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Remixed Songs From the 80s: Fall Throwback 2023 Volume 2

Party Favorz is hitting the airwaves again with Volume 2 of our Fall Throwback series, loaded with remixed songs from the 80s. Sure, we’ve sprinkled in a few gems from the late 70s, but the spotlight is mainly on the 80s. Let’s jump into it.

Opening with a Bang: “Driver’s Seat”

Kicking off the set is “Driver’s Seat,” a 1979 classic from Sniff ‘n’ the Tears. Block & Crown bring it to 2021 with their House remix. It’s a tune that has graced numerous commercials and TV shows. Although it peaked at only #15 on the U.S. charts, many of this remember this earworm fondly.

Unexpected Remixes: “Sultans of Swing”

One delightful surprise here is Block & Crown’s fresh take on Dire Straits’ 1979 mega-hit “Sultans of Swing.” They titled their version “Swingin Sultan,” and it’s a beauty. This remix stays loyal to the original while adding a modern twist, making it a perfect throwback.

Rock Classics Reimagined

Speaking of rock, we’ve got more. The Knack’s 1979 hit “My Sharona” gets a Funky House twist, thanks to Grooveband and Ghostmasters. Block & Crown also rework Ram Jam’s rock staple “Black Betty,” ensuring that these remixed songs from the 80s and late 70s keep the dance floor buzzing.

Disco Gurls on Tina Turner’s “The Best”

Disco Gurls dazzle us with their modernization of Tina Turner’s anthem “The Best.” Titled “U’re Simply The Best,” it preserves the original’s spirit while injecting it with a new groove. If only this had been available for our Tina Tribute set.

A Smorgasbord of Modern Takes on 80s Classics

For those craving more, we’ve got a plethora of modern remixes your 80s-loving heart will adore. From “Should I Stay or Should I Go” by The Clash to “Hungry Eyes” by Eric Carmen, we’ve covered it all. Others like “One Night in Bangkok” by Murray Head and “Your Love” by The Outfield get their much-deserved spotlight.

Authenticity Matters

Although about half of these tracks feature the original vocals, the rest utilize talented soundalike artists. But don’t let that sway you! These remixed songs from the 80s and a few from the late 70s offer a fresh, nostalgic journey worth taking. A couple of mashups even make an appearance, adding extra flavor.

What’s Next?

Whether you grew up in this era or are a fan looking to discover these classics, this throwback set is a treasure. Stay tuned for our Fall Edition 2023, which will be dropping soon, along with new episodes of Peak Hour and Club Fusion.

Until the next time…ENJOY!

Album: Fall Throwback Dance Party Volume 2
Genre: 80s Dance, 90s House, 00s Dance
Year: 2023
Total Time: 03:07:54

1. Block & Crown – Driver’s Seat (Original Mix)

2. Block & Crown, Lissat – The Damn Thing Go Wild (Original Mix)

3. The GrooveBand, GhostMasters – Oh My Sharonna (Extended Mix)

4. GhostMasters, The GrooveBand – I Should Stay (Extended Mix)

5. GhostMasters – Sunglasses Tonight (Extended Mix)

6. Disco Gurls – I’m Gonna Live 4Ever (Extended Mix)

7. Disco Gurls – U’re Simply The Best (Club Mix)

8. Disco Gurls – These Hungry Eyes (Club Mix)

9. Klanque – My Name Joanna (Ghostbusterz Club Mix)

10. Disco Gurls – Waiting 4 U (Extended Mix)

11. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – Respect 2 Me (Extended Mix)

12. Disco Gurls – Till The Morning After (Extended Mix)

13. Disco Gurls – An Angel Right Now (Extended Mix)

14. GhostMasters – Sexy Jane (Club Mix)

15. The GrooveBand – Obsession (Nu Disco Mix)

16. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – U Are Always On My Mind (Extended Mix)

17. Block & Crown – Hooray It’s Monday (Original Mix)

18. Block & Crown – Out Of Touch (Original Mix)

19. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – Strange Luv (Extended Mix)

20. Disco Gurls – Bangkok Nights (Nu Disco Mix)

21. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – You’re Big In Japan (Club Mix)

22. Block & Crown – True (Original Mix)

23. GhostMasters – In Your Arms Tonight (Extended Mix)

24. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – Without U (Extended Mix)

25. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – Smooth Operator (Extended Mix)

26. GhostMasters, The GrooveBand – My Life (Club Mix)

27. Block & Crown, Lissat – Swingin Sultan (Original Mix)

28. Block & Crown, Groove Monkey – Let It Whip (Original Mix)

29. Block & Crown – Pleasure (Nudisco Mix)

30. Block & Crown – Self Control (Original Mix)

31. Block & Crown – The Final Countdown (Original Mix)

32. Ghostbusterz – Gloria (Original Mix)

33. Block & Crown, THE SOULBOYZ, Yves G – Take On Me (Extended Mix)

34. Ghostbusterz – Your Love (Original Mix)

35. Block & Crown – Who’s Watchin’ (Original Mix)

36. Block & Crown, Lisa Najee – Situation (Club Mix)

37. GhostMasters – Missing U At All (Extended Mix)

38. GhostMasters – FlashDancer (Club Mix)

39. GhostMasters, The GrooveBand – Hungry Wolf (Extended Mix)

40. Disco Gurls – Lessons In Luv (Extended Mix)

41. Ghostbusterz – Everywhere (Original Mix)

42. Disco Gurls, The Soul Gang – Dreams Of Loneliness (Extended Mix)

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