Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)

Album: Trust Me (2007)
Charted: 7

Songfacts®:

  • This is based extensively around samples from David Bowie's 1983 transatlantic chart topper "Let's Dance." Craig David recalled in the Daily Mail November 16, 2007: "We sent it off to Bowie, half-expecting him to refuse permission for us to use it, but he loved it. He was impressed that we approached the song in our own way."
  • This proved to be one of Craig David's most successful singles, reaching the Top 10 in a number of European countries including Bulgaria (where it got to #1), Denmark, Finland, Portugal and Turkey.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Edwin McCainSongwriter Interviews

"I'll Be" was what Edwin called his "Hail Mary" song. He says it proves "intention of the songwriter is 180 degrees from potential interpretation by an audience."

Christmas SongsFact or Fiction

Rudolf, Bob Dylan and the Singing Dogs all show up in this Fact or Fiction for seasonal favorites.

Rock Stars of HorrorMusic Quiz

Rock Stars - especially those in the metal realm - are often enlisted for horror movies. See if you know can match the rocker to the role.

Johnette Napolitano of Concrete BlondeSongwriter Interviews

The singer/bassist for Concrete Blonde talks about how her songs come from clairvoyance, and takes us through the making of their hit "Joey."

Krishna DasSongwriter Interviews

The top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs.

Dexys (Kevin Rowland and Jim Paterson)Songwriter Interviews

"Come On Eileen" was a colossal '80s hit, but the band - far more appreciated in their native UK than stateside - released just three albums before their split. Now, Dexys is back.