Laserdance is a synthdance studio project formed in 1983 by Erik Van Vliet and Michiel Van Der Kuy. The first single, "Laserdance," was composed by Erik Van Vliet. The band released their first album Future Generation in 1987. They continued to release one album per year until disbanding in 1995. While many of the songs on Laserdance's full albums are listed as being composed by Erik, Michiel contradicted this in an interview, stating "Yeah, he was actually the person who was selling the records.