THE START GAME MANAGEMENT
CAROLINA GUILINI started her career with the management and promotion for her father Yvan Guilini who scored a world hit in the 1970s with the song "Winter Memories".
Her first success was as manager of BB Jerome and The Bang Gang.
Carolina introduced street dance in Belgium with the success story BB Jerome & The Bang Gang. "Shock Rock" became her 1st nr No.1 hit. But also the successors "You can Rock it, Havin' a Ball and Do that Dance" reached the top of the charts in Belgium.
And then there was "GAME RECORDS." (1991) THE Commercial Dance label.
Carolina Guilini founded the Power Girl Band "DEF DAMES DOPE" and the international success began. Not only as a manager but now also as a record label and publisher (GAME International Publishing.
Def Dames Dope's first hit, "It's Ok, All right", not only became No 1 in Belgium, but also scored outside the borders.. Netherlands No 9, UK No 33, France Top 10 Dance charts, Canada No 1, Israel No 1, Scandinavia, Spain, South Africa, Asia, Australia..
In South Africa, DDD did the pre-show of Latoya Jackson and they crossed Europe together with the greatest artists of the dance world. Artists like Haddeway, 2 Unlimited, Cappella, DJ Bobo,... . In Czech Republic the roof went off for Def Dames Dope where they were allowed to perform in front of 35,000 spectators, but also in Israel they were top of the bill..
The first album "It's a Girl" won gold in Belgium. It was written and produced by Phil Wilde (the mastermind behind 2 Unlimited)and Peter Bauwens. The texts were written by Larissa and Axana Ceulemans, the 2 sisters from the group DDD.
Not only "It's ok, All right" became a big hit, but also Ain't nothin' to it, Havin'a Good Time, Don't be silly, Full Time Lover reached the top. Havin' a Good Time has even been chosen as the song for the World Cup '94 for Argentina.
From the 2nd Album "Wicked & Wild" came the hit singles such as "Out of my Mind, Show me what U got, Feel Free, Take your Time, Join The Party and Never givin'in".
But there was more..
Timeshift also became a great success with the hits 'Don't U feel the Beat, Dancin'in the Sun, Queen of Clubs...
Also Friends Only, Snazzy, Euphrasia,4-ever, Paul Matthew, Sunrise feat Shaun, Poco Loco Gang, 2 Black 4U, Lea Kiss, Shock'n Roll, Man Machine, 2 PM, Fast Creation, Boyz, Mega Boys were Game artists.
Carolina not only toured with Def Dames Dope, but also many of her other artists went on tour.
GAME RECORDS became an interesting Label for the DJs..
Carolina Guilini only worked with top producers who took the songs to the next level.
Phil Wilde (2Unlimited), Peter Bauwens (Isabelle A), Flip Vanderputte (known for his Da Flip Mixes),Fred Vandermast (Poco Loco Gang), Jan Voermans (Rio & Le Jean Mixes for oa 2 Unlimited and Def Dames Dope,..) Christoph Wibou, Peter Neefs (Timeshift, Alana Dante) Mike Stevens (UK - Take That), Sammy Merayah (Like Mike and DJ Vegas), Planet Playground (Sweden), Dennis Dwyer (UK) and" of course" Yvan Guilini.
Among others, Snazzy (I'm you destiny), Euphrasia (Don't You feel it), Laserman (Technology) had big club hits.
GAME RECORDS UK (1994-1998)
Carolina started GAME Records UK so she could push her boundaries and collaborate with UK producers such as Mike Stevens and Dennis Dwyer..
Boy band 4-ever, songs, " I want to wake up next to You, Baby, Do Believe me and Can U handle it" are recorded in the UK with above mentioned producers . The promo of 4-ever started with a 5-week tour of The UK. After 4-ever, Paul Matthew went solo with the songs "Heavenly, Rhythm of Flames, What I like" which were recorded in Sweden with the planet playground team.
After a 12-year break, it's time to reboot GAME RECORDS. The music industry has completely changed and that's why Game Records is going digital. Carolina signed a deal with one of the biggest players on the field. With Believe digital she found a perfect partner to assist her international digital story. First we will release the back catalogue on the net and the original video clips of the Game artists will finally be presented. A new album by Yvan Guilini, "Music forever", has been released in November 2020. And who knows what the future brings...
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