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Sean's Friday Fire!

This week's Friday Fire comes from our content and social guy Sean. He's not a DJ, but you don't get to work for Wedding Jam unless you're music mad!

Catering for all ages with tracks from 1979 to 2015, these five are full tilt - five pure floor-wobblers with no let up. Let's goooo!

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Sister Sledge - He's the Greatest Dancer

There can't be many DJs on earth, if any, who haven't turned to a Nile Rodgers record at some point. Disco, along with soul / Motown, might just be the most surefire winner of a genre for any party, and there was no finer exponent of disco than Nile Rodgers. In the '70s, there was some hostile kickback against disco from some chin-stroking music fans. Let's face it, they probably just couldn't dance.

Michael Jackson - P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)

Written and produced by two absolute titans of r&b and funk, Quincy Jones and James Ingram, P.Y.T. went a little under the radar when 'Thriller' went nuts - indeed, as the 6th single (!) from the LP, it didn't even make the top 10 in the UK. One can only wonder how or why, as it's an absolutely smoking hot track and a guaranteed floor-filler.

Tame Impala - Let it Happen

An epic. A euphoric epic, packed full of absolute vibes, plot twists, insistent beats, vocoder vocals, and - some six minutes in - there's even room for a sick little guitar solo. A tune that fully goes off!

Spiller feat Sophie Ellis-Bextor - Groovejet (If This Ain't Love)

A monster hit from August 2000, this track married handbag house with a disco-y flavour to fully connect with both clubs and the mainstream. The memorable refrain of "and if this ain't love...why does it feel so good?" feels kinda perfect for any wedding reception.

Inner City - Good Life

This timeless house classic is over 30 years old and still sounds insanely fresh. The guy that made it - Kevin Saunderson - said he wanted to create a track that was danceable with a great melody and evoked the likes of Chaka Khan and Evelyn 'King' Champagne. He nailed it, right? He nailed it!

And that's your lot! If those five don't get you in the mood for a - ahem - lively weekend, we don't know what will. Dig in to our Spotify playlist below, go nuts, have a good time, have a party!

The best night of your life deserves the perfect soundtrack.