Don't Disturb This Groove (song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Don't Disturb This Groove"
Single by The System
from the album Don't Disturb This Groove
Released January 1987
Format 7" single
12" maxi
Recorded 1986
Genre R&B, synthpop
Length 5:20 (full album version)
3:45 (single)
Label Atlantic
Writer(s) David Frank / Mic Murphy
Producer(s) The System
The System singles chronology
"This Is For You"
"Don't Disturb This Groove"
"Nighttime Lover"

"Don't Disturb This Groove" is a song by American synthpop/R&B duo The System, from the 1987 album of the same name. The song was written by The System's David Frank and Mic Murphy. It was released as the album's first single.

In May 1987, the song reached number one on the Billboard R&B Singles chart, spending one week on top. It was later a hit on the pop chart during the summer of 1987 as well, peaking at number four on the Hot 100 in July.[1]

Track listing[edit]

7" Vinyl (US)
  1. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Edit of Remix) (3:45)
  2. "Modern Girl" (4:40)
12" Vinyl (US)
  1. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Vocal/Remix) (5:32)
  2. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Dub Version) (4:25)
  3. "Don't Disturb This Groove" (Groove Remix) (5:20)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1987-88) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot R&B Singles[1] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 4

Other versions[edit]


External links[edit]

"Don't Disturb This Groove" review at

Preceded by
"Sign 'O' the Times" by Prince
Billboard Hot Black Singles number-one single
May 2, 1987
Succeeded by
"There's Nothing Better Than Love" by Luther Vandross with Gregory Hines