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Fantasy Disco - what's on your list?

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KisstheTeapot14 Mon 24-Apr-17 14:43:59

So, we are having a party.

It's a general celebration (both me and DH turned 40 in last few years/wedding anniversary a decade on/a general celebration that we are still standing, undefeated by life's little ups and downs.

It's kind of a thank you as well, to people who have helped us as a family when times have been tough.

It will be a mix of friends young and old, mix of generations.

We need to give suggestions for playlist to our friendly DJ in the next week - so...what are your top dancing tunes to keep the floor filled? I like soul/funk but I'm not genre fussy. Cheese is fine by me, but please god no Robbie Williams (AIBU??)

I'd love to send everyone off with memories of a happy night on the dance floor. Come and help me do just that.

Willow2017 Mon 24-Apr-17 15:05:32

To get people up dancing/being silly?

D.I.S.C.O (am I stating the obvious? grin )
Oops upside your head
Dont leave me this way (The Communards version)
Footloose
The only way is Up
Chain reaction
Uptown Funk (ds loves this)
Stand & Deliver
Go your own way
Mmm Bop
Rocking all over the world.
Highway to Hell
Enter Sandman

All these get me bopping around smile

What about a few rock ballads?
Some good old fashioned Rock & Roll?

I will shut up now. Someone else can suggest more modern stuff...I am too old smile

2catsandadog Mon 24-Apr-17 15:13:52

I love Rock n Roll, Joan Jett and the Black Hearts
Great balls of fire Jerry Lee Lewis
Let's Get Ready to Rumble Ant & Dec (don't judge me!)
Living on a Prayer Bon Jovi
Staying Alive Bee Gees

KisstheTeapot14 Mon 24-Apr-17 17:38:08

Thanks for those - Adam Ant for sure. Diana Ross too - reminds me of being a kid and dancing to mum's records.

DS loves the Levellers so 'One Way' is going on the playlist.

What about Prince and Bowie? Best dance inducing ones?

More current stuff I'm liking Janelle Monae 'Tightrope' and Jungle 'Busy Earnin' and Tieks 'Sunshine' gets me jumping.

Keep 'em coming!

wildbhoysmama Mon 24-Apr-17 18:19:48

Candy Stanton - you got the love ( best song on the planet).
M Jackson - Billy Jean
Justin Trousersnake - sunshine in my pocket
The Blue Nile Tinseltown in the rain (2nd best song on the planet)
Jax Jones you don't know me
The Smiths Hang the DJ
Housemartins Happy Hour

I could go on all night! Happy celebrations.

Allthebestnamesareused Mon 24-Apr-17 19:26:28

when my friend had her 50th she asked everyone to email a song they'd like to have played on the night along with their RSVP.

Bejazzled Mon 24-Apr-17 19:28:05

It isn't a party without Gloria and I will survive

lidoshuffle Mon 24-Apr-17 19:29:51

Any Earth Wind and Fire and Jackson 5. Young Hearts Run Free.

KisstheTeapot14 Mon 24-Apr-17 21:21:34

Yes Allthebestnames, we've done the same. Lots of 80's stuff coming in from friends feeling nostalgic! Just looking for more inspiration - maybe some more recent stuff (last 5 years?)...always good to have new music in your life. I will be busy listening to some of the above tomorrow. Thanks for all your suggestions everyone - much appreciated x X

selfishmommy Mon 24-Apr-17 21:46:41

I always request U can't touch this by MC Hammer. Can't go wrong with a bit of hammer time.

TiggyMP Mon 24-Apr-17 21:53:46

One word:

Love Shack.

ShowMePotatoSalad Mon 24-Apr-17 21:55:03

Young Americans - David Bowie
Little Red Corvette - Prince
Earth, Wind and Fire - September
Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
True Faith - New Order
Just Like Heaven - The Cure
Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop the Feeling
Backstreet Boys - Backstreets Back
Irene Cara - What a Feeling (Flashdance)
Starship - We Built This City
Touch - LIttle Mix
Rush Hour - Jane Weidlen
Dreamer - Livin' Joy
N Trance - Set U Free

To name but a few of my Spotify playlist grin

MrsFring Mon 24-Apr-17 21:57:53

Mighty Real- Sylvester. C'mon!

Willow2017 Mon 24-Apr-17 22:13:46

Forgot one
You're the voice John Farnham to get everyone singing😀

Crowdblundering Mon 24-Apr-17 22:15:34

Rappers Delight - the long version grin

NormHonal Mon 24-Apr-17 22:19:44

Yes to Love Shack!

You need some S Club 7 in there - Reach for the Stars/ Don't Stop Movin.

Uptown Funk

Get Lucky

Happy - Pharrell

Whatever the Justin Timberlake Happy-alike song was called from Trolls

Cary2012 Mon 24-Apr-17 22:22:02

Dexys 'Come on Eileen'
B52s 'Love Shack'
Prince "1999'
Duran Duran 'Girls on Film'
Madonna 'Vogue'
Bon Jovi 'Living on a Prayer'
Theme from Friends "I'll be there for you"

buckeejit Mon 24-Apr-17 22:22:28

From one of my for all playlists.

The mighty Quinn
Hey ya!
We are family
Heartbreaker
River deep mountain high
To love somebody
Laid
Jump in the line
Mr bright side
Groove is in the heart
Love shack

JaneJeffer Mon 24-Apr-17 22:27:46

I'm in the mood for dancing - Nolan Sisters
I'm so excited - Pointer Sisters

TiggyMP Mon 24-Apr-17 22:29:05

Any Abba.

Weedsnseeds1 Mon 24-Apr-17 22:36:52

We no speak Americano
Love shack
Enola Gay
Love Cats
Paradise by the dashboard light
Rebel Yell
Ever Fallen In Love
Girls Just Want to Have Fun

TheBadgersMadeMeDoIt Mon 24-Apr-17 22:38:14

Walk The Moon - Shut Up And Dance

Daft Punk - Get Lucky

KC & The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight... or Give It Up (preferably both)

twinjocks Mon 24-Apr-17 22:39:25

My taste runs to much of the 80s stuff already mentioned, but I'd suggest Mark Ronson "Bang bang bang" for a fairly recent great party tune!!

NancyDonahue Tue 25-Apr-17 07:03:15

Bucks Fizz - Making your mind up
Billy Joel - Uptown girl
Wham - Freedom
Madonna - Into the Groove
Europe - Final Countdown
Duran Duran - Reflex

TheNaze73 Tue 25-Apr-17 08:03:15

Party Hard by Andrew WK!

You can't go wrong with 60/70/80's soul

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