Taking Flight

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Taking Flight
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Studio album by Sarah Geronimo
Released July 25, 2007
Recorded 2006–June 2007
Genre Pop, Alternative pop
Length 44:09 (Standard edition)
48:10 (Repackaged)
Language English, Tagalog
Label VIVA
Producer Vic del Rosario, Jr., Vincent del Rosario, Alwyn Cruz, Baby Gil
Sarah Geronimo chronology
Becoming
(2006)Becoming2006
Taking Flight
(2007)
Just Me
(2008)Just Me2008
Singles from Taking Flight
  1. "I'll Be Alright"
    Released: 2007
  2. "Ikaw"
    Released: 2007
  3. "Kahit Na"
    Released: 2007
  4. "I'll Be Here"
    Released: 2008
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
OPMusikahan.com 4.5/5 stars[1]
AsianPopNews.com 8/10 stars

Taking Flight is the fourth studio album by Filipino singer Sarah Geronimo, released on July 25, 2007 under VIVA Records. The album showcases songs by Filipino composers Louie Ocampo, Trina Belamide, Chuckie Dreyfus, Rebel Magdagasang and Medwin Marfil. To date, all its editions have sold more than 30,000 copies in the Philippines, certifying Platinum by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry.

Singles[edit]

The carrier single of the album, I'll Be Alright, was written by Louie Ocampo who, was also the musical director of her sold-out concert In Motion at the Araneta Coliseum. It went gold in four months and sold more than 15,000 units, after she released her second single, Ikaw. It was written by True Faith's frontman, Medwin Marfil, and later topped the charts for months. On February 2008, the album was already certified platinum, with sales of 30,000 units. The album was re-released with the cover single, Very Special Love, as a bonus track from her top-grossing film, A Very Special Love with John Lloyd Cruz. The third single released from the album is Kahit Na. The song was composed by singer- songwriter Chuckie Dreyfus. The last single from the album is I'll Be Here written by Rebel Magdasang.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I'll Be Alright" Louie Ocampo, Edith Gallardo 3:15
2. "Ikaw" Medwin Marfil 4:55
3. "I'm Sorry" Soc Villanueva, Jungee Marcelo 4:37
4. "Time to Let Go" (featuring Mark Bautista) Rebel Magdagasang 4:37
5. "So" Trina Belamide 3:48
6. "Close to My Heart" Ocampo, Gallardo 4:09
7. "What If I" Belamide 4:23
8. "Miss" Chuckie Dreyfus 3:40
9. "I'll Be Here" Magdagasang 3:20
10. "Mr. Deadma" Drizzle Muniz 3:21
11. "Kahit Na" Dreyfus 3:59
Repackaged edition bonus track
No. Title Writer(s) Length
12. "Very Special Love" (theme song from A Very Special Love) Michael Lloyd 4:01

Personnel[edit]

Credits were taken from Titik Pilipino.[2]

Certifications[edit]

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

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format
Philippines July 25, 2007 Standard (CD)
October 2008 Repackaged (CD + bonus track)
United States June 1, 2007 Standard (digital download)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OPMusikahan Review". 
  2. ^ Album informationTaking Flight - Sarah Geronimo Titik Pilipino Retrieved 2010-08-29