Six Part Invention goes Stripped and Covered

Pop act Six Part Invention opens 2013 with the release of their album Stripped and Covered, under their new label Universal Records. Six Part Invention is composed of Rey, Kaye and Tag Cantong, and Andy Dela Cruz.

Six Part Invention joins the elite roster of Universal Records roster – Gary Valenciano, Ogie
Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Parokya Ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Spongecola, Christian Bautista,
Noel Cabangon, Gloc-9, Richard Poon, Sam Concepcion, JayR, Billy Crawford, Callalily,
among others.

“To be part of the Universal Records family is really a dream come true for us,” expresses
Rey. “This album celebrates many firsts for us – our debut album for Universal and our first
time to take on an album concept like this. I hope people can support our album.”

Stripped and Covered includes some of the well-loved light rock tunes from the 90’s
including Def Leppard’s Two Steps Behind, Bad English’s When I See You Smile, White Lion’s
You’re All I Need, Europe’s Carrie, Cheap Trick’s The Flame, among others.

Two Steps Behind is the album’s carrier single, which is now available on and Itunes.

“The production of the album is really a labor of love from all of us in the band,” adds Kaye.
“I hope this album takes everyone on a romantic musical journey.”

Richard Poon says goodbye to Big Band; returns to pop in Legends

After years of performing Big Band tunes, singer Richard Poon returns to pop with the release of his newest album Legends, his first project with new label Universal Records.

“Not a lot of people know that I started in the music industry singing pop songs,” says Richard Poon. “I perfectly believe that now is the perfect time to go back to my roots- pop. This time, with my new label, Universal Records.”

He adds that making this decision was not that easy, but believes that this project will further improve him as a singer, performer.

Richard adds that he welcomes the challenge with open arms, and he hopes that people will continue supporting him and his music.

Richard joins the elite roster of Universal Records artists – Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Noel Cabangon, Christian Bautista, Gloc-9, JayR, Sam Concepcion, Parokya Ni Edgar, Sponge Cola, Callalily, Kamikazee, among others.

In Legends, Richard traces his pop roots by singing some of the biggest pop artists in the international music industry - classics by Lionel Richie (Truly), Whitney Houston (All At Once), Barbra Streisand (Evergreen), Madonna (Borderline), Barry Manilow (Ready To Take A Chance Again), among others.

The album’s first single is Richard’s rendition of a Lionel Richie classic Truly, which has a music video featuring Richard’s real-life sweetheart Maricar Reyes.

Richard also collaborates with friend Christian Bautista in the Michael Jackson hit The Girl Is Mine, which is included in the album.

Legends was launched last weekend at the Eastwood Mall Open Park last Friday and Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill last Sunday.