That’s The Way (I Like It) – KC & The Sunshine Band

March 30, 2022

The song of the day today is “That’s The Way (I Like It)” by KC & The Sunshine Band. This simple yet suggestive tune has earned its place as a discothèque staple.

Fun Facts: 

  • KC & The Sunshine Band was founded in Hialeah, Florida, in 1973. The “Sunshine Band” part of the name is a nod to their home state.
  • “That’s The Way (I Like It)” was written by band frontman Harry Wayne Casey and bass player Richard Finch.
  • Written in a natural minor, the song is considered to be in the disco/funk genre.
  • “That’s The Way (I Like It)” enjoyed worldwide popularity and peaked at number 1 on the charts in many countries, including the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands.
  • Dead or Alive, an English pop band, covered the song on their 1984 album, Sophisticated Boom Boom.
  • The B-side to this track is “What Makes You Happy.” Both songs were featured on the band’s second album, KC & and the Sunshine Band.
  • This song was one of a handful of hits the band put out during the 1970s. Others include “(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty,” “Boogie Shoes,” and “Keep It Comin’ Love.”

Lyrics:

(LyricFind)

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

When you take me by the hand

Tell me I’m your lovin’ man

When you give me all your love

And do it babe, the very best you can

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

When I get to be in your arms

When we’re all, all alone

When you whisper sweetly in my ear

When you turn, turn me on

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

Babe, oh babe, aha

That’s the way, aha

That’s the way, aha

Babe, oh babe, aha

That’s the way, aha

That’s the way, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

That’s the way, aha, aha

I like it, aha, aha

Your love is hotter

Aha, I like it, aha

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