A Perfect Night

Count:
48
Wall:
2
Level:
Beginner / Intermediate
Choreographer:
Niels Poulsen (DK) - January 2011
Music:
Stay the Night - James Blunt
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Note: This is a floor-split to Simon Ward’s cool intermediate dance ‘A Perfect Day’

Intro: 64 counts from first beat in music (20 secs into track). Weight on L

[1 – 8] R point touch point, behind side cross, L point touch point, behind side fw
1&2Point R to R side (1), touch R next to L (&), point R to R side (2) [12:00]
3&4Cross R behind L (3), step L to L side (&), cross R over L (4)
5&6Point L to L side (5), touch L next to R (&), point L to L side (6)
7&8Cross L behind R (7), step R to R side (&), step fw on L (8)

[9 – 16] Run R L R, L mambo, R back lock step, L shuffle ½ L
1&2Run fw on R (1), run fw on L (&), run fw on R (2) [12:00]
3&4Rock fw on L (3), recover weight back on R (&), step back on L (4)
5&6Step back on R (5), lock L over R (&), step back on R (6)
7&8Turn ¼ L stepping L to L side (7), step R next to L (&), turn ¼ L stepping fw on L (8) [6:00 ]

[17 – 24] R side rock cross, side rock ¼ R fw, R side rock cross, L side rock ¼ R fw
1&2Rock R to R side (1), recover weight to L foot (&), cross R over L (2)
3&4Rock L to L side (3), turn ¼ R recovering fw onto R (&), step fw on L and slightly across R (4) [9:00]
5&6Rock R to R side (5), recover weight to L foot (&), cross R over L (6)
7&8Rock L to L side (7), turn ¼ R recovering fw onto R (&), step fw on L (8) [12:00]

[25 – 32] R toe strut, L toe strut, R kick out out, R sailor, L sailor ¼ L
1&2&Touch R toe fw (1), step down on R foot (&), touch L toe fw (2), step down on L foot (&) [12:00]
3&4Kick R fw (3), step R back and slightly out to R side (&), step L a small step out to L side (4)
5&6Cross R behind L (5), step L to L side (&), step R to R side (6)
7&8Cross L behind R (7), turn ¼ L stepping R to R side (&) step L to L side (8) [9:00]

[33 – 40] R toe strut, L toe strut, R kick out out, R sailor, L sailor ¼ L
1&2&Touch R toe fw (1), step down on R foot (&), touch L toe fw (2), step down on L foot (&) [9:00]
3&4Kick R fw (3), step R back and slightly out to R side (&), step L a small step out to L side (4)
5&6Cross R behind L (5), step L to L side (&), step R to R side (6)
7&8Cross L behind R (7), turn ¼ L stepping R to R side (&) step L to L side (8) [6:00]

[41 – 48] Diagonally fw R, tap L behind, back L, kick R, behind side cross. Repeat with L
1&2&Step R fw to R corner but still facing 6:00 (1), tap L toe behind R (&), step L diagonally back L (2), kick R fw (&) [6:00]
3&4Cross R behind L (3), step L next to R (&), cross R over L (4)
5&6&Step L fw to L corner but still facing 6:00 (5), tap R toe behind L (&), step R diagonally back R (6), kick L fw (&)
7&8Step back on L (7), step R next to L (&), cross L over R (8) [6:00]

Begin again!... Sing along and be happy, just like this song is!

Ending: Complete 6th wall, you’ll be facing 12:00. Point R foot out to R side… Tadaahh!!!

Contact: niels@love-to-dance.dk - www.love-to-dance.dk