Be Your Friend

Count:
96
Wall:
2
Level:
Phrased Advanced
Choreographer:
Jannie Tofte Andersen (DK) - August 2019
Music:
'Be Your Friend' by Vigiland ft. Alexander Tidebrink. iTunes
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Phrasing: A, B, A, A, C, TAG, A, B, A, A, C, C

Intro: 16 counts intro (app. 7 seconds). Starts on singing
Note: All directions will be with starting point 12:00
WDM 2019 Advanced Non-Country Choreography Winner
 
PART A
[1-8] Cross side, Sailor step, Cross side, Sailor ¼ L
1-2Cross R over L (1), step L to L side (2) 12:00
3&4Cross R behind L (3), step L to L side (&), step R (slighty diagonally) to R side(4) 12:00
5-6Cross L over R (5), step R to R side (6) 12:00
7&8Cross L behind R (7), start turning ¼ L stepping R to R side (&), finish ¼ L stepping L fw 09:00
 
[9-16] Rock step, Triple full R, Rock step, Chassé ¼ L
1-2Rock R fw (1), recover onto L (2) 09:00
3&4Triple full turn R on the spot going R (3), L (&), R (4) 09:00
5-6Rock L fw (5), recover onto R (6) 09:00
7&8Turn ¼ L stepping L to L side (7), step R next to L (&), step L to L side (8) 06:00
 
[17-24] Cross side, Sailor ½ R cross, Side rock, Ball side together
1-2Cross R over L (1), step L to L side (2) 06:00
3&4Cross R behind L (3), turn ¼ R stepping L next to R (&), turn ¼ R crossing R over L 12:00
5-6Rock L to L side (5), recover onto R (6) 12:00
&7-8Step L next to R (&), step R to R side (7), step L next to R (8) angle your body slightly L 12:00
 
[25-32] Vaudeville x2, Heel switches x2, Step ½ L
1&2&Cross R over L (1), step L slightly back (&), step R heel to R diagonal (2), step R down (&) 12:00
3&4&Repeat with L 12:00
5&6&Step R heel fw (5), step R back to center (&), step L heel fw (6), step L back to center (&) 12:00
7-8Step R fw, turn ½ L stepping onto L 06:00
 
PART B
[1-8] Jazz box cross, Vine R
1-4Cross R over L (1), step L back (2), step R to R side (3), cross L over R (4) 12:00
5-8Step R to R side (5), cross L behind R (6), step R to R side (7), cross L over R (8) 12:00

[9-16] Chassé ¼ L, Backwards rocking chair, Out out in in
1&2Step R to R side (1), step L next to R (&), turn ¼ L stepping R back (2) 09:00
3-6Rock L back (3), recover onto R (4), rock L fw (5), recover onto R (6) 09:00
&7&8Step L out (&), step R out (7), step L in (&), step R in (8) 09:00

[17-24] Back rock, Shuffle ½ R, Back rock, Shuffle ½ L
1-2Rock L back (1), recover onto R (2) 09:00
3&4Turn ¼ R stepping to L side (3), step R next to L (&), turn ¼ R stepping L back (4) 03:00
5-6Rock R back (5), recover onto L (6) 03:00
7&8Turn ¼ L stepping R to R side (7), step L next to R (&), turn ¼ L stepping R back 09:00

[25-32] Back rock, Step ¼ R, Ball slide collect
1-2Rock L back (1), recover onto R (2) 09:00
3-4Step L fw (3), turn ¼ R stepping onto R (4) 12:00
&5-8&Step L next to R (&) step R a big step to R side dragging L tw R (5-8) step L nex to R (&) 12:00
 
PART C
[1-8] Rock step, Out out, Heel lifts, Sailor Volta ¾ R
1-2Rock R fw (1), recover onto L (2) 12:00
&3Step R back and out (&), step L back and out (3) 12:00
&4Lift both heels off floor – knees bent (&), set both heels back down (4) (weight L) 12:00
5&6Cross R behind L(5), start turning ¼ R stepping L slightly back (&), finish ¼ R crossing R over L (6) 03:00
&7&8Turn ¼ R stepping L slightly L (&), cross R over L (7) – repeat for &8 note: small crosses 09:00
 
[9-16] Rock step, Ball point body roll, Sailor ¼ L cross, Side switches
1-2Rock L fw (1), recover onto R (2) 09:00
&3-4Step L next to R (&), point R back (3), body roll from head down (or just step down on R) (4) 09:00
5&6Cross L behind R (5), start turning ¼ L stepping R slightly back (&), cross L over R (6) 06:00
7&8&Point R to R side (7), step R next to L (&), point L to L side (8), step L next to R (8) 06:00
 
[17-24] Rock step, Out out, Heel lifts, Sailor Volta ¾ R
1-8Repeat counts 1-8 03:00
 
[25-32] Vaudeville x2, Jazz box ¼ L touch
1&2&Cross L over R (1), step R slightly back (&), step L heel to L diagonal (2), step L down (&) 03:00
3&4&Repeat with R 03:00
5-8Cross L over R (5), step R back (6), turn ¼ L stepping L to L side (7), touch R next to L (8) 12:00
 
Tag: Rocking chair - facing 06:00
1-4Rock R fw (1), recover onto L (2), rock R back (3), recover onto L (4) 06:00


Good luck & enjoy!

Last Update – 21 Aug. 2019