Becoming (Sarah Geronimo album)

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Becoming
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Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 20, 2006
Recorded2005–2006
Genre Pop
Length51:43
Language English, Tagalog
Label VIVA Records
Producer Vincent Del Rosario, Christian De Walden, Carlo Nasi
Sarah Geronimo chronology
Sweet Sixteen
(2004)
Becoming
(2006)
Taking Flight
(2007)
Singles from Becoming
  1. "I Still Believe in Loving You"
    Released: 2006
  2. "Carry My Love"
    Released: 2006
  3. "Iingatan Ko (Ang Pag-ibig Mo)"
    Released: 2007
Professional ratings
Review scores
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Becoming is the third studio album by Filipino singer Sarah Geronimo, released on July 20, 2006 under VIVA Records. The album is Geronimo's first international release, produced by Christian de Walden and Carlo Nasi. To date, the album has reached Platinum by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry, selling 30,000 units in the Philippines.

Contents

Singles

Becoming's carrier single, "I Still Believe in Loving You", was written by Christian de Walden. The album went gold on its first week of release, with sales of 15,000 units. The second single is the powerful ballad "Carry My Love", translated by Lori Barth, an English adaptation of the original Spanish song "Amor Cobarde" by Marta Sanchez and written by Vito Mastrofancesco, Alberto Mastrofancesco and Carlos Toro. The third and final single of the album, "Iingatan Ko (Ang Pag-ibig Mo)", was also an English adaptation of a song originally sung Betzaida. It was originally titled "Aluciname", written by Steve Singer and Claudia Brant and was translated to Tagalog by Jimmy Antiporda.

"Magliliwanag Rin... Muli" was also an adaption from another Marta Sanchez's single called "Lejos de aquella noche". The seventh and fourteenth tracks of the album are the same songs. "Ala-Ala Mo" was written by Dennis Clark and Steve Singer with Cecile Azarcon. While "So Heartbroken" is the English version of "Ala-Ala Mo", translated by Dennis Clark and Steve Singer.

Track listing

#TitleWriter(s)Length
1"I Still Believe in Loving You" Lori Barth, Jimmy Borja, Ralph Stemmann4:32
2"Iingatan Ko (Ang Pag-ibig Mo)"Borja, Claudia Brant, Steve Singer3:52
3"You Mean the World to Me"Ann Marie Bush, Singer, Carlos Toro Montoro 3:47
4"Carry My Love"Alberto Mastrofrancesco, Vito Mastrofrancesco, Montoro4:03
5"After Love" Christian De Walden, Mike Shepstone, Stemmann3:57
6"Baby Blue"Bush, Singer3:57
7"Ala-Ala Mo"Cecile Azarcon, Dennis Clarke, Singer3:34
8"And I'm in Love Again" John O'Flynn, Montoro, Alfons Weindorf3:37
9"Kaibigan"Azarcon, Clark, Singer3:45
10"Don't You Worry"Barth, Vanni Giorgilli, Luigi Rana, Roberto Santini, Montoro3:05
11"Magliliwanag Rin... Muli"Azarcon, Warren Ham, Singer3:30
12"Is This Love?"Fabio Angelini, Barth, Clark, Nick Howard3:09
13"Peace Is All We Know"David Bacon, Barth, Giorgilli, Stemmann3:16
14"So Heartbroken"Clark, Singer3:33

Personnel

Credits were taken from Allmusic. [2]

Chart and Certifications

Chart (2006)Peak

position

Philippines (Top 20 Albums) [3] 4
CountryProviderCertificationSales
Philippines PARI 4x Platinum60,000+

Release history

CountryRelease dateFormat
PhilippinesJuly 20, 2006Standard (CD)
United StatesMay 1, 2006Standard (digital download)

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References

  1. OPMusikahan.com review
  2. Album credits, "Becoming - Sarah Geronimo", Allmusic, Retrieved 2010-09-11
  3. "- The Online Resource for Filipino Songs". web.archive.org. 2011-09-14. Retrieved 2021-07-23.