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Vaffankulo Valencia No Existe Valentino Valerie Valley 68 Van van Beek Svenja van Coeverden Lex Van Dael Jelle Van Der Driesschen Dennis Van der Zwan Addy Van Dessel Wout Van DeWiel Henk van Diepen Wessel Van Garsse Bruno van Hoogen Rachel Van Rijen Ruud Vana Vandana Vandueren Filip Vanexia Vangelo Vanilla Vannelli Joe T Varaderos Varola Claudio Vasquez Alphie VATNA Vegas Pete Vellisa Velvet Venere Vengaboys Venus Venus (3) Venus and Marc Venusia Veona Verba Volant Verde Tony Verena Vergouwen Kim Verity Verona Veronica Vertical Vibe Vertigo Verushka Veruska Vervoort Ann Verzeletti Luca Vesala Mari Vestania Vi-King VIA Vibration Victor and Co Victorio Patrick Victory Victory (2) Video Kids View Viki Villiano Vince B Vincent Vinyl Expression Records Vio Lorenzo VIP Viper Virgo Records Virtuality Vision Vision Beat Vision Of D Visnadi Vission Viva Viva (2) Vivace Vivaldi Gianluca Vive Vivian Viviana Viviane Voice Voice 2 Voice Voice Of Buddha Voice Over Voice X Voices Volcano Volpini Serena Volta Voltage Volume Volumex Von Der Burg Voodoo Child Voodoo Nation Voodoobeats Vox Populi Voyage 2000 Voyageur Vu-Meters Vyck Vyo

 

Vaffankulo
EuroDance Group

Spain

Singles


Think Of You (1994)
Talk To Me (1995)
Destination (1996)

With no doubt this project has the slangest name of the whole eurodance history ! But their single Destination, featuring the voices of a rapper and a female vocalist, is an awesome eurodance track... It appeared on the Polish compilation The Best Disco Music Vol. 8. Label : Lucas Records


 

Eurodance


Valencia No Existe
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Heavens Rave (1993)
Love Temptation (14th Jan 1994)
Feel Your Loving (4th Oct 1994)

Valencia No Existe is a project of Deep Out Production, in other words Fulvio Zafret, in collaboration with Francesco Contadini and (according to the singles) A. Chalvien, M. Pinosa or A. Buttignon. The female vocalist could be Sylvia Zafret, Fulvio's wife. All the singles were released in Italy under the label Plastika.

Their first single Heaven's Rave was released in 1993 in Italy. It was a contribution of S. Portaluri, F. Zafret & M. Pinosa. Their second single was called Love Temptation. This time, F. Contadini and F. Zafret had teamed up with M. Pinosa and A. Buttignon

The CD single of Feel Your Loving, including 4 versions (Radio edit, Club mix, Extended mix and Valencia mix) was also released in Germany under the label ZYX.

Thanks to Abelito


 

Eurodance


Valentino
EuroDance Group

Spain

Singles


Brand New Plaza (1995)
Roses Garden (1996)

The project featured Euphoria (it was fronted by vocalist Tysiana and rapper Nacho Diez). The single Brand New Plaza (aka Brand New Place) was released under Dance Music Division / Lucas Records.

Thanks to Ulysses and Gianni


 

Eurodance


Valerie
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Say I'm Your Number 1 (1996)

Label : Egg Records. The single was written by Stock/Aitken/Waterman.

Thanks to DJ Marto Aida


 

Eurodance


Valley 68
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


It's Gonna Be Love (1994)
All Over This World (1995)
Dreamin' Your Love (21st Apr 1997)

Valley 68 is a SAIFAM project.

The executive producer of Dreaming Your Love was Franco Diaferia. The single was recorded and mixed at Synthesis Red Studio in Torino (Italy) William "Doctor Sound" Walker.


 

Eurodance


Van
EuroDance Group

Sweden

Albums

Classica (1998)

1.Van Supersonic, 2.2001, 3.Ice Got My Love, 4.Winter In Paradise, 5.Ludwig Van, 6.Love Is A Shadow, 7.Get Enough, 8.Queen Of The Night, 9.Count Dracula, 10.Under The Milkyway, 11.Deep In My Heart, 12.La Luna De La Notte,

Singles


Under The Milkyway ()
Ludwig Van ()
Winter In Paradise (1998)
Ice Got My Love (1998)

Van is a Swedish project which specialized into dance covers of classical music. The were produced by the Stockholm records. Their name probably refers to Ludwig Van Beethoven...

The female vocalist is called Thérèse Engdahl, with help from Ellinor Franzén for the backing vocals. Ice Got My Love, released in 1998, was composed and written by Lönn and Wolfgang. Lönn was also the producer and the keyboards programmer. It was co-produced by Åberg and Hansson.

Winter In Paradise was released the same year : it was written, composed and conducted by Lönn,Wolfgang and Antonio. It was produced, engineered and mixed by Lönn, Åberg and Hansson. Once again, programming and keyboards were done by Lönn. Some remixes were done by Richi M, who also remixed some songs for E-type.

They only released one album, entitled Classica, released under Stockholm records.

Thanks to Rune Svensson
Van at Bitmachine


 

Eurodance


van Beek (Svenja)
Bubble Gum Member

Netherlands

Model and singer Svenja is sporty, she also loves dancing and shopping. She lives in Eindhoven.

2011, after 7 years as a member of Djumbo, she left the project to start a solo carreer. In June, she appeared in Bingo Players' videoclip Cry (Just a Little).


 

Eurodance


van Coeverden (Lex)
EuroDance Producer

Netherlands

Dutch producer Lex van Coeverden made his first steps in the mixing-bizz on age 15. He was a popular DJ at the pirate radio station "Radio Stad Den Haag" during the 80s. Lex founded his record company Dance International Records.

He had his first Dutch Top 40-successes with the Sample Syndicate TBM Mix-es, later he had even bigger success together with Rene van der Weyde with Atlantic Ocean - the tracks Waterfall and Body in Motion. Lex contributed to the eurodance projects Maxima and Room 4 2. He was also part the projects Trancemission and Sample Syndicate.

2005 : in January he founded The Vinyl Room, a vinyl cutting and mastering room.


Artists and groups featuring van Coeverden (Lex)


Room 4 2 - The Rhythm Of Life (1995)

 

Eurodance


Van Dael (Jelle)
EuroTrance Member

Belgium

Singles


Lie Machine (23rd Sep 2014)
Another Day (3rd Mar 2015)
As Long As You Love Me (19th Feb 2016)

Jelle van Dael was born and grew up in Opglabbeek (Belgium). She was selected in 2008 during the real-TV casting Let's Go Lasgo to become Lasgo's new female vocalist, replacing Evi Goffin.

2009 : in September, Jelle posed for the Belgian men magazine P-Magazine.

2010 : Besides her role as Lasgo singer and frontlady, Jelle Van Dael is also working as a VJ on Jim TV. She presents a show entitled "Daily 10" from an open-air studio. The same year, she participated in the Belgian edition of Dancing With the Stars

2011 : in October, Jelle announced that she was pregnant. She gave birth to her first baby in January 2012

2014 : Jelle announced that she was going solo. Her first single Lie Machine, a ballad, was out on September 23rd.

2015 : she released her second solo single Another Day in March. In December, she was featured on PressKit's single My Adrenaline

2016 : Jelle did vocals on Klaas' single Far Away. It was released the same day as her third solo single As Long As You Love Me


Artists and groups featuring Van Dael (Jelle)


Klaas - Far Away (2016)
Lasgo - Can't Stop (2012), Gone (2009), Lost (2009), Out Of My Mind (2008), Sky High (2012), Smile (album) (2009), Something 2013 (2013)
PressKit - My Adrenaline (2015)

 

Eurodance


Van Der Driesschen (Dennis)
EuroDance Producer

Netherlands

Dutch producer Dennis Van Der Driesschen aka Danski was born June 10th, 1972. With DJ Delmundo, he stands behind Lick, Nakatomi, E-Motion and the Vengaboys. He lives in Amsterdam.


Artists and groups featuring Van Der Driesschen (Dennis)


E-Motion - So In Love With You (1995)
Nance - Love Is... (1995)
Vengaboys - Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom (1999), Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (2000), Forever As One (2001), Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) (1999), Parada De Tettas (1997), Shala Lala (2000), To Brazil (1997), Uncle John From Jamaica (2000), Up And Down (1997), We Like To Party (The Vengabus) (1998), We're Going To Ibiza (1999)

 

Eurodance


Van der Zwan (Addy)
EuroDance Producer

Netherlands

Famous Dutch (Hard)House-DJ & Producer. Got known in the early 90's as a remixer for the Turn Up The Bass-compilations by Arcade, together with his buddy Koen Groeneveld. They released many records under various names (including the eurodance projects Catalana, D-Natural and Chaka Boom Bang), but most famous are The Ultimate Seduction and their releases as Klubbheads.


Artists and groups featuring Van der Zwan (Addy)


Catalana - The Summer Of Love (1995)
Chakka Boom Bang - Tossin' And Turnin' (1994)
D-Natural - Dr Beat (1995)
Nance - Big Brother Is Watching You (1996), Kiss It ! (1996)

 

Eurodance


Van Dessel (Wout)
EuroTrance Producer

Belgium

Singles


Shookie ()
Glow ()
Illusion 10 (1996)
Illusion 9 (1996)
Adorable (1997)
The Awakening (2001)
Island Of Trance EP (2001)
Mastermind (2004)
The Truth (2004)
Somebody Else (2005)
Entourage (28th Jun 2012)
Take You There (21st Jan 2013)
Sinrise (14th May 2013)
Make It Pop (15th Jul 2013)
Masterblaster (29th Jun 2015)
The Young Onez (4th Apr 2016)
Cannibal (14th Jul 2016)
Together (2nd Dec 2016)

Wout van Dessel was born in Lier on 19th Oktober 1974. He started practicing in 1990 in his attic, and later doing several parties, untill he turned a Carat resident in 1995. One year later he became resident DJ in Illusion and got assigned to the Level when it opened, in 1999, where he started building a new music style for Illusion: Club & Groove together with his friend and co-DJ, Regi Penxten. Highlights of his career include a tour of South Africa as support-Dj for Milk Inc. Performing at the 1999 Love Parade in Berlin. Right now Wout is working on his succesful producing-career as remixer and co-producer for Sylver, with wich he has scored number 1 hits in Belgium and top 5 hits across Europe, and he is still a resident DJ in Illusion & Delite.

He founded his label Pink Fish Music. His latest solo-tacks are called Mastermind with remixes of Mike Koglin and Cor Fijneman and The Truth with remix by PUSH.

