If you love electronic dance music, you’ll love this playlist with top dance songs from 2003. This was the year when the genre exploded with creativity and diversity, with new sounds and styles emerging.
Whether you’re into trance, house, techno, or anything in between, this playlist has it all. These are the songs that defined electronic dance music in 2003, and they will make you feel the energy and excitement of the dance floor.
So turn up the volume and enjoy the best of electronic dance music from 2003!
Top 10 EDM of 2003
- Summer Jam 2003 – The Underdog Project Vs. Sunclub
- Make Luv – Room 5 Ft. Oliver Cheatham
- Traffic – Tiësto
- Rain Down On Me (Tiësto Remix) – Kane
- The Anthem 2003 – Sensation
- Reset Your Brain – Soulvation
- Free (Let It Be) – Stuart
- Nothing But You – Paul Van Dyk Ft. Hemstock & Jennings
- Weekend – Scooter
- E Samba – Junior Jack
About the Playlist
One of the highlights of EDM music in 2003 was the rise of trance. Trance is a subgenre of EDM characterized by rousing melodies, high-pitched vocals and repetitive beats.
Trance was especially popular in Europe in the early 2000s, and began to gain popularity in the United States in 2003.
You will also see this reflected in our playlist. Let’s highlight some of them for you!
“Traffic” by Tiësto (#3)
A must-have on any EDM playlist, a master of electronic dance music who keeps producing hit after hit is the one and only Tijs Verwest aka DJ Tiësto! This time with the classic Traffic!
Traffic by Tiësto is a classic edm song that has many elements that make it appealing to listeners. The song starts with a catchy and energetic melody that builds up to a drop that features a distorted and powerful bassline.
The song has a simple but effective structure that alternates between the main melody and the drop, keeping the listener engaged and anticipating the next change.
In addition the song also has a high tempo and a rhythmic groove that makes it suitable for dancing and partying.
Traffic by Tiësto is a good edm song because it combines musical creativity, technical skill and emotional impact.
Music Charts achievements
According to Billboard, “Traffic” reached number one on the US Dance Club Songs chart and number two on the UK Singles Chart. It also charted in several other countries, such as Australia, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands.
The song was praised for its energetic and catchy sound, and it became one of Tiesto’s signature tracks. “Traffic” is considered to be one of the most influential EDM songs of all time, and it has influenced many other artists and genres.
“Make Luv” by Room 5 ft. Oliver Cheatham (#2)
One of the best dance songs of the year 2003 is “Make Luv” by Room 5 ft. Oliver Cheatham. This song has everything you need to enjoy dancing. The melody is catchy, the beat is infectious and the production is top notch.
The song also showcases Oliver Cheatham’s amazing vocals. He sings with soul and passion, giving the song a deeper meaning and a richer sound.
Additionally it has a beautiful message, which is rare in the EDM genre. The song celebrates love and happiness, something we all need more of. Thus, it is a true EDM love song!
“Make Luv” by Room 5 ft. Oliver Cheatham is a dance track that will make you feel good and have fun. Don’t miss this great track!
Music Charts achievements
The song “Make Luv” by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was a hit in 2003, reaching the top of the UK Singles Chart for four weeks.
The song was based on Cheatham’s 1983 song “Get Down Saturday Night“, which was sampled and re-recorded by Room 5, also known as Italian music producer Junior Jack. The song’s popularity was boosted by its use in a TV ad for Lynx Pulse deodorant.
The song also charted well in several other European countries, such as the Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, and Romania.
“Summer Jam 2003” by The Underdog Project (#1)
One of the most iconic songs of EDM music in 2003 was Summer Jam 2003 by The Underdog Project ft. the Sunclub.
This catchy tune conquered the charts and the dance floors with its upbeat rhythm and catchy lyrics. It was a remake of the original Summer Jam by The Sunclub, released in 1997, but with added vocals by The Underdog Project.
The song became a summer anthem in many countries, especially in Europe, where it reached the top 10 in several charts.
