~ Group


Laserdance (often hyphenated as Laser Dance) is a Dutch italo disco studio project that had consisting of musicians Erik van Vliet and Michiel van der Kuy. The studio project has been categorized as part of subgenre known as spacesynth and has been generally considered as a major influence for the subgenre and has remained popular around the Europe in the mid-1980s. 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



Year Title RatingReleases
1987 Future Generation 3
1988 Around the Planet 3
1989 Discovery Trip 5 3
1990 Changing Times 2
1991 Ambiente 1
1992 Technological Mind 1
1993 Hypermagic 3
1994 Fire on Earth 2
1995 The Guardian of Forever 1
2000 Strikes Back 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
1992 The Best of Laserdance 1
1994 Orchestra, Volume 1 1
1994 Orchestra, Volume 2 1

Album + Remix

Year Title RatingReleases
1995 The 12" Mixes 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1988 Laserdance ('88 remix) 1
1992 Technoid 1

Single + Remix

Year Title RatingReleases
1988 Megamix, Volume 1 1

Showing official release groups by this artist. Show all release groups instead, or show various artists release groups.