It was released as the album's lead single in Written by musician, composer, and record producer Steven Greenberg and sung by Cynthia Johnsonthe song expresses the singer's pining for a metaphorical place that will "keep me movin', keep me groovin' with some energy". Steven wrote the song while the band was living in Minneapolis with dreams of moving to New York. It also hit the number one spot on the disco chart in VH1 ranked the song at number 36 in their list of the Greatest B&K Goes Rock - B&K Goes Rock Wonders of the s in Time Out listed the song number 44 in their list of The best party songs inadding:.
Released in'Funkytown' came late to the disco party, but gave it a jolt of electricity. InFunkytown - Various - Forever Party was covered by Australian band Pseudo Echo as a rock song, which included a guitar solo in the middle. Pseudo Echo's version reached no. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
American disco single from by Lipps Inc. For other uses, see Funkytown disambiguation. Disco  funk . Rock  dance-rock .
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