[OST SPOTLIGHT] Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw (2000)

Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw is one of the most popular and well-loved romantic comedy movie released in 2000. This was the first team-up of “Asia’s Songbird” Regine Velasquez and Philippine Cinema’s “Bad Boy” Robin Padilla. The movie is about Gimo Talumpati (Robin Padilla), an auto mechanic who won a special date with Francine Natra (Regine Velasquez), a popular singer. As Gimo re-introduced Francine to the joy of living an ordinary life, they fell in love — putting her showbiz career at risk.

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The Platinum-selling movie soundtrack consists of 13 tracks including the themesong “Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw,” composed by Ogie Alcasid. The song won Best Movie Theme Song at the 49th FAMAS Awards, Movie Theme Song of the Year at the 17th PMPC Star Awards for Movies and received 5 awards at the 23rd Awit Awards namely: Song of the Year, Best Ballad Recording, Best Movie/ TV/ Stage Theme Song Recording and Best Performance By A Female Recording Artist.  Check out the track listing below:

Track listing:

  1. Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw by Regine Velasquez
  2. Star On A TV Show by Cacai Velasquez (cover song from The Stylistics)
  3. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Regine Velasquez (cover song from Roberta Flack)
  4. Suntok Sa Buwan by Ely Buendia of Eraserheads (cover song from APO Hiking Society)
  5. Tuwing Umuulan (duet version) by Regine Velasquez & Robin Padilla (a Ryan Cayabyab original and popularized by Basil Valdez)
  6. Giliw by Regine Velasquez
  7. Everyday by Regine Velasquez
  8. The Best That I Can Be (She Loves Me) by Gabby Eigenmann (cover song from Jim Photoglo popularized by James Ingram)
  9. Tuwing Umuulan (solo version) by Regine Velasquez
  10. Sabihin Mo Lang by Regine Velasquez
  11. My Heart Still Wishes For You by Regine Velasquez
  12. Kaligayahan by Regine Velasquez
  13. Kailangan Ko’y Ikaw (Main Theme) by Regine Velasquez with Manila Philharmonic Orchestra

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MICHAEL BOLTON GEMS – THE DUETS COLLECTION

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Michael Bolton will release his 21st studio album titled Gems – The Duets Collection  via Sony Music, locally distributed by Ivory Music & Video. The new album will feature productions by acclaimed songwriters, producers and musicians including David Foster, Dann Huff, Rudy Perez and A.R. Rahman. The album will be available for pre-purchase on www.michaelbolton.com.

Gems – The Duets Collection includes exciting musical collaborations with Grammy Award®-Winning Country Super Group, Rascal Flatts, Oscar Award®-Winning Composer/Producer, A.R. Rahman, International Pop Superstar, Seal, Australian singing sensation, Delta Goodrem and the famed late vocalist Eva Cassidy.

“It was an incredibly rewarding experience recording this album,” said Bolton. “The opportunity to work with legendary talent like David Foster, Dan Huff, A.R. Rahman and some of the absolute greatest singers and recording artists in the entire world was inspiring. I can’t wait to share the special music we all created with the world.”

“We heard that Michael wanted to write something with us. We all kept telling ourselves, ‘It’s like, Michael Bolton! Come on – he’s one of the greatest singers on the planet,” said country trio Rascal Flatts. “He wanted to get the whole band involved and make this thing really fresh and new. It was just so cool that we had a chance to get together and write this killer song called ‘Love is Everything.'”

David Foster cooked up a duet featuring Bolton singing “When a Man Loves a Woman” and Seal joining in with James Brown’s “It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World.” Foster said, “I woke up at 6 AM one morning with the idea that these two songs could go together, with these two great voices from different genres, and they embraced it. This is a powerful, powerful moment. It’s a real shootout, and it’s impossible to say who wins, because they’re both so amazing.”

“When I first met Michael, we got to talking about music, philosophy, the universe, and many things that we had in common,” shared A.R. Rahman. “I wanted Michael to do a bit of singing that he’s never done before, without compromising on his musicality.”

“He’s a very great human being and we had a lot of fun,” Chris Botti said. “There aren’t singers like Michael anymore. He can sing anything from classical music to jazz to something like [“You Are So Beautiful”], it’s so unbelievably soulful.”

Track listing is as follows:

“Love Is Everything” feat. Rascal Flatts

“Fields Of Gold” feat. Eva Cassidy

“Sajna” feat. A.R. Rahman

“Pride (In The Name Of Love)” feat. Anne Akiko Meyers

“I’m Not Ready” feat. Delta Goodrem

“Over The Rainbow” feat. Paula Fernandes

“When A Man Loves a Woman/It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World” medley feat. Seal

“The Prayer” feat. Lara Fabian

“You Are So Beautiful” feat. Chris Botti

“Make You Feel My Love” feat. Helene Fischer

“Hallelujah” feat. MB’s Childrens Choir

“Steel Bars” feat. Orianthi