General Luna (band)

General Luna was an all-girl Filipino rock band. The lineup consists of Nicole Laurel Asensio on vocals, Caren Mangaran on lead guitar, Audry Dionisio on rhythm guitar, Alex Montemayor on bass guitar, and Bea Lao on drums.

General Luna
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Background information
OriginManila, Philippines
GenresOPM, hard rock, progressive rock
Years active2010–2013
LabelsWarner Music Philippines, Inc.
Past membersAlexis Montemayor
Audry Mae G. Dionisio
Bea Lao
Caren Tevanny K. Mangaran
Nicole Laurel Asensio

Nicole Laurel Asensio is "the daughter of singer Iwi Laurel, first cousin of actress Denise Laurel, niece of theater artist Cocoy Laurel, and granddaughter of famed opera singer Fides Cuyugan-Asensio."[1] She is also the granddaughter of singer Celia Diaz Laurel.[2] Asensio was the leading lady on Abra's song Diwata. In 2014, Asensio announced that the group was currently inactive and that she would be pursuing a solo career.[citation needed]

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

General LunaEdit

General Luna
 
Studio album by
General Luna
ReleasedApril 2010
Length55:50
LabelWarner Music Philippines
ProducerJim Baluyot (Executive),
Neil Gregorio (Overall Album)
Singles from General Luna
  1. "Red Heaven"
  2. "Nandito"
  3. "Tila"

The self-titled debut album of the group.

No.TitleWriter(s)Producer(s)Length
1."Red Heaven"[L] Nicole Asensio;
[M] Audry Mae Dionisio,
Nicole Asensio
Steve Badiola3:10
2."Nandito"Monty MacalinoMonty Macalino4:37
3."Dala Ng Ulan"Nicole Asensio, Caren Tevanny MangaranJaps Sergio3:22
4."Maria"Ebe DancelEbe Dancel3:54
5."Hinga"Ebe DancelEbe Dancel3:53
6."Tila"Lambert Reyes Jr.Monty Macalino3:21
7."Pagmulat (ACOUSTIC VERSION)"Lambert Reyes Jr.Japs Sergio3:58
8."Pavement"Casie Steele, Isaac Hasson, Mher FillonFrancis Reyes4:49
9."Walang Bintana"[L] Nicole Asensio;
[M] Caren Tevanny Mangaran
Pakoy Fletchero3:23
10."Wala Ng Mas Masakit Pa"Monty MacalinoMonty Macalino3:27
11."Blindman"[L] Nicole Asensio;
[M] Caren Tevanny Mangaran, Nicole Asensio
Francis Reyes3:20
12."Usok"Lolita CarbonFrancis Reyes3:29

PersonnelEdit

  • Alexis Montemayor – Bass / Back-Up Vocals
  • Audry Mae G. Dionisio – Rhythm Guitars / Back-up Vocals
  • Bea Lao – Drums / Back-Up Vocals
  • Caren Tevanny K. Mangaran – Lead Guitars / Acoustic Guitars / Back-up Vocals
  • Nicole L. Asensio – Lead Vocals / Keyboards

CreditsEdit

  • All Songs Recorded and Mixed by Angee Rozul at Tracks Studio
  • Executive Producer: Jim Baluyot
  • Overall Album Producer: Neil C. Gregorio
  • A&R: Neil Gregorio, Jim Baluyot
  • Assistant Producer: Liz Lorenzo
  • Recording Engineers: Angee Rozul, Billy Gary Reyes
  • Photography: Rxandy Capinpin
  • Album Cover Layout: Alanix
  • Stylist: Ryuji Shiomitsu
  • Make Up: VPA D'Estilo
  • Hair: VPA D'Estilo

SinglesEdit

  • Red Heaven
  • Nandito
  • Maria
  • Tila
  • Different Corners
  • Santa Baby

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Giving Body Category Nominated Work Results
2010 NU Rock Awards Vocalist of the Year (for Nicole Laurel Asensio) Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sallan, Edwin P. (January 8, 2016). "Rocker Nicole Asensio showcases many facets of her talent in solo debut". www.interaksyon.com. Interaksyon. Archived from the original on August 10, 2016. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  2. ^ Abunda, Boy (January 20, 2010). "Meet the new cast of Rent". philstar.com. Philippine Star. Retrieved July 10, 2016.

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