We're taking time this week to pay tribute to electricity. Without it, we're in the dark.
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"Electric Feel" is a song by MGMT and was released in 2008 as the second single from their debut album, Oracular Spectacular. Though "Electric Feel" had bigger success in Australia and New Zealand, it did chart at #14 on Bubbling Under 100 Hot Singles in the US.
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"Electric Youth" was the seventh single from Debbie Gibson, the second from her album, Electric Youth. Released in 1989, the song’s a statement about how teens were viewed and often ignored. It is one of Gibson’s most-famous hits, landing at number eleven on Billboard Hot 100.
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Written, produced, and recorded by Eddy Grant, "Electric Avenue" is from the 1982 album, Killer on the Rampage. It is a reference to the first place where electricity lit the streets in Brixton, south London. The song was a response to the 1981 Brixton riot.
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Also known as the "Electric Slide", "Electric Boogie" is by Marcia Griffiths. It was written and originally recorded in 1976 with Bunny Wailer. Griffiths' version first became a hit in 1983 but climbed higher (51) on Billboard Hot 100 in 1990 when it was released on her album, Carousel.
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"Electric Boogaloo" is by Ollie and Jerry and was released on the soundtrack for Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984). The song hit #45 on the R&B charts and was a follow-up to Ollie and Jerry's "Breakin'...There's No Stopping Us" from the 1984 movie, Breakin'.
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"She's Electric" is from the band Oasis and is from their second studio album, (What's the Story) Morning Glory? (1995). Though the song was never released as a single, it has gained modest popularity since the album's release.
"Electric Lady" was the fourth and final single released from Janelle Monáe’s second studio album, The Electric Lady (2013). Released on July 30, 2014, "Electric Lady" is a female empowerment song that features Solange. The music video was directed by Alan Ferguson.