Becoming (Sarah Geronimo album)

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Becoming
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Studio album by Sarah Geronimo
Released July 20, 2006
Recorded 2005—2006
Genre Pop
Length 51:43
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
Source Rating
OPMusikahan.com 4/5 stars[1]

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.

Singles[edit]

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[edit]

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

Personnel[edit]

Credits were taken from Allmusic.[2]

Certifications[edit]

Country Provider Certification Sales
Philippines PARI 2x Platinum 60,000+

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format
Philippines July 20, 2006 Standard (CD)
United States May 1, 2006 Standard (digital download)

References[edit]

  1. ^ OPMusikahan.com review
  2. ^ Album credits, "Becoming - Sarah Geronimo", Allmusic, Retrieved 2010-09-11