“Into the Groove” was written by Madonna and producer Stephen Bray and was featured on the soundtrack to the film “Desperately Seeking Susan.” It was released in July 1985 with “Shoo-Bee-Doo” on the B-side. as the fourth single from her second studio album, “Like a Virgin”.
“Into the Groove” was a massive commercial success, reaching number one in several countries, including the UK, Australia and Spain. In the United States, it was released as the B-side to the 12″ maxi-single of “Angel”, the third official single from Like a Virgin, and hit the number one of Billboard’s Hot Dance Singles Sales chart. The song became one of Madonna’s most beloved and iconic hits and is often cited as a highlight of her career.
The song’s popularity was bolstered by its music video, which featured footage from “Desperately Seeking Susan” and showed Madonna dancing and interacting with various characters in New York City. The video’s edgy, urban style and Madonna’s distinctive fashion sense helped to establish her as a major pop culture icon.