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Nina – Nina Featuring the Hits of Barry Manilow(Repackage)

On September 28, 2007, Nina released a repackaged version of the album that features her renditions of Barry Manilow songs.[20] It was entitled Nina Special Limited Edition (Featuring the Hits of Barry Manilow). The re-release edition consists of two discs. The first disc is a five-track compilation of Manilow’s classic hits, including “Somewhere Down the Road”, “Even Now”, “One of These Days”, “Weekend in New England” and “If I Should Love Again”, and also features four bonus songs. “What If” (Acoustic Version) and “Someday” (Band Version) are among the bonus tracks, that were altered from the original arrangement. Both songs also came from the standard edition of the album. “Collide” is another bonus song in the first disc. It was originally released as a theme song for the promotion of the theatrical release of the 2007 Philippine sci-fi indie film Xenoa. The last bonus track, “The Christmas Song”, was originally released in November 2004 as part of Warner Music Philippines’ All Star Christmas Collection album. The second disc consists of songs from the standard edition of the album. The special limited edition was released in the Philippines just a few days before Nina in the Mix: The Dense Modesto Remixes, and was made available to digital download on October 22, 2007 via iTunes.

Nina – Nina Sings the Hits of Diane Warren

Nina Sings the Hits of Diane Warren is the fourth studio album by Filipina singer Nina, released in the Philippines on July 25, 2008 by Warner Music. It is a cover album consisting of Nina’s renditions of familiar love songs written by American songwriter Diane Warren. The idea behind the release of the album started after the success of her single “I Don’t Want to Be Your Friend” in 2004, which was initially recorded for Warren’s love songs compilation.

Upon release, the album received negative response from critics, most reviewers pointing out the “vocal acrobatics” and redundancy of cover albums. Despite criticisms, the album proved to be a commercial hit, certifying Gold by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) on September 1, 2008. It was considered a “late awarding,” since the album sold enough for a gold certification in its first week of commercial release. To date, it has sold over 30,000 units in the country and has been certified Platinum by the PARI. The album has been released internationally, mostly in South-East Asian countries. However, Warner failed to promote it in those territories due to prioritization of promoting Charice’s self-titled 2010 album.