The latter track features some brilliant lines; Rico sings about a coming heartbreak thus: As the lines are sung, “‘Wag mo namang derechuhin / Patalim / Na alam kong parating,” the notes stop and start with a meaningful beat, reflecting the rhythm of impending pain and sorrow being negotiated by the persona.Another track, Walang Basagan (Don’t Burst My Bubble), possesses a much different attitude.After 2008’s 5-time Platinum selling album, ‘Your Universe’ and 2012’s ‘Galaktik Fiestamatik,’ 2015 saw the release of ‘Dating Gawi.’ The third solo album from musical ingenue Rico Blanco consists of 8 original tracks.What set the album apart from its predecessors is that all tracks are in Filipino.Rico was one of the founding members of the Filipino rock band Rivermaya, in varying roles as vocalist, keyboardist, guitarist, and main songwriter from 1994 to 2007.Rico Blanco is also a stage, film, and television actor.
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We could translate the record’s title in English as “Like the Old Times”.
And the art is appropriate: we could imagine that Rico’s figure is looking beyond a scenery into a distant but bright past. Everything from liner notes to the lyrics sheet to the CD itself is just an all-caps typeface on solid white or gray.
In May 2007, Blanco announced his departure from Rivermaya.
His last performance with Rivermaya was on May 4, 2007 at the Metro Bar (wherein two other high-profile Filipino bands opened the show, Pupil and Sandwich; two spin-off bands of the legendary pop-rock group Eraserheads).