- Words Notion Staff
As they celebrate their 15th Anniversary, the renowned club night select their ultimate guilty pleasures 10Trax.
Guilty Pleasures has been a nightlife staple for years. Equipped with confetti cannons, flamboyant live performers and a track-list consisting of the all-time ultimate bangers, it’s become a nationwide phenomenon.
The very first Guilty Pleasures club night took place at Hammersmith Working Mens Club. It was created as an antidote to the stuffy and uptight club nights that we’ve become accustomed to, with founder Sean Rowley keen to inject a bit more fun into our nightlife experiences. Becoming an instant fave around the UK, the Guilty Pleasures team have thrown parties at Glastonbury, Latitude and Bestival and have released their own compilation album which offers up the very best from their playlist.
For their birthday celebration, it seems to be their biggest night ever. Taking place at The Electric Ballroom, the event promises to feature “dynamic DJs, bedazzling dancers, energetic live performances and a host of other performances, all soundtracked by the world’s best pop, R&B, indie, dance, and sing-along party classics.” The anniversary event is tomorrow night, so make sure to grab your tickets while you still can.
Speaking of the event, Rowley told Notion: “The whole thing with Guilty Pleasures is that we celebrate pop in all it’s glorious forms. We’ve never played the ironic card & would never play crap for the sake of crap, we stand by these songs as being genius in the field of pop. Below is a list of ten tunes that get banged out at most parties.” Get your speakers on full blast…
"When You're Gone" by Bryan Adams ft. Melanie C
"Riff-tactic pop banger. Without doubt the greatest Spice Girl solo moment."
"Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" by Backstreet Boys
"The greatest moment from the greatest boy band to walk this planet."
"Like A Prayer" by Madonna
"Madge, the high priestess of pop can do no wrong in our eyes"
"Don't Stop Movin'" by S Club 7
"Everything about this tune is so wrong, it’s right."
"Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus
"A tune of epic proportions & heart stopping dynamite."
"Firework" by Katy Perry
"Cue balloon drop & confetti cannons & FIRE!"
"Man! I Feel Like A Woman" by Shania Twain
"Sort’s out the boys from the men when it comes to the sing-a-long section of the night"
"Freed From Desire" by GALA
"There’s always room for a bit of a rave up at GP."
"Take On Me" by a-ha
"Lose your shit to the ultimate 80’s synth anthem."
"Africa" by Toto
"Last tune of the night for the last 15 years !! Yes, GP is to blame for the rise of Toto & we are proud of it"