Filipino-American music chief to the stars Troy Laureta has delivered “KAIBIGAN: A Troy Laureta OPM Collective” highlighting the voices of a-list specialists AILEE, Cheesa, Jake Zyrus, Matt Bloyd, Nicole Scherzinger, Pia Toscano, Regine Velasquez, and Sheléa Pinoy Lambingan.
Co-delivered with ABS-CBN Music International, Troy’s “KAIBIGAN” collection looks to put incredible Pinoy love melodies in the worldwide spotlight.
The new music assortment, delivered simply last Sunday (November 22), commences with a short introduction of “Harana” trailed by eight Filipino tracks delivered by artists from the US and Asia performed by Troy’s companions he met in his melodic excursion.
South Korean craftsman AILEE deciphered Martin Nievera’s “Kahit Isang Saglit,” a staple in the Laureta family unit being one of the karaoke songs of the devotion of Troy’s dad.
“AILEE is an enormous star from South Korea, and I am such an admirer of her phenomenal blessing. I realized she would be wonderful to decipher and do this melody equity,” he said.
YouTube star Matt Bloyd, whom Troy depicted as a “sensational artist” from Los Angeles is the artist behind the version of Jay-R’s “Bakit Pa Ba,” which is one of Troy’s main tunes by his OPM songwriting symbol, Vehnee Saturno.
America’s “The Voice” season 2 quarterfinalist Cheesa, in the interim, delivered the Jessa Zaragoza unique “Bakit Pa.” “I grew up singing ‘Bakit Pa’ with my younger sibling, Cheese. We realized we needed to restore this tune together, put our turn on it, and take it back to our youth days,” Troy disclosed.
He additionally tapped previous Pussycat Dolls part, Nicole Scherzinger, to do a form of Regine’s unique melody “Pangako.” “I needed Nicole to do this tune due to its centrality of a guarantee. Nicole and I share Filipino roots, and despite the fact that we’ve been in America, similar to the tune says, we guarantee to always remember, never leave and consistently love our foundations,” Troy clarified.
For the tune “Kailangan Kita” composed by Ogie Alcasid, he chose “American Idol” season 10 finalist Pia Toscano to do the translation. The New York-based artist who loves Filipino music, as per Troy, has a unique ability for belting out adoration tunes.
also, a mother hail from Cebu. “I needed to do an aloof, straightforward adaptation of this melody with Jake, focusing on his tone and drawing out the feeling that oozes from a tune like ‘Usahay,'” he said.
Troy likewise included “Patuloy Ang Pangarap,” formed by Jonathan Manalo and first recorded by Angeline Quinto, for its empowering message of following one’s fantasies. He tapped the American artist, lyricist, and piano player Sheléa whom he accepted was ideal for the melody.
Troy closes the collection with a track committed to his granddad, an extraordinary version of “Hanggang Sa Dulo ng Walang Hanggan” by Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez.
“I owe a great deal to Filipino music and this tune communicates my undying adoration for my way of life, our music, and my foundations,” he revealed.