been making a name for herself the last couple of years as a singer
to be reckon with. Although to most she's a new artist on the
R&B and soul scene, Romina came to my attention when she did
a cover of Norma Jean's 'My
Forbidden Lover' back in 1998. That track was given
the '2-step' treatment by the then unknown remixers 'Artful
Dodger', which soared on the charts and occupied the
top ten in the UK for 6 weeks in a row.
started with house music back in her native homeland of Rome Italy,
where she and her group at the time (The
Second Floor) had a moderate track in 'Love
and Happiness' that featured her father Wess
Johnson. Since then Romina has been steadily performing
and horning her craft and was even a background vocalist for the
now defunck 'Spice Girls'.
offering from the 'Italian stallianess' is an excellent remake
of the Shalamar classic from
the 80s 'A Night to Remember'.
As noted above, the production is again on point as The
Full Crew takes
on the duties using solid rhythns and a steady bass line that
utiliize Romina's voice very well on both the chorus as well as
one is available through 2
Funky Records in the UK and will not be there for long so
get ahead of the heard and get your copy now. You'll want to play
this one over and over again. A
Listen to Ronina
Johnson's - 'A
Night to Remember'