The Limit

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The Limit
Origin Netherlands
Genres Jazz-funk, Post-disco, Boogie, Dance, Synthpop,
Years active 1980–1986
Labels Arista, Portrait
Past members Bernard Oattes, Rob Van Schaik

The Limit (Later known as Oattes Van Schaik) was a 1980s musical group composed of Dutch producers Bernard Oattes and Rob van Schaik. They released a full-length album in 1985, which yielded the hit "Say Yeah". The song peaked at No. 17 on the UK Singles Chart[1] and at No. 7 on the U.S. Billboard Dance/Club Play chart.[2]

The duo also wrote and produced for other artists as The Limit Productions such as the hit single "Love Take Over" by Five Star.[3]

After 1986, Bernard Oattes pursued a solo career, and went on to produce 3 studio albums. Rob van Schaik continues to write material for other artists and has also remixed several tracks.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album name Label Format
1985 The Limit
(issued as Love Attax in some markets)
Portrait LP, CD

Songs[edit]

Year Song name Label US Dance UK Chart
1980 "Photomania" FFR - -
1982 "Crimes of Passion" Ariola - -
1982 "She's So Divine" Arista - -
1984 "Say Yeah" Portrait 7 17
1985 "Miracles" Portrait - -
1985 "Love Attax" Portrait - -
1985 "Crimes of Passion (Remix)" Portrait - -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Search for "The Limit" performed at Everyhit.com database on August 1, 2008.
  2. ^ Charts at Allmusic
  3. ^ "Love Take Over" at 45cat