13 Seconds to Love

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13 Seconds to Love
Studio album by Kjwan
Released 2009
Recorded Kerplunk! Studios
Circus Studios
Genre OPM Rock
Length 47:38
Label MCA Music Philippines
Producer Pat Jalbuena, Kjwan
Kjwan chronology
2StepMarv
(2006)
13 Seconds to Love
(2009)
Singles from 13 Seconds to Love
  1. "Lifeline"
  2. "Pause"
  3. "Meron Ba"

13 Seconds to Love is the third album by Filipino rock band, Kjwan. It was first launched on digital format on 6 February 2009 at A. Venue Mall (Makati City), preloaded on Nokia 5800 XpressMusic cellphones. Although the album was released around 21 July 2009 through MCA Music Philippines, it was only until exactly a month later that the CD was officially launched at Saguijo (Makati City).

Album information[edit]

A Malaysian DJ/producer once told Kjwan that he can tell whether a song will be a hit within the first thirteen seconds. It stuck with the band and brought this along with their song writing with love as the common theme.

Kjwan focused mainly on the album's songwriting and put flashy guitar solos, drum fills, and complicated odd-time bits on the backseat resulting to a different sound from the band's two previous albums. 13 Seconds to Love also marks Jorel's break with the band to pursue his studies at Berklee College of Music.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Kjwan. 

No. Title Length
1. "13 Seconds to Love"   4:05
2. "What About Us"   3:53
3. "Pause"   5:38
4. "Meron Ba"   4:24
5. "Lifeline"   6:12
6. "Sunny Weather"   3:07
7. "Dance on the Floor"   4:08
8. "Drowning"   3:29
9. "Complicated"   3:30
10. "Nasilayan"   4:13
11. "One Life"   4:59

Personnel[edit]

  • Marc Abaya – vocals / guitar
  • Boogie Romero – guitar / vocals
  • Kelley Mangahas – bass
  • Jorel Corpus – guitar / percussion
  • J-Hoon Balbuena – drum / vocals

Credits[edit]

  • "13 Seconds to Love", "What About Us", "Pause", "Meron Ba", "Lifeline", "Sunny Weather", "Dance on the Floor", and "One Life" was recorded at Kerplunk! Studios by Pat Jalbuena
  • "Complicated", "Drowning", and "Nasilayan" was recorded at Circus Studios by Niño Avenido.
  • Additional Production by Niño Avenido
  • Mixed and Mastered in Kerplunk! Studios by Pat Jalbuena
  • Keys in "Pause" by Dan Gil and Inky De Dios
  • Keys in "Dance on the Floor" by Inky De Dios
  • Sax and Flute on "Dance on the Floor" by Alvin Cornista
  • String Arrangement on "Meron Ba" by Rico Ledesma
  • Shaker on "Sunny Weather" by Luis Rodriguez
  • Additional Vocals on "13 Seconds to Love" by the Kjwan Kids
  • Cover artwork by Rom Villaseran
  • Technical layout by Kelvin Uy
  • Band photo by Jose Quintas-Primero