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29th May, 2024

The Best Disco House Classics from the 2000s

The best disco house songs offer a perfect fusion of the groovy, four-on-the-floor beats of disco music with the infectious energy of the house genre. For that reason (among others), disco house classics have always held a special place in the hearts of music enthusiasts. 

Finding the Best Disco House Songs

What makes a track classic?

When it comes to disco house, there is a timeless appeal in its ability to make you dance uncontrollably. The best examples offer truly unforgettable melodies that stay with you for much longer after the music stops. In many ways, the best disco house tracks from years gone by are more than just songs: They’re pieces of a unique point in musical history and bring back the same emotions and memories from that time.

Disco House in the 2000s

The decade of the 2000s was a relatively unique period for the genre. Electronic music was starting to gain a wider spread of popularity, producers were encouraging style experimentation, and there was a wave of disco-infused tracks that took the clubbing and music-loving scene by storm.

Many of the classic sounds from the ’70s and ’80s came roaring back but with a modern, updated twist. This integration of the old and classic with the fresh and new – along with evolutions in production techniques – led to some of the most iconic disco house songs of all time.

The 10 Best Disco House Songs from the 2000s

Each of our top 10 disco house classics from the 2000s encapsulates the creativity and innovation of its time. The songs not only became anthems of the era but continue to inspire generations of music lovers with their infectious beats and timeless melodies.

1. “Music Sounds Better With You”

Artist: Stardust

Year: 1998

Alright, technically Stardust’s amazing track was released in the 1990s, but it set the stage for what the disco house movement of the 2000s would become and enjoyed a huge amount of popularity during these years.

What made it a classic? Between the catchy looped vocals, funky guitar riffs, and smooth production what didn’t? The song proved popular for many years and has since become a definitive classic of the genre. 

2. “Lady (Hear Me Tonight)”

Artist: Modjo

Year: 2000

Modjo’s “Lady” combines moving and soulful vocals with a highly contagious rhythm. The result is the creation of an anthem that makes the dancefloor all but irresistible.

The sophisticated yet accessible sound of “Lady” allowed it to become a staple in many of the best disco house DJs’ sets, thus solidifying its status as a timeless classic.

3. “Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love)”

Artist: Spiller feat. Sophie Ellis-Bextor

Year: 2000

“Groovejet”, a collaboration between Spiller and Sophie Ellis-Bextor, kicked off the 2000s with a perfect blend of disco elements replete with modern house beats. The sultry vocals, accompanied by an infectious groove, made this anthem an instant hit, earning its place as one of the best disco house from the period.

4. “Professional Widow (Armand Van Helden’s Star Trunk Mix)”

Artist: Tori Amos

Year: 1996 (Remixed by Armand Van Helden in 1997)

The remix of “Professional Widow” by Armand Van Helde took the original and transformed it into a high-energy, dancefloor-perfected masterpiece. The pulsating beats and intense energy underscores why it was such a club favourite and it showcased the artist’s talent for reinventing songs into iconic classics.

5. “Love Foolosophy (Knee Deep’s Re-Edit)”

Artist: Jamiroquai

Year: 2001 (Remixed by Knee Deep in 2002)

Jamiroquai’s original is taken to a new level with some funky basslines and creative use of instrumentals. The remix by Knee Deep added some unique new elements into the track and helped to ensure it became a go-to choice for disco house DJs and enthusiasts of the genre in general. 

6. “Lady (You Bring Me Up)”

Artist: Mr. Pink feat. Terri B

Year: 2001

In this disco house classic, Mr. Pink’s reimagines The Commodores’ well-known hit and manages to beautifully capture the spirit of the original while infusing it with modern house vibes. Alongside the music design, Terri B’s soulful vocals elevate the lively beat and deliver a feel-good anthem that resonated and still resonates with audiences.

7. “Call On Me”

Artist: Eric Prydz

Year: 2004

“Call On Me” became an instant sensation with its infectious melody, as well as its iconic music video of course. Eric Prydz’s blend of disco samples and house beats managed to create a track that was not only a commercial success but also a staple in clubs and parties, earning its spot as a defining disco house classic of the 2000s.

8. “Dance Wiv Me”

Artist: Dizzee Rascal feat. Calvin Harris

Year: 2008

Dizzee Rascal, along with producer Calvin Harris, featured everything needed to be among the best disco house tracks: Catchy lyrics, funky beats, electro-disco elements and a refreshing sound. “Dance Wiv Me” also marked a unique collaboration between Rascal and Harris, a collaboration that proved to resonate well with audiences. Between the track’s infectious energy and its memorable hooks, it should come as no surprise to make it onto the list.

Ready to create your own classics? DJ City is here to get you started

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With one of Australia’s largest selections of audio and DJ equipment online, you’re bound to find whatever you’re looking for and then some, and if you’re in need of assistance, just contact our team.

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