Lost but not least! The Djoon Experience feat. Kenny Bobien – Old Landmark (Rocco Late Nite Mix) (Cheers Records)
Here we have a so to say pianopella mix over a minimal rhythm pattern. The whole serving as the ideal environment for the highly vibrant Gospel-influenced vocal performance by the likes of falsetto maestro Kenny Bobien. Definitely the best version from the remix pack which saw the light back in 2010. With Rocco reachin’ the peak of his art on this. Therefore transforming ‘Old Landmark’ into an essential masterpiece. Meanwhile forming a beautiful wink to The Djoon Club which stands as the mecca of Soulful House Music in Paris!!!
New Jersey’s Kenny Bobien has forged himself a reputation as one of the most in-demand singers in the House scene. With thanks to a unique falsetto style, he is widely seen as the “King of Gospel House Music”. Even though he left his imprint in other genres such as R&B while collaborating with many big names. From Teddy Pendergrass to Jennifer Holiday, Taylor Dayne or Celine Dion.
Kenny has powered countless club anthems. From his early works as a background vocalist along with Ten City in the second half of the 80’s. To his collaborations with some of the biggest producers in the House scene. From Kerri Chandler to Louie Vega, Dennis Ferrer and Basement Boys. Not to mention B.O.P. and Frankie Feliciano. As many meetings which gave birth to classics such as ‘Rise Above The Storm’, ‘Reach’ and ‘Father‘ among others. Not to mention his cover version of ‘Why We Sing’ with production work by the likes of Christina Hayes and George Sykes.