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Jan Johnston

Description
Jan Johnston (born 21 February 1968, Salford, Lancashire, England) is an English professional singer, best known for collaborating with some of the world's top trance music DJs.

In the early 1990s she was signed to Columbia Records as part of the pop duo JJ, which gained some recognition touring the UK.
However, when the band project failed she went solo signing to A&M Records. In the mid 1990s she came to the attention of trance producer, Brian Transeau, when he purchased one of her singles from a bargain bin in Manchester. Impressed by her vocals, he decided to collaborate with her recording the track "Remember."
Following this, Johnston was in demand to vocal for many other trance tracks. Paul Oakenfold signed her to his Perfecto Records label in 1999 to record an album. The resulting album 'Emerging' was delayed numerous times, with her first Perfecto release being a track she recorded with BT years earlier entitled "Flesh", rather than an actual track from the album. The original version of "Flesh" has never been released, only remixes. A cover of The Carpenters' song, "Superstar", was lined up to be the album's first single, with remixes produced by Todd Terry and Bill Hammel, but would ultimately go on to be unreleased. Only one track from 'Emerging' was released as a single; "Silent Words" in 2001, with the album ultimately being unreleased.

Remixes of one of the album tracks, "As The Cracks Appear", emerged on a Perfecto promo release, as did a remix of "Superstar", and a remix of the album track "Unafraid", appeared on the soundtrack to the film, Swordfish.

Following the failure of the 'Emerging' project, Johnston continued to write and record with trance producers, contributing five tracks to Paul van Dyk's Grammy Award nominated, Reflections album, amongst other projects.

In 2008, new solo tracks by Johnston began to emerge, with two of them "Sleeping Satellite" and "Obsession", released digitally in 2009 by Perfecto.
Track Credits
Cor Fijneman feat. Jan Johnston - Venus (Meant To Be Your Lover) (Radio Edit)
Vocalist and writer
Cor Fijneman feat. Jan Johnston - Venus (Meant To Be Your Lover) (U.S. Radio Edit)
Vocalist and writer
Cor Fijneman feat. Jan Johnston - Venus (Meant To Be Your Lover) (Cor Fijneman's Outstanding Mix)
Vocalist and writer
Tiësto feat. Jan Johnston - Close To You
Vocalist
Cor Fijneman feat. Jan Johnston - Venus (Meant To Be Your Lover) (Tiësto Remix)
Writer and vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Ferry Corsten Remix)
Vocalist
Nektarios meets Kirsty Hawkshaw & Jan Johnston - Invisible Walls (Dennis Sheperd Remix Edit)
Vocalist
Jan Johnston meets Tenishia - Flesh (Markus Schulz Big Room Reconstruction)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (BT 12" Mastermix)
Writer and vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Granny's Epicure Mix)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Forth's Remix)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Evolution's AutoDub Remix)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Granny's 7" Edit)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Original BT & Taylor Mix)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Quivver Remix)
Vocalist
Libra & Taylor - Anomaly (Calling Your Name) (Kid Vicious Remix)
Vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Reach Out) (Radio Edit)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Reach Out) (Dub)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Reach Out) (BT's Vocal Mix)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Reach Out) (Transa Mix)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Reach Out) (Quivver's Transatlantic Remix)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Marc Shimmon Remix)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Radio Edit)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (BT Radio)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (1st Radio Cut)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (1st)
Writer and vocalist
BT - Mercury And Solace (Dub Mix)
Writer and vocalist
Cosmic Gate feat. Jan Johnston - Raging (Alexander Popov Vocal Remix)
Vocalist
Jan Johnston - As It's You
Writer and vocalist
Tenishia & Jan Johnston - As It Should (Haris C Remix)
Writer and vocalist
Tenishia & Jan Johnston - As It Should (tyDi Remix)
Writer and vocalist
Alexey Sonar feat. Jan Johnston - Freedom (Poison Pro Remix)
Writer and vocalist
Svenson & Gielen feat. Jan Johnston - Beachbreeze (Remember The Summer)
Vocalist
Jan Johnston - Flesh (DJ Tiësto Remix)
Vocalist and writer
Obsidian Radio feat. Jan Johnston - Love Like This (Allen & Envy Remix)
Vocalist
BT vs. Sasha feat. Jan Johnston - Remember Magnetic North (Coldharbour 2012 Big Room Reconstruction)
Vocalist
Freefall feat. Jan Johnston - Skydive
Vocalist and writer