- Gemini (song)
Name = Gemini
Length = 3:32
Writer = Yael Yuzon:"For the single by D'espairsRay see
Gemini (single)"Gemini" is a song by the Filipino rock band Sponge Cola. It is the twelfth track from their debut album, " Palabas". It reached and became #1 in Filipino music charts, such as MYX Hit Chartand NU Rock, for over 2 weeks. It is also the theme song of the Filipino version (Metropolitan Theater Guild) of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet, as seen in its music video. The song was nominated for Song of the Year in the 2006 MYX Music Awards.
The song begins with
metronomeby drummerChris Cantada, then goes to the verse. During the verse, its signature mellow guitar riffis played by lead guitaristErwin Armovit. This continues until the end of the first chorus. Then, in the second verse, both guitars become heavily distorted, however, in the second chorus, it settles back to its original slow and mellow style. The instrumental segment of the song is then played, until it finally fades out.
The [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oQwncAPPFw music video] was directed by Marie Jamora and produced by Steven Uy. It shows Romeo, played by Yan Yuzon (brother of
Sponge Colafrontman and lead singer Yael Yuzon); Juliet, played by Ina Feleo, and the narratorplayed by Ricky Abad.
Like the original
Romeo & Juliet, it shows the story between Juliet and his Romeo, and features its original quotes and catchphrases. The band is playing in a theater, but not in the same place where Yan Yuzon and Ina Feleo are performing. [cite news | first= | last= | coauthors= | title=Gemini by Sponge Cola | date= | publisher= Leechvideo | url =http://www.leechvideo.com/video/view2326393.html | work = | pages = | accessdate = | language = ]
The video was soon nominated for Favorite Music Video in the 2006 MYX Music Awards, but it lost to
Rivermaya's " You'll Be Safe Here".
The song has two versions: version one is the version used in the
music video, and version two being the albumversion. Some differences are the intro and outro - version one begins with a melodic pianopiece, followed by the song, then an outro riff that is different from the album version.
* [http://spongecola.wowenkho.com/ Sponge Cola Official Website]
* [http://www.lyricsdownload.com/sponge-cola-gemini-lyrics.html Sponge Cola - Gemini Lyrics]
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