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Releases / Rocco & C. Robert Walker - “Hard Time For Lovers”

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Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers
GOGO Music welcomes Rocco & C. Robert Walker with their highly anticipated single “Hard time for lovers” to its artist roaster. Since Rocco, Ralf GUM and few others started to play the tune on their gigs, we received countless requests for this song. Now the full package spiced with hot remixes by Black Coffee, Kiko Navarro and Ralf GUM is here and will surely cause some stir this spring and long beyond.

Rocco is without a doubt one of France’s finest House-Music-Artists, who started in 1994 his first DJ residency at Space (Lyon-France) and developed his soulful style at Manoo’s Ambassade club (Lyon, France), playing alongside artists like Louie Vega, Lenny Fontana & Kenny Carpenter. He has countless club-hits on labels like Realtone, Freerange, Buzzin’ Fly on his account and landed one of 2009’s club anthems with his remix of the Jerk House Connection’s “Each & Everyday” on Anto. Friends of GOGO Music know him as well because of his fierce remixes of Ralf GUM and Diamondancer’s “All this love for you”. With “Hard time for lovers” Rocco now delivers one of his finest vocal productions to date, which sees him teaming up with C. Robert Walker on vocal duties.

C. Robert Walker is a very versatile songwriter and singer, who had the opportunity to work with some very talented people in this music business. Be it RnB, Jazz, Rock, Hip Hop, Soul, Gospel or Vocal House, he is always capable to deliver a well written, good song. Even his career has been on a roller coaster for a while, with lots of ups and downs, he is lately enjoying the up-side with worldwide performances and releases on labels like Boddhi Satva’s Offering.

Ralf GUM is looking back on some highly successful years and is currently in highest demand. As a producer and remixer he’s delivering constantly works that receive global plaudit and storm the DJ- and download-charts, while he can be found almost on a weekly basis in some corner of our planet for one of his DJ gigs. With “Complicated” he already has one of the most successful soulful house tunes of 2010 in his pocket. For “Hard times for lovers” Ralf delivers a wicked soulful remix which is perfect for all occasions.

Black Coffee makes his appreciated return to the label with a mix in his typical inventive and imaginative style that is an educated re-interpretation of classic South African music. He is one of the top South African music artists since years and making big waves as well worldwide since his 2009 smash hit “Turn me on” released on GOGO Music. Currently Black Coffee is nominated for 4 SAMA (South African Music Awards) with his double gold selling album “Home Brewed”.

Long time label friend Kiko Navarro became famous for his music that fuses influences of deep house, garage, underground, latin, afro and disco. Within those cornerstones he is always trying to find the cool side of each style without forgetting the most important thing - people should never stop dancing to his music. For this project Kiko delivers a fat old school inspired remix, with swinging grooves, which he named after his Dubai residency “MustHaveSoul” at 360.

GOGO Music proudly continues to bring you the big deep and soulful vocal tunes and proves with this one once more that it is one of the top labels in the game.

Tracklist Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers - GOGO 041:

G1 - Main Mix
G2 - Ralf GUM Remix
O1 - Soulistic Music Mix
O2 - Adlib Dub

Additional available mixes as download:

01 - Kiko Navarro MustHaveSoul Remix
02 - Ralf GUM Remix Instrumental
03 - Soulistic Music Instrumental
04 - Kiko Navarro MustHaveSoul Dub

Enjoy the music...


VMM Magazine (UK)
Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers - GOGO 041

GOGO, arguably the very best soulful/deep label in the world right now release yet another outstanding package, this time with French superstar DJ/Producer Rocco at the helm. The impressive C. Robert Walker (U.S.A) sings and wrote this joint that has a mix for every occasion. Featuring a stellar remix cast including Kiko Novarro, Soulistic, Adlib and GOGO frontman Ralf GUM, for me the boss gets it just right with a dance floor gem. by Craig Stuart
Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers - GOGO 041

Pick of the Week
This label can't do no wrong as they release another must have package with "Hard time for lovers" by the team of Rocco and Robert C. Walker. Every mix on this deep and sexy package is fantastic, making it impossible to pick a favorite. The main mixes are vintage deep and soulful Rocco featuring the outstanding unmistakable vocals of Robert C. Walker - now add groovy soulful mixes by Ralf GUM, Black Coffee with his unrivaled deep silky smooth touch and Kiko Navarro's hypnotic rework and you have an essential release. by Michael Fossati (Denmark)
Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers - GOGO 041

