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It's Your Move (song)

"It's Your Move"
Song by Doug Parkinson
from the album Heartbeat to Heartbeat
Released28 March 1983
GenreSoft rock
Producer(s)Tommy Emmanuel

"It's Your Move" is a song by Doug Parkinson, released in March 1983 on the album Heartbeat to Heartbeat.[1]

America version

"Your Move"
Single by America
from the album Your Move
B-side"Love's Worn Out Again"
ReleasedJune 1983
StudioAbbey Road Studios, London
  • Steve Kipner
  • Terry Shaddick

A few months after the song's initial release, it was released by the band America, retitled "Your Move", from their album of the same name.[2] It was released as a 7" single in Italy on Capitol Records.[3]

Diana Ross version

"It's Your Move"
Song by Diana Ross
from the album Swept Away
Released13 September 1984[4][5]
  • Steve Kipner
  • Terry Shaddick

In 1984, Diana Ross covered the song. It appears on the album Swept Away.[6] This version was later sampled in the 2011 vaporwave song "リサフランク420 / 現代のコンピュー" ("Lisa Frank 420 / Modern Computing") by Macintosh Plus,[7] where it was slowed down and chopped and screwed, with the pitch changed. It became an Internet meme worldwide.[8]


  1. ^ "Doug Parkinson Heartbeat To Heartbeat-MusicStack". Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  2. ^ "Your Move - America - Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic.
  3. ^
  4. ^ "It's Your Move by Diana Ross on". Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  5. ^ "AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  6. ^ "It's Your Move-Diana Ross-Topic on YouTube". 2015-03-11. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  7. ^ "Samples of It's Your Move by Diana Ross". WhoSampled. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  8. ^ "How Vaporwave Was Created Then Destroyed by the Internet". Esquire. August 18, 2016. Retrieved October 30, 2021.

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