"Just Dance" is the debut single by American recording artist Lady Gaga. The song was produced by RedOne and Akon (who also provides additional vocals), and co-written by Gaga, while also featuring labelmate Colby O'Donis. It was released in 2008 as the lead single from Gaga's debut studio album, The Fame Monster. The song was written by Gaga in ten minutes as "a happy record". "Just Dance" also has influences of R&B and lyrically speaks about being intoxicated at a club.
The song has been critically acclaimed, with reviewers complimenting its club anthem-like nature and the synthpop associated with it.