2005 : he was awarded the TMF best national DJ in Belgium


Artists and groups featuring Van Dessel (Wout)


Cymaz - Shootin' Fiyah (2016)
De Bie Silvy - Time (2007)
Les Mecs - #Belgiumunited (2016), Somebody Now To Love (2015)
Sylver - Foreign Affair (2009), Forever In Love (2001), Forgiven (2001), I Hate You Now (2009), Lay All Your Love On Me (2006), Living My Life (2003), Love Is An Angel (2004), Make It (2005), One Night Stand (2006), One World One Dream (2008), Rise Again (2008), Skin (2001), Stop Feeling Sorry (2011), Take Me Back (2005), The One (2007), The Smile Has Left Your Eyes (2002), Turn the Tide (2000), Why Worry (2003), Why (2006), Wild Horses (2003)

 

Eurodance


Van DeWiel (Henk)
EuroDance Member

Netherlands

Henk van de Wiel started his carreer as a model. He became a member of Egma project, as songwriter, singer and performer on stage. He was then replaced by Michael Robby.

On the 8th March 2002, Henk was murdered in Paris.


Artists and groups featuring Van DeWiel (Henk)


Egma - Make My Day (1995), Never Gonna Lose Your Love (1993)

 

Eurodance


van Diepen (Wessel)
EuroDance Producer

Netherlands

Producer and composer Wessel van Diepen was born on 12th November 1966 in Delft (Netherlands). He was the youngest in a family of 4 children. His parents had a little store in Delft.

At 15 he started his own illegal radiostation called "Radio Stad Delft". When he was was 17, during a holiday in Wichita (Kansas, United States), he made a radio roadtrip, visiting several stations in that area. In KKRD he met a DJ who gave him the unique opportunity to fill in for him on air for a period of 3 months. Back in The Netherlands, in 1986, he got noticed by 3FM DJ Rob Stenders and through him he got his demo to several Dutch radio-stations in broadcasting capital Hilversum. After numerous offerings Wessel decided to accept a job as a DJ at the VARA Broadcasting Association.

His unique style was quickly noticed by popular broadcasting organisation Veronica. They wanted to recruit him for some radio and TV programms which included the Europe-wide broadcast popmusic TV show Countdonw, which shot Wessel to international fame.

In the early 90s Veronica moguls Erik de Zwart and Lex Harding deserted Veronica and started Radio 538 (nowadays #1 radiostation in The Netherlands), and Wessel ended up going with them. Besides hitting big ratings with a daily drive-time show, he took the opportunity to exploit his dance minded side and created the internationally awarded radioshow "Van Diepen's Dance Department", where every notable DJ spinned vinyl, ranging from Oakenfold to Digweed and from Paul van Dyk to Tiësto. When Dutch musicvideo channel TMF (The Music Factory) was launched in 1995 and Wessel got on board, he once again gained tv fame as a VJ with a popular show called "Wessels Woelige Wereld" (something like: "Wessels Wild World"), which he hosted until 1999.

During the 90's he also started producing hitmusic, together with Denzil Slemming, Peran van Dijk and later Dennis van Den Driesschen (Danski), leading to successful acts such as L.A. Style James Brown Is Dead (he did the trademark megaphone catchphrase himself), Nakatomi (Free, Children Of The Night), and eventually worldwide phenomenons Vengaboys. He also co-produced some Alice Deejay singles. He also contributed to Partners In Crime, Fun Da Mental, E-Motion, Lick, Fire On High... Over the last 13 years, the Vengaboys alone sold over 15 million singles, 4.5 million albums, went platinum in 73 countries and they performed in more than 130 different countries.

Wessel also owns a recordcompany called Violent Records. Nowadays, Wessel is considered as the most succesful pop dance producer in Dutch music history.

 


Artists and groups featuring van Diepen (Wessel)


Alice Deejay - Will I Ever (2000)
E-Motion - So In Love With You (1995)
LA Style - I'm Raving (1992)
Lick - Got To Move Your Body (1994), I'm The Girl of Your Dreams (1995)
Vengaboys - Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom (1999), Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (2000), Forever As One (2001), Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) (1999), Parada De Tettas (1997), Shala Lala (2000), To Brazil (1997), Uncle John From Jamaica (2000), Up And Down (1997), We Like To Party (The Vengabus) (1998), We're Going To Ibiza (1999)

 

Eurodance


Van Garsse (Bruno)
EuroDance Producer

Belgium

Bruno Van Garsse worked for the projects X-Kameron, Firenze, Melomania, Amnesia, DJPC (Inssomniak), Hobby One, Pleasure Game (as artistic producer), Boris (as composer) U.N.A (Emotion, Can You Hear Me)... He also did the French Hit Des Clubs Mix for La Bouche's Be My Lover.

Later, in 1998, he co-produced with Michel Nachtergaele the artist Jamalak.


Artists and groups featuring Van Garsse (Bruno)


Go! Sister Dreams - Imagination (1995)
Kymelle - Knock Me Out / Fly Away (1995), Show That Body Baby (1995)
Melomania - Flash In The Night (1994)
Sun Box - I Feel (Light Is Blue Light) (1994)
Tanaka - More More More (1995)
Una - Can You Hear Me (1993), Emotion (1992)
X-Kameron - I Wanna Be Your Lover (1994), I'm Givin You (La la la) (1995), Why Don't You Want My Love (1995)

 

Eurodance


van Hoogen (Rachel)
Bubble Gum Member

Netherlands

Rach-L aka Rachel van Hoogen was born 27th November 1983. She has been singing and dancing fanatically since she was 11. "Using a hairbrush as a microphone, I gave shows on birthdays, with music from Michael Jackson or Whitney Houston. I acted like I was standing on a big stage, and my family was the public!". It was a logic step that Rach-L's parents signed her up for a dancingschool. There she could focus her attention on her big passion. Rach-L developed her dancing skills very quick. She was soon asked to give streetdance lessons to other groups at the dancing school. Beside singing and dancing, Rach-L's biggest hobbies are fashion and shopping. A well groomed appearance is a must for Rach-L; therefore, it's not a surprise she finished her study visagy with great marks.

In 2003, she became a member of bubblegum project Ch!pz. There were unconfirmed rumors about a love affair with Bill Kaulitz (Tokio Hotel). Chipz split end of 2009.


 

Eurodance


Van Rijen (Ruud)
EuroDance Producer

Netherlands

Singles


Play The Game (1993)

Producer of Twenty 4 Seven

Ruud was born in Baarle Hertog (Belgium) in January 1964, but only lived there for just one month. His parents decided to move and take the whole family back to Holland where he spent his whole schooltime. As a young kid he used to play with hammers and nails all day, trying to create all sorts of things and funny figures and so his parents weren't surprised when he told them that he wanted to be a carpenter. He was 14 years old then. Later he started studying in that direction and after he took his degree, he started working for several companies as a carpenter and wood-manufacturer. It didn't take him long to realize that this job wouldn't give him the fulfilment he had planned in his life.

It was during work when he heard a 2 hour non-stop mix of dancemusic on the radio. The mix was made by the most popular D.J./mixer at that time, Ben Liebrand. The first thing he did the next day was buying 2 turntables and spending all his sparetime on mixing. Selfconfident as he was, he recorded his mixes on cassette-tapes and offered them to the local clubs... and they loved his mixes ! He kept on developping his mixing-skills and by delivering newspapers, he was able to make small investments in equipement. Not long after this he participated in a mix-contest, for the first time, and amazed himself by winning. After this victory many important mix- and DJ-contests and victories followed (local and national championships). At one of the contests he won, his big idol, Ben Liebrand, was member of the jury. Right after the contest Ben Liebrand walked up to Ruud and told him that he was astonished by Ruud's skills and talent. 'A memorable moment...'

From here on he started working in a more professional way and started DJ-ing in several clubs, making mixes for the most popular radioprogrammes of nationally broadcasting stations. Because of all this work, he got wellknown in the scene and he earned enough money to start a small recording studio. He was always working with records from other people, so he got very curious if he could produce one of his own. So he produced an instrumental track and added a few vocal pieces from other records (samples) to it and his first record was born : Rock This World under the name of Drivin Force. He amazed himself and his friends and family again by pumping this dance-track into the top 10 of the National Dance-charts !

He was convinced that with originally recorded vocals (singing and rapping) his records would be perfect to cross-over to radio and finally to the national play- and salescharts. He created an act called Twenty 4 Seven, produced their first single I Can't Stand It, and before he realized it, all his records even crossed all borders of the world. Ruud decided to start up his own record company. In his first studio in Dommelen (The Netherlands) he made the first Twenty 4 Seven singles and the albums Streetmoves and I Wanna Show You. Then in 1995 he moved to Lommel (Belgium).

He keeps on remixing tracks for other artists, such as 2 Brothers on the 4th Floor (the Twenty 4 Seven Trance Mix and Dub Mix for the single Dreams), MC Fixx-It (Let's Move), and more recently the Klubbheadz, BBE or Gigi d'Agostino. He eventually created his own records company.

Ruud van Rijen productions

2nd Nature - Crazy World (1994)
911 - The 4 Commitments (2000), I Am Better (2000)
Basic Blue - Falling Rain (1998)
Electro 2 - Feel The Drive (2000)
Drivin' Force - Rock This World (1988), Who's The One For Me (1988)
Fantasy 2 - Take Me Far Away (1995)
Jeremy Jackson - You Really Got It Going On (1997)
Loop - Spread Your Wings (2000)
MC Fixx-It - Let's Move (1990), Set Me On Fire (1995)
Pinball - Runaway (1997), This Is My House (1998), Confusion (1998), The Final Countdown (1999)
R&J - Il Veliero (1992)
Ru-D - Everybody Jump (2004)
Ruudman - La Nina (2000), Evalha (2001), Heaven Is A Place On Earth (2002)
RVR - Play The Game (1994)
The Castle - Elvis Has Left The Building (1992)
Twenty 4 Seven
Venice - Another Kiss (1998)
Zayn - Take Me High (1996)

Ruud van Rijen official website


Artists and groups featuring Van Rijen (Ruud)


2nd Nature - Crazy World (1994)
MC Fixx it - Let's Move (1990), Set Me On Fire (1996)
Twenty 4 Seven - Are You Dreaming (1989), Friday Night (1997), I Can't Stand It (1989), If You Want My Love (1997), Is It Love (1993), It Could Have Been You (1992), Keep On Tryin' (1995), Leave Them Alone (1994), Like Flames (2007), Ne Ne (1999), Oh Baby ! (1994), Slave To The Music (1993), Take Me Away (1994), We Are The World (1996)
Van Rijen Ruud - Play The Game (1993)
Zayn - Take Me High (1996)

 

Eurodance


Vana
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Take Your Life (1996)

Take Your Life was written by Doc Lorous, composed by Andreas Schulte, produced, recorded and mixed by Michael Gerlach at Pink Ball Studio

Thanks to Gianni


 

Eurodance


Vandana
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


In The Name Of Love / Come To Me (1995)
I'm In Love (26th Jul 1996)

The female vocalist for this project was Marilisa Rapillo. Viviana Presutti from Da Blitz produced the 2 singles In The Name Of Love / Come To Me and I'm In Love, which were released under the label Inprogress. Both vocalists have quite similar voices, which explains the fact that everyone believed that Viviana was the vocalist.

