The Release

Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Beginner
Choreographer:
Lisa McCammon (USA) & Curtis Smith (USA) - February 2017
Music:
Release Me by Lyle Lovett and K.D. Lang. 120 bpm
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#16 count intro - Counterclockwise rotation; Start weight on L

SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS, SIDE ROCK, RECOVER, CROSSING TOE STRUT
1-4Step R to side, step L behind, step R to side, cross L
5-6Rock R to side, recover L
7-8Touch R toes across, drop R heel, taking weight R
(easier option for 7-8: Cross R, HOLD)

SIDE, BEHIND, SIDE, CROSS, SIDE ROCK, RECOVER, CROSSING TOE STRUT
1-4Step L to side, step R behind, step L to side, cross R
5-6Rock L to side, recover R
7-8Touch L toes across, drop L heel, taking weight L ***RESTART
(easier option for 7-8: Cross L, HOLD)

BUMP RR, LL, LITTLE TURN, LITTLE TURN
1-2Step R to side, bumping hips to right twice
3-4Bump hips to left twice
5-8Step forward R, turn left 1/8; repeat, ending at [9], weight L

HUSTLE WALK
1-4Walk forward R, L, R, kick L
5-8Walk back L, R, L, touch R home

**RESTART facing [6] after the short instrumental bridge during the 3rd repetition.

ENDING: the dance ends facing the front during the second set.
Instead of a toe strut for 7-8, just step across on count 7—ta-dah!

All rights reserved, February 16, 2017. This step sheet is not authorized for publication on Kickit. A script of this dance with the Kickit logo should be destroyed, because it may have been altered without our knowledge or permission.

Contact Lisa: dancinsfun@gmail.com or www.peterlisamcc.com; Curtis: c-bsmith@sbcglobal.net