[18 November 2014] It’s been a year since Typhoon Yolanda wrought havoc in the Visayas region, particularly in Leyte. One effective way of coping for victims is through the power of music.
Artists from Smart’s partner MCA Music band together to create a touching and uplifting songs for the survivors of Supertyphoon Yolanda in the Visayas. Listeners who want to donate to the recovery efforts can download the “Hope for Humanity” song on SPINNR.ph for only P30. All proceeds will go to Help.PH, the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation’s fund for communities affected by recent disasters.
This is the reason why Smart’s partner MCA Music, in collaboration with its talented pool of artists, has come up with the song “Hope for Humanity” which can now be downloaded through SPINNR, the country’s biggest online music destination. The inspiring track is currently available exclusively via SPINNR, and will be available for download on iTunes and streaming on Deezer beginning November 24.
Composed by MCA Music artist Krissy, the song is now available for download for only P30, an amount which can be deducted from the prepaid load of Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk ‘N Text subscribers, or charged on top of their postpaid bills.
All proceeds from the “Hope for Humanity” song downloads will go to HelpPH, the fund-raising campaign organized by the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF) for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda.
“Many people have already contributed to help the recovery efforts in the Visayas, but the work continues. We must do everything we can to help our fellow Filipinos stand on their feet again, and one of the ways we can contribute is by downloading and sharing this inspiring song crafted by our most talented OPM artists,” said Ramon Isberto, Public Affairs Head at Smart.
“We have contributed for the relief for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) through the worldwide effort of our parent company – Universal Music Group via ‘Songs For The Philippines’ and locally via our benefit show last year at Eastwood Central Plaza entitled ‘Music Comes Alive For Visayas’. But we feel that it should not stop there. A lot still needs to be done especially for Leyte to be fully rehabilitated and fully recover from what happened a year ago,” added Ricky Ilacad, MCA Music President.
Among the artists who lent their creativity and talent to this effort include Sitti, Mitoy Yonting, Lyca Gairanod, Klarisse de Guzman, Nyoy Volante, Sabrina, Gabby Alipe of Urbandub, Janice Javier, Myk Perez, Krissy, Paolo Onesa, Bassilyo, Franco, Solenn Heussaff, Erica Villongco, Aljur Abrenica, Edray Teodoro, Tonton Cabiles, Zendee, Loonie, Ron Henley, Nicole, JC Regino, CJ Pangilinan of Iktus, Johnny Alegre, and Domino.
“Hope For Humanity” can be downloaded and streamed via the SPINNR website (spinnr.ph
) or through the SPINNR Android or iOS apps.