"Le Freak" is a 1978 hit disco song by Chic. It was the band's third single and first Billboard Hot 100 number-one song. According to the Le Freak Songfacts Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers wrote this after they were not allowed to enter New York City's Studio 54 nightclub on New Year's Eve, 1977.
A New York Times critic describes the song as a "haunting, minimalist pop-funk built around the guitar and bass". "Le Freak" bears the distinction of being… read more