Happy Hardcore was a very popular music movement in the 90s of the last century. It is a joyous variance of hardcore house. Typical of happy hardcore songs are the cheerful (female) vocals, sweet lyrics and a high beat between 165 and 180 per minute. Often ‘samples’ are used from other songs that have been accelerated.
The movement was particularly popular in the Netherlands and Germany and many of the popular happy hardcore acts are from these countries. Popular acts from the Netherlands are DJ Paul Elstak, Charly Lownoise & Mental Theo, 2 Brothers on the 4th Floor, Nakatomi and 4 Tune Fairytales. Popular acts from Germany include Scooter and Dune.
These are the 30 best Happy Hardcore songs ever made.