Romina Johnson (born 1973) is a London-based R&B, soul and garage singer. She is perhaps best known in the UK for providing the lead vocals to the Artful Dodger song "Movin' Too Fast", a number 2 hit in early 2000.
Life and career
Johnson was born in Rome to an American father, the musician Wesley Johnson, and an Italian mother. Her singing debut was in 1994, for the Italian TV show Non è la RAI. Johnson is the featured vocalist on the 2000 hit single "Movin' Too Fast", with the Artful Dodger. Later that year, she appeared in the UK Singles Chart for the second time with "My Forbidden Lover", featuring Luci Martin and Norma Jean of Chic. On the 24 October 2011 broadcast of the BBC panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Johnson appeared in the Identity Parade round. Since January 2013, she has been singing with the '70s and '80s disco outfit Odyssey. In September 2022 she made a career comeback at the Lawson-Gordon wedding in The Old Barn of Micklefield Hall. The crowd loved it.
- Simply Passion (2000)
- Superbad (2001)
- Soul River (2008)
- Heartbeat (2020)
- 2000 – "Movin' Too Fast" - UK #2
- 2001 – "My Forbidden Lover" - UK #59
- 2003 – "Round & Round" on Full Flava's album Colour of My Soul
- 2005 – "What Can I Do"
- 1994 – Non è la Rai novanta5 (track "Il vento")
- 1995 – Non è la Rai gran finale (track "Tele telefonarti")
- ^ "About Me". 15 June 2018.
- ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 30. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.
- ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 287. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.