So You Think You Can Dance Season 8 Premiere – Atlanta/Oakland Auditions

I’m so excited that SYTYCD Season 8 is finally starting! I feel like I’ve been waiting forever.

Feel free to help us out with the music by writing songs in the comments as you catch them. Keep checking back during and after the show as I list all of the music seen in this week’s episode.

Episode opening music: District 78’s “100% Pure Adrenaline” (no link as of yet)

Atlanta Auditions

Audition line: Captain Phoenix’s “Pistols and Hearts (Bloody Beetroots Remix)” –Pistols & Hearts (The Bloody Beetroots Remix) - Best of...Remixes

Audition line: District 78’s “Human Spirit is Still Alive” (no link as of yet)

Bianka Hinkerine and her non-competing partner Giovanni (Columbian salsa) audition: Charlie Palmieri’s “No Puedo Mas” – No Puedo Mas - The Heavyweight

Melanie Moore (contemporary, short hair, from my hometown) audition: Our reader Erica helped out and said it’s Alexandre Desplat’s “The Meadow” – New Moon (The Meadow) - The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Deluxe Version) [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] from the New Moon soundtrack
Melanie goes on to Vegas to:

Going into the commercial: Carolina Liar’s “Show Me What I’m Looking For” – Show Me What I'm Looking For - Coming to Terms

Going into the commercial: Zack Hemsey’s “Mind Heist” – Mind Heist - Mind Heist

Back from commercial, audition line: *Levels Music Group’s “Ladies Got the Look”

Intro to Deon Lewsa and Damon Bellmon: Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock’s “It Takes Two” – It Takes Two - Profilin' - the Hits
Deon Lewsa and Damon Bellmon (pairs hip hop?): Darnel Alexander’s “Brother Brother” – Brother Brother - Brother Brother - Single LMG

Yes montage (10 dancers in a row): B.O.B. ft Rivers Cuomo’s “Magic” – Magic (feat. Rivers Cuomo) - B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray (Deluxe)

Going into commercial: Position Music’s “Magestica” – Magestica - Gothic Impact (I think this is the one, but not 100% as the artist name is different)

Marko Germar (shot in the arm, contemporary): James Morrison’s “If You Don’t Wanna Love Me” – If You Don't Wanna Love Me - Songs for You, Truths for Me

Katee & Jakob’s choreography: Usher ft Pitbull’s “DJ Got Us Falling in Love Again” – DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love (feat. Pitbull) - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love (feat. Pitbull) - Single

Going on to Vegas: I’m From Barcelona’s “Game Is On” – Game Is On - Forever Today

Audition line: Lil Jon feat 3OH!3 “Hey” – Hey - Crunk Rock.

Kimalee Piedad & partner (contemporary with great lifts): Sara Bareilles’s “Gravity” – Gravity - Little Voice

John “White Chocolate” Palermo (the “Southern Gentleman” who demanded hugs) audition: Chris Brown’s “Forever” – Forever - Exclusive (The Forever Edition)

Audition line: The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’s “Heads Will Roll” – Heads Will Roll - It's Blitz!

Kyre Batiste Lofton (Grandma Mandy “guest judged”) audition: The Eurythmics’ “Sweet Dreams” – Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics: Ultimate Collection (Remastered)

Grandma Mandy giving Lil C a whupping: Devo’s “Whip It” – Whip It - Greatest Hits

Montage of dancers going to Vegas at the end of Day 2: Our reader Michelle tells me it’s Lifehouse’s “All In” – All In - Smoke & Mirrors (Deluxe Version)

Oakland Auditions

Welcome to the Oakland audition line: Marlena Shaw’s “California Soul” – California Soul - The Spice of Life

Intro to Amber Williams: The Troggs’s “Wild Thing” – Wild Thing - 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Collection: The Best of The Troggs
Amber Williams (crazy personality, green dance costume) audition: Ke$ha’s “Boots and Boys” – Boots & Boys - Animal

Timothy Joseph (B Boy with all the great tricks): Kenny Wesley’s “The Window” – The Window - The Window - Single (one of the Levels Music Group songs)

Ieshia Moss’s audition: *Levels Music Group’s “Shake It Low” – CHECK BACK SOON FOR AN UPDATE ON THIS! (6.5.11)

Marcos Prieto’s (florescent white shirt, not so good dancing) audition: Rihanna’s “Rude Boy” – Rude Boy - Rated R

One bad dancer: piano music

Danielle Ihle (lost her home and dad) audition: Florence & the Machine’s “Cosmic Love” – Cosmic Love - Lungs (Deluxe Edition)

Ashley Nichole Rich (modern/contemporary “Ashley style”): Marvin Sapp’s “The Best in Me” – The Best In Me - Here I Am (Deluxe Version)
Ashley gets a yes and into the yes montage: Judges singing and then, Whitney Houston’s “You Light Up My Life” – You Light Up My Life - Just Whitney

D’on-que Addison (I think this is the crying performance art guy): LeToya Luckett “Lazy” – Lazy - Lady Love

Jeffery “Machine” McCann (B boy) – James Brown’s “Get On the Good Foot Pt. 1” – Get On the Good Foot, Pts. 1 & 2 - Get On the Good Foot

Ryan Ramirez (Top 24 last season, back again): Angus & Julia Stone’s “Walk It Off” – Walk It Off - Down the Way (Bonus Track Version)

Yes montage: Brooke Fraser’s “Something in the Water” – Something In the Water - Flags (Deluxe Version)

2nd day audition line: Nero’s “This Way” – This Way - Getdarker Presents This Is Dubstep, Vol. 3

Levi “I Dummy” Allen (he “turfs,” so he’s a turfer): *Levels Music Group’s “You’re Not Alone”

7 on to Vegas at the end of day 2: Elsinore’s “Yes Yes Yes” – Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes

Episode wrap up: PP Music’s “Sherlus Victorius” – Sherlus Victorius - Burn This City

I hope y’all continue to help with the music cause I’m still missing quite a lot. Next week is St. Lake City and NYC!!