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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Throwback Thursday: I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston

Speed: 119 bpm

Recommended bpm range: 115 to 120 bpm

The DJ’s Take: If there's one 80s song you need in your library, this is it. Pretty much a guarantee to increase the energy in a room, and will likely get females to sing along.

Keep in mind there's a key change a little over 3 minutes in. Try leading in with Cyndi Lauper's Girls Just Want To Have Fun. After the key change, go into tracks like:

Paparazzi - Lady Gaga
Dirty Mind - Flo Rida
Waves - Mr. Probz (Robin Schulz Remix)
Latch - Disclosure
Telephone - Lady Gaga ft. Beyoncé
Say It Right - Nelly Furtado
Sonnentanz - Klangkarussell ft. Will Heard
Marilyn Monroe - Pharrell

Download or stream the song:

Spotify playlist (post key-change)

Apple Music