"If you’re looking for an album with an old soul and a youthful flair, look for the CD that reads Hit the Ground Running by The Bloomfields. The band is composed of Louie Poco (bass and vocals), Rocky Collado (drums and vocals), Lakan Hila (lead Guitar and vocals), and Dino Pascual (rhythm Guitars and vocals).
"The Bloomfields have taken it a notch this time by releasing original tracks as opposed to their debut album, which were mostly covers of ’60s rock songs. This second album, however, still has their characteristic upbeat, mod vibe but with a Filipino twist.
"Their carrier single "Express Highway" echoes the sentiment of most people to just get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It speaks of exploring with no cares and just escaping real life for a little while. "Express Highway" which was released just this March, is already climbing the charts in major radio stations. The album also features tracks on love particularly, "Panaganip" and "Sigaw" which talk of that helpless, irrational feeling we all get when we fall in love. All tracks were written by The Bloomfields with contributions from their own staff. The band, which was criticized for only catering to sophisticates is guaranteed to capture the hearts of many with their very Pinoy offerings.
"The Bloomfields will launch their album on April 16, 2011 at SM North The Block. The launch will mark an important new phase for The Bloomfields and it will also jumpstart the band’s nationwide SM mall tour slated for the 2nd quarter of the year. This is in partnership with SM Music and Video, which is the album’s exclusive distributor.
"Hit the Ground Running, which was mastered in Abbey Road, promises to strike a common chord with Filipinos in both sound and meaning."
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