Star Music has banded together up-and-coming local musicians in its newest compilation album OPM Fresh, which showcases the Philippine Music Industry’s next generation of talents and their refreshing new sound.
More than being an album, OPM Fresh, which was launched on April 26 via a press conference in Quezon City, provides a platform for budding solo and group acts from various genres to shine and show their potential.
The first compilation album contains 13 songs and two bonus tracks. It features the pioneer batch that includes Harana, the newest boy group composed of young ABS-CBN heartthrobs Joseph Marco, Bryan Santos, Michael Pangilinan, and Marlo Mortel. Their single “Number One” and Mortel’s song “M.O.O.” are included in the tracks.
OPM Fresh also shines the spotlight on “PBB All In” finalist Maris Racal with her song “Tanong Mo Sa Bituin,” as well as The Voice artist Jacob Benedicto with his track “’Pagkat Ikaw.”
Moreover, it boasts the works of young composers Kaye Cal (“Isang Araw”), Hazel Faith (“Liwanag”), and MMJ or the Magno Twins (“Haypa (Hayup Ah).”
Other songs on the track list include “Rain Dance” by recording artist/EDM producer Moophs feat. Alexandra feat. Alexandra; “Boy” by Star Magic artist Renee Pionso; “Til My Heartaches End” by TFCkat 2013 grand winner Vanessa Q; “Must Be Going Crazy” by Star Magic batch 2013 member Alexander Diaz; “Kasalanan” by JC Padilla, brother of Daniel Padilla; and “Hanep” by all-girl band Rouge.
The album also has bonus tracks by Inigo Pascual (“Lullabye-bye”) and Alex Gonzaga (“Break Na Tayo”).
OPM Fresh is produced by Rox Santos and is now available at all record bars nationwide. Digital tracks can also be downloaded via leading record stores and online music stores such as iTunes, Mymusicstore.com.ph and Starmusic.ph.