Saturday, January 31, 2015

Things You Probably Don't Know About Aleph and Sud

Aleph and Sud signs contract with Warner Music Philippines during an exclusive blogcon last January 30 in Commune Cafe, Makati. Here are some stuff about them:

-Aleph writes songs that are wordy like it's works of Literature or like puzzles. Maybe we should start encrypting hidden messages in songs from now on.

-Sud's songs are considered sexy but radio friendly. Maginoo pero medyo bastos daw. 

-Unlike other recording artists, they have day jobs so they can concentrate in supporting their music as what their passionate about and not as vocation.

-Aleph joins competitions and auditions but was rejected because people prefer voices who sings high notes.

-Sud started singing in bands in a Christian-oriented youth group. He also was part of the UST Conservatory of Music. Some musical talents I know came from UST Conservatory.

Aleph is a Whovian, that's what fans who watches Dr. Who calls themselves. She also watches Game Of Thrones. "Winter Is Coming"!

Although they started as independent musicians and joins a mainstream record label, Warner Music Phils. will make sure that it won't influence or disrupt their style of music. Do watch out for Aleph and Sud when they launch their own album in the future. For more updates and coverage in the music industry, follow this blog or like L.E.N.S. blogs on Facebook. 

Video courtesy of ManualToLyf.

Friday, January 30, 2015


Press release

Due to insistent clamour among the Filipino Lovatics, Wilbros Live is bringing back 12-time Teen Choice Awards winner, American actress, singer, and songwriter Demi Lovato to Manila to perform a one-night only show on April 30th, 2015, 8PM at the Mall of Asia Arena. Demi Lovato’s career boasts of multiplatinum hits, sold out shows, blockbuster movies, highest rating TV programs, thus solidifying her position as one of the most successful young female performers of all time. Her second visit to Manila just proves how devoted her fans are to her. News of her second visit inevitably drew so much excitement that it trended worldwide on Twitter, a few minutes after the initial announcement.

Demi first debuted in Barney & Friends as a child, and was catapulted to prominence because of her role as Mitchie Torres in Disney Channel’s television film, Camp Rock, acting alongside the rock sibling band Jonas Brothers. Following her rise to fame was a recording deal with Hollywood Records which birthed the very auspicious debut album entitled “Don’t Forget” featuring numerous chartbusting singles that has endeared Demi all the more to her fans. The album was certified gold shortly after its release. It was also around this time that Demi’s own television series, Sonny with a Chance was launched and eventually gained momentum on the channel. Demi Lovato became the star of her own Disney Channel television show – an opportunity she was most grateful for. The series debuted in 2009, becoming one of the channel's most popular programs and making Lovato one of its brightest stars. 

In 2008, Demi went on tour with the Jonas Brothers . The tour billed as “Burning Up Tour” served as a promotional avenue wherein Demi was able to massively hype her album. The tour was deemed rather appropriate and timely since most of the songs in the album were co-written by the Jonas Brothers themselves. It was a well thought of  tour which somehow bolstered the popularity of both Demi and the talented band.

Demi’s sophomore album, “Here We Go Again”, was released in July 2009.  This particular album showcased Demi’s laid back acoustic side, infused with melodic pop and rock sound. As expected, the album instantly soared to the #1 spot in the Billboard 200, thus helping Demi achieve a worldwide recognition as one of the most successful female artists to reckon with.  The album’s title track, “Here We Go Again”, was Demi’s highest peaking solo single at the time, skyrocketing to the top of the Billboard Charts.

Demi released her third album in 2011, which illustrated and fortified her R&B side. The carrier single, Skyscraper, speaks of highly self-worth.  It conveys a very relevant message to young girls her age. The heartfelt ballad eventually became an anthem. Demi was commended because of her wonderful rendition of this particular song. Her exemplary vocals combined with thought provoking lyrics proved as a sure fire formula for a potential record breaking hit.

In 2012, Demi propelled herself to new heights by becoming one of the X Factor judges along with critically-acclaimed personalities LA Reid, Simon Cowell, and Britney Spears. 

