The Joker And The Queen

Count:
32
Wall:
2
Level:
Intermediate NC2S
Choreographer:
Alison Biggs (UK) & Peter Metelnick (UK) - October 2021
Music:
The Joker And The Queen - Ed Sheeran
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Start after short intro. when he sings "How was I to know", start on the word "Know" - approx. 2 secs - 3mins 06secs - 134bpm
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[1-9] R side, L rock back/recover, (R NC basic), ¼ L, L fwd, R fwd, ½ L pivot turn, ¼ L, R side with L sweep front to back, L cross behind, R side, on diagonal rock L fwd/recover weight on R, squaring to wall step L side, R cross step
1-2&3Step R side, rock L back, recover weight on R, turning ¼ left step L forward (9 o'clock)
4&5Step R forward, pivot ½ left, turning ¼ left step R side and sweeping left from front to back (12 o'clock)
6&Cross step L behind R, step R side
7-8&1Turning to right diagonal rock L forward, recover weight on R, squaring to front wall step L side, cross step R over L (12 o'clock)

[10-17] ¼ R, L back, ¼ R, R side, cross L over R, (½ hinge turn) ¼ L, R back, ½ L, L fwd, R fwd, (3/4 hinge turn) L fwd rock/recover, ½ L, L fwd, ½ L, R back, ½ L, L fwd, ¼ L, R side
2&3Turning ¼ right step L back, turning ¼ right step R side, cross step L over R (6 o'clock)
4&5Turning ¼ left step R back, turning ½ left step L forward, step R forward (9 o'clock)
6&7Rock L forward, recover weight on R, turning ½ left step L forward (extended 5th) (3 o'clock)
8&1Turning ½ left step R back, turning ½ left step L forward, turning ¼ left step R side (12 o'clock)
Less turning option 8&1: step R forward, step L forward, turning ¼ left step R side

[18-25] L back rock/recover, L fwd, ½ L pivot turn, ¼ L, R side rock/recover, cross R over L, L side, cross R behind L, ¼ L, L fwd, R fwd
2&3Rock L back, recover weight on R, step L forward
4&Step R forward, pivot ½ left (6 o'clock)
5-6Turning ¼ left rock R side, recover weight on L body turning slightly toward left diagonal (3 o'clock)
7&Cross step R over L, step L side
8&1Cross step R behind L, turning ¼ left step L forward, step R forward (12 o'clock)

[26-32] R chase turn, ½ L, R back, ½ L, L fwd, R fwd, L fwd mambo, R rock back/recover
2&3Step L forward, pivot ½ right, step L forward (extended 5th) (6 o'clock)
4&5Turning ½ left step R back, turning ½ left step L forward, step R forward (6 o'clock)
 Non-turning option 4&5: step R forward, step L together, step R forward
6&7Rock L forward, recover weight on R, step L back,
8&Rock R back, recover weight on L

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Last Update - 31 Oct. 2021