Turn the Beat Around (3:12)

Cover of Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me

From Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me and 25 other releases

In 1994, the song was recorded by Gloria Estefan for the soundtrack to the film The Specialist. Released as a single, it became a hit reaching #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is also featured on Estefan’s fourth solo album Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me. She also sang the song as her opening performance in VH1’s first ever Divas Live. She also took the song to the top spot on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart, making it her first number-one song on that chart in English in the Autumn of 1994.

In 1997, the song was featured the Philippine Basketball Association, Asia first and oldest professional basketball league featured Benjie Paras, Nelson Asaytono, Bal David and others. It was aired on IBC 13 produced by Vintage Sports, a sports-oriented media company in the Philippines.


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  • Cure1980

    Disco is not death the dancers just growing older while the artist going younger.

    13 Aug 8:43pm Reply
  • acm323

    Makes me wanna move my body yeahyeahyeah!

    7 Mar 4:10am Reply
  • bicknor

    Quite right too........... turn that beat around. And yourself, whilst dancing to this........

    1 Sep 2013 Reply
  • onedanigirl

    My favortie part of this song.. "With the syncopated, rhythm with the Scratch, Scratch, Scratch"

    8 May 2012 Reply
  • discotequedude

    Always good! [2]

    5 May 2012 Reply
  • noiresque

    I was caught grooving to this in the car at a red light by a gawking man in a neighbouring car. Naturally, I serenaded him. Most fun a girl can have during rush hour without taking her clothes off.

    22 Dec 2011 Reply
  • MasterJockyRAVE

    I cant live without this song , its too epic :')

    25 Sep 2011 Reply
  • nightglow


    29 May 2011 Reply
  • halo_dm2

    I remember watching the specialist at the cinema long long ago 1994 .........

    3 Jan 2011 Reply
  • rondea

    so freakin good

    29 Nov 2010 Reply
  • daisyblu08

    Always good!

    21 May 2010 Reply
  • andrinaluvsmart

    ♥ yay Gloria!♥

    24 Dec 2009 Reply
  • rodneypowell26

    WTF? This is not "Turn The Beat Around"!!!

    29 Sep 2009 Reply
  • giselaila

    gloria estefan always looks gorgeous... to b honest wit u guys when it comes to the latinas like me we're always look gorgeous :))))) plz dont get jealous lol

    27 Jul 2009 Reply
  • musicnonstop79

    Wow! Música disco y a bailar :D

    11 Mar 2009 Reply
  • friscojohn

    Turn Your Mom Around!

    19 Dec 2008 Reply
  • MusiQ3985

    She tore into this shit, get it Gloria! Sorry Vicki Sue, Gloria brung out the Latin soul in this, amongst other things.

    13 Nov 2008 Reply
  • myssElf

    i love your style, but in spanish only. Honestly there i cand actually feel you better with my soul, my heart beat accellerating, and my feet and entire body starting to move. So por favor gloria, te ruego, canta en espanol.. te quiero

    24 Sep 2008 Reply
  • candicedryden

    love u mama!!

    16 Jun 2008 Reply
  • howisya

    the intro sounds like acid house...

    4 Apr 2008 Reply
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