‘Music For The Dancers’ N°598 – 2010s Music Videos

Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen, KDA, Endor, Take That, Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, Pia Mia, Galantis, Swedish House Mafia, Clean Bandit, Jack Ü, Giggs

They are the performers of twelve twelve dance tunes that ranked in various charts, this week (43/52) BUT … in the Tens 2010s.

Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!

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‘Music For The Dancers’ N°598 – 2010s Music Videos

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Tracklist

1 . Owl City & Carly Rae Jepsen – Good Time

Crafted by band’s only member Adam Young, Owl City’s “Good Time,” featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, is the initial single from their fourth studio album. The music video, directed by Declan Whitebloom, portrays Owl City and Carly alongside their companions embarking on a mountainous getaway, indulging in simple joys, from a quaint store visit for refreshments, a stroll beside a lake, to a night-time bonfire celebration.
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Featured on the 2012 album “The Midsummer Station”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

2 . KDA – Turn The Music Louder [Rumble] (w/ Tinie Tempah & Katy B)

‘So right, I just flex’
Featuring dynamic vocals from Tinie Tempah and Katy B, the song “Turn The Music Louder (Rumble)” is by elusive (both vocalists have yet to meet him) London DJ/producer KDA. The vibrant music video, directed by Carly Cussen, showcases Tinie and Katy in diverse, rotating settings, delivering their performances with a stylish and retro aesthetic.
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Featured on the 2016 album “Honey”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

3 . Endor – Pump It Up

Brighton-based DJ/producer Dan Hardingham (aka Endor) covers Belgian musician Danzel’s 2004 hit “Pump It Up!”
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Lyrics >> More by the same : Instagram

4 . Take That – Hey Boy

‘Gotta turn his head Turning up the heat’
Laden with chunky synths, a big chorus, and a dancefloor-driving bassline, “Hey Boy” by Take That embraces a 1970s vibe. The music video, directed by Frank Borin, exhibits a Saturday Night Fever-inspired theme with members Gary Barlow, Mark Owen, and Howard Donald donning flamboyant retro attire as they groove through New York’s streets, ride chain handle choppers and dance in a nightclub, complete with a spinning mirror ball.
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Featured on the 2014 album “III”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

5 . Justin Bieber – Beauty And A Beat (w/ Nicki Minaj)

Co-written by Minaj, Savan Kotecha, Max Martin, and Zedd, and produced by the latter two, Justin Bieber’s “Beauty and a Beat” is characterized by heavy drum machine beats and rushing synthesizers. To promote the release of the music video for “Beauty and a Beat” featuring Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, alongside his PR team, orchestrated a prank hinting at a scandal, involving a supposed theft of his laptop and the supposed thief sharing a video link on Twitter. Co-directed by Bieber and Jon Chu, the video displays a lively water park scene, male and female dancers and playful and suggestive dancing between Bieber and Minaj.
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Featured on the 2012 album “Believe”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

6 . Major Lazer – Cold Water (w/ Justin Bieber & MØ)

‘Everybody gets high sometimes, you know’
A collaborative track with Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, and MØ, co-written by Benny Blanco and Ed Sheeran, “Cold Water” blends guitar-driven dancehall drum beats and intricate strums. Set against electropop beats by Major Lazer’s Diplo, the lyrics, expressed through Bieber’s and MØ’s harmonies, offer a comforting message. The video, directed by Matt Baron and Sara Nataf, shows young women dancing across picturesque locations in Iceland, including glaciers, lava fields, and waterfalls.
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Featured on the 2018 album “Major Lazer Essentials”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

7 . Pia Mia – Do It Again (w/ Chris Brown, Tyga)

‘Hey, baby, are you sure that you want it?’
Produced by Nic Nac, “Do It Again” by newcomer and Guam native Pia Mia, featuring Chris Brown and Tyga, explores the emotions of desiring more than a one-night stand. The music video, directed by Colin Tilley, portrays a beach setting where Pia Mia performs choreography, enjoys a Jeep ride, and parties with Chris Brown and Tyga under a huge beach umbrella, including some cabana club scenes.
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Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Instagram

8 . Galantis – Runaway [U & I]

In the music video for “Runaway (U & I)” by Swedish electronic music duo Galantis, directed by Dano Cerny, the dancers are a pair of androids of identical models with glowing strawberry pink outlines that later change to turquoise.
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Featured on the 2015 album “Pharmacy”.

Lyrics >> More by the same : Official Site

9 . Swedish House Mafia – Don’t You Worry Child (w/ John Martin)

Featuring vocalist John Martin, “Don’t You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia resonates as a heartfelt farewell before the trio’s split. Directed by Christian Larson, the music video shows members Axwell, Steve Angello, and Sebastian Ingrosso, giving one of their last live performances. Spoiler alert: the trio will eventually reunite a few years later.
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Featured on the 2012 album “Until Now”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

10 . Clean Bandit – Tears (w/ Louisa Johnson)

‘And my tears flow like the ocean’
In the dance music track “Tears,” British string trio Clean Bandit, consisting of Grace Chatto, and brothers Jack and Luke Patterson along with violinist Neil Amin-Smith, collaborates with “The X Factor” winner Louisa Johnson. In the accompanying music video, directed by Jack Patterson, Louisa shreds her good-girl image, wielding a flamethrower and dancing amidst flames, while Neil smashes his violin into a burst of pink powder.
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Featured on the 2018 album “What Is Love?”.

Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Official Site

11 . Jack Ü – Where Are Ü Now (w/ Justin Bieber)

‘I gave you attention when nobody else was paying’
A collaboration between Justin Bieber, Skrillex, and Diplo under the Jack Ü moniker, “Where Are Ü Now” blends Bieber’s emotional lyrics and matured vocals with the duo’s unique bass-heavy drop, and dancehall-Easter melody fusion. The accompanying music video, directed by Brewer, engages fans interactively, allowing them to graffiti on Bieber’s images.
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Lyrics >> Review >> More by the same : Facebook

12 . Giggs – Lock Doh (w/ Donae’o)

‘Look, Hannah, stop’
Featuring a catchy hook by Donae’o, “Lock Doh” by Giggs, delves into Giggs’ experience with relentless female attention. Directed by Myles Whittingham, the music video transforms London’s cinema Screen On The Green into the lively scene of a steamy club party.
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Featured on the 2016 album “Landlord “.

Lyrics >> More by the same : Instagram

For THE FULL ‘MUSIC FOR THE DANCERS’ COLLECTION click here

NB . You may wonder what are these “Quotes” attached to certain photos above. Well! For a specific song, we select a still image from the video on one side and choose a lyric from the song on the other side. We ensure that the lyric has a connection to the image, although sometimes the connection may be far-fetched or based on a double entendre, creating a humorous or meme-like combination when the two are merged together. Et voilà!

Dance Quotes • So right, I just flex (KDA) • Gotta turn his head Turning up the heat (Take That) • Everybody gets high sometimes, you know (Major Lazer) • Hey, baby, are you sure that you want it? (Pia Mia) • And my tears flow like the ocean (Clean Bandit) • I gave you attention when nobody else was paying (Jack Ü) • Look, Hannah, stop (Giggs)

Music-wise : Pop, Progressive Electro House, Pop House, Pop Dance, Hip Hop, Swedish Dance Music, Electropop, Electro House, Deep House

This week Top 20 in Music For The Dancers on RVM *

(*) According to our own statistics, upadted on June 16, 2024

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