Never Change You

Count:
48
Wall:
2
Level:
High Intermediate
Choreographer:
Shane McKeever (IRE) – April 2020
Music:
'Conversations In the Dark' by John Legend
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Intro: Start after 16 counts
Restart: On Wall 2, after 36 counts, facing 12:00
Tag: After wall 4, facing 12:00

[1-8] R rock fwd, ¼ R, weave, cross rock hitch, ¼ L fwd, step ½ L, step 3/8 L
1,2&RF Rock fwd (1), Recover on to LF (2), ¼ Turn R as you Step RF to R Side facing 3.00 (&)
3&4&Cross LF over RF (3), Step RF to R Side (&) Cross LF behind RF (4), Step RF to R Side (&)
5,6&Cross Rock LF over RF as you Hitch R Knee (5), Recover Back on RF (6), ¼ Turn L Stepping LF facing 12.00 (&)
7&8&Step RF fwd (7), ½ Turn L transfer weight to LF facing 6.00 (&), Step RF fwd (8), 3/8 Turn L transfer weight to LF facing 1.30 (&)

[9-17] Syncopated mambos fwd and back, walk RL, ¼ L lunge, 1¼ L with sweep
1,2&Rock RF fwd (1), Recover back on LF (2), Step RF back (&)
3,4&Rock LF back (3), Recover fwd on RF (4), Step LF fwd (&)
5,6,7Step RF fwd (5), Step LF fwd (6), ¼ Turn L and Lunge RF to R facing 10.30 (7)
8&1¼ Turn L Stepping LF fwd facing 7.30 (8), ½ Turn L stepping RF back facing 1.30 (&), ½ Turn L stepping LF fwd sweeping RF from back to front facing 7.30 (1)

[18-24] Jazz bock 1/8 R into sways, 1/8 R, L mambo fwd, syncopated LRL side rocks
2&Cross RF over LF (2), Step LF back (&)
3&4Making 1/8 Turn R Step RF to R swaying body R facing 9.00 (3), Sway body L (&), Sway body R making 1/8 Turn to face 10.30 (4)
5,6&Rock LF fwd (5), Recover back on RF (6), Step LF back (&)
7&a8&Rock RF to R (7), Recover on LF (&), Cross ball of RF behind LF (a), Rock LF to L (8) Recover on RF (&)

[25-32] L back rock side 1/8 R, 1/8 R back rock, 3/8 L back, ¼ L sweep, cross, sway X 3
1,2&Rock LF Back (1), Recover fwd on RF (2), Step LF to L squaring up to 12.00 (&)
3,4&Rock RF Back making 1/8 Turn R facing 1.30 (3), Recover fwd on LF (4), Making 3/8 Turn L Step RF Back facing 9.00 (&)
5,6Making ¼ Turn L Step LF to L sweeping RF from back to front facing 6.00 (5) Cross RF over LF (6)
7,8&Step LF to R swaying body L (7), Sway body R (8), Sway body L (&)

[33-40] Basic R, side L, R back rock, fwd R, chase turn R, L full turn
1,2&Big Step with RF to R (1), Close LF next to RF (2), Cross RF over LF (&)
3,4&Big step with LF to L (3), Rock back on RF (4), Recover fwd on LF (&) - * Restart here on wall 2
5,6&7Step RF fwd (5) Step LF fwd (6) ½ Turn R transfer weight to RF facing 12.00 (&), Step LF fwd (7)
8&½ Turn L stepping RF back (8), ½ Turn L stepping LF fwd (&)

[41-48] R basic, syncopated vine L, step ½ L, Passé, L full turn X 2
1,2&Big Step with RF to R (1), Close LF next to RF (2), Cross RF over LF (&)
3,4&Big step with LF to L (3), Cross RF behind LF (4), Step LF to L side (&)
5,6Step RF fwd making a slow ½ Turn L (5) transfer weight to LF Hitching R Knee in turned out position (6)
7&8&½ Turn L stepping RF back (7), ½ Turn L stepping LF fwd (&) ½ Turn L stepping RF back (8), ½ Turn L stepping LF fwd (&)

Tag: After Wall 4, facing 12:00
[1-2] Walk x2
1,2Walk RF fwd (1), Walk LF fwd (2)