Social Dancing

Infobox Album | Name = Social Dancing
Type = Album
Artist = Bis


Released = 22 March, 1999
Recorded = Apollo Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
Genre = Britpop
Length = 42:30
Label = Wiiija
Producer = Andy Gill
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:pq08b5z49sqs link]
* "Rolling Stone" Rating|3|5 [http://www.rollingstone.com/reviews/album/_/id/150351 Aug 1999]
* Robert Christgau Rating-Christgau|hm2 [http://www.robertchristgau.com/get_artist.php?name=Bis link]
Last album = "Intendo"
(1998)
This album = "Social Dancing"
(1999)
Next album = ""
(2001)

"Social Dancing" is Bis' second full length album.

Track listing

# "Making People Normal" – 2:28
# "I'm A Slut" – 2:44
# "Eurodisco" – 4:41
# "Action And Drama" – 2:29
# "Theme From Tokyo" – 2:40 (by Bis & Virgin Stigma)
# "The Hit Girl" – 3:01
# "Am I Loud Enough?" – 3:12
# "Shopaholic" – 2:41
# "Young Alien Types" – 3:11
# "Detour" – 4:58 (by Bis & Lois Maffeo)
# "Sale Or Return" – 2:58 (by Bis & John Cacavas)
# "It's All New" – 3:21
# "Listen Up" – 2:20

* This is the UK & USA CD release, it matches the UK & USA 12" release.
* The Japanese release adds the songs "Germ Free Adolescents (by X-Ray Spex)" & "Famous (Andy Gill Version)" to the end.
* Action and Drama contains a sample of "New Breed" by the Mackenzies
* Theme from Tokyo contains a sample of "Groupie Girl" by Virgin Stigma
* Sale or Return contains a sample of "Agent Who" by John Cacavas

Additional musicians

Lois Maffeo - vocals on Detour
Vincent Flaming - violin on Theme from Tokyo
Alan Mason - violin on Theme from Tokyo
Helen Mosherry - cello on Theme from Tokyo
Martin Wiggins - viola on Theme from Tokyo
Andy Gill - occasional guitar and keyboards
Rik Flick - occasional guitar and keyboards
Richie Dempsey - drum kit sample

Production

Produced by: Andy Gill
Recorded by: Rik Flick
Additional Engineering by: Jason Famous
Mixed by: Bob Kraushaar
Recorded at: Apollo Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
Mixed at: Soul II Soul, London, England


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