Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Then, like a future shock, came Jack Your Body: a track built on a scruffy, electronic beat, a squelching, pulsing bassline, and the voice of a man breathing heavily, squealing, and then stuttering its title like a mantra.
Thirty years on, it remains the most mysterious early success for a sound that would overwhelm the UK a year later — house music — and holds within it the tale of an artist who missed his moment as the biggest star in the country, and another about the burgeoning power of the British club scene. Everyone was tap-dancing furiously to make money without understanding what was going on Steve Silk Hurley - Jack Your Body. This was the UK's first house music number one, and paved the way for the acid house sound popular there during the late s.
Under the chart rules in place at the time, the 12" single should not have counted toward "Jack Your Body"'s chart position as its running time El Eco - Rumillajta - Hoja De Coca the then-current minute limit.
The rule was not enforced since the running time was not brought to the chart compilers' attention until the record was already at number one. Discounting songs that were banned, such as " Je t'aime The song climbed to number twenty-five on the U. Steve "Silk" Hurley.
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