Roll It Gal

Infobox Single
Name = Roll It Gal


Artist = Alison Hinds
from Album = Soca Queen
Released = 2005 (Barbados)
3 September 2007 (UK)
Recorded = 2005 (Slam City Recording Studios, Barbados)
Format = Digital download, CD single, 7" vinyl
Genre = Soca, R&B, Pop
Length = 3:58
Label = RCG, Black Coral, 1720 Entertainment
Writer = Sheldon Benjamin, Shontelle Layne
Producer = Shelshok
Misc =
Last single =
This single = "Roll It Gal"
(2005)
Next single =

"Roll It Gal" is a Soca song written by Shontelle Layne and Sheldon Benjamin, containing a sample of Benjamin's "Big Love". The song was originally recorded by soca singer Alison Hinds and was taken from her debut album "Soca Queen". The single was released by Hinds in 2005 in Barbados and in the UK in 2007. A music version was produced for Hinds' version of the song in 2005 [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt2qnBbPaH0 Alison Hinds - "Roll It Gal" video] .

Hinds version of "Roll It Gal" shot to the top of the charts in Barbados, Trinidad and throughout the Caribbean [http://news.caribseek.com/Caribbean/Greater_Caribbean/article_56798.shtml] .

Original version

Track listings

;UK CD Single

# "Roll It Gal" (original/main mix - radio edit) - 3:35
# "Roll It Gal" (Rishi Rich mix) - 3:29
# "Roll It Gal" (Machel Montano mix)
# "Roll It Gal" (Sunland mix)
# "Roll It Gal" (video)

;UK 7" Vinyl
# "Roll It Gal" (original/main mix - radio edit)
# "Roll It Gal" (Rishi Rich mix)
# "Roll It Gal" (Sunland mix)

;Download remix EP

# "Roll It Gal" (album version) - 3:58
# "Roll It Gal" (featuring Machel Montano) - 5:08
# "Roll It Gal" (featuring Doug E Fresh) - 4:50
# "Roll It Gal" (Disco Ball remix) - 5:10
# "Roll It Gal" (Reggaeton remix) - 3:50
# "Roll It Gal" (Rishi Rich mix)

J-Status version - "Roll It"

Shontelle Layne and Sheldon Benjamin, the composers of "Roll It Gal" re-wrote and re-produced the song for the band J-Status', changing the lyrics from being about female empowerment to more sexual lyrics, re-titling the song to "Roll It". The J-Status version is taken from their debut album "The Beginning", released in several European countries only. The J-Status version is performed with Rihanna and Shontelle herself.

Infobox Single
Name = Roll It


Artist = J-Status featuring Rihanna & Shontelle
from Album = The Beginning
Released = March 18, 2007
Recorded = 2006 (2 Hard Studios, Kingston, Jamaica)
Format = Digital download, CD single
Genre = Reggae, pop, hip-hop
Length = 3:58
Label = SRP Recordings
Writer = Sheldon Benjamin and Shontelle Layne
Producer = Evan Rogers, Carl Sturken
Misc = Extra chronology
Artist = Rihanna
Type = singles
Last single = "Break It Off"
(2007)
This single = "Roll It"
(2007)
Next single = "Umbrella"
(2007)
Extra chronology 2
Artist = Shontelle singles
Type = singles
Last single =
This single = "Roll It"
(2007)
Next single = "T-Shirt"
(2008)

Track listing

;CD
# "Roll It" (featuring Rihanna & Shontelle) (radio version) - 3:32
# "Roll It" (featuring Rihanna & Shontelle) (main version) - 3:58
# "Roll It" (instrumental) - 3:23
# "Roll It" (featuring Rihanna & Shontelle) (Reggaeton Gemstar version) - 4:10
# "Roll It" (featuring Rihanna & Shontelle) (Sunset Strippers remix) - 7:42
# "Roll It" (featuring Rihanna & Shontelle) (video)

Charts

References


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