Fresh to Jalapeno last year, Gizelle made her entrance on the leading UK funk imprint last year with "Sweet Memories". With a full album ahead (the follow-up to her 2009 debut Gizelle Smith & The Mighty Mocambos), this 45" keeps us sweet in the meantime. Both upbeat contemporary funk jams; "Dust" is a beat-heavy throw-down with strong backing vocals, tight fills and serious drive from Gizelle who leads from the front while "Hey Romeo" ups the tempo with strong focus on the lolloping bassline, surging vocals and fast-lane spirit. Funk dynamite; there's no better label for Smith to be flexing on right now.
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