Million is an upfront production collective of Frank Ryle and Rob
Hardt. They were founded in the summer of 2007 by Frank Ryle , a
well known soul music personality in his home country Denmark. Also
he is the founder of Denmark's leading soul music page, Soulportal.dk
, over the last 7 years Frank has built up a huge network worldwide
of artists, good friends, record companies, radio- and club DJ’s.
Rob Hardt (Seductive Soul) of Germany is the second half of Cool
Million and the musically maestro. Rob is a well respected musician,
remixer, songwriter and producer. His credits includes production,
remix and song-writing for artist like; Chaka Khan - Never Miss
The Water - Reprise Records / Keith Sweat - Twisted - Reprise Records
/ Roger Troutman & Zapp - Livin For the City - Reprise Records,
just to mention a few. He also (together with Harry Zier) produced
the acclaimed debut-album of Donald McCollum “U Don’t
Want My Love”, released in 2006. Other releases from Rob include
another acclaimed set, his own jazzy deep house project The Defloristics
entitled “Back In The Days” on Lil Angel Records.
The first Cool Million song was 'Naughty Girl' featuring Danish
singer Lene Riebau on Expansion’s “Soul Togetherness
2007”. The song got great attention and recognition from many
soul DJ's in the UK, Germany, Holland, Sweden and USA. Second offering
was "Walk Away" featuring Scottish artist Eleana. This
debut album includes a variety of new talented artists and well-known
Rob & Frank grew up listening to the same kind of music from
around the start of the 80's and their debut-album will therefore
be heavenly infused by this practically period. We talk about 808
drums, handclaps, uplifting party music and strong vocals from some
of the best singers around today.
Cool Million has a heartfelt desire to, as they say, “Take
Soul Back to the Future” and furthermore create and preserve
the essence of the term "Soul".