Basement Jaxx have proved that they possess the ultimate dancefloor remedy.
"Bingo Bango" (RealAudio excerpt), the third release from the house duo's 1999 hit album Remedy, remains at #1 on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart for the second consecutive week, fighting off Deborah Cox's "I Never Knew, " the #2 single.
The vinyl-only single features remixes by David Morales and DJ Funk and has garnered support from an array of DJs, including Richard "Humpty" Vission of MTV's "The Blame Game" and host of "Powertools," an influential radio mix show on Power 106 in Los Angeles. (Sonicnet.com's parent company, Viacom, also owns MTV.)
"I love the Basement Jaxx's [Remedy]," Vission said. "It's got to be the best dance album of all time. I think it's f---ing phenomenal."
Cox's "I Never Knew," which climbs to #2 after only five weeks on the chart, is featured on the singer's 1998 album, One Wish, which also spawned the hit singles "We Can't Be Friends" and "September."
Rounding out the top five, "Higher" (RealAudio excerpt), by Morales and Albert Cabrerra (collaborating under the name Moca) featuring vocals by Deanna, ascends one spot to #3; former #1 "Don't Call Me Baby" (RealAudio excerpt) by Madison Avenue falls to #4; and Toni Braxton's "Spanish Guitar" debuts in the top 10 at #5 in only its fourth week.
Braxton's current commercial single, the Rodney Jerkins-produced "He Wasn't Man Enough," is at #31 on the club chart.
Twelve Tone's "Spirit of Man" is at #6, Oceania's "Kotahitanga" is at #7, Mariah Carey's "Can't Take That Away (Mariah's Theme)" is at #8, Wink's "How's Your Evening So Far," featuring Lil' Louis, is at #9 and Rosabel and Debbie Jacobs-Rock 's "Don't You Want My Love" is at #10.
"Porcelain," the latest single from Moby's award-winning album Play, climbs to #14.
Meanwhile, on Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales chart this week, Destiny's Child jump from #40 to #1 with their new single, "Jumpin', Jumpin'."
Sting's "Desert Rose," featuring Cheb Mami, follows at #2, Lara Fabian's "I Will Love Again" is at #3, Zombie Nation's "Kernkraft 400" is at #4 and "Don't Call Me Baby" is at #5.
Destiny's Child's "Say My Name," also produced by Jerkins, is at #6 on the sales chart, followed by hit singles from teen queens Christina Aguilera and Jessica Simpson and Spanish heartthrobs Marc Anthony and Enrique Iglesias.
Trance producer BT re-enters the chart at #15 this week with his single "Dreaming" (RealAudio excerpt), while the latest production from DJ Dan, "Put That Record Back On," debuts at #23. "Back in My Life," Alice Deejay's follow-up to the smash "Better Off Alone," enters at #27.