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Marion Aunor’s ‘Unbound’ music video is soon to hit the airwaves


Initially, the song ‘Unbound’ was pitched as a ‘solo’ to Star Records but after hearing the song, Roxy Liquigan and Jonatahn Manalo thought of making it as a material for a girl power-kind-of-thing song. It is branded as electronic dance music (EDM) with Morisette Amon and Alex Gonzaga; and is expected to hit the airwaves very soon.

It is the third track of Aunor’s second album and reflects of who she is as an artist, a struggling artist even up to now but has to break-free from all the many solicited and unsolicited feedback, who told her what she cannot do and she is only capable of doing. It is her way of telling the public that she has unlimited potentials of being a singer-songwriter.

 

Ideal for a Girl Anthem, indeed.

Although she doesn’t directly say that this third track of her album is just best for girls, however, it can be for males, too. However, in this video, she believes that it is a great thing that celebrities like Amon, Gonzaga and her have come together to inspire their fans collectively.

It is great to see the three artists as they do an upbeat and sexy-type of song which will further empower all the listeners especially the female populace.

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Aunor posed before the selected press people from print and online to talk about her ‘Unbound’ music video. Photograph is taken by writer.

No Plans of Launching it Yet.

Her second album has been initially launched in Luck Chinatown in Binondo, but she doesn’t want to consider it as its official launch.

What they are doing now is just produce the music videos and release it one by one for the audience to see and appreciate. She is thinking of doing a concert instead of a launch where all her fans could join and sing-along with her in the event.

 

Her Second Album is ‘Explorative’.

She is glad that with this current album, she has the opportunity to launch 16 tracks and is her way of really proving what she still can do despite the many voices that tell her this and that.

“I really want to explore in this album,” she said.

There are also two bonus tracks she wrote for Alex Gonzaga and Kathryn Bernardo—the ‘Goodbye Kiss’ and ‘You Don’t Know Me’, respectively.

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Orlando Sol sings ‘My Faithful Husband’ Theme Song


MANILA, Philippines – One of the members of The Masculados, Orlando Sol is making a buzz via the song titled ‘Ingatan Mo and Salitang Mahal Kita’ which is the theme song of the currently running drama series on GMA-7 Kapuso network—‘My Faithful Husband’ which premiered on August 10 with Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo as lead stars.

Orlando Sol posed at Alona Tropical Beach Resort, Panglao Island, Bohol. Photograph courtesy of Jay Javier.

Orlando Sol posed at Alona Tropical Beach Resort, Panglao Island, Bohol. Photograph courtesy of Jay Javier.

The song was chosen to be the series’ theme song due to its message that reflects the unconditional love of Trillo’s character as Emman, the husband of Mel portrayed by Mercado. Jerwin Nicomedez composed and arranged the love song for Sol.

According to Nicomedez, he wrote the song last year and is based from his personal experience: “Ginawa ko yun sa isang taong mahal na mahal ko. Binigay ko lahat para sa taong yun, in return nakukuha pa din niya akong balewalain at saktan to the point na nakalimutan ko na lahat pati family ko para sa pagmamahal ko sa kanya; kahit alam kong niloloko niya ko nagbubulag- bulagan ako.”

Despite the blindness of his love toward the person he loved, it came to a point that he woke up one day and realized that the one person he loved couldn’t love him back.

Jerwin added, “Sa sobrang sakit mas pinili ko na lang lumayo pero sa paglayo ko hindi ibig sabihin nun na di ko na siya mahal. Lumayo ako para malaman kong hahanapin niya ko at umaasa na gaya sa last line ng awitin: ‘At kung ako ay babalik sa ‘yo sana ay tanggapin mo akong muli’.”


Orlando is elated for his song to be part of the hit telenovela that tackles on the faithfulness of a husband, which is rarely given the spotlight since drama shows on the boobtube normally place female as the central character. Besides, apart from the series, he believes that the song is relevant nowadays and would remind humans to refrain from saying the words ‘mahal kita’ without love at all and by mere lip-service only. For him, love is a decision that one should truly commit whole-heartedly and must not be abused in any way possible. He was also asked if he is considering of leaving the longest-running, sing-and-dance, all-male group he is part of.

“Direk Maryo J. my manager is allowing me to explore on other things as well as expand my territory by trying out to sing solo, but it doesn’t mean I am leaving my group.

“Productions56 is a home of premium actors and is also where one of the country’s finest actors like Yul Servo is managed. Who doesn’t want to follow Kuya Yul’s footsteps?” Sol excitedly shares his latest venture.

In July this year, Orlando was also part of the Virgin Labfest stage play titled ‘Huling-Huli’ which was about a middle-aged widow torn between keeping her principles and becoming like the women in her village who have no other means of supporting themselves but offering sexual favors to fishermen in exchange for the chance to buy the fish they caught and resell in the market. He was paired with theater veteran and award-winning actress—Angeline Kanapi. He recently shared the limelight with the one and only Superstar–Nora Aunor in a TV guesting via another hit series on Kapuso Network—‘Pari ‘Koy’.

On the other hand, the song that Sol performed the theme song is the series that reunites Mercado and Trillo after the last project they did together back in 2010, which was the TV remake of the 1990 Viva film of the same title.

Cubil wins over Jordana


Like what I previously wrote—I was torn between two artists from Cebu, who were paired for the Battle Round under #TeamLea, aired on Sunday, December 14 on ABS-CBN Channel 2.

Thara Jordana sings her part of the duet with Jem Cubil during the Voice of the Philippines' Battle Round. Image was screen-captured from IWantTV site.

Thara Jordana sings her part of the duet with Jem Cubil during the Voice of the Philippines’ Battle Round. Image was screen-captured from IWantTV site.

Both Jem Cubil and Thara Jordana was a perfect match to sing the song titled ‘No Air’, which was originally sang and popularized by American recording artist Jordin Sparks; featuring American R&B singer-actor Chris Brown.

Based on the music video of the song, it was pretty clear that Sparks was really the ‘star’ and Brown was a support. Though the song was originally written for a male singer, but Harvey Mason Jr. (one of the songwriters) agreed to eventually award the song to Sparks, provided the duet an ‘event duet record’, and suggested Brown as a singing partner.

In Sunday’s Battle Round, Thara was struggling to take control with her duet with the charming male singer Jem, which made her to be less favored by coaches Bamboo and Apl; it was only Sarah who chose the female singer.

Cubil stood out in the duet and made the song like his own. The biggest thing was when he won the battle and he is moving on to the next round of the singing competition.

Watch the music video of the song ‘No Air’.

For more updates on the show, visit its official website.