[mixtape] i wanna be a dj at a gay party


i wanna be a dj at a gay party


PET SHOP BOYS – Being Boring
BRONSKIE BEAT – Smalltown Boy
DUSTY SPRINGFIELD – In Private
ERASURE – A Little Respect
CULTURE CLUB – I’ll Tumble 4 Ya
VISAGE – Fade To Grey
FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD – Relax
SOFT CELL – Tainted Love
VILLAGE PEOPLE – Y.M.C.A.
QUEEN – I Want To Break Free
GEORGE MICHAEL – Too Funky
SCISSOR SISTERS – I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’
THE B 52’S – Love Shack
R.E.M. – Shiny Happy People
K.D. LANG – Constant Craving
ELTON JOHN – I Want Love
RUFUS WAINWRIGHT – Rules and Regulations
DARREN HAYES – On The Verge of Something Wonderful
bonus track: ANDY BELL – Call On Me


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you can also watch their videos on my youtube playlist here.–

Perhaps, a tea party would be more specific. Yes, I wanna be a DJ at a gay tea party.

A plan of making this mixtape actually struck me more than a year ago, when I still lived in the Netherlands, a country with a strong gay culture. There I went to the pride parade and gay pubs but I was rather disappointed by the songs played by the local DJ’s. I kept thinking that I might have done better.

For this particular mixtape however, I made some strict criteria for myself, and the main criterion was that the artists included in the mixtape should be gay, instead of putting songs that are famous among gay communities but the singers are not really gay.

An additional criterion is that the artists should be gorgeous 😛

Anyway, putting these criteria, I basically just can’t leave for example, Elton John, the ultimate gay icon yet unfortunately has no (or very, very few) songs for dance parties. So instead of making a mixtape for a dance party, I think it would be nice to make one for a rather relaxed and cozy tea party where I could include Elton, kd lang, and Rufus.

Enjoy.

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