Thanks to Alex "Energy" Laba, DJ Marto Aida, Vincenzo and WebDJs


 

Eurodance


Vandueren (Filip)
EuroTrance Producer

Belgium

Filip Vandueren (aka Philip Banks, Jedidiah Albertson) started as a hardtrance and undergroundproducer at the DanceOpera Label. He already has different projects on his name like K-Lab (Reunion) old school trance with a happy feeling of the late 90s, The Klan, Karnak-X (Sky-Trance), Vidts and Vandueren with Quality Trance at the Oceanic Records Label and Dj Jan vs Vandueren with progressive and hard trance with remixes for Dj Tiësto, Dj Esteem.

Filip is the co-producer of Milk Inc. together with Regi Penxten. Since Milk Inc. has build up its live reputation, Filip joins Regi and Linda on stage together with the other bandmembers to play the keyboards, but only during full live shows and concerts.


Artists and groups featuring Vandueren (Filip)


Li-Ann - Friday (2006)
Milk Inc - Blackout (2009), Breathe Without You (2002), Chasing The Wind (2010), Fire (2011), Forever (2008), Guilty (2009), Land Of The Living (2000), Livin A Lie (2001), Losing Love (1999), Never Again (2001), Oceans (1999), Race (2008), Shadow (2011), Storm (2010), Time (2003), Walk On Water (2000), Wide Awake (2001)

 

Eurodance


Vanexia
EuroDance Group

Spain

Singles


Who Do You Think You Are (1996)

Who Do You Think You Are featured vocalist Vanessa Garcia Sempere. It was recorded and mixed at Oasis Studio, written by José-Antonio Rodriguez, José-Antonio Sanchez, Pedro Rodriguez and Vanessa Garcia Sempere. Label: Discoshop Productions

Thanks to Gianni


 

Eurodance


Vangelo
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Can U See (1994)

Label : Bull & Butcher Recordings (BB 2070 MX). Vocalist : Sandy Chambers.

Thanks to Dj Marto Aida


 

Eurodance


Vanilla
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Sell Me Your Secrets (15th Oct 1994)

This German project, co-produced by Steven Levis and Morrison Long, is build around a female vocalist called Val (actually Valerie Scott). The single Sell Me Your Secrets, is a cover of the track released on Nina's album. It was recorded at Paradox Studios by Peter Zweier, published by Edition "Get Into Magic" / Warner Chappell.

Thank to Hickermann


 

Eurodance


Vannelli (Joe T)
EuroDance Producer

Italy

Italian dance music producers, remixers and DJs Giuseppe Troccoli aka Joe T. Vannelli was born November 26th 1958 in Milan (Italy). He started his career in 1977 as a radio host DJ. In 1989, Joe T. Vannelli started building his own record studio in Milan, founded the team JT Company and a label with the same name (JT Company). He then formed many new labels : Dream Beat, DBX Records, Muzic Without Control Records, Clubbin' Records and 909 Records.


Artists and groups featuring Vannelli (Joe T)


Cadeo Fanny - Pecame (1994)
JT Company - Again (1991), Baby Hold On (1995), Don't Deal With Us (1990), Feel It (1995), Live My Life (1994), Miracle (1996), Rush (1991), Wake Me Tonight (2000), Wet (1993), You Got (1993)
Mara - Callin' U (2000)
Susan K - Heaven Knows (1995)

 

Eurodance


Varaderos
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


You Drive Me Crazy ()
I Got U Babe (1999)
Beautiful Girls (24th Oct 2007)
Me Love (9th Nov 2007)
Day Tripper (14th May 2008)
I Like It (17th Dec 2009)
Summerlove (10th Feb 2010)
By Your Side (17th Feb 2010)
Letkiss (3rd Mar 2010)
Can't Take My Eyes Off You (30th Apr 2010)
Eenie Meenie (22nd May 2010)
Sha La Long (5th Jun 2010)
Chico Chaco (6th Jun 2010)
Hey Now (28th Jul 2010)

The song was featured on the compilation Euro Heaven 3 (Klone Records, English label which works a lot with SAIFAM Publishing Group) and on a fitness compilation called Aerobic Mix 2001 vol 10 published by ProLux Music. It's a cover of Solid Base's hit.

A 12" called I Got U Babe was released under New Meal Power (a SAIFAM label), so it's probably the same project.

Thanks to Mikoo and BroderTuck


 

Eurodance


Varola (Claudio)
EuroDance Producer

Italy

Italian DJ and producer Claudio Varola took part to many eurodance projects, such as Jinny, Open Billet and Silvia Coleman.


Artists and groups featuring Varola (Claudio)


B Master J - Come On Yours (1990)
Brenda - Sky (1992)
Celine - Don't Stop (1991)
Coleman Silvia - All Around The World (1994), Feeling Now The Music (1994), Into The Night (Taira Taira) (1991), Take My Breath Away (1994)
Danaeh - Gone Away (1992)
Gardner Paula - Move Your Body (1994)
Jinny - Feel The Rhythm (1993), Never Give Up (1992), One More Time (1994), Wanna Be With U (1995)
Open Billet - Could Be Rock (1991), Feel The Power (1992), I Want Your Love (1993)
Rio (3) - Dance Around The World (1997)
Tatanka - Open Your Hands (1994)
Transit - Girl (1992)
Usura - Drive Me Crazy (1994), Open Your Mind (1992)
X-Sample - Going On (1994)

 

Eurodance


Vasquez (Alphie)
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Stop Your Run (1994)

Label : Dig It International


 

Eurodance


VATNA
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Big Time (1995)

Big Time was released under the label Joyful. It was produced, arranged, and mixed by Ilario Drago and Vimi.Vocals were done by Dunkan O'Dowd.


 

Eurodance


Vegas (Pete)
EuroDance Group

Sweden

Singles


Tomorrow Is Another Day (1997)
Sweet Lady (1997)

Label: MNW Dance. Both songs were included on compilation Keep On Moving 2. It is not known wether they were released as a single.


 

Eurodance


Vellisa
EuroDance Group

Spain

Singles


Arianne (1996)

Spanish dance act that was produced by J. Manuel Senti and Vicente Escriba; co-produced by Javier Pascual and Manuel Fernández. Single Arianne featured vocals by Isabel Vidal. Label: Ferpas Music.

Thanks to Ulysses


 

Eurodance


Velvet
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Show Me The Way (1997)

Label: EastWest Records GmbH. Remixes were done by Cyborg team and Sash!, among others.

Thanks to Yane the Greek and Gianni


 

Eurodance


Venere
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Fantasy (19th Feb 1996)

Venere is a project of the Italian label Welcome records. It featured a female vocalist called Thina. The vinyl contained 4 versions: Euro mix, U-O-A mix, 70's Beat mix and Under Fantasy mix. It was produced by Iskhon, written by G. Giorgilli, arranged and mixed by Vanni Giorgilli (aka Giovanbattista Giorgilli, aka Vanni G) and Mario Ambrosi. It was licensed under Blanco Y Negro in Spain.

Thanks to Alex Capilé


 

Eurodance


Vengaboys
EuroPop Group

Netherlands

Albums

Greatest Hits / The Party Album (1998)

1.We Like To Party, 2.Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom, 3.Ho Ho Vengaboys, 4.Up And Down, 5.We're Going To Ibiza, 6.Parada De Tettas, 7.To Brazil, 8.Movin Around, 9.You And Me, 10.Vengabeat, 11.Paradise, 12.Superfly Slick Dick, 13.All Night Passion, 14.24 Hours, 15.Vengaboys From Outer Space, 16.Nick Skitz Vengaboy Megamix, 17.We Like To Party (Jason Nevins Clubmix),

The Remix Album (1999)

1.We're Going To Ibiza (Hitclub Airplay), 2.We Like To Party (More Airplay), 3.Boom, 4.Up & Down (Video Mix), 5.Ho Ho Vengaboys (XXL Version), 6.To Brazil (XXL), 7.Vengababes From Outer Space, 8.We're Going To Ibiza (Hit Radio Mix), 9.Parada De Tettas (Radio XL), 10.Vengaboys Megamix '99 (Edit), 11.We Like To Party (Jason Nevins Clubmix), 12.Up & Down (Airply XXL), 13.We're Going To Ibiza (Hitclub Extended mix), 14.We Like To Party (DJ Vanhaze Version), 15.Vengaboys Megamix '99,

The Platinum Album (2000)

1.Shala Lala, 2.24/7 In My 911, 3.Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) 4, 5.Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song), 6.48 Hours, 7.Your Place Or Mine?, 8.Skinnydippin', 9.Forever As One, 10.Opus 3 In D#,

Best Of (Australian Tour Edition) (10th Dec 2011)

1.We like to Party! (The Vengabus), 2.Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom! !, 3.Up & Down, 4.Were Going to Ibiz, 5.Parada de Tettas, 6.Superfly Slick Dick, 7.Shalala Lala, 8.Kiss (When The Sun Dont Shine), 9.Ho Ho Vengaboys!, 10.Uncle John From Jamaica, 11.Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song), 12.To Brazil, 13.Your Place Or Mine, 14.Forever as One, 15.Rocket To Uranus,

Best Of (Australian Tour Edition) (10th Dec 2011)

1.Nick Skitz Vengaboys Megamix, 2.Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!! (Brooklyn Bounce Boombastic Remix), 3.We Like To party (Jason Nevins Club Mix), 4.Uncle John from Jamaica (M.I.K.E. Remix), 5.Shalala Lala (Alice Deejay Remix), 6.Up & Down (Tin Tin Out Remix), 7.Vengababes From Outer Space (Long Mix), 8.Cheekah Bow Bow (Xxl Remix), 9.Rocket To Uranus (Andronik Spacedisco remix), 10.We Like To Party (Dj Disco Remix), 11.Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!! (Sunset brothers Remix),

Xmas Party Album! (27th Nov 2014)

1.Where Did My Xmas Tree Go?, 2.Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!! (Snowtek Mix), 3.We Like To Party! (Dj Hardbell Mix), 4.Kiss (When the Sun Don't Shine) (Treësto Vs Tr3hab), 5.Shalala Lala (Merry Corsten Xmix), 6.We're Going To Ibiza! (Armin Van Blizzard Mix), 7.Up & Down (Dj Carol Cox Xmix), 8.Uncle John from Jamaica (December Vegas & Light Mike),

Singles


Parada De Tettas (1997)
To Brazil (1997)
Up And Down (Mar 1997)
We Like To Party (The Vengabus) (Apr 1998)
Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom (14th Jun 1999)
We're Going To Ibiza (30th Aug 1999)
Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) (24th Nov 1999)
Megamixes (2000)
Shala Lala (27th Feb 2000)
Uncle John From Jamaica (14th May 2000)
Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song) (18th Sep 2000)
Forever As One (12th Feb 2001)
Rocket To Uranus (4th Jun 2010)
Hot Hot Hot (22nd Jul 2013)
2 Brazil (19th May 2014)
Where Did My Xmas Tree Go? (24th Nov 2014)
Supergeil! (26th Feb 2016)

Remixes


We Like To Party (The Vengabus) (1998)
Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom (1999)
We're Going To Ibiza (1999)

The Vengaboys are more an euro-pop project than a real eurodance project at the litteral sense of the the term. Originally, "The Vengaboys" was a working name of the two Dutch DJ's, known as Danski and Delmundo. Their real names are Dennis van den Drieshen and Wessel van Diepen. Wessel van Diepen is a famous RadioDJ in the Netherlands and he wants to stay anonymous. Wessel van Diepen made more productions. In 1991 he got a big hit with James Brown is dead from L.A. style. In 1994 he got a project with Lick ft. Kentucky. Nakatomi from Children Of The Night is from Wessel too.

