Last Night has DJ Saved My Life is an Indeep song, composed by Michael Cleveland and sung by Rejane Magloire and Rose Marie Ramsey, released as a single in 1982 which has become an international disco hit. The song also includes a rap at the end, and several sound effects (squealing tires, ringing phone and the sound of a flush that is drawn) that appear on the maxi-single.

List of tracks

7 “Single

  1. Last Night Has DJ Saved My Life – 4:16
  2. DJ’s Delight – 3:59
12 “Maxi
  1. Last Night Has DJ Saved My Life (Vocal) 5:40
  2. Last Night DJ Saved My Life (Acapella) – 3:04
  3. DJ’s Delight – 6:58
  4. Telephone Ringing Sound Effect
  5. Screeching Tires Sound Effect
  6. Flushing Toilet Sound Effect
Maxi
  1. Last Night Has DJ Saved My Life (Vocal) 5:40
  2. Last Night DJ Saved My Life (Acapella) – 3:04
  3. DJ’s Delight – 7:02
  4. Telephone Ringing Sound Effect – 0:37
  5. Screeching Tires Sound Effect – 0:14
  6. Flushing Toilet Sound Effect – 2:34

Country ranking

Ranking (1982) Best
position
 Switzerland ( Schweizer Hitparade ) 3 5
 Austria ( Ö3 Austria Top 40 ) 4 12
 Netherlands ( Nederlandse Top 40 ) 5 2
 New Zealand ( RIANZ ) 6 25

Reversals

In 1991, the Quebec singer Jean Leloup alluded to it in his 1990 song ( “Last night a DJ saved my soul with this song” ).

The French electro musician Mr. Oizo was inspired by the title of this song for his album released in 2000, Last Night has DJ Killed My Dog .

Mariah Carey took over the song in 2001 on her album Glitter . The title, accompanied by Busta Rhymes , Fabolous and DJ Clue , released as a single in 2002 and received good reviews.

Also in 2001, the Black Eyed Peas took over this title that they sampled and remixed in the song Request Line on the album Bridging The Gap .

In 2002, singer Tom Jones has taken Black Betty by Ram Jam to the music of Last Night a DJ Saved My Life , how mashup .

In 2008, for her Sticky & Sweet Tour, Madonna also took up the chorus of the song at the beginning of Music .

In 2010, it is repeated in the music of Belfort’s ice ballet.

In 2013, the title is remixed by the Belgian group Milk Inc. .

In 2014, the title is remixed again, this time by the French LeMarquis.

Cinema

The title appears in the soundtrack of the movie Cashback .

Notes and references

  1. ↑ Grow, Kory (May 2008). “Gorgoroth – Why the most dangerous true Norwegian black-metal band of the decade turned on itself” February 10, 2010 version on the Internet Archive ) . Revolver (68). ( ISSN  1527-408X ) . Retrieved 29 October 2013. “the post-disco classic” Last Night DJ Saved My Life “by early-’80s New York Indeep crew”
  2. ↑ ( in ) Sal Cinquemani , ” Mariah Carey – Glitter ”  [ archive ] , Slant Magazine , (accessed October 26, 2014 ) :”A cover of Indeep’s 1982 post-disco classic” Last Night has DJ Saved My Life “personalities Carey’s ambition like no other song she’s ever recorded”
  3. ↑ ( in ) Swisscharts.com – Indeep – Last Night a DJ Saved My Life [ archive ] . Schweizer Hitparade . Hung Medien.
  4. ↑ ( de ) Austrian-charts.com – Indeep – Last Night has DJ Saved My Life [ archive ] . Ö3 Austria Top 40 . Hung Medien.
  5. ↑ ( nl ) Nederlandse Top 40 – Indeep search results  [ archive ] . Nederlandse Top 40 . Stichting Nederlandse Top 40.
  6. ↑ ( in ) Charts.org.nz – Indeep – Last Night a DJ Saved My Life [ archive ] . RIANZ . Hung Medien.