Thursday, March 02, 2006

Kahit sulyap lang Tanya

I was at Gateway tonight because I was planning to buy a couple of new CDs, Kamikazee's Maharot and Sandwich's Five on the Floor. The record store didn't have the new <S> album in stock yet (I'll probably get it this weekend at Megamall, maybe along with the new Belle and Sebastian if it's there, I just heard the new single and it's GREAT).

Anyway, I did end up with the Kamikazee CD, featuring the lead single Narda, which has been on heavy rotation in the music video channels. Deservedly so, because the song, quite simply, rocks.

I can't say the same thing about the rest of the album though. It's not terrible, by any means, but I was just a little disappointed because I liked their first album a lot. Except for the cover, the first album was a lot more kwela. Also, the songs are too long; their music works much better in doses of 2-3 minutes instead of 5-6.

But the album was still worth it, if only for Narda and a couple of other notable tracks (Chiksilog, Shoot Dat Bol, Petix). Plus, the fillers are hilarious. It's an enjoyable album if you like this kind of music.

At the record store, I also picked up a copy of the latest FHM. It had only been moments earlier when I saw on the news that Tanya Garcia was on the cover.

I actually hadn't bought an FHM in about two years. I think I made that decision after waking up one day, looking around my room, and realizing that I had too many FHMs. (In my defense, I used to work in Ortigas, and I was at Megamall every other day, and I only bought those back issues half-price at the Filbar's in the basement.) Besides, I figured, there's always someone around who has the latest copy anyway.

Anyway, the issue was... nice, to say the least. I always love it when formerly wholesome soap opera stars pose on FHM to revive their flagging careers. I just chalk up the cost of my copy as a donation to the cause.



Soap Opera stars? Ayaw mo ng Ang TV star? Last month si Camille Prats. :D


Hehehe.. Yung kwela kong officemate, sabi nya, lagi syang nag-aabang ng mga child at teen stars na malalaos.. Eventually, maghuhubad din daw kasi sila.. =p

Pero sobrang disappointed daw sya kay Lady Lee at Aiza Seguerra! Wahehehe..


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