The origin of the Vengaboys, according to van Diepen, comes from the time when they were touring with their school bus across Spain from 1992 till 1997. In the summer they placed their equipment on various Spanish beaches to organize illegal beach parties. The parties usually ended when the Guardia Civil showed up. Being both Party-animals and producers, Danski and Delmundo had some Underground Club hits in 1996 and in 1997, which have been pressed in limited editions. They are also the producers of the E-Motion project. During one of the hottest Spanish summers (1996), The Vengaboys met up with Kim Sasabone and the other band members (Roy, Denice and Robin) at one of their beach parties. During the autumn of 1996 the idea grew that it was time to expand the over successful parties throughout the world. They would be performing under the name “The Vengaboys” ("Venga" means "come on" in Spanish) .

One of the band's particularity was that they were always wearing each a special outfit. The frontlady Kim Sasabone (April 1st 1974 from Salvador) always appeared wearing a sexy camouflage outfit. Roy Olivero-Den Burger (aka Roy Darman, born 31 July 1975, coming from Trinidad), then later his replacer Donny Latupeirissa, were dressed as a cowboy. Denise Van Rijswijk (born October 20th 1978, dancer from the Netherlands) wore a disco outfit. Robin Pors (born January 1st 1978) then Yorick Bakker (born July 10th 1976) played the role of a sailor.

Danski and Delmundo based themselves in a well-equipped studio in the northern part of Europe, while the band members continued their oversuccesful European tour under the name “The Vengaboys”. The first two singles only had a local success. Parada De Tettas, only featuring Kim (credited as Sonia), and only released in the Netherlands, reached number 14 in the charts. To Brazil was a Duitch summer hit, reaching the #22 position. Everything began with the single Up and Down, which was released in March 1997. It went Top 5 in the Netherlands, Denmark, France, Spain… in fact, it was a big hit across Europe, reaching number 4 in the UK. The UK really caught the Venga-flu, where the band have since had two numbers ones with Boom Boom Boom Boom (including remixes by Brooklyn Bounce and the Klubbheads) and We're Going To Ibiza. Along with We Like To Party, these four singles have given the band a combined sales total of almost 2 million singles in the UK alone.

The first Vengaboys-album, first called The Party Album, then strangely renamed Greatest Hits, turned out to be a worldwide bestseller. It went platinum in the U.K., Germany, Scandinavia, Belgium, South America and India. The release in America and South Africa meant gold, while sales in Holland and Canada resulted in triple platinum. So far, the Vengaboys have sold over 10 million singles and 4 and a half million copies of their albums, proofing to be the most successful Dutch pop group ever.

In March 2000, the Vengaboys released their second album, called The Platinum Album, which includes the chart-topping hit singles Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) and Shalala lala. The expectations were that this album, which already went gold in the Netherlands, would exceed all previous sales. This album also introduced a new member : Yorick, who replaced Robin who wanted to pursue a solo-career.

Besides their musical talents, the Vengaboys have always found a way to draw the attention of the press. They once threw a 10000 $ amount cash into the audience during a concert in Barcelona ('Music for the people, money for the people'), promoted their single Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine) by setting up the world record for the Longest Kiss ever and have been arrested by the police at an airport because of the dangerous looking 'bullet-belt' singer Kim usually wears. Also, an autograph-session in a warehouse in Tokyo had to be stopped when an immense amount of fans literally tore down the store, the band nearly survived a plane accident in Bombay and they made front-page headlines by refusing the Dutch Export Prize (they told they only accepted prizes awarded from the public). With more sunny music on the way and a fully booked tour schedule - they performed over 190 times in 32 different countries in the past year.

After Kiss they released Shala Lala, which became a world wide hit, but surprised the fans. It included a remix by Alice Deejay and an uncensored version of the video of Shalala Lala .

On the 15th of April at the TMF awards, the Vengaboys won an award for the best dance act Holland. Roy gave this award away to an fan, he said :" This award is for you, the fans !". The next single was Uncle John From Jamaica, although it had great expectations the chart positions were disappointing.

The following single to be released was Cheekah Bow Bow (That Computer Song), and it was not featuring Kim's voice but a computerized voice.

The management of Irish boy band Westlife ordered the Vengaboys to edit the video for their most recent single, Forever As One. The clip's original version featured a short scene in which the members of both bands greet each other. The next single to be released was entitled Take Me To The City. It had been originally released for the Charlie's Angels movie's soundtrack. "Take Me To The City is a real energetic song, with the familiar feel-good Vengaboys-sound. I think the filmmakers can be really satisfied with their choice", singer Kim says.

In 2002 Denice and Yorick left the band. They were replaced by Mark and Lilly.

2004 : the Vengaboys more or less broke up. Roy went on to become a flight attendant for KLM Dutch airlines after the band's breakup. Denise joined the Divas of Dance. She married Winston Post. Her full name changed to Denise Post Van Rijswijk.

2005 : Denise gave birth to a baby called Jayden Winston Johannes.

2006 : the Vengaboys appeared at G-A-Y on Saturday 15th July 2006, and performed eight of their singles. Roy was replaced by Donny. The song We Like to Party was played in Busch Stadium in the US after the final out of the 2006 World Series, which was broadcasted on Fox.

2008 : Denice released a cover of Paula Abdul's hit Straight Up. The Vengaboys did a UK tour in March and there are unconfirmed rumors about a new single entitled Partylife.

2010 : after 10 years of silence, the Vengaboys were back with a brand new single entitled Rocket to Uranus. The videoclip featured blogger Perez Hilton (rumors had first announced cameos of Lady Gaga or Alice Deejay).

2011 : According to rumors, the Vengaboys's next single could be All We Wanna Do. They performed it at several events last year, but no official confirmation was given.

2012 : the Vengaboys released a double CD Best Of (Australian Tour Edition). Chorus of Boom Boom Boom Boom was borrowed by Rye Rye. On their Twitter account, the Vengaboys accuse RIO of having stolen their We Like To Party synths for their latest single Party Shaker.

2013 : As of January, Vengaboys have been playing a new single called Nightlife Of Ibiza, which is scheduled for a Spring 2013 release. They are also rumored to be working on a brand new album in the studio. The new single was confirmed by their official tour page in early 2013.

The Vengaboys official homepage
Vengazone
Vengahome
Thanks to Harry and Tyler


Artists and groups featuring Vengaboys


RIO (2) - The Sign (2017)

 

Eurodance


Venus
EuroDance Group

Spain

Albums

Remix Collection (1995)

1.Zombie (Remix), 2.Amores Extraños (Remix), 3.Se Fue (Remix), 4.Zombie (Club Version), 5.La Soledad (Remix), 6.No More 'I Love You's' (Trance Version), 7.El No Esta Por Tí (Remix), 8.No More 'I Love You's' (House Version),

Singles


Mi Vicio Eres Tu (1995)
Amores Extraños (1995)
Zombie (1995)
No More (I Love You's) (1995)
Strong Enough (1995)
Untitled (1995)
Don't Make Me Cry (1996)

This Spanish project featured a female vocalist using nickname Nandja. The vinyl contained 3 spanish versions: (Extended Mix, House Mix and Radio Mix) and 2 English versions of I'm In Love With You (Extended Mix and House Mix). It was written by Asun Molina, Eduardo Posada and Josep Lledo. Label : Modern Music Arcade Records

Thanks to Alex Capilé and Yane the Greek


 

Eurodance


Venus (3)
EuroDance Group

Belgium

Singles


Always (1995)

This BonJovi cover featured vocals by Shirley'n Gheti. It was engineered by Didier Comte, produced by Fernando De Meersman.


 

Eurodance


Venus and Marc
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Xummertime (Summertime) (11th Jul 1994)

Xummertime is a cover of Fun 4 You's single I'm So Excited.


 

Eurodance


Venusia
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Dream Of You (1995)

Venusia was a project of Alberto Frignani, Cristian Camporesi and Matteo Leoni. Dream Of You was recorded at Neverland Studio (Italy) on Spring 1995, released under label Red Alert, licensed under ZYX in Germany.


 

Eurodance


Veona
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Party Nation (27th Nov 1996)

Their only single Party Nation included several mixes : a Radiofonic Nation Mix, Diskoking's 70's Journey, an Atomic Nation Mix, a Mega'lo Mania Remix, and a One After 303 Mix. It was released under Polydor.


 

Eurodance


Verba Volant
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Quae Ratio Est (1995)

Quae Ratio Est? (means "the reason is?") was a eurodance song written in Latin. It was arranged and produced by Renato Giorgi, engineered by Giuliano Orlandi and Renato Giorgi. Label: Milleville.


 

Eurodance


Verde (Tony)
EuroDance Producer

Italy

Italian arranger, composer and record producer Tony Verde was born April 6th 1954 in Napoli (Italy). He founded of ACV with his younger brother Ciro Verde, with whom he also owned Discomposer Records, based in Rome from 1983 to 1987. Undeer name Angiaky, he contributed to eurodance projects Chase, Dea, Sha Na-Na and Jo-Ann.


Artists and groups featuring Verde (Tony)


Chase - Gotta Lot Of Love (1998), I Imagine (1999), Love For The Future (1993), Music Is My Life (1993), Obsession (1997), Shadows Sail (1998), Stay With Me (1997), Take My Soul (1994), To The Top (1995)
Dea (3) - Somebody To Love (1995)
Jo-Anne - (Always) I Will Love You (1995)
Sha Na-Na - Locomotion (1994)

 

Eurodance


Verena
EuroDance Member

Germany

Singer and songwriter Verena Carmen Rehm was born May 14th 1984 in Neuburg, Bavaria (Germany). She is the backing vocalist and pianist of Groove Coverage. She has many song writing credits both within and outside the group and also sings for many other German dance acts.

After attending kindergarten, Verena discovered her passion for music. In her autobiography on the Suprime Records website, Verena states that her interest began with her father's old piano, which lead her to begin piano lessons. At the age of 14, Verena joined the cover band Querbeet, spending 4 years with them as their lead singer and keyboardist.

At the age of 18 Verena was approached by Axel Konrad and Ole Wierk (aka DJ Valium), who asked her to join the team at Suprime Records. After debating against herself for a while she accepted. Verena, along with Markus Shaffarzyk (aka DJ Novus) was one of the faces for Groove Coverage when they first started, even though she was not the lead singer. This was because other vocalist Melanie Münch (Mell) was pregnant and could not travel to the locations of live gigs, photo shoots, and music video sets.

