Leave Your Lover CopperKnob - Linedance Stepsheets

Count: 
48
Wall: 
4
Level: 
Advanced
Choreographer: 
Debbie Rushton (UK) September 2016
Music: 
Leave Your Lover by Sam Smith (Album: In The Lonely Hour)


Count in: After 16 counts, on lyrics (14 seconds)

S1: SWEEP, CROSS SIDE SWEEP, BEHIND 1/4 TURN 1/2 TURN, ROCK RECOVER, STEP TURN STEP
1 2&3Step forward on R whilst sweeping L around, Cross L over R, Step R to R side, Cross L behind R whilst sweeping R around
4&5Cross R behind L, Make 1/4 turn L stepping L forward, Make 1/2 turn L stepping back on R (3 o clock)
6 7Rock back on L, recover forward on R
8&1Step L forward, Pivot 1/4 turn R taking weight on R, Step L forward (prepping to turn) (6 o clock)

S2: FULL TURN STEP, FULL TURN, ROCK RECOVER BACK & CROSS UNWIND
2&3Make 1/2 turn L stepping R back, Make 1/2 turn L stepping L forward, Step R forward (prep to turn)
4&Make 1/2 turn R stepping L back, Make 1/2 turn R stepping R forward, (6 o clock)
5&6&Rock forward on L, Recover back onto R, Step back on L, Step R back to R diagonal
7 8Cross L over R, Unwind 1 & 1/2 turn over R shoulder ending with weight on L (12 o clock)

S3: CROSS, ROCK & CROSS SIDE BEHIND, 1/4 TURN, STEP TURN STEP, FULL TURN
1 2&3Cross R over L, Rock L out to L side, Recover weight onto R, Cross L over R
&4Step R to R side, Cross L behind
5 6&Make 1/4 turn R stepping R forward, Step L forward, Pivot 1/2 turn R taking weight forward onto R
7 8&Step L forward, Make 1/2 turn L stepping back on R, Make 1/2 turn L stepping forward on L (9 o clock)

S4: CROSS BACK BACK, CROSS BACK BACK, CROSS SIDE KICK SWEEP, BEHIND SIDE
1 2&Cross R over L, Step back to L diagonal on L, Step back to R diagonal on R
3 4&Cross L over R, Step back to R diagonal on R, Step back to L diagonal on L
5&6Cross R over L, Step L to L side, Kick R very slightly and low to the floor (It's more to count the beat)
7 8&Cross R behind L whilst sweeping L around, Cross L behind R, Step R to R side (9 o clock)

S5: TRAVELLING IN A FULL CIRCLE - STEP, CROSS SIDE BACK, BACK SIDE STEP, CROSS SIDE BACK , BACK SIDE
1 2&Step L forward to R diagonal (10:00), Making 1/8 turn R cross R over L, Step L to L side (12 o clock)
3 4&Step R back towards L diagonal (1:00), Step L back to L diagonal, Make 1/8 turn R stepping R to R side (3:00
5 6&Step L forward to R diagonal (5:00), Making 1/8 turn R cross R over L, Step L to L side (6 o clock)
7 8&Step R back towards L diagonal (7:00), Step L back to L diagonal, Make 1/8 turn R stepping R to R side 9:00

S6: ROCK RECOVER & ROCK RECOVER & STEP, PREP FULL TURN, STEP TURN
1 2&Cross rock L over R, Recover weight back onto R, Step L to L side
3 4&Cross rock R over L, Recover weight back onto L, Step R to R side
5 6Step L forward, Pivot 1/2 turn R taking weight forward onto R (prep to turn back over your L shoulder)
7 8&Make 1/2 turn L taking weight forward onto L then continue into another 1/2 turn L sweeping R around, Step R forward, Make 1/2 turn R stepping L back, (9 o clock)

To begin the dance, make another 1/2 turn R stepping R forward into the first step of the dance (facing 3:00)

TAG - At end of 2nd wall (facing 6 o clock)
SWEEP, CROSS SIDE SWEEP, BEHIND SIDE, CROSS ROCK, SIDE ROCK
1 2&Step forward on R whilst sweeping L around, Cross L over R, Step R to R side,
3 4&Cross L behind R whilst sweeping R around, Cross R behind L, Step L to L side
5678Cross rock R over L, Recover weight back onto L, Rock R out to R side, Recover weight onto L

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