Nicky and Mark’s summer party, 7th July 2018

Nicky and Mark’s Party

A few weeks ago, my mobile rang.  I was the lovely Nicky whose wedding I DJ’s at Upwaltham Barns way back in 2009.  “Brian, we are thinking of having a party, and wondered if you would DJ it?”  A quick look in the diary confirmed I was indeed available.  I also remembered Nicky and Mark’s wedding well for a number of reasons.  Their music requests were absolutely awesome, and very much in tune with the kinds of music I personally love.  It was a mix of decent 80’s dance and soul music, with the kind of house music I played for the legendary Houseproud nights, and not much in the way of cheese!!! Their guests were on fire, and they danced all night.  So, without hesitation, I took on this party!

Farm party

This party was held in a barn on the farm they live in near Wisborough Green in West Sussex.  The weather was stunning (yes, we did get a decent summer this year in the UK!), and as the party started, a few familiar faces who were at the wedding started arriving together with their guests.  As the sun set, the tempo went up, and the music did its magic till after 2am!

Here is what I played for Nicky, Mark, and their fab friends and family:

Background selections:

  • Glitterbox – A Disco Hï (Continuous Mix 2) Simon Dunmore
  • Defected Presents Glitterbox Ibiza 2015 Mix 1 (Continuous Mix) Simon Dunmore
  • Everything Will Be Alright City Reverb
  • Boutade Mugwump
  • Zumai (Henrik Schwarz Dub Remix) Frankie Valentine
  • My Reflection Osunlade Feat. Divine Essence
  • Planet Rock (Jazz) Breakout
  • A Lot To Say (Blackgrass’s One Armed Bandit Remix) Leisure Allstars Feat. The Good People
  • Eve Coyote feat. Saro Trimbastone
  • Dove I-Con
  • Sinusoid Electroslide
  • Give One Reason Tabula Ra-Sa
  • Multi Level Rooms Cosmic Rocker
  • Israelites (Ibizare RMX) Desmond Dekker
  • Swing Ur Soul P.M.Fm

Dancing:

  • I Am Somebody [Original 12″ Version] Glenn Jones
  • Saturday Love Cherrelle And Alexander O’Neal
  • Buttercup Carl Anderson
  • Say You Love Me Girl Breakwater
  • I Want Her (Single Version) [Remastered] Keith Sweat
  • Just A Touch Of Love Slave
  • I Should have loved ya Walden, Narada Michael
  • We Got The Funk [12″ Version] Positive Force
  • Rock With You -The Reflex Revision- The Reflex – Michael Jackson
  • Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now McFadden & Whitehead
  • He’s the Greatest Dancer Sister Sledge
  • Good Times Chic
  • Funkin’ for Jamaica (M+M Mix) Tom Browne
  • Faith George Michael
  • Thank ABBA For The Music Starring: Steps, Tina Cousins, Cleopatra, B*Witched & Billie
  • Spinning Around Kylie Minogue
  • Night Fever The Bee Gees
  • My Forbidden Lover Chic
  • Encore Cheryl Lynn
  • Joy And Pain Maze Feat. Frankie Beverly
  • Cathedrals D.C. LaRue
  • Love Hangover Diana Ross
  • Birthday Katy Perry
  • It’s raining men – The Weather Girls
  • Disco inferno The Trammps
  • Rappers Delight Sugarhill Gang
  • Last night a DJ saved my life Indeep
  • Do It To The Music [Original 12″ Mix] Raw Silk
  • Always There (12″ mix) Incognito Ft Jocelyn Brown
  • Dreamin’ (Louie Vega Edit) GREG HENDERSON
  • Big Fun (Original 12″ Mix) Inner City
  • Let No Man Put Asunder [Original Shep Pettibone 12? remix] First Choice
  • Your Love Frankie Knuckles feat. Jamie Principle
  • Break 4 Love Raze
  • Tears (Classic Vocal) Frankie Knuckles Presents Satoshi Tomiie
  • Move Your Body (Dj Hummer Sax Bootleg) Marshall Jefferson
  • Deep Inside (Original 12″) Hardrive
  • Beautiful People (Underground Network Mix) Barbara Tucker
  • Le Freak (Dimitri From Paris Remix) Chic
  • Rise (Soulshaker Club Mix) Herb Alpert
  • Haven’t You Heard (Joey Negro Extended Disco Mix) Patrice Rushen
  • Fall for You (feat. April) [Sandy Rivera’s Classic Mix] Kings of Tomorrow
  • Hung up Madonna
  • Pjanoo Muzik (Jonathan Dobson Mix) Eric Prydz Vs Madonna
  • It’s Yours Jon Cutler Feat. E-Man
  • To Be In Love Masters At Work Feat. India
  • Finally (Danny Krivit & Steve Travolta Re-Edit) Kings of Tomorrow
  • The Cure & The Cause (Balearic Soul Remix) Fish Go Deep & Tracey K
  • Lola’s theme (Main Mix) Shapeshifters
  • Superman (featuring Bucie) [Club Mix] Black Coffee
  • Martina (feat. Rafael Berrio) [Club Edit] These Machines
  • FourFiveSeconds Rihanna & Kanye West & Paul McCartney
  • Best Thing I Never Had Beyoncé
  • Wifey Next
  • Candy Cameo
  • Tribute (Right On) The Pasadenas

Nicky and Mark, thank you so much for asking me to do this for you.  It was an awesome pleasure to DJ for you all again!

Cheers,

Brian

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