Verena has sung lead on a number of songs done by the group including, Lullaby for Love and Rock, and has had solos during the bridge of songs such as Only Love and Because I Love You. She appeared in two of the group's music videos, God is a Girl and The End, although in both of these songs Mell sings the lead while Verena provides backing vocals. Verena was the stage performer miming the lyrics to their hit songs while lead vocalist Mell was pregnant. Since then Verena has taken on a more behind the scenes or back seat role in the group, while she continues to write songs and record backing vocals she has been absent from video and photo shoots as well as live performances. Verena was one of the coproducers for the group's 21st Century album.

2004 : Verena sings lead for the song Face 2 Face by Future Trance United (a group formed by many successful German DJs, including Axel Konrad and Special D). The same year, she did vocals on Spring Break's single Big Bad Love. Working with Special D on his album Reckless, Verena wrote and provided lead vocals for the song Keep The Faith.

2005 : Verena was the voice on Spring Break's singles Shut up and on Age Pee's When the Rain Begins to Fall, 2 Axel Konrad projects.

2006 : Verena contributed to vocals for the Renegade Masterz (another Axel Konrad project) songs Chrystal Ship. She was also the voice on Age Pee's Hymn and Out of the Dark.

2007 : Verena did vocals on another Renegade Masterz single called Nasty Girl.

Verena runs a music school called Fashion Music, where she teaches students singing, piano and the art of music composition.


Artists and groups featuring Verena


Age Pee - Hymn (2006), Out of the Dark (2006), When the Rain Begins to Fall (2005)
DJane HouseKat - Don't U Feel Alright (2013)
Future Trance United - Face 2 Face (2003)
Groove Coverage - God Is A Girl (2002), Holy Virgin (2005), She (2004), The End (2003)
Melanie Flash - Halfway To Heaven (2006)
Renegade Masterz - Chrystal Ship (2006), Nasty Girl (2007)
Springbreak - Big Bad Love (2004), Shut Up! (2005)

 

Eurodance


Vergouwen (Kim)
EuroTrance Member

Netherlands

Kim V aka Kim Ley was born in 1984. She was Dance Nation's frontlady

2016 : she will share the stage with Ray as new 2 Unlimited frontlady


 

Eurodance


Verity
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Don't Let Me Down (3rd Dec 1993)
Follow Me (1994)
Remember (19th Feb 1996)

The vinyl of Follow Me contained 3 versions: Techno Shock Mix, Ambaraba Mix and Decomposition Mix. It was produced by P. Rossini, arranged and mixed by G. Cigala and L. Verzeletti. All singles were released under Wicked Rhythm Records, distributed by DJ Movement

Don't Let Me Down was arranged, mixed and written by Graziano Fanelli and Paola Peroni. It was produced and written by Pieradis Rossini.

Remember was produced and mixed by Pieradis Rossini, arranged by A. Carino, Graziano Fanelli and Paola Peroni.

Thanks to reBeL, DJ Marto Aida, Gianni and Alex Capilé


 

Eurodance


Verona
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Love Of My Life (1995)
Kiss (1997)

Verona Feldbusch was born on April 30th 1968 in La Paz, Bolivia. Her father Ernst Feldbusch was an engineer.

When she was young she moved with her mother to Hamburg, Germany. As she was 15, she did some modelling. At the age of 18, she opened her own fashion shop called Immerschön with a friend. In the earlier 90s she met Alex Christensen in a disco, together they recorded some songs, such as Ritmo de La Noche for the project Chocolate, which reached #23 in Germany and remained in the charts during 21 weeks, and sold gold.

In 1993 she became "Miss Germany", later "Miss Intercontinental World" and "Miss American Dream" in 1995.

In 1995, she covered Fun factory's song Love Of My Life under the name La Verona.

1996, she married Dieter Bohlen, but after a couple of weeks they got divorced. At the end of the 90s she becomes more known as actress and anchorwoman. She presented on RTL 2 the erotic show Peep. Then she left, because she considered it was getting too pornographic.

In 1997, Verona released the single Kiss, a nice eurodance song, produced by Matiz.

1998 : Verona got her first own comedy talkshow : Veronas Welt. She also appeared in the movie Wer liebt, dem wachsen Flügel.

In 2002 she becomes engaged with Franjo Pooth and married him in 2004. They have a son together.

2009 : Verona is a member of the jury of the real-TV casting Germany's Next Showstars, along with DJ Bobo.

No relation with the Czech project Verona.


Artists and groups featuring Verona


Chocolate - Ritmo de La Noche (1990)

 

Eurodance


Veronica
EuroHouse Group

Italy

Singles


I Can't Get Enough (2000)

I Can't Get Enough was a track in the style of Gala's Freed From Desire featuring uncredited vocals by Melody Castellari. It was written and composed by Luca Galiati.

Thanks to Marian Stoica


 

Eurodance


Vertical Vibe
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Free Yourself ()
Everybody's Free (4th Oct 1994)
What It's Like (30th Mar 1995)
Only You (7th Sep 1995)
Walking On A Dream (18th Feb 2016)
Dance (16th Mar 2018)

Vertical Vibe come from different experiences. The frontlady is a vocalist (she sang for many bands) and dancer who has always been involved in the music world; while he is a DJ and a rapper who has experienced the club life knowing perfectly how to make people dancing and how giving them fun.  They met at Union Records, the idea of Vertical Vibe came from the need to insert a part of rap in the track Roby Arduini and Antonio Puntillo were working at. 

Their most well-known single is with no doubt the amazing and powerful track Only You. It was produced by Roby Arduini for Union srl. It was recorded and arranged by F. Scandolari & L. De Preti, mixed by F. Scandolari at Union Studios. The CD contains a Union Edit, an Extended Mix, a Car J 130 BPM Hard Mix, an Original Mix and Mix -Appella Plus Bonus Beat.

The single What It's Like was composed and written by Franz Scandolari, Lorenzo Carpella, Antonio Puntillo, M. Aventino. It contained 5 versions : a Deep Inside Mix, a Deep Short Mix, a Car/J RMX, a Doc F. Edit, an Accappella version. It was produced by Roby Arduini & Antonio Puntillo, published by La Matta s.r.l, remixed by Car/J. Label: Union Records

Thanks to Alex Capilé


 

Eurodance


Vertigo
EuroTrance Group

Germany

Singles


Oxygene (1996)
Magic Eyes (1997)
Twilight Zone (1997)

DJ Vertigo is a DJ and photographer. He comes from Germany, but after a photoshoot in Israel, he decided to stay there, because he was fascinated by that country. He became a DJ in Mazal, a club in Tel Aviv. There he met Yo-Di, a guy with whom he organized the first Israelian Rave with the slogan "Rave For Peace". As hymn for this rave they chose the song Oxygene originally composed by Jean Michel Jarre.

In Miami he met Anne Lindt, a model/singer. He played the first instrumental version of the song Oxygene for her, and she liked it very much. She thought with some vocals on it, the song would sound even better. So they recorded the new version that became a big success in 1996. The single included a Vocal Radio Mix, a Radio Mix, a Club Mix and a B-side called Encounters. Produced by G+M Cope, this was a big success.

In 1997 the song Magic Eyes was released, the same dream dance style as Oxygene, again with vocals with Anne Lindt and a great video. The CD included a Radio Mix, an X-Tended Club Mix, a Brooklyn Bounce Mix, a Spacefrog's EMS 2000 Mix and Object One Mix.

The latest song from Vertigo was called Twilight Zone. Once again featuring Anne Lindt, the CD single featured 4 versions : Radio Mix, a Club Premier Mix, a Tank Remix, a Jack Remix and a B-side : Interstellar.

M's Vertigo page
Thanks to Mikoo


 

Eurodance


Verushka
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


In The Mid' Of The Night (1995)

Single In The Mid' Of The Night was produced and written by Aldo Martinelli, released under the label No Name Records. Verushka's voice was also featured on Active Box's song Sha La Li La (There's A Spirit In Your Mind) released in 1997.

Thanks to David Nivin "Captain DJ" and Gianni


 

Eurodance


Veruska
EuroDance Member

Italy

Singles


Take My Body (1996)

Take My Body was produced and written by Gustavo Fioravanti. Label: 2Nice Productions. Veruska also did vocals for project Active Box's last single.

Thank to Gianni


Artists and groups featuring Veruska


Active Box - Sha La Li La (There's a Spirit in Your Mind) (1997)

 

Eurodance


Vervoort (Ann)
EuroTrance Member

Belgium

Born 10 March 1977, graphic designer Ann Vervoort used to work as a dancer for Pat Krimson from 2 Fabiola. She became Milk Inc's frontlady in 1997, appearing for the first time on Inside Of Me. She left the group in September 2000, exhausted from a too stressful life of touring day and night. She got married with Pat Krimson, and they planned to start their record label : Benimussa records. They moved to Ibiza.

2001 : Ann released a limited edition of a naked calendar

2005 : Ann and Pat Krimson split. Ann went back to Belgium and started a new life working in a Casa warehouse.

2010 : Ann died in the night of thursday to friday April 23rd in her home in Houthalen-Helchteren.


 

Eurodance


Verzeletti (Luca)
EuroDance Producer

Italy

Italian producer Luca Verzeletti contributed to many Italian dance projects, such as The Riders, FB Machine and Jay Sex. He often collborated with Giuseppe Cigala.


Artists and groups featuring Verzeletti (Luca)


Beat Pressure - Rhythm (1994), Something On Mind (1994)
Cindy - Crazy For You (1999)
Deep Wave - Power (1997)
FB Machine - Make Me Feel Allright (1994), Movin Non Stop (1995)
Jay Sex - Forever (1996)
K-Lee - Get Away (1998), Someday (1998)
Kimba - I Need Your Love (1998)
Manico - Turn Me On (1994)
Sundae - Heart beat (1995)
Tenax - You Got to Fight (1994)
The Riders - Bang (1993), Burning Up (1994)
Verity - Follow Me (1994)
Victory (2) - Fall In Love With Me (1996)

 

Eurodance


Vesala (Mari)
EuroDance Member

Finland

Finnish music technologist, journalist, singer and composer Mari Vesala was born in 1967 in Helsinki. Her parents are musician and producer Edward Vesala and Mervi Pohjanheimo. Mari's sister Minttu Vesala is a stylist. Mari graduated from Sibelius High School in 1987. She started as a journalist in 1988 at Radio Sykkeessä, where she cared about music, current affairs and talk programs as well as personal photos. Between 1989 and 1991, she was also backing vocalist in a band. In 1990, she entered new-born channed Radiomafia, where she worked till 1993, doing music playlist, prime-time and children's programs. She also worked for TV stations MTV Oy, MTV3 and YLE TV1 and TV2, did cartoon dubbing and hosted open-air events, wrote for theatre. In 1996, she became frontlady and vocalist for eurodance project Soup De Loop.

2000 : Mari opened a new local radio, Radio Helsinki, where she delivered music programs and reports.

2002 : she co-founded Impronautit, a vocal group based on improvisation.

2003 : she yielded the YLE Radio Aino-channel Sami Garam food programs, and did interviews. She has also provided some night entertainment radio in Finland.

