Sunday, October 6, 2013

The Voice of the Philippines: Myk Perez

Until now, I can’t still get over the fact that the winner of the The Voice of the Philippines is Mitoy. I’m not a bitter being here just like what’s happening right now regarding the throne of Miss World 2013. Yes! Obviously my bet is Myk Perez. Since the blind edition started, I was captured how he sang Jason Mraz's  I’m Yours. I was really speechless. I never thought another man could sing it better than Jason Mraz, himself. He sung it like he really owns the song plus the fact that he can get the attention of the audience effortless. That’s the strength of Myk, singing with heart and saying what the song meant through his soulful voice.

Don Michael Perez, popularly known as Myk Perez, is a freelance singer in Palawan before joining The Voice of the Philippines. He was the top four finalist of the said singing contest. He studied Conservatory of Music in University of Santo Tomas but because his mother had a cancer, he needed to give up his course and be back to Puerto Princesa, Palawan, his hometown, to study their.


To show my support during the competition, I even made an FB cover photo endorsing him. But in the end he still received the lowest votes in the competition against the three competitors.

These were some of the songs that Myk sang during the contest. 

The Voice Philippines - Don Michael Perez performs "I'm Yours"

Myk sang his own rendition of Jason Mraz's Im Yours which made the four judges Apl.de.Ap, Lea Salonga, Sarah Geronimo and Bamboo Mañalac turned their chair during the blind audition. At the end, he chose Bamboo as his coach and they were famously noted as "match made in heaven". (c) Wikipedia.org

The Voice Philippines - Myk Perez Vs John Duka Battle Performance August 17

Perez won in the battle round through the public vote against John Paul Dunca. They sang a cover of the Beatles' 'Hey Jude' remixed with the song 'Come Together'. (c) Wikipedia.org


The Voice Philippines (MYK PEREZ performs "Isn't She Lovely" Live Show)

In the live show performances, in week one, Perez sang a cover of Katy Perry's 'California Gurls' in sequenced with the song 'Isnt She Lovely' where he received mixed comments from judges. He however saved by the public votes. (c) Wikipedia.org


THE VOICE Philippines : Myk Perez "CHASING PAVEMENTS"

On September 15, of week four, he sang an acoustic cover of 'Chasing Pavements' in which he paired to compete with Isabella Fabregas who sang a remix of 'No One' and 'Where Is The Love'. In result, he won with the total points of 121, consisting 55 percent by his coach, Bamboo and 66 by the public votes. (c) Wikipedia.org


The Voice Philippines - Myk Perez and Paolo Onesa performs  "Change The World"

He sang an acoustic rendition of 'Change The World'. The live performances was also part of charity works. On September 22, he crooned a cover of 'Baby I Love Your Way' wherein he scored 55 percent given by the coach against Paolo Onesa and declared as the finalist for team Bamboo, with the total score of 103 points. (c) Wikipedia.org

THE VOICE Philippines Finale : Myk Perez "GIVE ME LOVE"



The Voice Philippines Finale: Bamboo and Myk Perez 'MORNING ROSE'

In finals, of first night on September 28, Perez performed an acoustic soul cover of Ed Sheeran's 'Give Me Love' to which he received noble self-esteem remarks by his coach. After the accounted performances, he then sang his original song 'Fix You'. In the second night and final performances, he duet with his coach in the song 'Morning Rose'. Perez, however eliminated in results of final four and declared as fourth placer in the competition. (c) Wikipedia.org

And lastly guys, I want to share with you the lyric video of Fix You originally sang by Myk Perez and this is his first single. It topped for how many weeks in the iTunes chart. Hope you'll like it.


I'm looking forward for a big hit album from Myk Perez in the future. Keep the faith man and we will always support your own music. Goodnight people! :)

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