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Music

We keep these lists of our favourite dance music up to date, so check back often!

Playlists:

West Coast Swing

These are some of our current favourite songs for West Coast Swing dancing:

  • “Don’t Matte To Me” – Drake featuring Michael Jackson (100 bpm)
  • “What’s the Use?” – Mac Miller (106 bpm)
  • “Sour Diesel” – ZAYN (96 bpm)
  • “Low” – Lenny Kravitz (106 bpm)
  • “Loving this Feeling” – The Joynt & Pei (local Ottawa talent!) (95 pbm)

Our favourite songs for WCS drills/practice are:

  • “Intrigued” – Nico & Vinz (85 bpm)
  • “On & On” – Erykah Badu (82 bpm)
  • “911” – Wyclef Jean (86 bpm)
  • “sHe” – ZAYN (87 bpm)
  • “Let the Drummer Kick” – Citizen Cope (88 bpm)
  • “Breathe” – Years & Years (92 bpm)
  • “Magic” – Cold Play (92 bpm)
  • “Can I Rock?” – Cunnie Williams (95 bpm)
  • “Missing You” – Betty Who (98 bpm)
  • “Tilted” – Christine and the Queens (99 bpm)
  • “Freaky Girl” – Shaggy (100 bpm)
  • “No U Hang Up” – Shayne Ward (104 bpm)
  • “Lazy” – Toby Lightman (105 bpm)

To complement our article about WCS music, these are some great Blues songs that are awesome for West Coast Swing dancing:

  • “How Long Can a Fool Go Wrong” – James Cotton
    Watch us dance to it >>
  • “Move Something” – Grady Champion
  • “Lazy River” – Tony DeSare
  • “Somebody’s Knockin'” – Eric Clapton
  • “Ain’t Nobody Talkin'” – Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’
  • “Let It Burn” – Ray Beadle
  • “Funky Mama” – Danny Gatton
  • “My Big Sister’s Radio” – Mighty Mike Schermer Band
  • “Let The Music Play” – Chris August
  • “Lie to Me” – Johnny Lang
  • “Better Not Look Down” – B.B. King
Wach us dance to some other favourite songs:

Hustle

Some Hustle dancing music we’re lovin’ these days:

  • “Touch” – Matt DiMona (90 bpm)
  • “Show Me” – Akacia & Alex Lustig (98 bpm)
  • “Flags” – Shoffy (114 bpm)
  • “Butterfly” – Jemme
  • “Brave” (Remix) – Freedom Fry
  • “Superficial” – Tommy Down
  • “Good Times” Rymez Remix – Elderbrook

Watch us dance to some other favourites:

Slow Blues

Some Slow Blues dancing music we’re lovin’ these days:

  • “Summertime” – Kat Edmunson
  • “Never Mine” – The Love Dogs
  • “Backup Plan” – Tommy Castro
  • “Your Heart is as Black as Night” – Melody Gardot
  • “Forget What I Said” – Noora Noor
  • “Watering Hole” – Missy Higgins
  • “Lockloosa” – Mofro
  • “That’s How a Woman Loves” – EG Knight
  • “Finally Gotten Over You” – Walter Trout Power Trio
  • “A Sunday Kind of Love” – Etta Hames
  • “Tom’s Song” – Gare du Nord