Viper Squad Ten

[ Sunday, June 05, 2005 ]

Starbuck's suggested wedding disco set
Starbuck [16:46] Comments: 4 []
 
I'm still struggling to find the precious time to report on myself and Mrs Powersurge's recent wedding extravaganze. However in the meantime, I feel that I should help recreate that wonderful day for those of you wonderful people who were unable to attend (or weren't bleedin' invited!). And this sort of filler is a nice way of keeping the day alive for myself as well.

So hot on the heels of the transcript of my wedding speech there now follows... a short list of some of the tunes that we danced the night away to! We'd provided this list to our DJ Franko and, bless, he reckoned he'd got 80% of the stuff. Thankfully he used his good taste to leave some of it well alone and to supplement the list with music as advised by his huge wealth of experience. But still, since much of it had been pre-requested by our guests (who obviously have much worse taste than myself!) he still played most of the tack therein... and somehow IT WORKED!

If you've got any of these tracks as you read this then pop them on your player, grab a glass of alcoholic beverage and some chicken pieces, and imagine that you're there with us. Aside from during The Shamen. No-one can hold their own on the dancefloor when I'm dancing to Ebeneezer Goode...

Abba - Anything
Adam & The Ants - Prince Charming
Adamski - Killer
Anastacia - Left outside alone
art garfunkel - I only have eyes for you
Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
B52s - Love Shack
Bee Gees - Night Fever etc
Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing
Bee Gees - More Than A Woman
Bee Gees - Anything else from Saturday Night Fever!
Beyonce - Crazy in love
Bjork - Violently Happy
Blur - Theres No Other Way
Blur - Girls and Boys
Blur - Song 2
Bob the Builder / Lou Bega - Mambo No 5
Bobby Darrin - Mack The Knife, Beyond The Sea etc
Boney M - Rasputin
Boney M - Daddy Cool
Cameo - Word Up
Carly Simon - Nobody does it better (or other Bond!)
Chicago - All that Jazz
Daft Punk - Around The World
Darude - Sandstorm
Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Round
Delite - Groove is in the heart
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen
Elvis - Burning Love
Elvis - A little less conversation (JXL Radio edit remix)
Elvis - "Some of his greatest hits"
Eurhythmics - can't remember putting this down
Faithless - Insomnia, etc
Faithless - God Is A DJ
Fatboy Slim - Weapon of Choice
Fatboy Slim - "Everybody loves a 303", "Praise You" etc
Freak Power - Turn on Tune In Drop Out
Gorillaz - 19-2000
Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood
Grease - Hand Jive
Grease - Grease Lightning
Happy Mondays - Step On
Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
Ini Kamoze - Here Comes The Hotstepper
James Taylor Quartet - Theme from Starsky & Hutch
John Travolta & Olivia Newton - Grease megamix
Kaiser Chiefs - Oh My God
KC And The Sunshine Band - That's The Way I Like It
Kernkraft 400 - Zombie Nation
Killers - Somebody Told Me
Kylie - Spinning Around
Kylie - Can't Get You Out Of My Head
Madness - Baggy Trousers
Madness - House of Fun
Madness - It Must Be Love
Man2man meets man parish - Male Stripper
MARRS - Pump Up The Volume
Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy
Michael Jackson - Thriller
Michael Jackson - Beat it
Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
Nelly - Hot In herre
New Order - True Faith
New Order - World In Motion
Nirvana - Teen Spirit
Oasis - Supersonic
Peggy Lee - Big Spender
Pet Shop Boys - Alright
Primal Scream - Loaded
Prodigy - e.g. Charlie, Out Of Space, Breathe, One Love, Voodoo People etc
Pulp - Common People
Pulp - Disco 2000
Queen - (anything)
Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Give It Away
Right Said Fred - Deeply Dippy
Robbie williams - let me entertain you
S Club 7 - Don't Stop
Scatman John - Scatman
Shamen - Move Any Mountain
Shamen - Ebeneezer Goode
Shirley Bassey - Hey Big Spender
Sonique - I Put A Spell On You
Spiller - Groovejet (if this ain't love)
Stereo MCs - Connected
Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam
The Carpenters - Weve only just begun
The Charlatons - My Beautiful Friend
The Grid - Swamp Thing
The Mighty Dubcats - Magic Carpet Ride
The Source featuring Candi Stanton - You've got the love
The Village People - YMCA
Tina Turner - Simply The Best
Tom Jones - Its Not Unusual
Tom Jones - Delilah
Tom Jones - Sex Bomb
Tone Loc - Funky Cold Medina
Tony Christie - Road to Amarillo
Toots and the Maytalls - Pressure Drop
Traditional - Hokey Cokey!
Trampps - Disco Inferno
Underworld - Born Slippy
Wildchild - Renegade Master

"Whatever - lots of funk, pop, indie, dance, hip hop, soul, etc etc!"


4 Comment(s):


Comment by Blogger Tam, at June 06, 2005 3:45 am  :

Right Said Fred! Right Said Fred! The horror!

Then again: Hand Jive is awesome.



Comment by Blogger The Saturnyne, at June 06, 2005 7:12 am  :

Yowsa, geeza!

This is like the ultimate wedding bluprint!

Can yer bottle it an' sell it?

Am making notes, here!

S.

PS: mind you, i could easily leave ole Tina Turner outta the equation. I hate hate hate that song!
PPS: hi, your Tamness! And Holiest of goats!



Comment by Blogger Starbuck, at June 07, 2005 4:44 pm  :

Yep, Tina Turner was fairly painful, but luckily I was at the bar at that point.

And "Male Stripper" (isn't that an antivirus product?) pretty much cleared the dance floor, apparently, aside from the requestee, Cazza.

Glad we didn't make it too "modern", though.

Can't you imagine that you're there?



Comment by Blogger Starbuck, at June 07, 2005 5:11 pm  :

Oh, and I should mention my brothers-in-law-plus-cousin-in-law and their "awe-inspiring" version of the Full Monty (thankfully more of a Half Monty, boxer shorts staying on!) to the Full Monty theme.

A number of people left shortly after...


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