Dance-pop fans know Gioia from her work with female trio ExposÉ, of which she was an original member.

Dance-pop fans know Gioia from her work with female trio Exposé, of which she was an original member. "Expose This" is her solo debut album, and it finds her in familiar territory: radio-friendly club music steeped in energetic pop sensibilities. Its lead single, the hooky "Be Mine," perfectly fits alongside current jams by Ian Van Dahl and Motorcycle. The electro-smacked "Incredible" is well-suited for a Benny Benassi remix. The trite ballad "Until the End of Time" and an energized cover of Kiss' "I Was Made for Lovin' You" miss the mark. But other choice cuts—including the trance-laced "Again and Again" and soul-kissed "Every Little Thing"—make up for such generic missteps.—MP

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