Hitmakers: Sophie Ellis-Bextor on Murder On The Dancefloor

Andre Paine

Almost 18 years after it became Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s biggest solo hit, Murder On The Dancefloor has been given an orchestral makeover for her album The Song Diaries. Here, she reveals the inspiration behind a disco classic...

I’d signed a solo deal with Polydor and they introduced me to Gregg Alexander. He had this cassette of him singing what became Murder On The Dancefloor.

He’d wanted to go to a club and then his car wouldn’t start. So he just sat ...

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