Star Records releases 'Da Best' X-mas album

Posted at 11/18/11 11:48 AM

MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN's music outfit Star Records has released a special Christmas album, “Da Best Ang Pasko ng Pilipino.”

The album title “Da Best Ang Pasko ng Pilipino,” performed by 11-year-old Fil-Canadian YouTube sensation Maria Aragon and the University of the Philippines Concert Chorus, is also the theme song of ABS-CBN’s newly-launched Christmas Station ID.

The song was written by ABS-CBN Creative Communications Management head Robert Labayen, while the music was composed and produced by Jimmy Antiporda.

The album features 14 tracks of Star Records artists such as Gary Valenciano, Jamie Rivera, Erik Santos, Toni Gonzaga, Aiza Seguerra, Yeng Constantino, Angeline Quinto, Jovit Baldivino, Marcelito Pomoy, and Bugoy Drilon.

The Christmas CD offers a mix of originals and all-time favorites.

New tracks include Maria’s “Da Best Ang Pasko ng Pilipino,” Angeline Quinto’s "Ngayong Pasko," and Erik Santos' "Sapagkat Diyos Ay Pag-ibig," which is the theme song of the upcoming Primetime Bida teleserye, "Ikaw ay Pag-ibig."

Also included in the album are renditions of yuletide classics such as:

‘Give Love on Christmas Day’ performed by Bugoy Drilon and Liezel Garcia;
‘It’s Christmas All Over the World’ by Marcelito Pomoy;
‘Sana Ngayong Pasko’ by Jovit Baldivino;
‘Pasko na Sinta Ko’ by Bugoy;
‘Nakaraang Pasko’ by Carol Banawa;
‘Let There Be Peace’ by Jamie Rivera.

Completing the track list are the following Kapamilya Christmas theme songs:

'Ngayong Pasko Magniningning ang Pilipino’ by Toni Gonzaga and Gary Valenciano;
‘Pagsapit ng Pasko’ by Dingdong Avanzado;
‘Ganyan ang Pasko’ by Toni;
‘Star ng Pasko’ by Yeng, Aiza Seguerra, Carol, and Juris.

“Da Best Ang Pasko ng Pilipino” album is now available on your favorite record bars nationwide.

Songs can also be carried on digital music players via www.starrecords.ph.