” Push The Feeling On ” is by Nightcrawlers the Scottish house music group formed and led by DJ and singer John Reid. The 1992 song was taken as the first single from the album, Let’s Push It.
First released in the United Kingdom in 1992 the song only reached number eighty-six. However, a later release in the United States saw ” Push The Feeling On ” reach number eighty on the Billboard Hot 100, where it remained for fifteen weeks on the chart there.
A re-release three years later in 1995, it had more success in the United Kingdom where it reached number three on the UK Singles Chart and further Top Ten chart positions in other European countries including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France and Germany.
Further release of ” Push The Feeling On ” in 2004 gave Nightcrawlers another taste of chart success in the US with a Number One on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart.
Not only has the song had success as a song in its own right, but samples have been used by other artists.
Bob Sinclar, the French record producer, house music DJ and remixer, used samples from the track in the hit single ” Don’t Stop the Music ” by Rihanna.
Another track by American rapper Pitbull used a sample for his song ” Hotel Room Service ” and Waze & Odyssey, the British house duo, sampled the song for their R.Kellys ” Bump n’ Grind ” bootleg release.
The electronic baseline of ” Push The Feeling On ” was the inspiration for many house music tracks during the 1990s and continues to do so even today.
The original CD release wrongly credited John Reid as John Reed, in later MK Mixes ’95 he is credited as J. Reed.
In 2004 a remix of ” Push The Feeling On ” by JCA and Rosabot was released and re-entered the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Chart reaching Number One.
BillBoard Highest Chart Position: 80
UK Highest Chart Position: 22 ( 1994 ) 3 ( 1995 )
Other Countries Highest Chart Positions: Austria (Austria Top 40) 15, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders) 7, Belgium (Ultratop 50 Wallonia) 3, Denmark (IFPI) 10, Finland (Suomen virallinen lista) 11, France (SNEP) 7, Germany (Official German Charts) 6, Ireland (IRMA) 4, Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 4, Scotland (Official Charts Company) 11, Spain (AFYVE) 2, Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) 3, Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade) 7
Official Website: Thenightcrawlersmusic.com
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Wikipedia Page: Wikipedia.org/Nightcrawlers
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