The singer’s fourth album, “Demi”, was certified triple platinum in Brazil and Gold in Colombia, Canada and Mexico, becoming her biggest selling international album to date. “Demi” spawned  the unforgettable hit song "Heart Attack" which peaked high on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her third highest-charting single so far. The song, injected with electropop, was was awarded 3x platinum in the US and is her fastest-selling single to date. 

This overnight sensation excelled in various things—she proved to not only be capable of belting several complex octaves: she also acts, composes songs beautifully, and plays the guitar and piano. She also released a book called Staying Strong: 365 Days a Year which topped the New York Times bestseller list. 
Demi Lovato , the singer behind the chart-topping hits "Let It Go", “Give Your Heart A Break”, “Neon Lights”, “Really Don’t Care”, “Made in the USA”, “This Is Me”, “Skyscraper”, "Heart Attack” and many more, is once again poised to showcase her vocal prowess this coming April at the Mall of Asia Arena. This is definitely something worth watching and not to be missed. 

Tickets are now available via or call 470-2222. Demi World Tour 2015 - Live in Manila is another concert by Wilbros Live.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Frozen Fever

Press release

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ all-new short “Frozen Fever,” which welcomes Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf back to the big screen, will open in theaters on March 13, 2015, in front of Disney’s “Cinderella,” a live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale.

Directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, and produced by Peter Del Vecho and Aimee Scribner, with an all-new original song by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, “Frozen Fever” marks the first project reuniting the Oscar®-winning original team from Disney’s “Frozen.”

In “Frozen Fever,” it's Anna's birthday and Elsa and Kristoff are determined to give her the best celebration ever, but Elsa's icy powers may put more than just the party at risk.

Download the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of FROZEN titles  SPINNR.PH - or iTunes. Stream the music through DEEZER and SPOTIFY! Available in CDs at ASTROPLUS and ODYSSEY MUSIC & VIDEO. Exclusively distributed byMCA Music (Universal Music Philippines).

“Frozen” won two Academy Awards® (best animated film and best original song with “Let It Go”) and a Golden Globe® (best animated feature film). It is the fifth highest grossing film of all time and the highest grossing animated film earning more than $1.27 billion globally. Released wide domestically on Nov. 27, 2013, “Frozen” posted the No. 1 industry all-time Thanksgiving debut and Walt Disney Animation Studios’ biggest opening ever. The film’s Feb. 25 digital debut was the biggest digital release (sell-through) ever; it’s Blu-ray/DVD release on March 18 was No. 1 on the Nielsen overall disc charts for eight nonconsecutive weeks. The “Frozen” soundtrack is the top-selling album of 2014 to date and spent 33 weeks in the top 5 on the Billboard 200 chart, including 13 weeks at No. 1. It is certified triple Platinum, selling more than 3.6 million units. The “Let It Go” film clip from “Frozen” has been viewed over 370 million times on YouTube. Topping the National Retail Federation's Hot Holiday Toys survey, “Frozen” product popularity continues to soar: more than 3 million role-play dresses have been sold in North America alone, the “Disney Karaoke: Frozen” app reached No.1 on the iPad Entertainment Downloads category in more than 100 countries, and Random House’s “Frozen: The Junior Novelization” has been on the New York Times best sellers list for 41 weeks.

A live-action feature inspired by the classic fairy tale, “Cinderella” brings to life the timeless images from Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece as fully-realized characters in a visually-dazzling spectacle for a whole new generation. The film stars Cate Blanchett, Lily James, Richard Madden, Stellan Skarsgård, Holliday Grainger, Derek Jacobi and Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Kenneth Branagh from a screenplay by Chris Weitz, “Cinderella” is produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur and David Barron.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015


