Carolina Márquez

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Carolina Márquez
Born Bogotá, Colombia
Genres Dance-pop (electro, italo dance, latin pop)
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician, dancer, record producer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1998–present
Labels Do It Yourself Entertainment
Associated acts Flo Rida, Pitbull, Dale Saunders, Lil Wayne
Website carolinamarquez.net

Carolina Márquez (born in Bogotá, Colombia), is a Colombian/Italian electronic music singer who resides in Rome.[citation needed]

Márquez left Colombia in 1986 for Spain to study drama at the Escuela de Arte Dramático in Barcelona. In 1991, she moved with her family to Venice, Italy where she studied modern languages and literature.[citation needed] Her first notable musical success was with "S.E.X.O.", a song she had written, after performing it in Milan in front of 80,000 spectators. The song became a pan-European club hit. Capitalizing on this success, she released her first dance album Más Música on Do It Yourself and on Virgin Italy record labels.[citation needed] The album comprised fifteen tracks that she had written, performed and produced.

In 2004, Carolina Márquez had an international hit with "The Killer's Song" based on the music of "Twisted Nerve" by composer G. Hermann, when it was used in the soundtrack of the film Kill Bill by Quentin Tarantino. In 2005, a follow up "The Killer's Song Vol II" was released with remixes by well-known Euro DJs including one by The Disco Boys, a German electronic duo act. Mixes of the song were heavily played in Ibiza. EMI marketed the song in Latin America, with Ultra distributing it in the United States. A follow up single "Pleasure Ground" was also a hit in Italy in addition to some international success with Márquez heavily touring Europe.

After a relative hiatus for many years (2006–2010), Carolina Márquez made a comeback in 2011 with "Wicked Wow" after a remix by DJ Chuckie. In 2012, she released "Weekend (Wicked Wow)" that was credited as Carolina Márquez vs Jay Kay and featuring Lil Wayne & Glasses Malone. In 2013, she released "Sing La La La" sampling on "Pesenka" by Ruki Vverh! / "Around the World (La La La La La)" by A Touch of Class (aka ATC). Here version features Flo Rida & Dale Saunders and has become an international hit all over again.

Personal life[edit]

Carolina Márquez has dual citizenship. She is originally Colombian, but acquired Italian citizenship after residing many years in the country.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • 2002: Más Música
  • 2007: Angel De Fuego (10th Anniversary)

Singles and EPs[edit]

(International charts) [1]

Year Single Peak positions Album
ITA AUT
[1]
BEL
(Vl)

[2]
BEL
(Wa)

[3]
DEN
[4]
FIN
[5]
FRA
[6]
GER NED SUI
2004 "The Killer's Song"  – 29
(Ultratop)
6
(Ultratip)
10 18 57  – 57  – Soundtrack
2005 "Pleasure Ground" 30  –  –  –  – 5  –  –  –  –
2013 "Sing La La La"
(feat. Flo Rida & Dale Saunders)
44  – 25
(Ultratip)
 –  – 60 82  – 70
2016 "Oh La La La"
(feat. Akon & J Rand)
 –  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  –

(Selective)

  • 1998: "S.E.X.O."
  • 1998: "Amor Erótico"
  • 1999: "Cont@cto"
  • 2000: "Super DJ"
  • 2000: "Bisex Alarm"
  • 2001: "Ritmo"
  • 2002: "Discomani"
  • 2002: "Más Música"
  • 2004: "The Killer's Song" (from soundtrack)
  • 2005: "The Killer's Song Vol. 2"
  • 2005: "Pleasure Ground"
  • 2006: "Angel De Fuego"
  • 2011: "Wicked Wow"
  • 2012: "Weekend (Wicked Wow)" (Carolina Márquez vs Jay Kay featuring Lil Wayne & Glasses Malone)
  • 2013: "Sing La La La"
  • 2013: "Get on the floor" (Carolina Márquez Feat. Pitbull, Dale Saunders, & Roscoe Umali)

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