Most good dj sets include at least one song that allows the crowd to breath for a second. If you play bangers for a straight hour people get exhausted and the set lacks the peaks and valleys that keep the crowd wanting more.
Every once in a while you choose a nice slow “valley” song and it totally surprises you by making the crowd even crazier.
Here’s a list of my favorite “where the F did that come from” songs.
Rolling Stones - Under My Thumb
Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place (Naïve Melody)
Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere
Luther Vandross – Sugar and Spice
Hot 8 Brass Band – Sexual Healing
Tina Turner- What’s Love Got To Do With It
R Kelly - Bump n Grind