Press release


As a pre-Valentine treat, come and watch Featuring Elaine Lee (soprano), Ivan Nery (tenor), Lawrence Jatayna (baritone) and Dingdong Fiel (piano). Directed by Nazer Salcedo.
" SEASONS OF DESIRE " is a tribute to the Filipino Asianovela craze, as well as an attempt to extend the love for opera to a broader audience. Using selected opera pieces from Mozart and Verdi, " Seasons of Love " features tropes from local and international dramas - the sudden tragedy, a betrayal of trust, a plot of revenge, a redemption --- and incorporates these tropes to songs from famous operas such as Le Nozze de Figaro, Magic Flute, La Traviata and Rigoletto.
1. Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture
2. Mozart: Cinque, dieci, venti... (Marriage of Figaro) - duet
3. Mozart: Ein Madchen oder Weibchen (Magic Flute)-solo
4. Mozart: In Uomini (Cosi fan tutte)- solo
5. Mozart: Deh vieni alla finestra (Don Giovanni)- solo
6. Mozart: Papageno/Papagena duet (Magic Flute) - duet
7. Verdi: Mini Overture from Rigoletto
8. Verdi: Questo o Quella (Rigoletto) - solo
9. Verdi: Signor ne principe (Rigoletto) - duet
10. Verdi: Caro nome (Rigoletto) - solo
11. Verdi: Cortigiani (Rigoletto) - solo
12. Verdi: Mio Padre...Tutte le feste (Rigoletto) - duet
13. Verdi: Si vendetta (Rigoletto) - duet
14. Verdi: La donna e mobile (Rigoletto) - solo
15. Verdi: V'ho ingannato (Rigoletto) - duet
16. Verdi: Addio del passato (La Traviata) - solo
" SEASONS OF DESIRE " – a story of  love, treachery and vengeance in an opera concert set on FEBRUARY 7, 2015 – SATURDAY -  8 p.m. at the Abelardo Hall, College of Music in U.P. Diliman, Q.C.

            Featuring topnotch artists Elaine Lee (soprano), Ivan Nery (tenor), Lawrence Jatayna (baritone) and Dingdong Fiel (piano), "SEASONS OF DESIRE" written by Vladimeir Gonzales and Directed by Nazer D. Salcedo, is a tribute to the Filipino Asianovela craze, as well as an attempt to extend the love for opera to a broader audience. Using selected opera pieces from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Giuseppe Verdi, the one-night only opera concert shall feature tropes from local and international dramas - the sudden tragedy, a betrayal of trust, a plot of revenge, a redemption --- and incorporates these tropes to songs from famous operas such as Le Nozze de Figaro, Magic Flute, La Traviata and Rigoletto.

            Soprano Elaine Lee was called “a new star in the Philippine Opera World” (Malaya Newspaper) with her “clear articulation, unerring pitch, her style smooth and fluid” (Philippine Star). She has had various performances both in the Philippines and in Canada. She also joined the San Diego Opera Chorus in California. Her most recent roles were Lucy in Menotti’s The Telephone and Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme with the Philippine Opera Company. On the side, Elaine produces her own concerts and stage productions that feature opera excerpts, Chinese and Filipino folk classics, and Broadway selections. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music, with a major in Opera Performance (from the University of British Columbia in Canada). There, she played Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Shirley Kaplan in Kurt Weil’s Street Scene, Hebe in Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld and Sarah Good in Robert Ward’s The Crucible. Other noted opera excerpts she has performed are Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Gounod’s Romeo et Julliet, Heggie’s Dead Man Walking and Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Gondoliers.  She has also done a recording with XAX Music Entertainment for a translated Korean Teleseries soundtrack, Endless Love 1 Autumn In My Heart in 2002. Other achievements include awards from the Vancouver Women’s Musical Club and the Kiwanis Music Festival. Presently, she has this vision for a while of producing a concert that comprise of opera excerpts that contains a storyline. It is a ‘Glee’ related influence style but in an opera format. Her goal is to be able to access and educate local audiences about opera.