An odd couple, one can safely say this is. American Robert C. Walker and French dude Rocco in unison. But the track the of them two comes up with here is certainly worth a notice, the title is 'Hard Time For Lovers'. Rocco is one of France's finest house musicians and had a lot of club hits released on labels as Realtone, Freerange and Buzzin 'Fly. C. Robert Walker is amongst others well-known for his collaboration with Boddhi Satva and not least Danish / German Cool Million with the track "Pullin 'Me Back' from 2008. On 'Hard Time For Lovers' C. Robert Walker suplies sublime vocal contribution and it must be obvious to all that he can sing. The song is out on GOGO Music, owned by German Ralf GUM, which is a coveted remixer / producer in the house scene. Besides Ralf GUM remixes are also delicious mix of Black Coffee, Kiko Navarro in this release which contains 8 versions altogether. by Frank Ryle (Italy)
Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers - GOGO 041

GOGO Music is back with another awesome deep and soulful vocal track from Rocco & C Robert Walker. The Original mix of "Hard time for lovers" is an infectious deep track with great soulful vocals, Ralf GUM provides a more uplifting rework, adding his trademark afro tinged percussive elements and beautiful keys, while Soulistic Music delivers a smoother and deeper rework with an intense late night vibe and finally Kikko Navarro offers a pumpin' rework for the summer dancefloors. by Franco Martinelli

Some Rocco & C. Robert Walker - Hard Time For Lovers - GOGO 041 DJ reactions:

:: "Great package as per usual ... feeling all the mixes. 5/5" Neil Pierce (UK)

:: "Wow what an amazing package, I will be playing the mixes for sure." Halo (CityDeep, USA)

:: "One of my favorite labels. Always something good on each release. Keep it up!!!" David Harness

:: "Crazy slamming. Full support." Marlon D (Underground Collective, Columbia)

:: "More heat from the GOGO camp once again! Loving this and will definitely support this in WMC and beyond. Favorites are the Ralf Gum and Black Coffee remixes." Master Kev

:: "Whoa! Really liked the ‘Ablib Dub’ mix, very deep." Baggi Begovic

:: "GOGO Music is making sure EVERYONE will know they exist! Quality release following quality release! More power to you." Lars Behrenroth (Deeper Shades of House,

:: "GOGO is just so HOT! right now, another tasty release, real class - Ralf GUM Vocal is beautiful and on FIRE!" Craig Stewart (Raunchy Rhythms Radio & VMM Magzine)

:: "Slammin package!! Hard to pick a favorite mix...all mixes are super tight! Esp loving the Ralf GUM Mix & Kiko's Dub and Black Coffee's mix is hot too. Gonna be on heavy rotation with all the mixes...full support! Great package for all occasions. 5/5." Groove Assassin (UK)

:: "Great quality music like always. Dopeeeeeeee Rocco Style !!!!! Main Mix & Ralf GUM Remix are for my set . Full Support." Alfred Azzetto (Purple Music)

:: "Great stuff bro, loving it :)" Andy Compton (Peng, UK)

:: "Great track and mixes collectively." Robert Owens (UK)

:: "Big big big!" DJ Mannix (M8 Mag, UK)

:: "POWER PACKAGE!!! Love this..." Vinny Da Vincy (South Africa)

:: "Beautiful!! All Mixes are DOPE! Full Support Dont Sleep on Robert Walker yall!!!" Bradford James (Seed Recordings)

:: "Nice stuff!! Like Ralf GUM and Kiko Navarro Dub... full support!" Richard Earnshaw (Duffnote, UK)

:: "Another outstanding record Ralf! On a roll my man, keep up the great work!" Jamie Thinnes (Seasons Recordings, USA)

:: "Amazing package. HOT HOT HOT." Luis Radio (Equal, Italy)

:: "Awsome release, all mixes sounding hot. Love the Main Mix and Black Coffee. This is a sure fire hit." The Layabouts (UK)

:: "Wahhhoooo!!! Great great package! All versions good! Favorite: Soulistic Music Mix, and Ralf GUM mixes!! For sure I play this in Miami!" DJ Rork (Stalwart, France)

:: "Sounding nice as always. Nice package. Loving the Main Mix & Ralf Gum Mix. Adlib mix is working too and Kiko's Dub. Thanks as always for the music." CJ Mackintosh (Mn2S, UK)

:: "I liked the Soulistic Music Instrumental - good production." Greg Fenton (UK)

:: "Great package, a perfect combination of deep grooves and soulful vocals. Support and review guaranteed. Thanks for the music" Franco Martinelli (, Italy)

