After showing you his universe, former Rivermaya frontman Rico Blanco gives you another type of 'amats'. Four years after his solo debut album "Your Universe", he now brings us to a different world with his upcoming second album entitled "Galactik Fiestamatik" where 'the title IS the genre'. Rico's songs throughout the album will tell us what it means.
The much awaited second album will take you to a festive adventure that is ethnic, folk, punk and futuristic all at once. All songs of which are Blanco's signature songwriting. Plus, altogether performed and recorder by the mastermind himself in his very own studio attic. "I wanted the album to sound more abrasive, more flawed than correct, " says the singer. So, expect this album to be deeply personal and as if Rico Blanco himself is singing beside you.
The carrier single, "Amats", is a song of infatuation that's almost stalker-ish. Rico reveals, "I wondered, what if I make it dark, talagang amats? It becomes more dangerous... you feel on the edge, uncomfortable."
Interesting enough for you? Be amazed, get a sneak peak of Rico Blanco's newest album through his first single "Amats"! It will go on air on Monday, June 4. For more details, visit www.facebook.com/ricoblanconews