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Almost 85

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Count:
32
Wall:
4
Level:
Improver
Choreo:
Choreographer:
Lisa McCammon - January 2018
Music:
85 by Andy Grammer, CD: The Good Parts; 130 bpm
 
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Country option: Sugar And Pai by The Boots Band, 130 bpm,(No Tag)

Clockwise rotation; start weight on L - #16 count intro
Sequence after intro: 32, 32, 32, 32, 16, 32, 32, 32, 32, 16, 32, 32, 32, 32

Notes: Because of the upbeat tempo, keep your steps small throughout. This can be a floor split for 85 by Rachael McEnaney-White and Kerry Maus, which was the inspiration for this dance.

STEP, HOLD-&-STEP, BRUSH, ROCK, RECOVER, COASTER STEP
1-2Step forward R, HOLD
&3-4Close L, step forward R, brush L (the brush is subtle—just skim the ball of your foot forward)
5-6Rock forward L, recover R
7&8Step back L, close R, step forward L

HEEL, HEEL-&-HEEL, HEEL-&-STEP, TURN LEFT ¼, STEP, TURN LEFT ¼
1-2&Touch R heel in place twice, step R home
3-4&Touch L heel in place twice, step L home
5-6Step forward R, turn left ¼ [9]
7-8Step forward R, turn left ¼ [6] (over-rotate slightly to left diagonal)

CROSS, SIDE, BACK, SWEEP, BACK, SWEEP, BACK ROCK, RECOVER
1-4Cross R, step L to side, step back R, sweep L
5-8Step back L, sweep R, rock back R, recover L

KICK, KICK, BACK ROCK, RECOVER, STEP, TURN LEFT ¼ [3], STEP, LOCK
1-4Kick R forward twice, rock back R, recover L
5-6Step forward R, turn left ¼ [3]
7-8Step forward R, lock L (styling: pop R knee, lifting heel off floor)

TAG occurs after the fourth and eighth repetitions, both times facing the front (refer to the sequence note above).
The Tag is only 8 counts, but you repeat it for 16 counts total.

STEP, HOLD-&-STEP, HOLD; STEP, TURN RIGHT ½, STEP FORWARD, HOLD
(Dancers' option: snap or clap with the hold counts.)
1-2Step R slightly forward, HOLD
&3-4Close L, step slightly forward R, HOLD
5-8Step forward L, turn right ½ [6], step forward L, HOLD

REPEAT THE TAG, STARTING AT [6]
1-2Step R slightly forward, HOLD
&3-4Close L, step slightly forward R, HOLD
5-8Step forward L, turn right ½ [12], step forward L, HOLD

All rights reserved, December 2017. This step sheet is not authorized for publication on Kickit. If you have a script of this dance with the Kickit logo it should be destroyed, because it has been posted without permission or proper credit, and may have been altered without my knowledge or consent. Contact Lisa at dancinsfun@gmail.com or visit www.peterlisamcc.com

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4 Comments

catman January 21, 2018
Learned this at a workshop today taught by the choreographer, and loved it. Highly recommended.

Walkercross January 23, 2018
Great dance Lisa. Wonderful floor split so everyone can dance.
Janet Martin

Sassy Stepper January 28, 2018
Made this our non-country dance of the month. Having lots of fun with it and looking forward to trying it with the alternate music. Thank you Lisa!

Pismo February 2, 2018
Thank you so much Janet and Sherri. I hope your students enjoy the dance to this great song.

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