We all know Richard Poon performing Big Band tunes. And this year, Richard will serenade us with his pop music on his newest album Legends under Universal Records.
According to Richard Poon, “Not a lot of people know that I started in the music industry singing pop songs. I perfectly believe that now is the perfect time to go to my roots- pop. This time with my new label, Universal records.”
He adds that making this decision was not that easy, but believes that this project will further improve him as singer, performer.
Richard adds that he welcomes the challenge with open arms, and he hopes that people will continue supporting him and his music.
Richard joins the elite roster of Universal Records artists – Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Noel Cabangon, Christian Bautista, Gloc-9, JayR, Sam Concepcion, Parokya Ni Edgar, Sponge Cola, Callalily, Kamikazee, among others.
In Legends, Richard traces his pop roots by singing some of the biggest pop artists in the international music industry – classics by;
Lionel Richie (Truly)
Whitney Houston (All At Once)
Barbra Streisand (Evergreen)
Barry Manilow (Ready To Take A Chance Again)
Elton John (A Song For You)
Stevie Wonder (All In Love Is Fair)
The Beatles (And I Love Her)
Kenny Rogers (Crazy)
Elvis Presley (Can’t Help Falling In Love)
James Taylor (If I Keep My Heart Out Of Sight)
The album’s first single is Richard’s rendition of a Lionel Richie classic “Truly”, which has a music video featuring Richards’s real – life sweetheart Maricar Reyes.
Richard also collaborates with friend Christian Bautista in the Michael Jackson hit The Girl Is Mine, which is included in the album.
“Legends” was launched last weekend at the Eastwood Mall Open Park last Friday and Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill last Sunday.
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