Laserdance (often hyphenated as Laser Dance) was a Dutch italo disco studio project that had consisting of musicians Erik van Vliet, Michiel van der Kuy and later Julius Wijnmalen. The studio project has been categorized as part of sub-genre known as spacesynth and has been considered as a major influence for the sub-genre and has remained popular around the Europe in the mid-1980's. All of Laserdance tracks are known to feature basic analog synthesizers, drum machines and vocoders. The name of the studio project comes from the first single with the same name published in 1984. Numerous hit singles from Laserdance include Goody's Return, Humanoid Invasion, Power Run, Fear and Shotgun (Into The Night).
Composer Michiel van der Kuy and producer Erik van Vliet are known to be key members of the studio project, while other members such as Ruud van Es, Rob van Eijk and Julius Wijnmalen, the composer of the recent studio album Strikes Back from 2000, have been involved as well. The very first single of Laserdance has been published in 1984 and the first album Future Generation was released in 1987 with successful sales for the studio project and generated a lot of interest towards the spacesynth genre.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license