Fade Away

Count:
88
Wall:
2
Level:
Phrased Advanced
Choreographer:
Paul Snooke (AUS) May 2019
Music:
Fade Away by Tom Walker on "what a time to be alive" album (2019) 72bpm, 4:44min
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Notes:
Sequence of dance goes ABB ABB CC BB
Dance starts after the first 16 counts on the lyrics

Part A: 40 counts
A[1-8] R side, L cross, Recover R, ¼ L forward, ¼ hitch R, R cross, L side, 1/8 R back, L back, ¼ R side & point & click, ¼ L forward, 1/8 R side, ½ L side
1-2&3&Step R to R side, Cross L over RF, Recover weight to RF, Turn ¼ L & step LF forward, Turn ¼ L & hitch R knee [6:00]
4&5-6Cross RF over LF, Step LF to L side, Turn 1/8 R & step RF back, Step LF back [7:30]
&7Turn ¼ R & step RF to R side & R hand touches your L shoulder, Point L toe to L side & R hand runs along the chest towards your R shoulder then click out to the R side [10:30]
8&Turn ¼ L & step LF forward, Turn 1/8 L & step RF to R side [6:00]

A[9-16] ½ L side & sway L, R, L, Cross unwind full turn, R side & sway R, L, R, Cross unwind full turn
1-2-3Turn ½ L & step LF to L side swaying shoulders L, sway R, sway L,
4&Cross RF over LF, Unwind full turn with weight on LF
5-6-7Step RF to R side swaying shoulders R, sway L, sway R,
8&Cross LF over RF, Unwind full turn with weight on RF [12:00]

A[17-32] Repeat first 16 counts in the opposite foot/direction

A[33-40] Full diamond
1-2&3Step RF to R side, Turn 1/8 R & step LF forward, Step RF forward, Turn 1/8 R & step LF to L side [3:00]
4&5Turn 1/8 R & step RF back, Step LF back, Turn 1/8 R & step RF to R side [6:00]
6&7Turn 1/8 R & step LF forward, Step RF forward, Turn 1/8 R & step LF to L side [9:00]
8&Turn 1/8 R & step RF back, Step LF back [10:30] (turn 1/8 R to straighten up to the front wall to move into B)

Part B: 32 counts
B[41-48] R back, L forward, Full turn forward R L & sweep, R Cross, L side, R behind & sweep, L behind, ¼ R forward, L forward, R forward, Turn ¾
1-2&3Step RF back as you slide L toe forward, Step L forward, Turn ½ L & step RF back, Turn ½ L & step LF forward sweeping RF around in front of LF [12:00]
4&5Cross RF over LF, Step LF to L side, Cross RF behind LF sweeping LF around behind RF
6&7Cross LF behind RF, Turn ¼ R & step RF forward, Step LF forward [3:00]
8&Step RF forward, Turn ¾ L transferring weight to LF [6:00]

B[49-57] R side, Drag together, L toe forward, L sweep, ¼ coaster step, ½ sweep, R touch, R forward, 2 full turns forward L R L R & sweep
1-2&3Step RF to R side, Drag L toe together, Push L toe forward, Sweep L toe around behind RF
4&5-6Turn ¼ L & step LF back, Step RF together, Step LF forward sweeping RF around into a ½ L on the ball of LF, Touch RF slightly in front of LF [9:00]
7&8&1Step RF forward, Turn ½ R & step LF back, Turn ½ R & step RF forward, Turn ½ R & step LF back, Turn ½ R & step RF forward sweeping LF around in front of RF [9:00]

B[58-64] Cross, R side, 1/8 L back, R back, ½ L forward, 1/8 R side & palms up, Recover L, Recover R, L cross, ½ unwind
2&3Cross LF over RF, Step RF to R side, Turn 1/8 L & step LF back [7:30]
4&5Step RF back, Turn ½ L & step LF forward, Turn 1/8 L & step RF to R side as hands come up to head height palms forward [12:00]
6-7-8&Recover weight to LF as hands lower slowly, Recover weight to RF as hands continue to lower, Cross LF over RF, Unwind ½ R transferring weight to RF [6:00]

B[65-72] L forward, R forward, Turn ½, R forward, Full turn L R, Walk back L R L, R toe back, Turn ½
1-2&Step LF forward, Step RF forward, Turn ½ L transferring weight to LF [12:00]
3-4&Step RF forward, Turn ½ R & step LF back, Turn ½ R & step RF forward [12:00]
5-6-7Step LF back, Step RF back, Step LF back
8&Touch R toe back, Turn ½ R keeping weight on LF [6:00]

Part C: 16 counts
C[73-80] R side lunge, Full turn L R, L side lunge, Full turn R L, ¼ R forward & sweep, L cross, R side, 1/8 L back, R back, 1/8 L side
1-2&3Lunge RF to R side, Turn ¼ L & step LF forward, Turn ½ L & step RF back, Turn ¼ L & lunge LF to L side [12:00]
4&5Turn ¼ R & step RF forward, Turn ½ R & step LF back, Turn ½ R & step RF forward sweeping LF around infront of RF [3:00]
6&7-8&Cross LF over RF, Step RF to R side, Turn 1/8 L & step LF back, Step RF back, Turn 1/8 L & step LF to L side [12:00]

C[81-88] 1/8 R forward, L toe W sweep, Sailor step x2, L behind, Unwind ½
1&2&3Turn 1/8 L & step RF forward, Touch L toe forward, Slide toe to L diagonal, slide L toe together, Slide L toe to back diagonal [10:30]
&4&5Step LF behind RF, Step RF to R side, Turn 1/8 R & step LF to L side, Hold [12:00]
&6&7Step RF behind LF, Step LF to L side, Step RF to R side, Hold
&8Cross LF behind RF, Unwind ½ L transferring weight to L [6:00]
(NOTE: The 2 sailor steps are easier taught on the words. Tom will sing “I don’t need, I don’t need” so use the timing of the words to make it easier to teach to students)

Contact info:
Paul Snooke - paul.snooke@gmail.com
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