We Keep on Rockin'

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"We Keep on Rockin'"
Alcazar - We Keep on Rockin'.jpg
Single by Alcazar
from the album Disco Defenders
Released29 April 2008 (Video Release)
Genre Eurodance, disco-pop
Label Universal
Songwriter(s) A. Hansson
Alcazar singles chronology
"Start the Fire"
"We Keep on Rockin'"
Music video
"We Keep on Rockin'" on YouTube

"We Keep on Rockin" is a Eurodance song written by Anders Hansson and performed by Swedish band Alcazar. The song is the first single from their third album, Disco Defenders and it was released in the beginning of 2008.


Music video

A music video was produced to promote the single.

Formats and track listings

These are the formats and track listings of promotional single releases of "We Keep on Rockin'".

CD single

  1. "Radio Edit" - 3:36
  2. "Extended Mix" - 6:36
  3. "FL Club Mix" - 3:50
  4. "FL On the Rocks Version" - 3:09
  5. "Belotto & Cabrera Club Mix" - 4:28

Chart performance

The song made its debut on Swedish Singles Charts at number 31 on 7 February 2008 and it peaked at number 4 on 21 February 2008, giving Alcazar one more Top 10 hit chart. "We Keep on Rockin'" stayed on the Swedish Singles Charts for a total of eleven weeks.

Chart (2008)Peak
Swedish Singles Chart [1] 4

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