The Groove Line
|"The Groove Line"|
|Single by Heatwave|
|from the album Central Heating|
|Format||7" single, 12" single|
|Length||4:11 (7" single)|
7:28 (12" single)
|Heatwave singles chronology|
The song became one of the best-known disco songs by a British group and charted at #12 in the UK Singles Chart and #7 in the Billboard Hot 100. It also appeared on U.S. Billboard R&B at #3. The single was certified platinum by the RIAA in 2001. It is ranked as the 49th biggest US hit of 1978.
The song was also used during a montage segment in Magic Mike XXL.
Sales and certifications
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||2,000,000|
*sales figures based on certification alone
- Whitburn, Joel (2010). The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 9th Edition (Billboard Publications), page 293.
- The Groove Line info Secondhandsongs.com Retrieved 21 September 2012.
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- Flavour of New Zealand, 17 September 1978
- UK Singles Chart info Chartstats.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
- U.S. Billboard chart info AllMusic.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
- "Top 100 Hits of 1978/Top 100 Songs of 1978". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-05.
- "American certifications – Heatwave – The Groove Line". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 21 September 2012.