Singer Regine Velasquez usually accommodates younger artists who search her recommendation, however mentioned she attracts the road at placing up her personal music-related faculty some day. Doing so just isn’t in her wheelhouse, she mentioned.
“Baka ‘di na ‘yan kaya ng powers ko,” she mentioned as a solution to Inquirer Leisure’s query on whether or not or not she has plans to show music within the close to future.
“I don’t image myself as a instructor. I don’t wish to find yourself simply instructing nonsense to them. ‘Wag na lang. Though I’m glad that these younger artists come to me when they need my recommendation on one thing. I really feel glad as a result of I get to share with them my experiences. I’ve no drawback with that facet. I really feel that’s the way it needs to be.
“Within the 37 years I’ve been singing, what is going to I do with all these experiences? Will they simply die with me? I’d as effectively share my experiences with youngsters. Hopefully, my phrases of knowledge will make their journey rather less traumatic,” she identified.
Regine, who not too long ago renewed her administration contract with ABS-CBN, mentioned she would at all times remind younger artists to “simply present up.”
“That’s all they should do. Regardless of the state of their minds and hearts in the mean time, regardless of the high quality of their voice is, they need to simply present up. It’s true what they are saying that ‘the present should go on.’ It actually has to. The audiences don’t know what’s occurring to you and so they don’t really want to know. You simply should preserve exhibiting up. That’s what we do—we’re entertainers. I hope that I’m able to say this usually sufficient. You need to preserve repeating your self to them in order that they are going to take in what you’re saying,” she mentioned.
Speak present host
Regine can be having fun with one other facet of her profession as morning speak present host together with Jolina Magdangal and Melai Cantiveros in “Magandang Buhay.” Generally, when the tales they function hit a nerve or make them really feel actually sentimental, Regine mentioned: “We consolation one another. That’s the one approach.”
“Within the present, the tales that make us cry are sometimes the glad type. I’ve but to come across one thing that actually made us unhappy, or perhaps I simply don’t bear in mind. But when we ever encounter one, we consolation ourselves and one another. One advantage of it’s that it’s a chat present—you don’t have a personality to play. That’s totally different. There’s at all times a hazard of you bringing that character dwelling,” she defined. “If you’re a number, you’re the one asking the questions. This will affect you, however you’re not that particular person, you’ll be able to solely empathize. You’re circuitously affected by what’s occurring to the particular person you’re interviewing.”
She added that, extra so at this time, she is ready to benefit from the firm of her two cohosts. “I look ahead to seeing them every time we’ve tapings or reside episodes. Lunch is an occasion for us. That’s how we get to know one another. We chat whereas consuming. I do know Jolens (Jolina’s nickname) however I’ve gotten to know her on a deeper degree. I suppose it’s as a result of we’re a lot older now,” Regine mentioned. “I’m attending to know Melai so much, additionally. She’s our ray of sunshine on the set. Additionally, you get to essentially know the folks you interview, those that you simply stumble upon within the studios when you’re in your technique to the set. There are extra tales in between breaks—these they’re solely extra keen to share with you with none viewers.”
Regine has been with “Magandang Buhay” for over a 12 months now. “I hardly really feel drained after I’m doing that present. Whereas we’re having enjoyable, we get to study a variety of new issues, significantly on problems with psychological well being and on a regular basis sicknesses. We get to speak with specialists. Plus, we additionally get to share our personal experiences as mothers. We expect we’re additionally capable of encourage our audiences with our life classes,” she beamed.
Downs and ups
Within the 37 years of Regine as a performer, she admitted that the “downs” occur as usually because the “ups.” “After all, you’re not glad on a regular basis. Really, after I was simply beginning on this business, a variety of my plans or targets didn’t occur straight away. It’s because issues occur in His time, not ours. We simply have to attend for our flip. We’re all given particular moments on this lifetime. Be glad, be proud, and cherish these moments. For me, the truth that I’m nonetheless right here even after 37 years is already a feat. Not everyone seems to be given the chance to be right here this lengthy.”
Regine is rehearsing for her upcoming solo live performance, “Regine Rocks,” on the SM MOA Area on Nov. 25. She will get to sing rock music, particularly of nice bands like Led Zeppelin, Bon Jovi and Queen.
“I do my analysis in order that I do know what I’m singing, and I’ve realized a lot in regards to the bands that created the music I will likely be singing. They had been younger youngsters once they wrote these songs, most likely just a little bit drunk, just a little rebellious, and so they needed to be heard. Additionally, there was a battle within the ‘70s and these younger youngsters couldn’t perceive why this was occurring,” Regine started.
“’Yon pala ang rock! It’s how the songs hit you, the way you interpret them, how they make you are feeling—that’s rock. It’s fairly thrilling. I’m a balladeer, however I simply realized that rock fits me. I by no means imagined I’d be a rock singer. That is most likely one of the vital thrilling concert events I’ll ever do in my life,” Regine declared.