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Into the Groove
Song

Into the Groove

Madonna
Album:
Like A Virgin

Song Meaning of Into The Groove by Madonna, and what it is about


"Into the Groove" is a song recorded by American singer Madonna, and featured on the 1985 film Desperately Seeking Susan. Written and produced by both Madonna and Stephen Bray, the main inspiration behind the song was the dance floor; the singer wrote it while watching a Latin American man whom she was attracted to.


Sexual innuendos and undertones are present throughout the lyrics, which are written as an invitation to dance with the singer. Originally written for her friend Mark Kamins, Madonna later decided to use it on the film, as one of the scenes needed a dance song.


Not wanting to draw more attention away from the Like a Virgin album and the release of "Crazy for You", Warner Bros. Records did not give "Into the Groove" an official release in the United States, thus making it ineligible to enter the Billboard Hot 100.


It was eventually released as the B-side to the 12" maxi-single of "Angel", the third official single from Like a Virgin, and reached the first spot of Billboard's Hot Dance Singles Sales chart.


In the United Kingdom, "Into the Groove" became Madonna's first number one hit, and remains her best-selling single.


It was also successful throughout Europe, topping the charts in Austria, Ireland, Italy, and the Netherlands. Critically acclaimed since its release, "Into the Groove" was voted the best dance single from the 1980s decade in a Billboard poll, and has been cited by multiple publications as Madonna's best single.


Song lyrics of Into The Groove by Madonna

 

And you can dance

For inspiration

Come on

I'm waiting

 

Get into the groove

Boy you've got to prove

Your love to me, yeah

Get up on your feet, yeah

Step to the beat

Boy what will it be

 

Music can be such a revelation

Dancing around you feel the sweet sensation

We might be lovers if the rhythms right

I hope this feeling never ends tonight

 

Only when I'm dancing can I feel this free

At night I lock the doors, where no one else can see

I'm tired of dancing here all by myself

Tonight I wanna dance with someone else

 

Get into the groove

Boy you've got to prove

Your love to me, yeah

Get up on your feet, yeah

Step to the beat

Boy what will it be

 

Gonna get to know you in a special way

This doesn't happen to me every day

Don't try to hide it love wears no disguise

I see the fire burning in your eyes

 

Only when I'm dancing can I feel this free

At night I lock the doors, where no one else can see

I'm tired of dancing here all by myself

Tonight I wanna dance with someone else

 

Get into the groove

Boy you've got to prove

Your love to me, yeah

Get up on your feet, yeah

Step to the beat

Boy what will it be

 

Live out your fantasy here with me

Just let the music set you free

Touch my body, and move in time

Now I know you're mine

 

You've got to

 

Get into the groove

Boy you've got to prove

Your love to me, yeah

Get up on your feet, yeah

Step to the beat

Boy what will it be

 

Only when I'm dancing can I feel this free

At night I lock the doors, where no one else can see

I'm tired of dancing here all by myself

Tonight I wanna dance with someone else

 

Live out your fantasy here with me

Just let the music set you free

Touch my body, and move in time

Now I know you're mine

 

Now I know you're mine, now I know you're mine

Now I know you're mine, now I know you're mine

You've got to

 

Get into the groove

Boy you've got to prove

Your love to me, yeah

Get up on your feet, yeah

Step to the beat

Boy what will it be

[Repeat and fade]

Release Date

1985

Songwriter/s

Madonna, Stephen Bray

Producer/s

Madonna, Stephen Bray

Label/s

Sire, Warner Bros.

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