:: "Really strong package here, I like Rocco's main mix (the drum programming on it is SICK!), but it might be a little deep for me to push on the floors out here outside of my earlier sets, but I'll sneak it in where I can! The Ralf GUM Vocal mix is gonna kill it for me... Electric Soul for the dancefloor, deep vocals with the kind of rolling bassline that you can't help but nod your head to. Straight to the top of the Dubai playlist out here! Also loving the Ralf GUM Dub which has a real Freerange feel to it and will come in handy during main sets. GOGO continue to bring the heat!" Kristian Valdini (Various, Dubai)

:: "Great package - I'm leaning more towards the dubs." Charles Spencer (Loveslap, USA)

:: "Very nice deep vibe on this. All mixes are nice but the Main Mix is the one I'll be playing on my Sunday Session sets - love it!" Ollie Brooke (Purehousemusic)

:: "Feeling the old skool vibe on Kiko's mix. Thanks." Christian Alvarez (Delecto Recordings)

:: "Thank you for the promo. I would have to say my favorites are the Ralf GUM Vocal and Soulistic Music Mix. Full support. Thanks again for this." Andre Harris (Innate Soul Digital, USA)

:: "Loving Kiko's Dub on this one. Ralf's remix is ace as well. Another quality release from the GOGO Music camp!" Roed Svensk (Germany)

:: "NICE! I love the deepness in Ralf GUM and Soulistic remix and the garage feel in Kiko Navarro remix. Thanx!" Daniel Darque (Housejunks, NL)

:: "Thx for the promo. Full support & charting. Deep and sexy record!!! All mixes winners, but my fav is the Kiko Navarro MustHaveSoul remix. Great energy!!! Nice to see you guys together in this release!!!" DJ Le Roi (Mn2S)

:: "What an amazing EP! This is fantastic - it is absolutely perfect combinations of deep grooves and soulful vocals, the whole EP is awesome, Will play for sure." Bobi (Club FM, UK)

:: "You are a machine the patch. Main mix - like the dub atmosphere. Ralf GUM Vocal - i like the way that you work on the beats, bass, filters. Soulistic - I love it. Perfect for me, I'll suport in my radio show." Rafael Yapudjian (Pacha, Brazil)

:: "The release is another hot package. Will be this weeks release of the week, one to watch on the show." Alan O' Malley (Rte, Ireland)

:: "Dope release!!! The Soulistic and Ralf GUM mixes are sure to warm up the dancefloors at WMC 2010." Michael Alan (Sweat, USA)

:: "Cool stuff!" C-Rock (Cocoon, Germany)

:: "Another quality release!!" Umberto.Giannini (Houserules, UK)

:: ""A vocal to give you goosebumps and great package of mixes. Theres truly something for everyone: deep, soulful, smooth, dubby, fierce and so much more" Dean Serafini (jjazproject, UK)

:: "Feeling this, nice package of mixes!" Yannick (Needs, Germany)

:: "yo yo yo what a track. I love all the mixes and I played it last nyt people went crazy, I am rocking it on hot 99 YFM dance with Oskido this week I LOVE IT. WHAT A TUNE!!!!!!" Bobstar (YFM, South Africa)

:: "Thanks for the promo. All mixes are top but my fav is the Main Mix and Ralf Gum Vocal. Full support from Paris One Deeper." Vincent Loria (P1 Deeper, France)

:: "Amazing the deepest touch of the main mix.... the bassline with the Robert Walker's voice is a great combination!
Ralf GUM remixes are the best for me! The bassline is perfect for dancefloor, the psycadelic hammond melody will work! The Soulsitc Music Remixes are more deep and minimal... but really refined. Kiko Navarro's versions are more groovy with an aggressive bassline that will rock every dancefloor. amazing hammond and break! The Adlib Dub is the dubside of the main mix... cool!" Alession Furia (Magma DJ web, Italy)

:: "Another great GOGO style tune, Ralf GUM sound is a classic, all mixes sounds good but maybe the Main Mix is the best for me." Joan Ribas (Ibiza Global Radio, Spain)

:: "Killer. Loving it. Kikos and main mixes are my fav. full support" Henri Kohn (Clubstar, Germany)

:: "Thanks for this promos; nice package, nice remixes, well done. Ralf GUM and Kiko Navarro are my favorites." Fabrizio Carrer (MTV, USA)

:: "Brilliant release. I like the Ralf GUM Remix but the Main Mix is great and soulful, too. Full support." Ingo Haan (Bop Fm, New Zealand)

Main Mix Listen to
Ralf GUM Vocal Listen to
Soulistic Music Mix Listen to
Kiko Navarro MustHaveSoul Remix Listen to
Adlib Dub Listen to
Ralf GUM Instrumental Listen to
Soulistic Music Instrumental Listen to
Kiko Navarro MustHaveSoul Dub Listen to

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