Double-up the celebration of the timeless music of the iconic Filipino pop-rock band The Eraserheads this August with the much-awaited nationwide screening of Star Cinema’s ultimate barkada movie of the year, “The Reunion” this Wednesday (August 15), and Star Records’ top-selling “The Reunion: An Eraserheads Tribute Album.”
While “The Reunion” movie stars six of the most promising young stars of the new generation namely Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil, Jessy Mendiola, Julia Montes, Kean Cipriano, and Xian Lim; “The Reunion” album takes pride in bringing together a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of the country’s best rocks bands and solo artists.
“The Reunion: An Eraserheads Tribute Album” pays tribute to the anthemic imortal hits of Ely Buendia, Raimund Marasigan, Buddy Zabala, and Marcus Adoro including ‘Alapaap’ by 6cyclemind with Eunice of Gracenote, ‘Minsan’ by Callalily, ‘Overdrive’ by Vin Dancel, ‘Fine Time’ by Marc Abaya of Kjwan, ‘Super Proxy’ of Razorback with Gloc9, ‘Kailan’ by Ney and Yeng Constantino, ‘Kaliwete’ by Hilera, ‘Maling Akala’ by Itchyworms, ‘Ligaya’ by Mayonnaise, ‘Pare Ko’ by Johnoy Danao, ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ by Jay Durias, ‘Magasin’by Chicosci, ‘With A Smile’ by Aiza Seguerra with Mike Villegas, and ‘Hey Jay’ by Tanya Markova.
For moviegoers, the album is set to be extra memorable as its songs serve as soundtracks to some of the important scenes in “The Reunion” movie. “In the album, the bands and solo artists performed their own versions of hit songs of The Eraserheads. The musical arrangement were based on how the songs were used in the scenes of the movie,” said Kean, one of the lead stars of film “The Reunion” and the lead vocalist of the band “Callalily” who was also part of “The Reunion album.”
“The Reunion: An Eraserheads Tribute Concert” pays homage to the priceless contribution of the band to the Philippine music history and to the country’s culture as a whole.
Meanwhile, Star Records recently announced that its “Soundtrip to Roadtrip Promo,” is extended until August 31. “The Reunion” fans can still get the chance to win a Chevrolet Spark just by purchasing the album at selected SM, Astro, and Odyssey Music and Video stores. The raffle draw will be on September 14. For the complete promo details, fans can visit the Star Records fanpage at www.facebook.com/starrecordsphil. Also part of ‘The Reunion’ promo is the popular clothing line Dickies.
“The Reunion: An Eraserheads Tribute Album” is still available on record bars nationwide for only P299. Digital tracks can now be downloaded via www.mymusicstore.com.ph.
Don’t miss “The Reunion” showing on cinemas nationwide on August 15, 2012 and relive the imortal hits of The Eraserheads over and over again with “The Reunion: An Eraserheads Tribute Album.”
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