2007 : Mari graduated from Music Technology School in Salpaus.

2011 : Since Autumn, Mari Vesala has been working for Channel Four's show Nelosen Maria! as a supplier and as a screenwriter.


Artists and groups featuring Vesala (Mari)


Soup De Loop - I Gotta Get Away (1997), Love The Way (1996), What Was Said And Done (1997)

 

Eurodance


Vestania
EuroHouse Group

Italy

Singles


Fly Free (1997)

Fly Free was produced, mixed by, arranged and written by Andrea Mazzali, Gianluca Lul and Roberto Luppi

Thanks to Marian Stoica


 

Eurodance


Vi-King
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Do The Dance (1994)

Label : Italian Style. Words and music by Visnadi. It was released in 1993 (ISP 1222).


 

Eurodance


VIA
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Spirit Of Life (1997)

Spirit Of Life was written, produced, and mixed by Go! zilla? and featured vocals by Andrea de Row. Label: Pikosso Records

Thanks to Gianni


 

Eurodance


Vibration
EuroDance Company

Italy

Italian Eurobeat label Vibration was a sublabel of LED Records. It created by Luigi Stanga and Gino Caria to target the Japanese marketplace.


 

Eurodance


Victor and Co
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Living On A Prayer (1994)

Victor & Co. act was produced by Italian S.A.I.F.A.M producers group(Mauro Farina, Fabio Serra and Johnny Mix). Single Living On A Prayer (Bon Jovi's cover hit) included track Just A Prayer. Recorded and mixed at Factory Sound Studio, it was published by Mela Music and licensed in Spain under Max Music.

Thanks to Ulysses


 

Eurodance


Victorio (Patrick)
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


I Don't Wanna To Lose Your Love (1996)
No Matter What (1997)
Too Many Broken Hearts (1997)
La Copa De Vida (1998)
Middle Of The Night (1999)
When You Say Nothing At All (1999)

Label : 21st Century. Patrick Victorio's first single was entitled I Don't Wanna To Lose Your Love.

Too Many Broken Hearts was a cover of Jason Donovan.


 

Eurodance


Victory
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Why (15th Jul 1995)
Happy Together (1997)
Loving Each Day (11th Dec 2009)
Send Me An Angel (28th Jul 2010)

Why was released in 1995 under Union Records/La Matta, written and composed by Max Persona and L. Carpella. It was produced by Max Persona and Roby Arduini, recorded & arranged by Max Persona and L. De Preti, mixed by Max Persona at Union Studios.

Thanks to Alex Capilé


Artists and groups featuring Victory


One Nation - More Than This (1996), Your Woman (1997)

 

Eurodance


Victory (2)
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Ready 4 Your Love (1995)
Fall In Love With Me (1996)

Ready 4 Your Love was released the same year. It was produced by Verzeletti and Gigala. Label : Atomic Records.

Fall In Love With Me was arranged by J. Bonazzoli and L. Verzeletti, who also did the mixing and producing with P. Rossini. Label : Wicked Rhythm.

Thanks to BroderTuck


 

Eurodance


Video Kids
HiNRG Group

Netherlands

Albums

The Invasion Of The Spacepeckers (1984)

1.Do The Rap, 2.Cartooney Tunes (Incl. Happy Birthday), 3.La Bamba, 4.I'm A Rock'n'Roll Pecker, 5.Communication Outerspace, 6.Woodpeckers From Space, 7.Gimmi That Banana, 8.Do You Like Surfing?, 9.Skyrider,

On Satellite (1985)

1.Satellite, 2.Let The Music Play, 3.It's Not Easy, 4.The Zoo Song, 5.Shuba Huba, 6.Hollywood, 7.Shang-A-Lang-Bang-Bang, 8.Tico Tac, 9.We're Glad All Over, 10.Quack Quack, 11.Satellite (Reprise),

Singles


Pajaro Loco Del Espacio (1984)
Woodpeckers From Space (1984)
Pájaros Carpinteros Desde El Espacio (1984)
Do The Rap (1985)
Satellite (1985)
The Witch Doctor (1988)
Woodpeckers From Space '94 (1994)

VideoKids was created in 1984 by Dutch producers Peter "Hithouse" Slaghuis and Bianca Bonelli who performed on songs. Their songs were written by Adams and Fleisner and Tony Acardi. Single Woodpeckers From Space and its distinctive Woody Woodpecker sample was a massive hit, reaching #1 in Spain and Norway, and #4 in Germany. 2 different Spanish version were recorded for Spanish and Mexican markets. The same year, they released an album entitled The Invasion of the Spacepeckers under Break Records. Album sold 1.1 million copies worldwide.

In 1985, singles Do The Rap and Satellite as well as second album Satellite were released. When the VideoKids refused to release Woodpeckers From Space, due to the political situation in South Africa during that time, Johannesburg-based Costa Anadiotis decided to release his own version of the song under his band name Café Society. Woodpeckers from Space went #1 hit in South Africa in July 1985, and stayed on the Top 20 for 19 weeks, of which 8 were at the #1 position. The same year, the Videokids received the Dutch export award.

In 1998, single The Witch Doctor was released.

In 1991, Peter Slaghuis died in a car accident.

In 1994, a eurodance version of Woodpeckers From Space came out

2002 : Woodpeckers From Space was remixed by Norwegian dance group Spritney Bears.

Woodpeckers From Space was featured in a Pingu episode, "Pingu Helps with Incubating", although it has been replaced by an extended Pingu theme tune in its newer version.


 

Eurodance


View
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Step By Step (25th Aug 1994)

View project was founded by Carsten Wille and Uwe M. Bothe. The single Step By Step was written by ragga-rapper Chris E. Clement, featured vocals by Angie Bastian, was mixed by Milan "Wizard" Saye and released in Germany under the label Intercord. It was published by CDC Verlag, Hans Jurgen Janicsek

Thanks to reBeL


 

Eurodance


Viki
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Let Your Body Love My Body (1994)

Let Your Body Love My Body was written by Lov Cook and Phil Sterman, and featured a solo uncredited female vocalist. It was recorded, arranged, produced and mixed Phil Sterman and released under label Koch International


 

Eurodance


Villiano
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Make You (1995)

Label : Ark. Written by F. Castellini and W. Cappa

Thanks to reBeL


 

Eurodance


Vince B
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


I Need I Want (1994)

Vince B was a project of Massimo Persona and Victor Simonelli. I Need I Want included a sample of Was It Just A Game by Solution feat. Andrea Tafuri (which was already produced by Victor Simonelli), just like Alison Price I Need I Want. Label: Next Records.


 

Eurodance


Vincent
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Overdose Of Love (1995)

The single was produced, composed and written by Kevin Tarkin, Steve Mugato and Thilo Wacker. It used the Spanish voices samples already used in the Casseopaya track Overdose (actually, Thilo Wacker is a member of Casseopaya, while Kevin Tarkin and Steve Mugato contributed to the project D-Generator).

Thanks to Hickermann


 

Eurodance


Vinyl Expression Records
EuroDance Company

Italy

VEM is a sublabel of Sintetico Music, Italy


 

Eurodance


Vio (Lorenzo)
EuroDance Producer

Germany

Italian producer, sound designer and musician Lorenzo Vio contributed to projects Blume, Connie Nice and Matisse among others. From 1994 to 2001, she worked as a sound engineer at RTL. 102.5 Hit Radio. Then he started working at Tube srl. Since 2009, he's been co-owner and manager at GigaSound studios


Artists and groups featuring Vio (Lorenzo)


Blume - Every Night (Dada Am Bada Eh) (1995)
Connie Nice - Heaven (1996)
Holiday Up - Hey Hey Hey (1995)
Maryland - This Is The Night Baby (1995)
Matisse - I Wanna Lose My Mind (1995)
Mr Six - Take My Love (1994)
Xeya - Sweet Fantasy (1996)

 

Eurodance


VIP
EuroDance Group

Belgium

Singles


All Right (1992)
I Like Chopin (1993)
Party Mix (1993)

VIP was a dance cover project created by Belgian producers Hamid Abbouz, Jean-François Claude Hustin and Philippe Clément Paque.

First single All Right was a cover of a song originally performed by Christopher Cross. I Like Chopin was originally performed by Gazebo. Both were released under ZYX Music in Germany and in the US


 

Eurodance


Viper
New Member

Russia

Singles


You Got To Move (Aug 2012)

Viper (Viktor Plotnikov) is one the members of eurodance project Free 2 Night. He is also the author of all Digital Base's lyrics (except No Desire For Revenge, which was written by Ira Vain) and also co-wrote music fo No Desire For Revenge.

You Got To Move was a cover of a song by DJ Candy Feat. Gloria. It featured vocals by other Free 2 Night member Ira Vain, and included remixes by Poison Beat, DJ Walkman and RealThing. They also recorded a cover of Valerie Dore It's So Easy and are planning to cover Danny Keith's Keep on Music.


Artists and groups featuring Viper


Digital Base Project - Close To You (2011), Eurotrip (The Album) (album) (2012), Life Is A Speedway (2011), Positive Anthem (2011), Remix Album (album) (2012), Sunshine (2012)
Free 2 Night - Lost Control (2012)

 

Eurodance


Virgo Records
EuroDance Company

Italy

Italian label, sublabel of Sintetico Music srl.


 

Eurodance


Virtuality
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


My Love (1995)

My Love was written and composed by Fattoretto Luca (also producer of the projects Mahurewa and Joe Trend), released in 1995 under the label Discopiù/Soul Xpression (SEX 9442).


 

Eurodance


Vision
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Talk About Me (1995)

Talk About Me featured a solo female vocalist. It was produced by Mauro Bonasio, recorded and mixed by Vision at Demo Studio Professional, written by Mauro Bonasio and Bob Benozzo. Label: Big Trax Records


 

Eurodance


Vision Beat
EuroDance Group

Spain

Singles


Run To You (1994)

Vision Beat is a project of Jordi Blanch, José Resina, Josep Valiente, Juan Martínez and Tony Postigo. Vocals on Run To You were done by Txell Sust (aka Meritxell Sust, who had also worked for the group Blue 4 U) and Toni Postigo. It was written by David Gómez, J.B. Riera , Jordi Blanch, Josep Valiente, José Resina, Juan Martínez and Tony Postigo. Label: Que Mik Music Records.

In 2002, Txell did backing vocals on Mai Meneses - Vuelve.

Thanks to Ulysses


 

Eurodance


Vision Of D
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Outer Space (28th Nov 1994)
Then I Dream (1995)

Vision of D feature Bianca "Baby" Geyer and Doc Roxy. At this time, Bianca was 23 and had already taken part to many other bands. Doc (26 at this time) grew up with gospel music in Brooklyn, New York. He arrived in Germany in 1989 and worked in several bands as vocalist and saxophonist.

Their first single was Out Of Space, released in November 1994. It was described as a "pleasant light techno-symphony made of an alliance of cleverly arranged instrumental parts and sweet vocals". A great headphone manufacturer used the track Outer Space in his ads in 800 German cinemas.

