YOU CAN'T STOP THE BEAT
"You Can't Stop The Beat" is the finale number in the 2002 musical Hairspray.
Although the lyrics touch on sizeism and racism, the song also references broader themes of change and progression. The song pays tribute to the 1966 Ike & Tina Turner hit "River Deep – Mountain High"
Performance tips - this song requires ENERGY & MOVEMENT - even if just some side-stepping - the more a choir look like they're having a blast, the more the audience will enjoy a performance! This is such a well-known tune, people won't be able to avoid joining in!