Dance All Night

Album: Cabin by the Sea (2012)

Songfacts®:

  • The Dirty Heads teamed up with fellow reggae artist Matisyahu on this track. In our 2012 interview with Matisyahu, he told us how the collaboration came together: "It was very organic. I know the guys from touring with Sublime and I think with 311, as well, from the whole Southern California camp of true reggae rock music that was started with Sublime. They had a new record they were working on. They had a song in mind. I moved to California this past year, so I just rode my motorcycle out there to Orange County. I went into the studio, and they played the song, one, two, three. They knew what they wanted and I was able to do it very organically.

    Then we kind of both realized that we both had records coming out and singles coming out, and we've done shows together, and we enjoy each other's company and all of that. So we decided to go for it, to do a total tour together. It's cool when it works out that way, when it actually begins with the artist as opposed with the agents and the managers. It's very rare, you'd be surprised. I mean, at least in my experience. You end up going with whoever is available, who they think is going to be the right pairing to give you the right look and all that. So that's cool when it happens organic."

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