The Safety Dance
Showing recordings that were created recently for the song "The Safety Dance" by Men Without Hats. The recordings are sorted by date. Click the year links to view recordings for a specific year.
Audio Recorded by hsingimonkey in the Style of Men Without Hats.
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Safety Dance came out in 1983 from Canadian New Wave band, Men Without Hats. It was later released in the US and made #3 on the US charts in September of that year. It was written as a protest of night clubs disallowing "pogoing", a dance that involved bouncing up and down to a song "like an imbecile." The song writer had actually been tossed out for that very reason before writing the song. It is not about safe sex or is it antinuclear - it is about who defines dancing safely. Kind of refreshing in a way...