            Described as “an artist who possesses a beautiful voice that is smooth and clear and with a wide range of coloring plus unsullied musiciality” Tenor Ivan has been slowly earning a reputation as one of the most promising young tenors and a major talent to look at to in the country today –

            Ivan Niccolo C. Nery is a Tenor from St. Scholastica’s College, Manila. He has been very active in the country’s opera and classical scene during the past few years, portraying mostly lead roles and some minor roles and was featured in numerous concerts around Manila. Ivan won the 1st prize in the Jovita Fuentes Vocal Competition and is an Aliw award nominee for best actor in a musical (Noli me tangere the opera 2012).

            A respected baritone in the Philippine classical music scene, Lawrence Jatayna has done solos for the major works of Beethoven, Puccini, Mahler, Rossini, and Mozart, and has done significant roles for the operas La Boheme, Madama Butterfly, Cosi Fan Tutte, and The Magic Flute. He has also worked with the Singapore Lyric Opera (SLO) in January 2008 as “Doctor Grenvil” in “La Traviata”, was an opera chorus member of SLO’s “Tales of Hoffmann” (Feb-March 2009), the Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s “Fidelio” (February 2012), Opera Viva’s “Fences” (August 2012), then with SLO again as The Registrar / chorus member in “Madama Butterfly” (February 2013). As a chorister, he was a member of the U.P. Singing Ambassadors (UPSA) in 1995 and was able to travel with the group to the U.S.A., Israel, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Spain, Denmark, the United Kingdom, and finally to Switzerland, where UPSA won First Place in the Festival Choral de Neuchatel. In 2001, he was a pioneer resident artist of the first professional choir in the Philippines, The San Miguel Master Chorale. Lawrence is the vocal coach and vocal arranger for Philippine Opera Company’s “Harana” and “Ang Bagong Harana”.  He acquired his diploma from the U.P. College of Music, Major in Voice, under the tutelage of the late Professor Elmo Q. Makil. He is a currently a freelance vocal coach, vocal arranger, and voice instructor and is a voice faculty member of the University of the Philippines College of Music Extension Program.

            Dingdong Fiel earned his Bachelor of Music degree from the UST conservatory of music and was the recipient of the RECTOR'S AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE having obtained the highest academic average of the entire course, as well as the BENAVIDES AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT. After graduation, he studied for more than 2 years at the FRANZ LISZT Academy of Music in Weimar, Germany under Rector ROLF DIETER ARENS (Solo Piano and Chamber Music). He also studied Vocal accompaniment with the eminent pedagogue PROF. KARL PETER KAMMERLANDER. 

            Through sponsors like the DEUTSCHE POST, THUERINGER AUFBAUBANK, SPARKASSE THUERINGEN and THE FRANZ LISZT STIFTUNG, Dingdong was able to perform in a series of CONCERTS AROUND EUROPE, ASIA and the USA- in Spain, Italy, Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland, The Czech Republic, Serbia, Croatia, Guam, China and Japan among other countries.He was commissioned by the Embassy of Greece to write music for the Greek silent film "THE GREEK MIRACLE" and was commissioned to write music for the SPANISH FILM "PILAR GUERRA". Both films were shown at the 5TH MANILA INTERNATIONAL SILENT FILM FESTIVAL 2011. Last February and March 2013, He was the Musical Director /Vocal Coach for Repertory Philippines' manila staging of the musical " NO WAY TO TREAT A LADY". Dingdong was  the Musical Director of “LORENZO” Rock Opera by Ryan Cayabyab, which is set for a repeat run at the CCP. He is at present the musical director of “Into the Woods” produced by Upstart Productions.

            Nazer D. Salcedo is a stage actor, director and classical singer. He is currently finishing his Masters in Theater at the University of the Philippines Diliman. A faculty of De LaSalle University Dasmarinas and MINT International College. Trainer and Artistic Director of Teatro Lasalliana of DLSU-D, He was part of the Actors company of Tanghalang Pilipino of The Cultural Center of the Philippines from 1999 to 2004. A Grand National winner of the 1994 Kundiman Fiesta. One of the first Filipino to perform in Avignon theater festival in France. Inquirer’s Bravo best of theater best featured actor in a musicale in 2006, 2007,2010. He has worked with Repertory Philippines, Trumpets,Tanghalang Pilipino, Gantimpala theater foundation, Dulaang Talyer, Dulaang UP, Music Theater Foundation Of the Philippines, Opera Guild, Kidz Act, Philippine Opera Company, Bit by Bit production GMA-7 and ABS-CBN. Some of his memorable Theater Credits are Mabini (Aguinaldo, Dulaang Up 2014) Maxie the Musicale (Mang Paco, Bit by Bit production 2013), Josephine (Director, Up’s Dulaang Laboratoryo, Teatro Lasalliana 2013), Ang Bagong Harana (Philippine Opera Company 2011-2013), Orosman at Zafira (Boulasem, Dulaang UP 2010,2011,2013), The Three singing Gondoliers (Venetian Macau, Asian Tour 2009) Isang Panaginip Na Fili (Tunying, Dulaang UP 2009), Pilipinas Circa (Tanghalang Pilipino 2007) Himala (Pilo, Tanghalang Pilipino 2005), Rite Of Passage (Tiyoy Berning, Tanghalang Pilipino 2004), Walang Sugat (Tanhalang Pilipino, World Expo In Aichi, Japan 2004) Le Cercle (Dulaang Talyer, Avignon France Theater Festival 2003), Candide (Candide, Dulaang Talyer 2000), Mayo Bisperas ng Liwanag (MTFP, US Tour 1998). Recently he was a nominee in The Aliw Awards.

             “Seasons of Desire” is a story of a couple excited to start their lives together as a family. While they prepare their wedding festivities (Cinque dieci, venti – Le Nozze di Figaro), there was a reminiscence of the man searching for a maiden to be his wife (Ein Madchen oder Weibchen – Magic Flute). A call of fate happened that one rainy afternoon, he saw this lady doing her chores singing to herself (In uomini, in soldati – Cosi fan tutte). Their eyes met and the man serenades her (Deh vieni alla finestra – Don Giovanni). This encounter blossomed into a romantic entanglement. Nothing is sweeter than love. They finally got married and started their lives together they did planning on having children (Papageno/Papagena duet –Magic Flute). Soon, season of love bears fruit to a lovely daughter.

            The mother died during childbirth. The season of treachery and vengeance loomed. The used to be strong man is now an old weak father. He raised the daughter on his own. She grew into a beautiful maiden. Every morning she goes to work at the Hopia de Leche Factory. The infamous owner of the factory is known for using his charm to lure women. For him, women are nothing but a bunch of toys for pleasure (Questo o quella – Rigoletto). With her innocence, she never thought that this man has an evil agenda on her. He did his sweet talks and she immediately fell for them (Signor ne principe – Rigoletto). She felt like floating in love, enchanted by his charms, his handsome physique (Caro Nome – Rigoletto).

            The owner asks permission from the maiden’s father, with the intent of bribe to take her out for a day. The father, enraged by the man’s seemingly immoral character, turns him down, sends him away. His refusal pushed the owner to do something drastic.

            As the day is about to end, the father went to fetch his daughter from the factory just to find out that his daughter was no longer there. Desperately he searches for his daughter fears for her safety and time is running out (Cortigiani). Suddenly the father hears a cry, calling his name. He sees a helpless maiden apparently torn of her dignity (Mio Padre…tutte le feste). The father vows vengeance as soon as he finds the mystery criminal (Si vendetta, tremenda vendetta).

            The mystery man wore a mask man revealed his identity at the bar as he brags to his drinking buddies that women are easily replaceable (La donna e mobile). The father recognizes the boss of her daughter in the Hopia de Leche Factory is the mastermind. He found an opportunity to plot his revenge by knocking the man unconscious. When the man gained consciousness, he was tied up and shouts for help. The innocent maiden freed him in return he killed her. This is treachery. The father saw a dead body in the room where he locked the man never to expect it is his daughter. She apologizes to her father as she bids farewell. Her spirit will rest together with her mom. She pleaded her father to forget vengeance and just forgive (V’ho ingannato). She pleads to forgive and let go of all the anger (Addio del passato – La Traviata).

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Find out what Christina Perri chooses: Head or Heart?

Press release

When dealing with love, would you choose your head over your heart? Or vice-versa?

Maybe the answer will be known at the Christina Perri Live in Manila this coming March 5, 2015 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Perri, the singer-songwriter behind the hits “Jar Of Hearts”, “A Thousand Years” and “Human” is known for writing songs about the highs and lows of love and never fails to capture her audience’s emotions, with songs that are easily relatable and felt by the heart.

“The thing about me is that I don’t know how not to write,” Perri says. “Because I continue to fall in and out of love, I find myself often at those massive highs and lows. I wrote ideas for album two but I never called it album two. Those were songs that were getting me through tour. But when I came home I wrote a song called ‘Trust’ and I had an epiphany. I’ve tried trusting my heart, I’ve tried trusting my head and I feel as though I’ve chosen wrong each time. I knew the album had to be called head or heart and half the songs would be heart songs and half would be head songs. That was the moment when it began for me creatively and conceptually.”

After the breakthrough hit “Jar Of Hearts”, Perri is set to move fans once more with sensitive and passionate tracks that very well describe the matters of the heart. The album “Head Or Heart“ opens with the song entitled “Trust,” a searching, evocative number that poses the album’s ultimate question. For Perri, “Trust” is the question and all the songs that follow are her possible answers. “Human,” the album’s buoyant first single, surges with inspirational urgency.

If you’re looking for answers, listen to “Head Or Heart”, and get several possible responses through amazing, all-original songs that seek to understand the reality of love and how people process it. Perri’s strikingly compelling music and powerhouse vocals are sure to make for an astounding concert.

Checkout the ticket prices: VIP Patron – Php 5,500; Patron A – Php 4,500; Patron B – Php 4,500; Patron C – Php 3,000; Box – Php 1,500

Tickets on sale at or any TicketNet outlets, for inquiries, call 911-5555.
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CHRISTINA PERRI HEAD OR HEART TOUR Live in Manila is presented by Midas Promotions.

Thursday, January 15, 2015


Album release

Michael Bublé’s highly acclaimed studio album “To Be Loved” has been released with 5 new bonus tracks which is entitled “To Be Loved – Asian Tour Edition”. “To Be Loved”, Bublé’s sixth studio album follows his “Christmas” CD which sold seven million copies internationally and was the number two biggest selling album of  2011 (after Adele).

“To Be Loved” produced by Bob Rock was recorded in Vancouver and Los Angeles and includes a mix of standards as well as four original songs all co-written by Bublé. “After All” one of the four originals was co-written and performed by fellow Canadian Bryan Adams.  The new album also includes hits previously recorded by some of Buble’s musical heroes including the Bee Gees hit “To Love Somebody”,  Dean Martin’s “Nevertheless (I’m In Love With You”), the Jackson 5 early ‘70’s smash “Who’s Loving You”, Jackie Wilson’s “To Be Loved” and the Elvis Presley classic “Have I Told You Lately”.  Bublé is joined by actress Reese Witherspoon on the classic Frank and Nancy Sinatra duet “Something Stupid”.    

“My new record is about love, happiness, fun and yummy things. Getting to work with my friend and longtime collaborator Bob Rock (“Call Me Irresponsible”, “Crazy Love” and “Christmas”) who produced the entire album was very exciting.  We’re a good team. I love the songs we selected this time out. It was also terrific working once again with my songwriting partners” commented Bublé.                                     
To commemorate Michael’s upcoming 2015 Tour in Asia, a deluxe Asian Tour Edition of To Be Loved has been released. Additional songs include, ‘Softly As I Leave You’, ‘Mack The Knife’, ‘These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)’ and more that has never been released in Asia.

This 22 song Special Edition CD is available in Astroplus and Odyssey stores nationwide. Also available on iTunes and Spotify. To get the Close Your Eyes as your ringback tone, Text YOUREYES to 2447 for SMART and 2370 for GLOBE subscribers. Special thanks to 105.1 Crossover Radio. 

