Robert Owens

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"If God could sing, he would sound like Robert Owens" – ID Magazine.

Robert Owens (Chicago) first DJ’ed with Chicago’s developing house scene in the mid 80’s, gaining notoriety by singing on a number of underground club tracks, and establishing a reputation as a man whose lyrics and intensely emotional vocals could breath life and soul into House Music. At just 20 Robert with partner Larry Heard was signed to Jack Trax as Fingers Inc. and the pair released a succession of tracks that even today remain dance floor classics (including "Mystery of Love", "Never No More Lonely", "Can You Feel It" and its very limited edition with vocal, and "The Path" showcasing Roberts beautiful church-honed vocals and heartfelt lyrical style.

"The Greatest Male voice in dance music" – Muzik

Robert has stayed true to his club roots pursuing two separate yet obviously connected paths; firstly an innovative and much in demand DJ, playing all over the world, spinning and singing live from the DJ booth across the UK, Europe, Japan and America. Secondly, as a solo artist composing lyrics and singing on a series of tracks that are dancefloor classics. These include the seminal "Tears" (1988 and re-released in 1999), Billboard Dance Sales No 1 "I’ll be your Friend" which propelled Robert into the mainstream and 1996’s "Ordinary People" (released on Roberts own label MUSICAL DIRECTIONS, the only independently released 12" to feature in M<uzik magazine’s Top 10 tracks of 1996). He also collaborated in 1998 with Mr C – "A thing Called Love" (No 3 Cool Cuts – Record Mirror). 1999 also saw Robert performing, as a vocalist and lyricist on Layo and Bushwacka’s highly acclaimed album on the track "Lowlife".

"The voice of house music. Owens is a rare gift" – Mixmag

In 1997 the re-released of "I’ll Be Your Friend" went into the UK National Charts at No. 25, and the release of "Love Will Find Its Way" (on MUSICAL DIRECTIONS), Robert was the first artist ever to have two tracks in Record Mirrors Cool Cuts Chart at #1 and #8 simultaneously. 2001 sees the release of Robert Owens’s and Photeks track "Mine to Give" (Science/Virgin Records), which has been the No. 1 Dance record in the Billboard Magazine end March – April 2001, reached the top of the Cool Cuts (Music Week), on week commencing 10 Jan. 2001 as No. 2 in the Club Charts (Music Week), is Muzik Magazine’s Feb. 2001 issue "Essential Single of the Month" Robert and is also their third biggest tune in Britain’s dancefloors this month – "A Tears for 2001….Robert Owens vocals are as compelling as ever" (Muzik). No. 44 in UK National Charts – 18 February 2001.

Look out for collaboration release with Victor Simonelli (Stellar Records), Block 16 (Nuphonic Records), London Elekricity and compilation album. Robert has assembled his own studio and has been concentrating on writing, producing and collaborating with musicians on material which reflects his desire to step outside of the restrictions traditionally placed upon house music artists; embracing his club roots whilst reaching beyond the dancefloor and illustrating his influences into an array of styles.
Nope, nooit van hem gehoord :)
Ill be your friends tralalala
Untill the end tralalalala

Een van de weinige vinyls in die style :D
laatste aanpassing
Werkzaam bij b2s
idd ouwe Park knaller!!

Glamourous mix is diegene die je moet hebben

(en ik heb hem :D)
ja, die heeft op vet veel housetracks gezongen.­
jeuj, vooral Photek ft Owens - Mine to give ­[img][/img]
ja en I'm strong en nog veel meer,
We're ordinairy people is ook super