We’ve survived January and are still coping with all the rubbish this crazy world seems determined to chuck at us. So it must be time for a bit of healing, particularly when Cupid’s set to twang that arrow.
Yes – it’s the month of St Valentine, so who could be better to hear from than the legendary award-winning DJ Claire Fuller.
How are you and are you in the mood for love this Valentine’s? “Hi, I’m good thanks – things are all moving in the right direction and I’m the happiest I’ve been for years! For Valentine’s I have a gorgeous lady in my life so I intend to make it very special. Plus, we are off to Thailand and Australia in a few weeks so it’s going to be an amazing month!”
Where can we see you playing this month and are you involved in any particular Valentine’s events? “On Wednesdays I’m at Ice at Legends playing chart/house/r&b. We recently started a new night at Legends playing 70s/80s/90s every Thursday called NOW! That’s What I Call Legends and it’s been a massive success so far! Fridays I DJ in Uckfield at The Broadway club and Saturdays you can usually find me in Southampton at either the London Hotel or The Edge. On Sundays it’s back to Legends DJing at Pop!Candy playing all things pop, cheese and a bit of Disney!”
Tune you’ll definitely be playing this Valentine’s and fave ‘love’ tune of all time? “I’m not sure love tunes will go down well at Legends on Valentine’s Day, haha, but if I had to choose one I would probably play Christina Perry’s Thousand Years.”
Your dream gig and best gig during this month d’amour? “I think I ticked my dream gig box last year at Brighton Pride, having a massive tent full of people partying with me for hours on the Friday night in the Old Steine. Now I just dream of DJing abroad – that’d make me a very happy DJ!”
Tune you wish you’d never played? “Yeah anything grime, the clubs I work in just don’t like it and it totally kills my dancefloor!”
Guilty pleasure? “DISNEY naturally!!”
Describe yourself in three words… “Honest, Friendly, Loyal.”
Claire Fuller’s current top five:
♦ Raye – Decline (Wideboys remix) – Universal Music Operations Ltd
♦ Charli XCX – Dirty, Sexy, Money (J Stone remix) – Parlophone /Warner
♦ Armand Van Helden – I Need A Painkiller – All Around The World Ltd
♦ One Bit & Noah Cyrus – My Way (Joe Reece Mylo remix) – MOS
♦ James Hype ft Kelli-Leigh – More Than Friends – Warner Music UK