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Top 10 Dance Songs in Ireland

How does Ireland kick off their first December 2015 weekend? That’s an easy question! In a nightclub or pub of course! However which tunes will Ireland listen to is a more of a complicated question. Will it be top 40 dance tunes or maybe hip hop? Maybe some relaxing deep house in a fancy cocktail bar or 90s music to create some nice nostalgia? Whatever your personal taste in music may be, the following list is the current top 10 dance tunes of Ireland! For the dance haters out there, come on there must be at least 1 song that is “okay”! Which song do you think is the catchiest one?

1. Lay It All On Me (feat. Ed Sheeran) by Rudimental

  • Release date: 25 September 2015
  • Album: We the Generation (from Rudimental)
  • Who: Rudimental (band) originates from London, England, and Ed Sheeran is from West Yorkshire, England
  • Trivia: The song debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number 96, becoming Rudimental’s first charting entry in the US

2. Sugar (feat. Francesco Yates) by Robin Schulz

  • Release date: 17 July 2015
  • Album: Sugar
  • Who: Robin Schulz is from Osnabrück, Germany
  • Trivia: The song samples Baby Bash’s 2003 single “Suga Suga”

3. Coming Home by Sigma and Rita Ora

  • Release date: 6 November 2015
  • Album: Life (from Sigma)
  • Who: Sigma (duo) originates from Leeds, England and Rita Ora is from Pristina, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
  • Trivia: The song was released as the 7th single of the album after “Redemption”

4. How Deep Is Your Love by Calvin Harris and Disciples

  • Release date: 17 October 2015
  • Album: To be announced
  • Who: Calvin Harris (Adam Richard Wiles) is from Dumfries, Scotland and the Disciples are based in South London
  • Trivia:  Calvin purposely released this song in October, stating: “I missed the feeling of having a new song out in the summer”

5. Reality by Lost Frequencies

  • Release date: 22 May 2015
  • Album: To be announced
  • Who: Lost Frequencies (Felix Safran De Laet) is from Brussels, Belgium
  • Trivia: Like his other hit “Are You with Me”, the song peaked at the top in Belgium, Australia and Germany as well

6. Peanut Butter Jelly by Galantis

  • Release date: 20 April 2015
  • Album: Pharmacy
  • Who: Galantis (duo) originates from Stockholm, Sweden
  • Trivia: The song heavily features a sample of the 1974 single “Kiss My Love Goodbye” by Bettye Swann

7. Wombass by Tiësto and Oliver Heldens

  • Release date: 9 November 2015
  • Album: non-album single
  • Who: Tiësto (Tijs Michiel Verwest) is from Breda, Netherlands and Oliver Heldens from Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Trivia: It was Tiësto  who signed Oliver Heldens to his music label Musical Freedom

8. Easy Love by Sigala

  • Release date: 4 September 2015
  • Album: To be announced
  • Who: Sigala (Bruce Fielder) is from Norfolk, England
  • Trivia: The song features an interpolation of the Jackson 5 song “ABC” and the video  features the Canadian/Filipino dancing duo Lucky Aces who appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

9. Turn the Music Louder (Rumble) feat. Tinie Tempah & Katy B by KDA

  • Release date: 16 October 2015
  • Album: To be announced
  • Who: KDA (Kris Di Angelis), Tinie Tempah (Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu) and Katy B (Kathleen Anne Brien) are from London, England
  • Trivia: The song is a re-working of KDA’s instrumental hit “Rumble”

10. The Girl Is Mine (feat. Destiny’s Child & Brandy) by 99 Souls

  • Release date: 6 November 2015
  • Album: To be announced
  • Who: 99 souls (duo) are based in the UK
  • Trivia: The song is a mash-up of Destiny’s Child’s “Girl” and Brandy & Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine”