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Mitoy Yonting takes pride in his debut album—‘Hanggang Wakas’


At the Resorts World Manila’s Newport Mall, the first-ever ‘The Voice of the Philippines’ grand winner, Mitoy Yonting recently launched his debut album titled ‘Hanggang Wakas’ on Saturday, August 9.

Mitoy Yonting's debut album cover.

Mitoy Yonting’s debut album cover.

According to Mitoy, after winning the biggest singing competition via ABS-CBN last year, it has paved the way for him to many opportunities, including his dream of having his own album with a major label such as MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines).

Took a memento pose with Mitoy Yonting. Photograph by Ning Bobis.

Took a memento pose with Mitoy Yonting. Photograph by Ning Bobis.

“This is actually a 30-year-in-the-making album,” he confessed.

In this album, he didn’t just showcase his wide vocal range, but this also commenced his career as songwriter. He wrote ‘Ikaw Hanggang Wakas’ and ‘Magulang’.

“It feels great that through this album, finally I am not just able to sing the songs I like, but it also gave me the chance to write my songs.”

During the event, part of his repertoire of songs were—‘Hahabol-habol’, the witty and reminder song called ‘Magulang’, his hit carrier single written by Vehnee Saturno—‘Pinaikot-ikot’, ‘Minahal Kita’, ‘Pangakong Tapat’, his moving rendition of Florante’s ‘Handog’, as well as ‘Ikaw Hanggang Wakas’. He also did the Air Supply medley that included—‘Every World in the World’, ‘I Can Wait Forever’, and ‘Here I am’.

One of the highlights of his album is his duet with his world-class coach back in ‘The Voice’ 2013—the one and only—Ms. Lea Salonga.

Apart from his album, Mitoy and his band—‘Draybers’ do have a regular gig at Resorts World Manila’s Bar 360 every Monday at 9:45pm. He will also be performing with the ‘Draybers’ at the Music Museum on September 20, 8pm,

For more information about Mitoy’s album, please log on to MCA Music’s facebook account.

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