‘I’m Drunk, I Love You’: The music in its story

Every so often we come across a Filipino film we can be proud of — something that’s rooted from natural portrayals; a story that balances an eclectic mix of fun, laughs, earnestness and lightheartedness; a raw and unsuperficial telling of love and the realities of relationships; a coming of age; and most of all a refreshingly nostalgic blend of old and new OPM music that permeates all throughout the narrative. This season’s most talked about independent film that is “I’m Drunk, I Love You.”I'm-Drunk-I-Love-You-OST-WEB

The soundtrack to the film brings a breath of fresh air amongst the infamous use of highly popular, old and new, OPM and American songs being repeatedly employed as theme songs and titles to mainstream films of our local cinema.

It makes one to think, how come our cinema can’t produce music that’s made and meant only for a particular film or series? Even Japanese animations have original music that’s attuned to its story and becomes its distinctive trademark.

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OPM Domination at the 28th Awit Awards

Surrounding myself with great Filipino artists, being in the circle of the industry I love and receiving ample amount of responses online from all the hard day’s work is an award itself and that so called “kababawan” all at the same time. Indeed, another awesome music experience. Shown in the picture is the Facebook campaign I did for Music Museum, official photos HERE.28th-Awit-Awards-Collage-2015-copy

I am happy about Johnoy Danao for bagging two awards for two songs among his pool of original songs from the album “Samu’t Sari.” I am wishing for his next release now, surely that’s another compelling one. ”Salubong” won Best World Music Recording, video below by BalutRadio. More about Johnoy Danao’s “Samu’t Sari” album HERE.

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