This is Deee-Lite’s most commercially successful song, released on their debut album World Clique. The instrumentals are built out of samples and instrumentation from veteran funk instrumentalists. Super DJ Dmitry sent Parliament and Funkadelic musician Bootsy Collins a demo, asking him to play on this track. What genre is Deee-Lite's "Groove Is in the Heart"? Groove Is in the Heart fits the funk bill best. While the song’s style is varied-especially with Q-Tip’s rap-the funky flavor ultimately decides the box it’s usually placed in. "Groove Is in the Heart" Track Info.
Groove Is in the Heart" is a song by American dance band Deee-Lite. It was released in August 1990 as the lead single from their debut album, World Clique. The song was a hit in many countries, reaching number one in Australia. Though the album version was not recorded until 1990, the song was originally written in the late 1980s; it was performed live as early as 1989.
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Deee-Lite had an image to match their funky sound. They wore exaggerated '70s clothes with loud colors, feather boas, and high platform shoes. The group got their name from a Cole Porter song called "It's De-Lovely," which is about falling madly in love. They mention that song in the line, "Just de-lovely and delicious. This was a hit in New York clubs before it went mainstream. Dave from Cardiff, WalesThe single release of "Groove Is In The Heart", as featured on numerous compilation albums of the early 1990s, is often given the subtitle "Peanut Butter Mix". Dave from Cardiff, WalesThis song peaked at N. in the UK in September 1990 in what was a controversial week for the UK charts. and The Steve Miller Band's re-release of "The Joker" having sold the same number of records.
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|A||Groove Is In The Heart (Peanut Butter Mix)
Written-By – Deee-Lite, Herbie Hancock
|B||What Is Love? (Holographic Goatee Mix)
Written-By – Deee-Lite
- Pressed By – MPO
- Printed By – Glory, Asnières
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
- Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
- Artwork [Hand Lettering] – Tabboo!
- Design – Tom Bouman
- Engineer [Additional] – Bob Power
- Executive Producer, Other [Hooker Upper] – Bill Coleman
- Illustration – Michael Economy
- Lacquer Cut By – AM*
- Producer, Arranged By – Deee-Lite
- Recorded By [Recording], Engineer [Mixing] – Mike "Tweekin" Rogers*
- Tracking By [Dubbed By] – Rick Essig, Tom Steele
NotesCategory on sleeve: EKR 114 , 7559-64941-7 Ⓝ
Category on labels: 7559-64941-7
Produced & arranged for Sampla-Deltic Productions.
Recorded & mixed at D.N.D.
Additionally engineered at Calliope.
Dubbed at Frankford/Wayne Mastering Labs.
Original version available on the album "World Clique" 7559-60957-1.
℗ 1990 WEA International Inc. © 1990 WEA International Inc.
The copyright in this sound recording and artwork is owned by WEA International Inc.
A: ℗1990 WEA International Inc. Delovely Publishing Co. ASCAP / Hancock Music, BMI.
B: ℗1990 WEA International Inc. Delovely Publishing Co.
Distribué par WEA Music - A Warner Communications Company.
Made in France.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (Text ): 0 7559-64941-7
- Barcode (Scanned ): 07559649417
- Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): AM MPO 964941 - 7 A
- Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B): AM MPO 964941. 7 B
- Rights Society: SACEM SACD SDRM SGDL
- Label Code: LC 0192
- Price Code: WE 171
|EKR 114CD, 7559-66613-2, EKR114CD||Deee-Lite||Groove Is In The Heart (CD, Single)||Elektra, Elektra, Elektra||EKR 114CD, 7559-66613-2, EKR114CD||Europe||1990|
|9 66609-2, 66609-2||Deee-Lite||Groove Is In The Heart (CD, Single)||Elektra, Elektra||9 66609-2, 66609-2||US||1990|
|ED-5471||Deee-Lite||Groove Is In The Heart / What Is Love? (12", Promo)||Elektra||ED-5471||US||1990|
|7559-64941-7, EKR 114, EKR114||Deee-Lite||Groove Is In The Heart (7", Single)||Elektra, Elektra, Elektra||7559-64941-7, EKR 114, EKR114||Europe||1990|
|PRCD 8214-2||Deee-Lite||Groove Is In The Heart (CD, Single, Promo)||Elektra||PRCD 8214-2||US||1990|