Alex Band promises “a huge show” with The Calling in Manila

Singer-songwriter Alex Band promises a memorable rock show to his Filipino fans when his band multi-platinum band The Calling performs for the first time in the Philippines on Friday, November 11 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

“I am so excited to perform in Manila. We are playing all your favourites songs, all my hits songs, all the songs you want to hear. It’s gonna be a huge show,” said Band, whose song “Wherever You Will Go” was named by Billboard as the Song of the Decade (2000-2010).

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And why not? The debut song by The Calling, released in June 2001 as the first single from their debut album Camino Palmero, topped the Adult Top 40 for 23 weeks, the second-longest running No. 1 in the chart’s history. It was named the No. 1 Song of the Decade on the Adult Pop Charts by Billboard magazine.

But The Calling is far from you one-hit wonder as Camino Palmero churned out other hits such as “Adrienne”, “Stigmatized” and “Could It Be Any Harder”.

The Calling broke the sophomore jinx hounded by many artists with their second album Two, which had hits “Things Will Go My Way”, “Our Lives and Anything”. The band’s song “For You” became the lead soundtrack of the movie Daredevil (2003), while “Why Don’t You and I”, a collaboration with Santana, is popularly regarded as a better version of the song, compared to that of Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger’s (who interestingly, wrote it).

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This year, in an engagement special only to the Philippines, Alex Band and his rock cohorts are bound to capture everyone’s hearts once again in a one-night concert backed by Smart, Wish 107.5, New World Manila Bay Hotel, Red Fox, DeVant, Eurotel, When in Manila, Philippine Star, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Business Mirror, Home Radio, iFM, WhenInManila.com, Sprinto, McVitie’s, Go Ahead, Odyssey, Pulp Magazine, Philippine Concerts, Manila Concert Scene, Nanogen, Village Connect and Bren Media.

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Alex Band and The Calling Wherever You Will Go Live in Manila is happening on November 11 at the Mall of Asia Arena, Manila. General tickets and VIP Standing tickets are still available through SM Tickets. Grab yours now and get 20% off!

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