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"Funkytown" is a song performed by the funk band Lipps Inc. Released in 1980, the song expresses the singer's pining for a metaphorical place that will "keep me movin', keeps me groovin' with some energy". It reached No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Dance charts in 1980,[1] also reaching number 1 in Germany,[2] Austria, Switzerland, Norway and The Netherlands.[3] It reached No. 2 in the UK,[4] Sweden and on the U.S. R&B chart. "Funkytown" is often considered to be one of disco's last stands. It was Lipps Inc's only U.S. Top 40 hit.
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