The CD maxi of Then I Dream included 5 versions. The label was Moove Groove Records.

Vision of D did live appearance with DJ Bobo. They also shared the stage with the dance-formation The Dance Factory.

Thanks to Serious Eurodance and Necronomic


 

Eurodance


Visnadi
EuroDance Member

Italy

The two brothers Paulo and Gianni Visnadi were working in England as dance music composers when they started the project for Livin' Joy in 1993. They used Janice Robinson as female vocalist. They are also responsible for the project Alex Party.

Their smash hit in Italy, as Livin Joy, was Don't Stop Movin' in summer of 1996, while as Alex Party, they reached #1 with Wrap Me Up in summer 1995. But the Visnadi's also created the C*Y*B techno project ( Bow - I Love You Darling) and were the remixers of many artist between 1996 and 1997 such as Carol Bayley (Fever, I Got You Under My Skin), Jimmy Cliff (Breakout in 1996), Clubhands (Live Your Life), Juice T (Love You For Life), Charlie Dore (Time Goes By). Behind many Visnadi singles also stands Alex Natale, who had a lot of success in 1996 with his remix of Bob Marley's What Goes Around, Comes Around.

Thanks to Vincenzo


Artists and groups featuring Visnadi


Alex Party - Don't Give Me Your Life (1994)
Bailey Carol - Feel It (1994), Under My Skin (1996)
Elastic Band - Everybody's Talkin' (1992), I You Leave Me Now (1992), Love Is Life (1994), Ventura Highway (1995)

 

Eurodance


Vission
EuroDance Group

Spain

Singles


No Me Digas No (1996)

Thanks to Abelito


 

Eurodance


Viva
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


This Guy (5th Nov 1994)
Je T'Aime I Love You (14th Jun 1995)
I Need Your Love (21st Oct 1996)
Masterpiece (21st Feb 2015)

Je T'Aime I Love You was composed by Roby Arduini, released by SAIFAM Publishing Group (label Union records). The CD inlcuded a Main Room Mix, a 7 Inch Cut Mix and an Ovation Mix. The single This Guy was composed and written by M. Persona, Roby Arduini, E. Verra and Lorenzo Carpella (the result of a collaboration between SAIFAM and Media records ?). The rapper was Swift Maurice.

Not to be confused with the Spanish artist Viva (Nirvana, Keep On Dreaming).


 

Eurodance


Viva (2)
EuroDance Group

Spain

Albums

Viva ()

1.Mi Corazon, 2.Pase Lo Que Pase, 3.Eres Tan Sexy, 4.Enamorada, 5.Mirame, Corazon A Corazon, 6.El Primer Momento, 7.Isla De Amor, 8.Oh No Senor, 9.Super Estrella,

Singles


Nirvana (22nd Jan 1996)
Keep On Dreaming (5th Feb 1997)

From the "City of Angels" comes bi-lingual singer/songwriter Viva. Blessed with talented songwriting abilities, an impressive 7-octave voice, a kind heart and of course, looks that can kill, Viva has been singing and writing her whole sweet life. Her desire and passion is honest- simply to make beautiful music that moves people across a dance floor like graceful tornadoes.

Viva's first song Nirvana (a cover of a song originally released by El Bosco) featured Children of the Liceo Senior Choir. It was released in Spain, and quickly became a #1 song on the Billboard charts and remained #1 for 6 consecutive weeks. Nirvana was released under Edel records in Germany. Viva's second song Keep On Dreaming also became a radio hit throughout Central America, reaching the #1 spot on the radio play lists. And still remains in the top 10 most solicited songs.

As a songwriter, Viva has written many songs as well as co-written many hit songs for various Latin American Superstars including Marta Sanchez, Lourdes Robles, Lorena Herrera, Maika and Gemini. And now we have the opportunity to hear an album with Viva as the songwriter, producer and vocalist, all on one CD.

Viva just finished recording a monster of a production for her new Spanish CD containing 9 songs, 8 of which were written by Viva herself. The first song currently being promoted as the first single is Mi Corazon, which is written, arranged and produced by Viva with a great "latin" flavor to go with her image.

Not to be confused with the Italian artist Viva (Je T'Aime I Love You...).

Viva official website - http://www.vivalove.net/
Thanks to Abelito


 

Eurodance


Vivace
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Get Up The Pom Pon (1994)

Get Up The Pom Pon featured vocals by Mirna Fox and Mr. Manila. It was arranged by Christian DJ, Luca Bongiorni, Mirna Fox, Mr. Manila, Paul Manners.


 

Eurodance


Vivaldi (Gianluca)
EuroDance Producer

Italy

Gianluca Vivaldi was member of MVS team. He took part to many Italian eurodance projects, such as Digilove and Fourteen 14. He also did remixes for Shanna.


Artists and groups featuring Vivaldi (Gianluca)


Becker Elena - Here We Are At Last (1997), Woman (1996)
Black 4 White - Cannibal (1995), So I Love You (1996)
Black and White - Do You Know (1994)
Cassiel - Day After Day (1996)
Cheyenne - Love Resurrection (1995), The Money Man (1995)
Cybernetica - I Wanna Be With You (1994)
Dhonna - You Are My Babe (1998)
Digilove - Let The Night Take The Blame (1993), Touch Me (1994)
Due - Under The Same Sun (1994)
Fourteen 14 - All I Have To Do Is Dream (1999), Another Crack In My Heart (1996), Don't Leave Me (1994), Down Down (2000), Everytime We Touch (1997)
Galactica - Music Is My Life (1994)
Glow - I Am Gonna Be (1997)
Lorenz D - Mystery (1995)
MC Morris - Chariots Of Fire (1996)
Naomie Dee - Shut Your Mouth (1994)
Nell - Every Time You're Feeling Down (1997)
Photo - Don't Give Up (1997)
PoLo - I Want You (1995), Together Forever (1995)
ZEN - Fly Today (1994)

 

Eurodance


Vive
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


I Need Your Loving (1994)

This project features a female vocalist (Anne Marie Wright) and a male rapper. It was released under the label 4 Fun, distributed by Discomagic, produced by Nick Hussey for Vive Records.

Thanks to Alex Capilé and reBeL


 

Eurodance


Vivian
EuroDance Group

Singles


Angels And Devils (1994)

Label: Benvenuto Ed. Musicali. The single was produced by Antonio Summa, composed by Antonio Summa and U. Napolitanait included a B-side entitled Virgin Song. It was re-released in 2008


 

Eurodance


Viviana
EuroDance Member

Italy

Singles


Falesia (30th Jan 2015)
Mexico (13th Jul 2015)
L'Amour Toujours (27th Nov 2015)
Vivi nell'aria (8th Jul 2016)
Real Kick (24th Feb 2017)

Viviana Presutti was born in Torino (North Italy) on 28 May 1972. She started singing before talking : she was only three years old. She has been studying piano since 6 to 17, and then she stopped due to school studies and then to University, Biological specialization. She entered Bliss Co. Studios on October 1993 where she met Simone Pastore and started working with him. She was female vocalist for Da Blitz, Soundlab, Vandana, CPU, Blyzart, La Fortuna, Sangwara (Don't Speak), Funktastika, Da Vinci (Goin All The Way), 2 In Paradise (Can't You Forgive Me, I Call You), Prezioso (Anybody Anyway, Don't Stop) and Ellektronika (Get It On). She did background vocals on almost all Bliss Team singles too.

She loves singers as Cher, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner. She loves cats and she thinks to be one of them.

In 1997 Viviana left Bliss Corporation. Since then she started singing and writing a lot of records... but she is still trying to find someone who publish them.

More recently Viviana took part to a project called Insomnia. The project was created in July 1998. They play funk, RnB and disco dance of the 70s. Many singles had been recorded but none were released as singles : Gaia, You Don't Know What Love Is, Twisted... The project was a cover band performing live music concerts all around Italy.

2004 : Viviana (under the name of Vivian B.) joined again with Simone to create a new project called DB Reloaded (they could not use the name Da Blitz since it was protected by copyrights). The first single is entitled Revenge.

If Viviana hadn't become a singer, she believes she could have become a West Highland White Terrier breeder. She herself owns 2 Westies.

2010 : it was a very busy year for Viviana : she appeared on Dj ThunderStorm's She's My Only, Alex Raimondi's Be As One, Mr Roger's single I Love My Phone, Fabio Selection Promises and Snooker Hellgirl.

2011 : Viviana was featured on Fabio Selection's Anima nell'anima (means "Soul to soul").

2012 : in April, Viviana visited Alien Cut & Dino Brown's single Call Me Up. In July, she did vocals on Gianpiero Ibiza & Dj Hermann's single Where Is The Love. In October, she was featured on Alien Cut & Dino Brown's single Love Me Boy.

2013 : Viviana recorded vocals for on Christian Tanz's single So Brand New, Alien Cut & Dino Brown single It's Party Time.

2014 : New collaboration of Viviana and Alien Cut was entitled Let's Bounce and it was released on January 28th. Then she was featured on Schiuch's new single It's Color Inside.

2015 : in January, she released a solo single entitled Falesia under Keep Records. Vivian B's next single Mexico was out in July and a videoclip was shot for the song. Then in November, she recorded a cover of Gigi D'Agostino's hit L'Amour toujours.

2016 : she was was featured on HXP Deluxe's single Where Is the Love. In July, she released her new single, a cover of Miani's Vivi nell'aria.

2017 : Vivian B's next single was entitled Real Kick.

M's Music paradise
Thanks to Luca Giampetruzzi, Nico, Vincenzo, and Viviana Presutti herself


Artists and groups featuring Viviana


2 In Paradise - Can't You Forgive Me (1996), I Call You (1995)
4 Sure - Keep On Moving
Alien Cut & Dino Brown - Call Me Up (2012), Love Me Boy (2012), Party Time (2013)
Alien Cut - Let's Bounce (2014)
Blyzart - This Is The Time (1995)
CPU - Power Generator (1995)
Cacciola - The One (2014)
Christian Tanz - So Brand New (2013)
Cuban Angel - Everytime Everyday
DB Reloaded - Catch Me Now (2005), Choose Funk (2004), Revenge (2004)
DJ Maxwell - Vivi Nell'aria (2011)
Da Blitz - I Believe (1996), Let Me Be (1994), Movin' On (1995), Stay With Me (1994), Take Me Back (1995), Take My Way (1994), To Live Forever (1997)
Da Vinci - Goin All The Way
Ellektronica - Get It On (1995)
Fabio Selection - Anima nell'anima (2011), Promises (2010)
Fil Renzi Project - Everlasting Love (2010)
Flavio Siciliano - This Is Life (2015)
Freeform - The More You Give
Futbol - Rhythm Is Gonna Catch You
Gianpiero Ibiza & Dj Hermann - Where Is The Love (2012)
HXP Deluxe - Where Is The Love (2016)
Humanize (2) - So High (2011)
Kinky Noise - Super Trooper
La Fortuna - Baby Be Kind / No Puedo Màs (1995), Why Can't You See (1994)
Miani - Kriminal Love (1994)
Mr Roger - I Love My Phone (2010)
Phat Pixel, Attilson & Aldo Bit & Alex Zollo - Nowhereland (2017)
Prezioso - Anybody, Anyway (1994), Don't Stop (1995)
Raimondi Alex - Be As One (2010), Free & Easy (2010), Tiger (2011)
Record Take - Straight Ahead
Samma & Melilli - I Am The One (2013)
Samma and Mellili - Music Only (2014)
Sangwara - Don't Speak (1997)
Schiuch - It's Color Inside (2014)
Snookers - Hellgirl (2010)
Soul Fellaz - He She
Soundlab - Fine, Little Faith (1995)
XL Production - Feeling Blue (2011)

 

Eurodance


Viviane
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


I Feel Love (1995)

I Feel Love was produced by André Schmechta and Mario Epperson, written by André Schmechta. Label : Dance Street

Thanks to Gianni


 

Eurodance


Voice
EuroDance Group

France

Singles


Scandal ()
Jail ()
I Can Reach Nobody (1996)
Dance With Me (14th Mar 1996)

The musical team includes Franca Morgano, Andy Stoffel and Monika Mann. This was a project built around the voice of Franca Morgano after she left Magic Affair. Dance With Me was released under Intercord in Germany. Scandal was featured on the album Queen Dance Traxx.


