Dirty Werk's Cover of Love Tribe's '90s Hit 'Stand Up' Tops Dance Club Songs Chart


"It was considered one of our favourite tunes rising up," Dirty Werk's Steve Smooth says.

Dirty Werk, the duo of Steve Smooth and DJ Bam Bam, strolls to the summit of Billboard's Dance Club Songs chart (dated Sept. 22) with "Stand Up" (2-1). It's the act's first No. 1, in its inaugural Billboard chart look.

Smooth (actual title Steven Stanula) and Bam Bam (David Boenzi) has grow to be recognized for its remixes, tackling tracks by Kygo, Enrique Iglesias and Bebe Rexha, amongst others.

Chicago-based membership DJ and producer Smooth tells Billboard, "'Stand Up' is an old-school Chicago home music from the '90s [originally by Love Tribe] that we coated. For each of us, it was considered one of our favourite tunes rising up as little youngsters within the '90s in Chicago. We recut the vocals, holding the soulful vibe of the unique, whereas producing all new music. Our authentic model is future bounce; then, we added an influential tribal home combine by Alex Acosta and a home combine from Scotty Boy and Luca Debonaire."

Dirty Werk's "Stand Up" was additionally remixed by Nick Rockwell and others (and options uncredited vocals from an unnamed studio singer).

Love Tribe's authentic model stands as its sole Billboard chart hit, having topped Dance Club Songs dated Aug. 31, 1996. It additionally hit No. 89 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1997.