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This 1987 release-a remix album of past hits-reached #14 on the Billboard charts and capitalized on Madonna's growing status as pop icon. Includes Spotlight; Physical Attraction; Over and Over; Where's the Party ; dub and remix versions of Holiday and Into the Groove , and more.
You can dance and you probably will if you put on this 1987 compilation of the material girl's best jams. The eight-and-a-half minute "Into the Groove", remixed by Shep Pettibone, may be Madonna's single best tune and it's sure to fill the dance floor. There are only 10 tracks here, and a couple of songs get multiple remixes, but you do get "Holiday" and "Everybody", lesser known but not lesser grooves. Madonna had a few dance hits after this collection came out, and one day they'll most likely be a Madonna dance box set, but until then this will give you a fine aerobic workout. --Charles R. Cross
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The first single from the album. Unfortunately this single was only released in Japan. This song is the only new song that Madonna had cut 4 the album. The song is brilliant. First off, it makes a great dance song. Everybody should B able 2 get up and dance 2 this one. Secondly, the song has a meaning. It's about reaching 4 U'R goals in life. How in the hell does this woman come up with the creative ideas?
This was originally from MADONNA (1983), her debut album. It was the third single from that album. The song was remixed and extended from 6 minutes and 10 seconds to 6 minutes and 25 seconds. The song is a Madonna song all the way. No DJ can refuse 2 play this one. Great music. And she is right: We all need HOLIDAY.
This is another song taken from her debut album, MADONNA (1983). This was actually Madonna's first single. Again, the song was remixed. Yes it is also extended, it went from being a 4 minute and 52 second song 2 a 6 minute and 15 second remix. This is definitely a great party song. Basically because she encourages EVERYBODY 2 get up and dance. Great beats.
This is the final song from the album that was taken off of the debut album, MADONNA (1983). This was never a single. It just made a great dance-club kinda song. The original song reached 6 minutes and 35 seconds. This version is only 6 minutes and 25 seconds. It's only ten seconds shorter and a little remixed but it's still an awesome tune 2 dance 2.
OVER AND OVER
This is the only song that was taken from her second album, LIKE A VIRGIN (1984).Read more ›
Although the mixes of "Holiday" and "Physical Attraction" do not differ too much from the originals, it's lovely to see the latter released again, a much under-appreciated classic from "Madonna" (1983). The new track, "Spotlight", sounds like the lovechild of "Holiday" and "Lucky Star", although it is reportedly an offcut from the "True Blue" sessions. Complete with the trademark eighties funky guitar riffs and a great rhythm section, although not in the league of other "True Blue" tracks (read: "Open Your Heart" and "Papa Don't Preach"), it makes a welcome addition to any fans' collection.
The remix of "Everybody" is great, upping the tempo slightly and adding an extended vocal section towards the end, and "Where's The Party" appears in an extended and more danceable form, but the two jewels of this set are "Into The Groove" and "Over And Over". "Over And Over" has received the most attention from the remixers, adding a completely new percussion backing to the original "Like A Virgin" album track and extending it greatly. Now, what was once an average filler track, is a deliciously lengthy dance-fest, not out of place on this compilation at all.Read more ›
1. Spotlight: Fantastic song with a good message. 10++++
2. Holiday: Excellent remix! 10++++
3. Everybody: Good remix. 10++++
4. Physical Attraction: Good song with a good remix. 10++
5. Over And Over: Good remix, just a tad long. 10+
6. Into The Groove: Best on the CD! Awesome remix! 10++++
7. Where's The Party: Good remix. 10++++
8. Holiday (Dub Version): OK, but she hardly sings at all. 10++
9. Into The Groove (Dub Version): Better than the Holiday dub. 10+++
10. Where's the Party (Dub Version): Not a bad dub. 10+++
Overall Grade: A+ (10++)
All in all, this is a fine collection for dance lovers as they are all quite danceable beats to enjoy. What these pre-"True Blue" tracks lack in insight, they have in spunk and motion. If we are lucky, there will be a CD2 of this someday with further excellent remixes of later hits. That would be most welcome.
Most recent customer reviews
Madonna became somewhat of a pioneer yet again in late 1987 when she released an EP of remixes and one previously unreleased track on "You Can Dance". Read morePublished on July 11 2010 by KaseyG
This is a fantastic album. But it's more for music fans who enjoy extended versions, remixes and dubs. Read morePublished on Nov. 18 2009 by ANDROIDtyler
This is a great compilation of her best dance songs before 1990. You will not find anything new on this album, but all the good dance songs are on it!Published on June 29 2008 by Martine
I love this album! Some people complain that the mixes are cheesy and not at par with today's standards. Well, FYI - this album was released in 87! Read morePublished on July 8 2004 by lightnshade
Remember people this was the first Remix invention album ever. I love it, I still jam to it. It is good cd to clean the house even for a good dance work out. Read morePublished on June 26 2004 by LATIN FOX!!!!
Such a great Madonna CD to have. The first song Spotlight is so much fun and motivational that it puzzles me that it never appeared in any of Madonna's other albums. Read morePublished on June 7 2004 by Monica Daneshrad
"You Can Dance" is a snapshot of classic, vintage Madonna, a mix CD of her most popular dance hits back in the 1980s. Read morePublished on May 1 2004 by The Groove
After completing her 1987 WHO'S THAT GIRL tour, Madonna dropped this - the first-ever remix collection. Read morePublished on March 28 2004 by JMF