Whereas her gateway to indicate biz was the 2011 singing contest “Protégé,” Denise Barbacena has spent most of her profession specializing in performing. However after 10 years, she has lastly launched her first official single—a tune she will name her personal.
“Each singer within the trade hopes to create and launch a single. And it’s solely now that I obtained the chance to have a tune that’s mine—not a collaboration, characteristic or a theme tune for a present. It’s tailored for me. The universe had this brewing for thus lengthy. However I feel now’s the right timing,” she stated in a digital convention for her single “Final Factor I’d Do.”
Love, household, associates
Written by GMA Playlist composer Rina Mercado, the mild ballad talks about love, and the way it takes two individuals to make it work and thrive “regardless of how onerous issues get.” “The tune is about love, nevertheless it can be about household, a buddy, or your self,” Denise stated. “The listeners can interpret it in methods they’ll relate to.”
Denise, who’s identified for her previous collaborations with Gloc-9 (“Hari ng Tondo,” “Dapat Tama”), has appeared in varied GMA 7 dramas, and is a mainstay within the long-running gag present “Bubble Gang.”
Whereas music is her past love, she admitted that performing in entrance of a crowd used to make her nervous, and that she was initially extra comfy with performing. “I loved performing extra at first as a result of I might categorical myself with out nervousness … as a result of there’s no fast crowd round you,” she stated.
She additionally felt like there’s much less room for errors in singing. “There’s extra leeway if you’re performing. However if you’re a singer and a performer, it’s a must to be excellent. There’s no second take,” she stated.
However over time, she has constructed sufficient confidence and is now wanting ahead to performing her new single in stay exhibits. “Now, there’s a way of satisfaction. ‘What are you afraid of?’ I’d inform myself,” she associated. “There are not any phrases to explain how I really feel. The tune is my child and it have to be a unique feeling singing it stay. I’m simply glad and grateful … It doesn’t matter what occurs, my identify shall be below that tune.”
Sure, she desires the tune to carry out effectively, however that’s not the principle objective, she stated. She desires to remind her followers that she’s a singer, too. “I’m extra excited than pressured. I now have a tune to reintroduce myself: That is me, that is how I sing, that is me as an artist. I would like the tune to do effectively, however that’s simply secondary. What I need to do is attain a brand new viewers. Success is only a bonus,” she stated.
Denise is aware of that she might have began releasing her personal materials earlier. However nonetheless she doesn’t have a look at the previous 10 years as wasted time. “There’s part of me that thinks that I might have extra songs now if I had begun earlier. However similar to something in life, there’s no level crying over spilled milk. I’ve to give attention to the current,” she stated.
“And it’s not like I wasn’t doing something. I recorded theme songs. I used to be performing and ending my diploma [in medical technology],” she stated. “Now I’ve the correct individuals round me … handlers, managers. I’ve already kick-started [releasing new music]. I hope I can put out extra songs sooner or later.” INQ
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