Hulog Ka ng Langit (“Heaven Sent”) is a complete departure from Velasquez’s previous album, Fantasy in 2010. She was known for records which centers on hopeless romantic love that is showcased through melancholic love songs, catchy pop hits and power ballads, packaged with her signature glamour. In this album, she kept intricate vocal styling at a minimum and focused on straightforward delivery instead. This record centers on being a tribute that is dedicated to her son, composed of lighthearted, heartwarming songs for mothers and children plus a line-up of a few love songs, old and new by various songwriters from the country and overseas, providing an inspirational vibe. As the debut single and title track of the album, “Hulog Ka ng Langit” embodies what the album is all about – unconditional love between husbands and wives and mothers to children. These are songs of love treated with sparkling arrangements by respected names in local music, who’ve all been part of Velasquez’s career for the past several years. It is their work that keeps the upbeat mood throughout the album. There maybe a hint of melancholy in some songs but the album exhibits the happy and blissful state where Velasquez is in her life now. Her singing is blithe and her musicians just went along. The idea of recording a baby album as they say came up from Velasquez herself. “I am a mommy and I thought it’ll be nice to dedicate a whole album for my son. I waited for him for so long. ‘Hulog Ka ng Langit’ is actually not just for babies and mothers. The album also has a lot of love songs which listeners can dedicate to their loved ones.” Velasquez shared. She recounts that when work has started for the album, the whole team was leaning towards making a niche baby album. She felt that love songs that have more general messages have to be included in the album to capture a wider market. “The challenge really was to have a special, not-so-typical baby album,” shares Velasquez. “An album that can be appreciated by everyone – kids, parents, lovers, and family.”
Low Key is the 14th studio album, and fifth cover album, by Filipina singer-actress Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, released on November 14, 2008 in physical format (cassette & CDs) and digital. The album was Velasquez’s first album with Universal Records. It was certified gold a week after its release with sales of over 12,500 units on its first day and achieves platinum certification after a month. It became one of the best selling albums for year 2008-2009.
The album also includes a minus-one CD of all the tracks. An Asian edition of the album was released on December 16, 2008 and a Philippine re-release which feature a Christmas song bonus track original by Jim Brickman with a different cover album art. The album cover art is taken by Filipino photographer Mark Nicdao at Velasquez’s home.
Fantasy is the 15th studio album by Filipino singer Regine Velasquez-Alcasid. The album was released on November 21, 2010 by Universal Records, which was her second full-length studio album under Universal after Low Key in 2008. The two-disc album contains both pop and mid-tempo sounds, as well as some softer and more contemporary melodies. The first disc contains new Original Pilipino Music (OPM) materials while the second disc contains cover songs from various artists. This two-disc album also consists of two packaging editions, the “colored one” and the “black & white edition”, with each containing collector’s item photo cards and the CDs. The photos used were taken by photographer Mark Nicdao. The album debuted at number one spot and was certified Gold Award after two weeks upon released. Fantasy was nominated at the 24th Philippine Awit Awards for Album of the Year and Best Performance by a Female Recording Artist for the song You Don’t Know
Filipino singer and actor Regine Velasquez has released seventeen studio albums, nine soundtrack albums, one live album, ten compilation albums, six greatest hits albums, five extended plays, seventy-eight singles (including three as featured artist) and sixteen promotional singles. In 1984, she won the television competition Ang Bagong Kampeon and OctoArts International signed her to a record deal.
Covers (also known as Covers, Vol. 1) is the twelfth studio album by Filipino singer Regine Velasquez, released in the Philippines on October 20, 2004 by Viva Records. It is a cover album that consists of love songs, originally recorded by male OPM acts from the 80’s and 90’s. It turned Platinum three days after its official release.
The album was released on digital download through iTunes on August 1, 2004, with a slightly different cover. To date, the album has sold over 160,000 copies in the country, certified Quadruple Platinum by the Philippine Association of the Record Industry.
Covers, Volume 2 is the 13th studio album by Filipino singer-actress Regine Velasquez, released on January 30, 2006 by Viva Records in the Philippines in CD format and in digital download. The album contains different music genres including jazz and blues which is new to Velasquez’ repertoire. It is her third cover album from Viva after R2K (1999) and Covers, Vol. 1 (2004), and includes covers of songs by Al Green, Paul McCartney and Wings, Blondie and Alanis Morissette among others. The first single released is Hold Me In Your Arms originally done by the Southern Sons. The album was certified platinum a month after its release.