Music Charts achievements
Summer Jam 2003 a hit single by the German-Belgian dance group The Underdog Project in collaboration with the Dutch dance group The Sunclub.
Released in May 2003, the song quickly reached the top of the Belgian and Dutch charts and remained at number one for almost the entire summer.
It also reached high positions in other European countries, including Denmark, France, Romania, Sweden and Switzerland.
The song included samples from The Sunclub’s 1997 hit Fiesta De Los Tamborileros, making it one of the few acts to reach the top three with the same composition in different forms.
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List of 50 Best Dance Songs 2003
|#||Title - Artist|
|1||Summer Jam 2003 - The Underdog Project Vs. Sunclub|
|2||Make Luv - Room 5 Ft. Oliver Cheatham|
|3||Traffic - Tiësto|
|4||Rain Down On Me (Tiësto Remix) - Kane|
|5||The Anthem 2003 - Sensation|
|6||Reset Your Brain - Soulvation|
|7||Free (Let It Be) - Stuart|
|8||Nothing But You - Paul Van Dyk Ft. Hemstock & Jennings|
|9||Weekend - Scooter|
|10||E Samba - Junior Jack|
|11||Come With Me - Special D|
|12||Deepest Blue - Deepest Blue|
|13||Loneliness - Tomcraft|
|14||No Comment - G-Spott|
|15||Positron 2002 - Cygnus X|
|16||You'Re A Superstar - Love Inc.|
|17||Husan - Bhangra Knights Vs. Husan|
|18||Fuel To Fire - Stuart Ft. Maxine|
|19||Yet Another Day - Armin Van Buuren Ft. Ray Wilson|
|20||Time Of Our Lives - Paul Van Dyk Ft. Vega4|
|21||Sunlight - Dj Sammy|
|22||Pretty Green Eyes - Ultrabeat|
|23||Music & You - Room 5 Ft. Oliver Cheatham|
|24||How Did You Know - Kurtis Mantronik Presents Chamonix|
|25||Feelin' Kinda Strange - Drumattic Twins|
|26||On My Mind - Futureshock Ft. Ben Onono|
|27||Don'T Need You - Sweet Coffee|
|28||Talk 2 Me - K-Klass Ft. Kinane|
|29||Beachbreeze (Remember The Summer) - Svenson & Gielen Ft. Jan Johnston|
|30||Pray - Lasgo|
|31||Livin' My Life - Sylver|
|32||Why Worry - Sylver|
|33||The Beat Goes On - E-Craig|
|34||I'Ll Be Your Angel - Kira|
|35||Let It Rain - 4 Strings|
|36||Supersounds - Dj Jean|
|37||Spread Love - Fight Club Ft. Laurent Konrad|
|38||Rock Your Body Rock - Ferry Corsten|
|39||We Want To Be Free - Peran|
|40||Progress - Jules & Raoul|
|41||No Regular - Ricky Fobis|
|42||Life Goes On - Dj Alpha Ft. Jus'Me|
|43||Venus (Meant To Be Your Lover) - Dj Cor Fijneman Ft. Jan Johnston|
|44||Louder - G-Spott|
|45||4 Just 1 Day - Kai Tracid|
|46||Save A Prayer - 56K Ft. Bejay|
|47||Easy - Groove Armada|
|48||The Night - Scooter|
|49||Timeless - Ron Van Den Beuken|
|50||Anything Goes - Driftwood|
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Final Thought – EDM in 2003
Electronic dance music (EDM) reached a peak of popularity and innovation in 2003, with artists such as Daft Punk, The Chemical Brothers, Tiësto, and Paul van Dyk producing some of their most acclaimed albums and tracks.
EDM also expanded its influence to other genres, such as hip hop, rock, and pop, creating new subgenres and collaborations.
EDM festivals and clubs also attracted large crowds of fans and enthusiasts, who enjoyed the diversity and creativity of the music.
In short, EDM in 2003 was a vibrant and dynamic musical movement that shaped the culture and trends of the early 21st century.