The Limit

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Not to be confused with The Limit (2003 film) and the Lauren Bacall film The Limit.
The Limit
Origin Netherlands
Genres Jazz-funk, post-disco, dance, synthpop, pop rock
Years active 1980–present
Labels Arista, Portrait
Past members Bernard Oattes, Rob Van Schaik

The Limit was a 1980s musical group composed of Dutch producers Bernard Oattes and Rob van Schaik. They released a full-length album in 1984, 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]



Year Album name Label Format Billboard 200
1985 The Limit Portrait United Kingdom LP, CD -
2009 The Limit Portrait United Kingdom LP, CD -


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 No. 7 No. 17
1985 "Destiny" Portrait - -


  1. ^ Search for "The Limit" performed at database on August 1, 2008.
  2. ^ Charts at Allmusic
  3. ^ "Love Take Over" at 45cat
  4. ^ "The Limit" at Discogs. Retrieved on 10 7 2009.