Sweet Sixteen (Sarah Geronimo album)

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Sweet Sixteen
Sarah geronimo-sweet sixteen.jpg
Studio album by Sarah Geronimo
Released November 16, 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Pop
Length 1:09:28
Language English, Tagalog
Label VIVA
Producer Vicente Del Rosario, Christian De Walden, Lito Camo, Edwin Marollano, Moy Ortiz, Vehnee Saturno, Eugene Villaluz
Sarah Geronimo chronology
Popstar: A Dream Come True
(2003)Popstar: A Dream Come True2003
Sweet Sixteen
(2004)
Becoming
(2006)Becoming2006
Singles from Sweet Sixteen
  1. "Tunay Talaga"
    Released: 2004
  2. "How Could You Say You Love Me"
    Released: 2004
  3. "Hanggang Kailan"
    Released: 2004
  4. "Lumingon Ka Lang"
    Released: 2005
  5. "I Want to Know What Love Is"
    Released: 2005
  6. "Love Can't Lie"
    Released: 2005

Sweet Sixteen is the second studio album by Filipino singer Sarah Geronimo, released on November 16, 2004 under VIVA Records. To date, the album has reached triple platinum status by the PARI, selling more than 120,000+ copies in the Philippines.

Singles[edit]

The album's carrier single is "How Could You Say You Love Me", written by Vehnee Saturno and Doris Saturno, who were also responsible for Geronimo's debut single "Forever's Not Enough". After a week of its release it was certified gold[1] and after a month, it was certified Platinum by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry, selling 30,000 copies. The second single was a dance hit written by novelty composer Lito Camo, entitled "Lumingon Ka Lang". The third single is a cover versionForeigner's "I Want to Know What Love Is", which became a big hit. The last single released from the album was "Love Can't Lie", written by Agatha Obar.

Among other covers that she did for the album were "Love of My Life" which was originally done by Queen, "Before I Let You Go" which became a hit by labelmates Freestyle, "You Don't Know Me" which was originally recorded Ray Charles, and the operatic "Light of a Million Mornings".

Track listing[edit]

  1. "How Could You Say You Love Me" (Vehnee Saturno, Doris Saturno) — 4:05
  2. "Lumingon Ka Lang" (Lito Camo) — 3:43
  3. "I Want to Know What Love Is" (Michael Leslie Jones) — 5:02
  4. "Minsan" (Edwin Marollano) — 4:02
  5. "Champion" (Yman Panaligan) — 3:26
  6. "Love of My Life" (Freddie Mercury) — 3:52
  7. "And You Smiled at Me" (Reuben Laurente) — 3:22
  8. "Hanggang Kailan" (Ogie Alcasid) — 4:15
  9. "Prinsesa ng Puso Mo" (Marollano) — 3:52
  10. "Before I Let You Go" (featuring 17:28) (Totop Suzara) — 4:24
  11. "Love Can't Lie" (Agatha) — 4:47
  12. "You're Taking My Breath Away" (Anne Marie Bush) — 3:50
  13. "You Don't Know Me" (Arnold Eddy, Cindy Walker) — 3:19
  14. "Sana" (V. Saturno, Popsie Saturno) — 3:41
  15. "Kay Gandang Umaga" (Fragil) (with Mark Bautista) (Agatha, Luigi Lopez, Adrian Posse) — 3:46
  16. "Light of a Million Mornings" (Cloringen, Mark Gersmehl, Hayes) — 4:43
  17. "Tunay Talaga" (Charmee) — 2:46 (bonus track)
  18. "Bulletin Song" — 2:27 (bonus track)

Personnel[edit]

Credits were taken from Allmusic.[2]

  • 17:28 - lead vocals (track 10)
  • Mark Bautista - lead vocals (track 15)
  • Rico Bicol - digital mastering
  • Arnold Buena - arranger
  • Lito Camo - producer
  • Vincent Del Rosario - executive producer
  • Christian De Walden - arranger, producer
  • Luis Espiritu - stylist
  • Sarah Geronimo - lead vocals
  • Reuben Laurente - background vocals
  • Rudy Lozano - guitar
  • Sylvia Macaraeg - background vocals
  • Edwin Marollano - background vocals, producer
  • Noel Mendez - guitar
  • Moy Ortiz - background vocals, vocal arrangement, producer
  • Eric Payumo - mastering and mixing
  • Romer Rosellon - mixing
  • Efren San Pedro - mixing
  • Vehnee Saturno - digital mastering, producer
  • Eugene Villaluz - vocal supervision, supervising producer, producer

Certifications[edit]

Country Provider Certification Sales
Philippines PARI 4× Platinum 120,000+

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format
Philippines November 16, 2004 Standard (CD + bonus tracks)
United States June 1, 2004 Standard (digital download + bonus tracks)

References[edit]