1. You Make Me Feel So Young
2. It's A Beautiful Day
3. To Love Sombody
4. Who's Lovin' You
5. Something Stupid (feat. Reese Witherspoon)
6. Come Dance With Me
7. Close Your Eyes
8. After All (feat. Bryan Adams)
9. Have I Told You Lately That I Love You (with Naturally 7)
10. To Be Loved
11. You've Got A Friend In Me
12. Nevertheless [I'm In Love With You] (feat. The Puppini Sisters)
13. I Got It Easy
14. Young At Heart
15. Be My Baby - Bonus Track
16. It's A Beautiful Day - Swing Mix
17. My Melancholy Baby - Bonus Track
18. Dream A Little Dream Of Me
19. Mack The Knife
20. Softly As I Leave You
21. I'm Beginning To See The Light
22. These Foolish Things [Remind Me Of You]

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Sam Concepcion opens new year with ‘Teka Break’

Press release

Young performer Sam Concepcion welcomes 2015 with the release of his newest single “Teka Break,” a Jungee Marcelo composition. This new song is Sam’s follow-up to his back-to-back-to-back hits – “No Limitations,” “Mahal na Mahal,” and “Dati.”

Before the end of 2014, Sam was awarded numerous record awards – Gold Record for his latest album “Infinite,” double platinum for single “Dati,” and platinum for single “Mahal Na Mahal.”

“The past year has been very good to me as a recording artist,” says Sam. “This is my ‘good vibes’ song to everyone, so that we can welcome 2015 with positivity.”

Sam expresses gratitude to master composer Jungee Marcelo for entrusting to him this catchy, positive song.

The music video of “Teka Break” will premiere on MYX next week.

“Teka Break” is part of the compilation album “Transforming 2ove,” and will soon be a part of Sam’s upcoming album, set for release this mid-2015.

“Teka Break” will also be available on various music sites.

Lyrics of “Teka Break:”

Bad trip ang gising mo,
Para bang ang haba-haba pa ng araw
Pag inip ang feeling mo,
Para bang ang bagal-bagal pa ng oras, now...
Wag ka nang mag-alala
Musika ang kasama
Gaganda pag may kanta
Eto na, game naaaa..halika tena
5 & 6 & 7, 8
OOTD ang smile
at sabay sa pag-tapik sa bawat tiempo
I know it’s been a while
nung huling humataw ka sa bawat step mo
Wag ka nang mag-alala
Musika ang kasama
Gaganda pag may kanta
Eto na, game naaaa..halika tena
Tic toc, pop & lock
Boogie to the goody good love
Tic toc, pop & lock,
Doobee to the shoobeedoowop
Bigyan ng sapat na pasasalamat
Tingin sa taas, tingala sa bawat
Pagpapala’t mga biyaya
Sabay sa sayaw kapag niyaya,... yeah! ... halika tena

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Jane Oineza ‘moves on’ with Sponge Cola

Teen Star and former “Pinoy Big Brother” housemate Jane Oineza opens the new year with a milestone – the release of her first single “Move On,” a collaboration with Sponge Cola.

“Kinabahan talaga ako, pero tinuruan naman ako ni Yael, so nawala na ang kaba ko,” adds Jane. “It has always been a dream of mine to have a single, and eventually an album of my own.”

She adds that the experience was really “unbelievable.”

According to vocalist Yael of Sponge Cola, “Move On” is a sincere, straightforward song about bunch of friends telling someone to “move on.”

“It all started when Sponge Cola guested on ‘ASAP Chill Out,’” recalls Yael. “During and after our guesting, people were asking for us to sing. People did not stop until I got home, and then, I thought maybe Jane and Sponge Cola should do a song together, and we did.”

Yael adds, “Jane was nervous at first, but eventually, she became more comfortable with it. This girl has ‘it.’”

“Move On” is already available on ITunes, Deezer, Spinnr, Amazon.