Burn Down the Night

Count:
48
Wall:
4
Level:
Intermediate
Choreographer:
Willie Brown (SCO) - April 2019
Music:
'Burn Down The Night' – Southern City Band (132 bpm approx)
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Intro; On vocals (approx 18 seconds)
 
SECTION 1 – 'DOROTHY', TOUCH, SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK, RECOVER
1,2&Step forward on Right, lock Left behind Right, step forward on Right
3,4Step forward on Left, touch Right toe beside Left heel
5&6Step back on Right, close Left beside Right, step back on Right
7,8Rock back on Left, recover weight forward on Right
 
SECTION 2 – 'DOROTHY', TOUCH, SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK, RECOVER
1,2&Step forward on Left, lock Right behind Left, step forward on Left
3,4Step forward on Right, touch Left toe beside Right heel
5&6Step back on Left, close Right beside Left, step back on Left
7,8Rock back on Right, recover weight forward on Left
 
SECTION 3 – ¼ PIVOT, CROSS SHUFFLE, ROCK, RECOVER, BEHIND-SIDE-CROSS
1,2Step forward on Right, turn ¼ Left taking weight on Left (9)
3&4Cross Right over Left, step Left slightly to Left side, cross Right over Left
5,6Rock Left foot to Left side, recover weight on to Right
7&8Cross Left behind Right, step Right to Right side, cross Left over Right
 
SECTION 4 – TOE, HOLD, & TOE & TOE, & HEEL, HOLD, & HEEL & HEEL
1,2Touch Right toe out to Right side, hold
&3&4Step Right beside Left, touch Left toe to Left side, step Left beside Right, touch Right toe to Right side
&5,6Step Right beside Left, touch Left heel forward, hold
&7&8Step Left beside Right, touch Right heel forward, step Right beside Left, touch Left heel forward
 
SECTION 5 – SHUFFLE BACK, ROCK RECOVER, ½ PIVOT x2
1&2Step back on Left, close Right beside Left, step back on Left
3,4Rock back on Right, recover weight forward on Left
5,6Step forward on Right, turn ½ Left taking weight on Left (3)
7,8Step forward on Right, turn ½ Left taking weight on Left (9)
 
SECTION 6 – 'CHASSE BOX' TURNING ½ LEFT, COASTER STEP
1&2Step Right to Right side, close Left beside Right, step Right to Right side
3&4Turn ¼ Left and step Left to Left side, close Right beside Left, step Left to Left side (6)
5&6Turn ¼ Left and step Right to Right side, close Left beside Right, step Right to Right side (3)
7&8Step back on Left, close Right beside Left, step forward on Left

Tag; At the end of wall 7, facing 9 o'clock, there is a 16 count tag.
Repeat the last 12 counts (½ pivot turns and chasse box) then repeat the ½ pivot turns again;
1,2Step forward on Right, turn ½ Left taking weight on Left (3)
3,4Step forward on Right, turn ½ Left taking weight on Left (9)
5&6Step Right to Right side, close Left beside Right, step Right to Right side
7&8Turn ¼ Left and step Left to Left side, close Right beside Left, step Left to Left side (6)

1&2Turn ¼ Left and step Right to Right side, close Left beside Right, step Right to Right side (3)
3&4Step back on Left, close Right beside Left, step forward on Left
5,6Step forward on Right, turn ½ Left taking weight on Left (9)
7,8Step forward on Right, turn ½ Left taking weight on Left (3)

Ending; During wall 9 dance to the end of the 2x ½ pivots then turn ¼ left to face 12 o'clock stepping Right to Right side – ta-da!!