Erik Santos is now fulfilling his dream of collaborating with JimBrickman, an American songwriterand pianist best known for his songs "The Gift" and "Love of MyLife," among others.
In a previous interview, Erik revealed that The Jim BrickmanSongbook will berecorded in the actual studio of Mr. Brickman. The Filipino pop singer shot hismusic video for his first single and album pictorial in the United States.
"Since I started nang manalo ako sa Star In A Million, I've been with StarRecords. Dito sa latest album na gagawin ko with them, 10 tracks plus interludeni Jim. So, it's gonna be 20-track album," said Erik of his upcoming album.
This is already Erik's sixth album and it will contain remakes and originals. Yung'Valentine,' 'Your Love'... favorite ko ang mga yun, e. Kasama rin ang 'ByHeart,' 'The Gift,' 'Love of My Life,' and all the rest, puro originals na niMr. Brickman na ako pa lang ang unang magre-record," he told PEP(Philippine Entertainment Portal) last March.
This June, Star Record's managing director Annabelle Regalado-Borjasent the media behind-the-scenes photos of Erik as he conducted his pictorial inCalifornia. The music video shoot and recording sessions with JimBrickman werephotographed by Raffy Francisco.
In her email, the Star Records executive revealed that Erik has alsobeen invited to the Beautiful Worldconcert in Niagara, Canada on June 17-18, 2009. The said event is expected to beaired on the Public Broadcasting Service.