The Best 1990 Techno Songs from Century Music Group

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Looking for the best 1990s techno songs? Look no further than Century Music Group! We’ve got all the classics, including tracks by Moby, The Prodigy, and more.


Techno music originated in Detroit, Michigan in the United States in the 1980s. The first techno songs were made with synthesizers and drum machines, and the genre emerged from the underground club scene of the time. In the 1990s, techno music gained popularity around the world, with hits like “The KLF – What Time Is Love?” and “The Prodigy – Breathe.” Here are some of the best 1990 techno songs from Century Music Group.

“Get Up”

Get Up was released in 1990 by American techno group Century Music Group. The song was a huge success, reaching the top of the US dance charts and becoming one of the most iconic techno songs of the early 90s. Get Up features a catchy, uptempo beat and catchy lyrics that make it impossible to resist dancing.

“Get Up” (cont.)

The song “Get Up” by Century Music Group was released in 1990 and is widely considered to be one of the best techno songs of that era. The song features a heavy bassline and a catchy melody that will get stuck in your head for days.

“The Only Way Is Up”

“The Only Way Is Up” is a song by the British dance music group Yazz and British production team the Paradise Garage. The song was originally released in 1988 as the lead single from Yazz’s debut album Wanted. It peaked at number eight on the UK Singles Chart in May 1988 and became a top 40 hit in several European countries. In 1990, the song was re-released as a double A-side with “Stand Up for Your Love Rights”, peaking at number two on the UK Singles Chart.

“The Only Way Is Up” (cont.)

“The Only Way Is Up” is a song released in 1988 by the British music group Yazz and the Plastic Population. The song peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart in May 1988, becoming one of the defining songs of the acid house movement of the late 1980s. Shortly after its release, “The Only Way Is Up” was included on the soundtrack to the film The Club, which made it even more popular.

“This Is the Way”

“This Is the Way” is a song by English pop group New Order. It was released as a single on 16 April 1990 by Factory Records. The song peaked at number four on the UK Singles Chart, making it the band’s fourth top-five single. The song was included on the band’s fifth studio album, Republic (1993), and later appeared on their compilation album, Substance (1987).

The song was produced by New Order and Paul Oakenfold, with additional production from Steve Osbourne. The song features lead vocals from Bernard Sumner and guest vocals from Carol Kenyon. The song also features a sample of the opening bars of Noam Chomsky’s lecture “Language and Freedom”.

The song received positive reviews from music critics. In a contemporary review for Smash Hits, Dave Rimmer praised its “chugging techno beat” and “smart use of film samples”. In a retrospective review for AllMusic, Stephen Thomas Erlewine praised it as a “dancefloor knockout” and one of New Order’s strongest singles following their split with keyboardist Gillian Gilbert.

The song was a commercial success, peaking at number four on the UK Singles Chart in April 1990. In Australia, the song peaked at number 54 on the ARIA Singles Chart in May 1990.

“This Is the Way” (cont.)


“Can You Feel It”

Can You Feel It is a song by American electronic dance music group The Jacksons. It was released in 1990 as the lead single from their album 2300 Jackson Street. The song peaked at number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, and number eight in the UK Singles Chart. In 2009, it was voted by listeners of BBC Radio 6 Music as their favourite number one song of all time.

“Can You Feel It” (cont.)

The song, called “Can You Feel It”, was released as a single in 1990 and became a club hit. The song was produced by Marc Ravel, and the music video was directed by Kevin Elders.


In conclusion, the best 1990 techno songs from Century Music Group are a versatile and varied bunch. From the deeply atmospheric to the upbeat and anthemic, there’s something here for everyone. Whether you’re a fan of Techno music or simply appreciate good songs from the 1990s, these tracks are definitely worth checking out.

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