Fiocco

Biography

Fiocco

Fiocco’s success started in February 1997 when Afflitto was released. This massive tune went straight to number one in the dance charts and stayed there for 10 weeks. In the regular charts it went up to number 4 !

Afflitto CD Single

Afflitto CD Single

The follow-up single The Spirit became an even bigger success: several weeks on number one in the regular charts, nominated for best dance single in 1997 and the best sold Belgian record of 1997!

The Spirit CD Single

The Spirit CD Single

Fiocco is Italian for snowflake and the producers are Jan Vervloet and Enzo Fumarola.
Jan Vervloet is actually, with no doubt, one of the most important techno/trance producers in Belgium. Over the years he has built a strong reputation having about 30 releases.

Fiocco members

The Fiocco members

He did a lot of different projects beside Fiocco like Luxtrax, The Oblique, Scoop, Jopan, Thunderball and Protect System. His most recent project is Neighbour DJ’s !
Jan also works 3 days a week at a import-recordstore and in the weekends you can see him behind the wheels of steel at parties or clubs.

In the past Jan Vervloet made some hardcore/rave productions on the Bonza├»-label. He had some hits with “Thunderball”. The song “Bonza├» Channel One” was one of the biggest ravehits in 1993 in countries like Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and other countries in Europe.

In the techno-scene Jan Vervloet is working under his alter ego “D-Jay Lux”. This name he used also when he launched the serie “Luxtrax” on the famous technolabel “Nitric”.

Back to the Fiocco story….!

End 1997 German producer Michael Nehrig alias Kosmonova heard the track Afflitto. He was so enthousiastic about this track that he wanted to work together with Fiocco. That resulted in 1998 in the track Celebrate, a remake of Afflitto for the German market.

Straight till the end and Celebrate CD Single

Straight till the end and Celebrate CD Single

Other singles followed in 1998: Spread the word around and Straight till the end.

Spread the word around

Spread the word around CD Single

Also in 1998 the album Free was released that contains all the hits and the best remixes of their songs.

In 1999 Miss You was released (with vocals from guestsinger Medusa) and The Music.
2000 saw the light of The Crowd is moving.

Miss You CD Single

Miss You CD Single

The Music CD Single

The Music CD Single

These are the members of the group when they play live:

  • Jan Vervloet and Enzo Fumarola on the keyboards
  • Ann Loomans as a dancer and singer
  • Anja Maesen as a dancer

Also take a look at the official Jan Vervloet website!

Discography

Single CDs

  • Afflitto (1997)
  • The Spirit (1997)
  • Celebrate (vs. Kosmonova) (1998)
  • Spread The Word Around (1998)
  • Straight till the end (1998)
  • Miss You (1999)
  • The Music (1999)
  • The crowd is moving (2000)

Full CDs

Fiocco has produced one full CD called Free.

Free Full CD

Free Full CD

Free:

CD1

  • The Spirit
  • Celebrate (vs Kosmonova)
  • Going on
  • Miss You (Feat.Medusa)
  • Blue
  • Spread The Word Around
  • At Night
  • Feel So Free
  • Travel
  • Afflitto
  • Rough
  • Straight Till The End
  • Shuttle Run

CD2

  • Spread The Word Around (Pat Krimson Remix)
  • Afflitto (’97 version)
  • The Spirit (Kosmonova Remix)
  • Straight Till The End (Astroline Remix)
  • The Spirit (Second Version)
  • Spread The Word Around (French Speed Garage Mix)
  • Afflitto (D-Jay Lux Dub)
  • The Spirit (Chantzis Remix)
  • Spread The Word Around (Absolom Remix)
  • The Spirit (Wippenberg Remix)
  • Celebrate (vs Kosmonova) (Extended Mix)

Remixes

  • Spread The Word Around (Pat Krimson Remix)
  • Afflitto (’97 version)
  • The Spirit (Kosmonova Remix)
  • Straight Till The End (Astroline Remix)
  • The Spirit (Second Version)
  • Spread The Word Around (French Speed Garage Mix)
  • Afflitto (D-Jay Lux Dub)
  • The Spirit (Chantzis Remix)
  • Spread The Word Around (Absolom Remix)
  • The Spirit (Wippenberg Remix)
  • Celebrate (vs Kosmonova) (Extended Mix)
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