 

Eurodance


Voice 2 Voice
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Don't Wanna Go (1997)
Feeling High (1998)
Music Forever (1998)
Stop (2000)
Don't Let Go (2001)
Strange Sensation (2002)

Music Forever was a nice eurodance track, later the project turned to Italo house.


 

Eurodance


Voice Of Buddha
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Can You Hear The Voice Of Buddha (1994)

Produced By Michael Vanrose and M.M. Dollar (of Triple M crew). The lyrics were written by David Wayne & Michael Vanrose who also composed the music. The single was recorded at Buddha Studio, released under BMG.


 

Eurodance


Voice Over
EuroDance Group

Belgium

Singles


Gonna Move Your Body (2nd May 1995)

Voice Over is a Belgian/Dutch project. The female vocalist featured by this project is named Jacky Jones. The single was released in Belgium under ARS, in Germany under the label ZYX.


 

Eurodance


Voice X
EuroDance Group

Belgium

Singles


Let's Get Movin' (1994)

Let's Get Movin' featured uncredited female vocalist and rapper. It was written by Destinoble Dorsainviz, Hamid Abbouz, Jean-François Hustin and Philippe Paque, produced by Get On Mix for Hot Division Records, recorded at Studio Garage Belgium, edited by Markowicz Publishing.


 

Eurodance


Voices
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Universal Dance (1995)

Universal Dance, an excellent eurodance track with the distinctive Brandes sound, was composed David Brandes, written by John O'Flynn, published by Cosima Music / Edition Birdie, produced by David Brandes and Domenico Livrano.

Thanks to Hickermann


 

Eurodance


Volcano
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


True Or False (1994)

True Or False featured a solo female vocalist. It was produced and written by Massimo Perini and Stefano Amerio, mixed at Midi & Digital Studio


 

Eurodance


Volpini (Serena)
EuroDance Member

Italy

Serena Volpini, born January 24th, 1971, could be the real (but uncredited) vocalist of the New System project, contributing to the 2 first singles This Is The Night and Let You Dance.

Thanks to Marian Stoica


 

Eurodance


Volta
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Tubular Bells (14th Apr 1994)
To The Beat (5th Jul 1994)
Russian Influence (1996)

Volta's first single was entitled Tubular Bells, released under the label Lips. The single To The Beat is an amazing euro track in the Cappella style (with sampled raps and female vocals). This is not surprising since it's a Media Records production, releasead under La Matta/Mela Music. It was written and composed by R. Arduini and M. Aventuro. The CD contains a Hight Spirit Mix, an Original Mix, a Progressive Poets Mix and a Rhythm Autority Touch.

Russian Influence was released in 1996. It was produced by R. Arduini for Union srl, arranged and recorded by F. Scandolari and Paolo Rossini, mixed by F. Scandolari at Union studios. The CD contained a Moscow Mix, an Ukraina Mix, a European Mix and a European Edit Mix.


 

Eurodance


Voltage
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Positively (1994)

Vocals were done by Sandy Chambers


 

Eurodance


Volume
EuroDance Company

Italy

Italian dance label Volume is a Division of Contini E.M. & Rodgers Records.


 

Eurodance


Volumex
EuroDance Company

Italy

This Italian label is a division of Dancework s.r.l.


 

Eurodance


Von Der Burg
EuroDance Producer

Sweden

Producers and songwriters Jonas Von Der Burg and Niclas Von Der Burg did songwriting, production and remixing for names like Leila K, Da Buzz, Velvet, September, Alcazar, Ace of Base, E-Type, Lucky Twice and many more.

Niclas von der Burg started out as a professional guitar/bass guitar player in the early 90's, touring all over Europe with Swedish pop act Stakka Bo. Jonas started his productional career by building a studio in 1990, in the outskirts of Stockholm. He signed a publishing deal with CBS songs, which became Sony/ATV Music Publishing in 1991. Jonas had his first major success as songwriter and producer in 1993 with Stakka Bo's smash hit Here We Go.

In 1996 Niclas decided to focus all his attention on songwriting, a decision that soon proved to be the right one, giving him cuts on platinum-selling albums by artists such as Ace of Base and Sanne Salomonsen. When Niclas signed his first contract with EMI Music Publishing in 2001 he started developing the ideas which have now made him one of Sweden's most successful songwriters and an up and coming star on the global market.

In 2002, he teamed up with Jonas von der Burg and songwriter Anoo Bhagavan, with the explicit goal of finding and developing artists and writing/producing entire albums for them. The main focus was on dance/pop acts for both radio and dance floor. The trio got off to a flying start when they discovered 18-year old female dance/pop vocalist September, and the first single La La La (Never Give It Up) was released in the spring of 2003. The song was a huge radio and chart hit in Sweden and the next two singles We Can Do It and September All Over followed in the same fashion. The album, September, was released in the fall of 2003.

In the following year Niclas and his partners wrote three gold-selling singles (This Is The World We Live In, Physical and Start The Fire) for Swedish disco divas Alcazar. The Album Dancefloor Deluxe quickly reached platinum status, due to the huge success of the singles, especially This Is The World We Live In, which was a major European hit finding top 20 spots on both the UK and the German singles charts. The trio now moved on to writing/producing two major hit singles for Swedish dance/pop act Velvet.

At the end of 2004, Niclas, Jonas and Anoo started working on what was to be their major breakthrough as a team, the second September album. The first single Satellites, released in May 2005, was an instant hit in Sweden and quickly reached platinum status. The song refused to die and was one of the most played songs on both commercial and national radio stations all through 2005, and one of the most downloaded songs on iTunes. The credible Swedish music magazine Sonic named it one of the best 15 euro disco songs of all time, writing: "The team of producers behind this lush dream, painted in equal parts viscose and house, have understood the genius of the eternally simple". The second single Looking For Love was released in October 2005 and and also made it to the top of the charts. The album In Orbit followed soon after and was awarded "Best Club/Dance Album" at the Swedish Grammy Awards 2006 and "Best Dance" at the Nordic NRJ Radio Awards in Helsinki.

The world was now starting to pay attention to September and the three songwriters behind her. Deals were quickly signed with 54 countries including USA, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Russia and Australia. At the moment September is speeding up the charts in Spain and France and is soon to be released in the UK, USA & Germany.

Meanwhile, Niclas von der Burg and his collaborators have moved on to the new, very promising pop duo Lucky Twice, consisting of two 16-year old girls. Their single Lucky had a lot of success in France and Spain.

Thanks to Anders Bøgh


 

Eurodance


Voodoo Child
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Flashing In The Night (1993)

Label : 21st Century. The song was composed by Falcus, Vangkok and F. Serra.

Thanks to grof pl.


 

Eurodance


Voodoo Nation
EuroDance Group

Germany

Singles


Ritual (18th Oct 1994)

Ritual is a track with samples of voices and incantations, and a chorus sung by a female vocalist. The vinyl contained 4 different mixes, the maxi 7 mixes. All tracks were written by Joel Cairo & Ramon Zenker (aka Emilio Verdez), produced and performed by Voodoo Nation, mixed By Voodoo Nation at town club. Remixes were done by N-analyse Freak-quenzy (who also remixed Matrix - Can You Feel It) at FM Studio in Frankfurt (Germany), published by Upring songs.

Some other singles were released under the same name of Voodoo Nation : Voodoo Nation, Jerry-Cannes, and Global, but it's a different project.

Thanks to dj_traxx


 

Eurodance


Voodoobeats
EuroDance Group

Norway

Singles


For Your Love ()
Do It Again (1999)
Bring Me Closer (1999)
The One (2000)

The female vocalist is called Ani Popper (real name : Anne-Irene Ulleland). The first single to be released was Do It Again. The tracks are mixed and engineered by Lars Vik. Bring Me Closer was written by Lars Vik & Tommy "DJ Club Cut" Andersen. The video was shot at "Månefisken" in Oslo.

In 1999 they took part to the Red Devil Dance Tour with other Scandinavian artists such as Reset and Toy Box. In July 30th 2000 they took part to the Norway Cup opening. Voodoobeats was interviewed by MTV in Oslo, August 9th 2000.


 

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Vox Populi
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Passion ()

The single is a cover of Netwerk's hit.

Thanks to Gianni


 

Eurodance


Voyage 2000
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Living On Video (1996)

Label : Lotus records. The female vocalist was Elisa Horney. Lving On Video, originally released by Trance-X, was also covered by Cardenia and 2 Brothers on the 4th floor.

Thanks to Alex Capilé


 

Eurodance


Voyageur
EuroDance Group

Belgium

Singles


Take Me Away (1996)

Voyageur is a French name which means "traveller". The project features the voice of Julie Wells and Take Me Away is an awesome eurodance track. It was composed and written by I. Donckers, S. Maes and Somuro. It was featured on various compilations, including Dance Opera Trip 7, E.U.R.O. One and Trip 7 EP.

Thanks to reBeL


 

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Vu-Meters
EuroDance Group

Italy

Singles


Pacific Flight (1995)

Label : Enterprise records. Pacific Flight was written by Claudio Zennaro, Lorenzo Asquini and M. Pinosa.


 

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Vyck Vyo
New Group

Singles


Elena (2009)
Angelina (2009)

Being produced by Andy Matthew, Vyck Vyo is a project in which the traditionalism of European dance and the modernism of today's commercial dance music come together. All this is combined with Vyck Vyo's unique vocal talents and capabilities to form the right totality!

Vyck Vyo got influenced by this magical music at a very early age and can still recall the moment when he heard it for the first time. After meeting Andy Matthew the composer and producer of the songs via the Internet they started this project.

The first single Elena is a very nice dance song with Hi-NRG influences reminding of Modern Talking. The follow-up single is entitled Angelina.


 

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