An accomplished songwriter, producer and performer, Ford draws deeply from his Georgia roots to spin vivid tales of working-class life and back-roads good times, blending hip-hop into classic trucker ballads, honky tonk rave-ups
and back-road party music with equal parts swagger, humor and humanity.
From teenage rave-ups
on Mediterranean hot spots ( where flashing your crown jewels in the street is rapidly becoming old hat) to prime-time movies such as Magic Mike, where Channing Tatum has no qualms about strutting his stuff along with his male stripper mates.
Natalie's live performances are a testament to her incandescent musicianship and boundless energy, featuring foot-tapping rave-ups
, heart-rending ballads and world-class step dancing," the release says.
Starting off with a menacing stomp, stomp, stomp, the song kicks into a funky dance groove that proves that Green Day can play more than punk rave-ups
(and have been listening to Franz Ferdinand records to boot).
Ke$ha is a brat in a girl's world, unleashing user-friendly disco rave-ups
and straight-talking, take-no-prisoners attacks - as on Backstabber.
Their music displays a wide range of influences - rock, punk, ska, tango, metal, bossa nova and salsa - and '90s dance rave-ups
like "Matador" (heard in "Grosse Point Blank") and "Mal Bicho" became worldwide hits.
I realise all those late night rave-ups
have probably blighted the old memory box a fair bit, but cast your minds back if you can.
The Norfolk mansion they bought for pounds 350,000 - now wrecked by Mickey's rave-ups
with his yob mates - is still in joint names and Sandra had hoped one day to return there.
The rest of his already extensive catalogue consummates the same marriage of sideways cinematic inspiration and modernized rave-ups
But with so much eye candy like the collaborative Love Stories and hyped rave-ups
like Tharp's The Golden Section, 2007 should be remembered as the Year of The Groove when young choreographer Camille A.
a lush old-school ballad that finds Harry longing for a romantically takecharge guy (or girl--the singer has confessed to a lesbian dalliance or two in her day), plus punky rave-ups
Yes, this is a long way from the gyrating heavy sweating rave-ups
of today, though maybe a lot closer to the new Saturday night hit-show Strictly Come Dancing which starts a second series next month.