The Collaborative International Dictionary
DJ \DJ\ (d[=e]"j[=a]`) n. same as disc jockey. [acronym, capitalized] [PJC] ||
- Redirect Disc jockey
DJ most commonly refers to a disc jockey, a person who plays recorded music for an audience.
DJ may also refer to:
"DJ" is a song by David Bowie, released on the 1979 album Lodger, and then as a single on 29 June 1979.
A cynical comment on the cult of the DJ, the track is noted for Adrian Belew's guitar solo, which was recorded in multiple takes, and then mixed back together for the album track. In a biography of Talking Heads, it is said this song was an attempt by Bowie to sing like David Byrne, who was befriending Brian Eno at the time. The single was an edited version, but was still possibly too uncommercial for substantial chart success – it peaked at No. 29 in the UK, and was not released in other markets. The single was issued on green vinyl in the UK and is now a very desirable collector's item.
The song was performed live for the first time on Bowie's Outside Tour in 1995.
"DJ" is the fifth and final single from Jamelia's second album Thank You and was also released a double a-side with the Sam Brown song " Stop".
"DJ" is a song written by SoulShock, Kenneth Karlin, P. White, Alex Cantrall and O. Longott, first recorded by Melodi Brown, although they never released the song or indeed any material The song was also recorded by Samantha Mumba and later by Jamelia, however only Jamelia's version was commercially released. It was produced by Soulshock and Kenneth Karlin.
"DJ" takes its main tune from Raymond Guiot's "Primitive Spirit"
"DJ" was the debut single from former Steps members H & Claire. The song was their most successful single. Debuting at #3 and spending 11 weeks on the British charts.
"DJ" is a CD single by popular Greek artist Marianta Pieridi released in Greece in October 2006 by Universal Music Greece.
"DJ" is a song by Danish pop band Alphabeat, released as the second single from their second studio album, The Spell (2009). The song peaked at number six on the Danish Singles Chart, and was certified gold by IFPI Denmark on 20 April 2010 for sales in excess of 15,000 copies.
In the United Kingdom, "DJ" was released in May 2010 as the third single from the international version of the album, The Beat Is... The track was remixed by Biffco and promoted as "DJ (I Could Be Dancing)" for the single release.