By Rito P. Asilo
Great voices don’t always make beautiful music together —because collaborations don’t just require exceptional pipes, they also demand vocal harmony and good chemistry. So, does “Love Me Tender,” Barbra Streisand’s duet with Elvis Presley, make the grade?
U2, “Songs of Innocence” (Interscope) Everything about U2’s new album is unexpected. Like it’s very existence, for one, after the Irish rock band dropped it on iTunes users Tuesday (US time) in a surprise move. Then there’s its intriguingly narrow and personal scope. And its playful musical adventurousness, which amounts to a smooth shifting of […]
‘Rising Star’ Hannah Nolasco Young independent recording artist Hannah Nolasco and praise songwriter Boy Christopher Ramos Jr. are a snug fit. For the 16-year-old’s debut album, Ramos wrote 12 simple, unpretentious pieces, each one with a catchy hook and playful lyrics that spell the prize: easy recall. “Peksman,” the carrier single, has a […]
Indie recording artist Hannah Nolasco’s debut album launch coincided with her 16th birth anniversary celebration at the Hard Rock Café in Glorietta, Makati, on Aug. 17. “She doesn’t seek fame or fortune with this,” said Hannah’s dad, Col. Ricardo L. Nolasco Jr., Philippine Air Force (Ret.). “This is just to help bring her closer to realizing her dream.”
By Joseph R. Atilano
It was reported and confirmed just recently in numerous news agencies that P!nk has just signed a new multi-album deal with RCA records.