let Me Be Your Girl Fact Or Fiction [1]
21 Go-Just Get It The Lovers [1]
22 Why Don't You Pixie [1]
23 Sentimental Dreaming Jesa X [1]
24 Voyager Girl Space Nina [1]

Further details[edit]

"Samba De Janeiro" was one of the greatest hits in the all-European "latin boom" occurred in the summer of 1997.[5]

Voyager Girl was produced by popular Swiss producer team Trilogy and was the debut single by Space Nina, a singer credited simply as Nina in Switzerland.[6]

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The album's full length is 74:00.[2]

The longest track is "Samba De Janeiro" (#1) at 4:05.[7]
The shortest track is "Give Me Tomorrow" (#12) at 2:08.[7]

The album's overall average tempo is 137 bpm;[8]

The slowest track is "Stay" (#3) at 124 bpm.[8]
The fastest track is "Voyager Girl" (#24) at 160 bpm.[8]

Several tracks are cover versions or remix versions.[8]

#1 "Samba De Janeiro" is a remix / cover version of Airto Moreira's "Tombo".[5]
#3 "Stay" is a cover version of Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs' "Stay".[9]
#4 "Hot Hot Hot" is a remix / cover version of Arrow's "Hot Hot Hot".[10]
#5 "Wham Bam (Shang-A-Lang)" is a dance cover version of Silver's "Wham Bam".[11]
#6 "All I Do" is a cover version of Stevie Wonder's "All I Do".[12]
#10 "Angel Eyes" is a cover version of ABBA's "Angeleyes".[13]
#16 "No Way No Way" is a cover version of "Mah Nà Mah Nà".[14]
#19 "Sweet Dreams" is a cover version of Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams".[15]

Several tracks on the album, including different remixes, can also be found on other Dancemania albums such as Summers, Summers 3, Delux 2, Delux 3, Extra, Diamond, Diamond Complete Edition, Best Red, Zip Mania, Zip Mania II, Zip Mania 02, Zip Mania Best, Club The Earth, Sports, Speed 1, Speed 4, Speed 8, Speed Best 2001, Happy Paradise, Bass #1, Bass #6, Bass 9, Bass 10 Super Best 2001 or EX 8.[8]

# Track Length BPM Ref Artist(s) From or based in Ref
1 Samba De Janeiro 4:05 133 [7][8] Bellini GermanyGermany [5]
2 Latin Lover 2:43 126 [7][8] Popsie SwedenSweden [16]
3 Stay 2:40 124 [7][8] Mizz Maya DenmarkDenmark [9]
4 Hot Hot Hot 2:43 128 [7][8] Splash United KingdomUnited Kingdom [10]
5 Wham Bam (Shang-A-Lang) 3:12 132 [7][8] The Scarlet Unknown
6 All I Do 2:56 131 [7][8] XXL GermanyGermany [12]
7 Let Me Feel the Love 2:27 130 [7][8] DJ BoBo SwitzerlandSwitzerland [17]
8 Love Sensation 3:20 128 [7][8] 911 United KingdomUnited Kingdom [18]
9 Rise Like the Sun 3:12 135 [7][8] Worlds Apart United KingdomUnited Kingdom [19]
10 Angel Eyes 3:34 134 [7][8] E-Rotic GermanyGermany [20]
11 Gotta Get It Groovin' 3:18 140 [7][8] E-Rotic GermanyGermany [20]
12 Give Me Tomorrow 2:08 140 [7][8] Peach United KingdomUnited Kingdom [21]
13 Shine Like a Star 3:25 137 [7][8] Berri United KingdomUnited Kingdom [22]
14 Maybe Baby 3:11 138 [7][8] Marysia PolandPoland [23]
15 Hero 3:26 138 [7][8] Papaya DenmarkDenmark [24]
16 No Way No Way 3:01 131 [7][8] Vanilla United KingdomUnited Kingdom [14]
17 Faith in Love 3:16 133 [7][8] Bug! CanadaCanada [25]
18 You Never Know 3:23 143 [7][8] Sandi HungaryHungary [26]
19 Sweet Dreams 3:05 140 [7][8] Sharon C. CroatiaCroatia/ItalyItaly [15]
20 Let Me Be Your Girl 2:58 139 [7][8] Fact Or Fiction CanadaCanada [27]
21 Go-Just Get It 3:34 142 [7][8] The Lovers SwitzerlandSwitzerland [28]
22 Why Don't You 2:38 151 [7][8] Pixie GermanyGermany [29]
23 Sentimental Dreaming 3:25 159 [7][8] Jesa X ItalyItaly [30]
24 Voyager Girl 3:03 160 [7][8] Space Nina SwitzerlandSwitzerland [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Discogs, Dancemania 8
  2. ^ a b c d e Amazon.co.jp, Dancemania (8) (Japanese)
  3. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.27
  4. ^ Oricon Database, Oricon Album 1998-1-26 (#9) - Oricon Album 1998-2-2 (#8) - Oricon Album 1998-2-9 (#12) - Oricon Album 1998-2-16 (#15) - Oricon Album 1998-2-23 (#19) (Japanese)
  5. ^ a b c Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.2 : "1. BELLINI / SAMBA DE JANEIRO" (Japanese)
  6. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.25 : "24. SPACE NINA / VOYAGER GIRL" (Japanese)
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.0-1
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac Electronic Emotion, Dancemania DATA Dancemania 8 (Japanese)
  9. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.4 : "3. MIZZ MAYA / STAY" (Japanese)
  10. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.5 : "4. SPLASH / HOT HOT HOT" (Japanese)
  11. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.6 : "5. THE SCARLET / WHAM BAM (SHANG-A-LANG)" (Japanese)
  12. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.7 : "6. XXL / ALL I DO" (Japanese)
  13. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.11 : "10. E-ROTIC / ANGEL EYES" (Japanese)
  14. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.17 : "16. VANILLA / NO WAY NO WAY" (Japanese)
  15. ^ a b Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.20 : "19. SHARON C / SWEET DREAMS" (Japanese)
  16. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.3 : "2. POPSIE / LATIN LOVER" (Japanese)
  17. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.8 : "7. DJ BOBO / LET ME FEEL THE LOVE" (Japanese)
  18. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.9 : "911 / LOVE SENSATION" (Japanese)
  19. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.10 : "9. WORLDS APART / RISE LIKE THE SUN" (Japanese)
  20. ^ a b Dancemania X1, CD booklet p.2 : "1. E-ROTIC / KISS ME" (Japanese)
  21. ^ Discogs, Peach
  22. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.14 : "13. BERRI / SHINE LIKE A STAR" (Japanese)
  23. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.15 : "14. MARYSIA / MAYBE BABY" (Japanese)
  24. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.16 : "15. PAPAYA / HERO" (Japanese)
  25. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.18 : "17. BUG! / FAITH IN LOVE" (Japanese)
  26. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.19 : "18. SANDI / YOU NEVER KNOW" (Japanese)
  27. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.21 : "20. FACT OR FICTION feat. MIRAGE / LET ME BE YOUR GIRL" (Japanese)
  28. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.22 : "21. THE LOVERS / GO-JUST GET IT" (Japanese)
  29. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.23 : "22. PIXIE / WHY DON'T YOU" (Japanese)
  30. ^ Dancemania 8, CD booklet p.24 : "23. JESA X / SENTIMENTAL DREAMING" (Japanese)