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Birth name Julien Ranouil
Born (1981-01-26) January 26, 1981 (age 33)
Bergerac, France
Origin France
Genres Eurodance, house, electro house, trance
Occupations DJ
Years active 2006–2009
Labels Pan Music, ULM

Pakito is the alias of French electronic dance music artist Julien Ranouil. He became known due to his cover of "Living on Video" by Trans-X. Later hits are "Moving on Stereo" and "Are U Ready". So far his music style can be best determined as Eurodance. His name is taken from 'Paquito el Chocolatero', a famous pasodoble dance from Alicante, in the Comunidad Valenciana region of Spain.

His album Video was released on November 8, 2006 in the United States.


24 second sample from Pakito's "Funky Groove"

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  • 2006: "Living On Video"
  • 2006: "Moving On Stereo"
  • 2007: "Are You Ready"
  • 2007: "You Wanna Rock"
  • 2008: "Electro Music"
  • 2009: "Harmony"
  • 2009: "Living on Video 2.9"
Year Song France Dance Chart Spain Dance Chart NL Top 40 Belgium Ultratop 50 SWE Dance Chart FIN Dance Chart SVK Dance Chart European Hot 100 Chart Album
2006 "Living on Video" 1 1 7 12 14 9 6 Video
"Moving on Stereo" 5 6 9 3 2
2007 "Are U Ready?" 2 14 41 7
2008 "Electro Music" 2
"You Wanna Rock" n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


  • 2006: "Moving to the Beat" (Pakito vs. Black & White Brothers)


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