Romanthony

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Romanthony
Birth name Anthony Wayne Moore
Also known as Apostle 1, Buzzin Cuzzins, C.O.B., Lifestyles, Mychaelangelo, Phatt Pussycat, Romanthony's Nightvision, The Trojan Horse
Born (1967-09-05)September 5, 1967
New Jersey, United States
Died May 7, 2013(2013-05-07) (aged 45)
Austin, Texas, United States
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Disc jockey
  • singer
  • producer
Years active 1991–2013
Labels
Associated acts Daft Punk

Romanthony (born Anthony Wayne Moore; September 5, 1967 – May 7, 2013)[1][2] was an American disc jockey, producer and singer.[3] He was best known for his work with French duo Daft Punk (he provided the vocals for "One More Time" and "Too Long" on their Discovery album).[4]

Career[edit]

Romanthony was born as Anthony Wayne Moore on September 5, 1967 in New Jersey, United States. He work with Daft Punk to make the song One More Time. On November 7, 2012, he released his final musical contribution in the song "2Nite4U" with Kris Menace on his vocal collaboration album, Features.[5]

Romanthony's work crossed several genres including house, R&B and hip hop. Tracks like "Hold On" make extensive use of sampling with a distinctly soulful house feel, while the later "Bring U Up" uses a James Brown-style breakbeat.

Romanthony appeared on Black Male Records (his own label), Roulé, Dim Mak Records, Azuli, Play It Again Sam (PIAS), Compuphonic and Glasgow Underground Recordings.

Death[edit]

He died on May 7, 2013 at his home in Austin, due to complications from kidney disease, according to family members. He was 45 years old.[2]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Now You Want Me" (Black Male Records 1991)
  • "Falling from Grace" (Azuli Records 1993)
  • "Make This Love Right / Now You Want Me" (Azuli Records 1993)
  • "Testify #1" (Romanthony w/ The Trojan Horse) (Black Male Records 1993)
  • "The Wanderer" (Black Male Records 1993)
  • "Da' Change / Hold On" (Romanthony w/ The Trojan Horse) (Black Male Records 1994)
  • "In the Mix (A Tribute to Tony Humphries)" (Azuli Records 1994)
  • "Let Me Show You Love" (Azuli Records 1994)
  • "Ministry of Love" (Azuli Records 1994)
  • "The Wanderer" (Prescription 1994)
  • "Bring U Up" (Romanthony w/ The Trojan Horse) (Black Male Records 1995)
  • "The House of God" (Black Male Records 1995)
  • "Trust" (Romanthony presents Lifestyles) (Downtown 161 1995)
  • "Hold On" (Roulé 1999)
  • "One More Time" (vocals for Daft Punk) (2000)
  • "Too Long" (vocals for Daft Punk) (2000)
  • "Never Fuck" (2002)
  • "Curious" (2008)
  • "Remember 2 4Get" (2009)
  • "B 2 Nite" (2010)
  • "Let's Go Back" by Kraak & Smaak featuring Romanthony (Solomun Remix) (2011)
  • "Tom Trago – Steppin' Out featuring Romanthony" (2011)
  • "Do It" (Teengirl Fantasy feat. Romanthony) (2012)
  • "The Wanderer" (Romanthony vs. Kevin McKay) (2013)
  • "2Nite4U" (Romanthony and Kris Menace) (2013)

Albums[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WebVoyage Record View 1" (PDF). Media Rights Tech. April 15, 2014. Retrieved May 27, 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Confirmed: Romanthony, Legendary House Music Artist, Passed Away (Updated)". 5 Magazine. May 18, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2018. 
  3. ^ Bush, John "Romanthony Biography", Allmusic, retrieved 2010-11-02
  4. ^ Bush, John "Daft Punk Discovery Review", Allmusic, retrieved May 27, 2018.
  5. ^ Kris Menace feat. Romanthony - 2Nite4U Retrieved May 27, 2018.

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