Within the next few hours since its release, all the Filipino music community could seem to talk about is Unique's first solo album Grandma.
After the polarizing reactions avid fans and Filipino artists shared about Unique's debut offering 'Midnight Sky,' praise towards Grandma, which was mixed and mastered by Emil dela Rosa, has critically taken over social media. Things are looking good for the 18-year-old singer-songwriter, and it's obvious everyone can't wait for his forthcoming major concert at the Kia Theatre.
Check out some hot takes local musicians shared on the album on Twitter.
BP Valenzuela points out that people should stop making memes about Unique's upcoming major concert.
https://t.co/7jwTNoNTL5 this album is really good. stop making memes abt an expensive show (why not pay more for shows?) and let him play the whole thing live on his own terms haha— bp ✾꒡ .̮ ꒡✾ (@valenzuelabp) August 13, 2018
Roberto Seña of She's Only Sixteen notes the bar raising for what gets popular.
Hoy bata ang galing mo @uniquetsalonga sana magkasabay tayo soon para ma hi five kita— ✨ Positive Seña ✨ (@Sentastic) August 13, 2018
Im just happy people are raising the bar of what gets popular nowadays. I mean really hahaha trying going back ten years ago hahahaha— ✨ Positive Seña ✨ (@Sentastic) August 13, 2018
Similarobjects says, "The music doesn't lie."
this UNIQUE album is something else. this dude is definitely something. the music doesn't lie.https://t.co/0UqWSOGiAY— similarobjects_ASMR_LavaLamp (@similarobjects) August 13, 2018
Rico Blanco is willing to pass down the torch to the singer-songwriter.
he can have the torch. brilliant fucking album ⚡️⚡️⚡️ https://t.co/OTChcmzvbA— bestfriend korics (@ricoblanco) August 13, 2018
Josh Villena of Autotelic flipped out over Unique's album.
i love your album very much unique. nagflip ako.— josh (@jeshwehey) August 13, 2018
Icoy Rapadas of Lions & Acrobats realizes 'Midnight Sky' sounds so much better after listening to the entire album.
You know how you felt like Midnight Sky was “k lang” when you first heard it? Well baka kayo hindi, pero ako, oo. BUT NOW, listening to his album from cover to cover, Midnight Sky suddenly sounds so much better??? Context changes everything. Wow.— icoy (@icoylaa) August 13, 2018
Reese Lansangan is getting goosebumps!
OZONE gave me goosebumps 🙏🏻😭@uniquetsalonga— Reese 🧀 リース (@reeseypeasy) August 13, 2018
Unique's manager Kean Cipriano of Callalily wants to know what your favorite track off Grandma is.
My personal favorite is I’ll Break Your Little Heart. What’s yours? #UNIQUEGrandma#OCrecords— kean cipriano (@keancipriano) August 13, 2018
Salamat @bandwagonPH.— kean cipriano (@keancipriano) August 14, 2018
Btw, The album was recorded at The House of Billy Gaga studios. https://t.co/ubk60VMci1
Quest thanks Unique for his gift.
You are a once in a generation type of artist @uniquetsalonga— Quest (@officialQUEST) August 13, 2018
You keep doing you. Salamat sa regalo mo. #Grandma
Coeli loves the new album.
I AM LOVING THIS— CoeliMusic 🌸 (@coelimusic_) August 13, 2018
Alisson Shore gives an honest take on Grandma.
Okay, I’m finished listening to this album. This is definitely refreshing. Some songs - I don’t dig, some really got me on a spiritual level.— Alisson Shore (@alisson_shore) August 13, 2018
Personal fave: OZONE
Pat Sarabia of Oh, Flamingo! calls Grandma a "great album."
Great album by Unique!— pat sarabia (@qwertydeputa) August 13, 2018
Here’s an album for you… Grandma by UNIQUEhttps://t.co/ilOmsWP3ve
Leanne and Naara are speechless over Unique's solo debut album.
Just finished listening to the whole album. Still speechless. Napakahusaaaay!!!!https://t.co/QCWTo3RH7m— Leanne and Naara (@LeanneAndNaara) August 13, 2018
Ysanygo's Yñigo Ferráz feels everything about the album is great.
Everything in Unique's album is great. The lyrics, the messages, the production, everything— Yñigo Ferráz (@ygoferraz) August 13, 2018
Unique's Grandma is the first album labelmate Rice Lucido listened to in one go in a long time.
ayan na!!!! hihihi kakakilabot talaga yang album mo. ngayon na lang ulit ako nakinig ng isang buong album na dire-diretso. Congrats, kap! See u tomorrow @uniquetsalonga hahaha https://t.co/Eb67toV0Kh— Rice Lucido 🌿 (@ricelucido) August 13, 2018
Isabelle Romualdez of Fools & Foes compares Unique to Zayn of One Direction.
Ang galing. Si Unique parang si Zayn ng 1D, nag solo tapos oks album niya— Isabelle Romualdez (@IsaKarina_) August 13, 2018
Johnoy Danao calls Grandma "uniquely familiar."
My album review of Grandma: It’s uniquely familiar. In other words,🔥. @uniquetsalonga— johnoy danao (@johnoydanao) August 14, 2018
O/C Records labelmate Earl Generao congratulates Unique on the album.
No need for elaborate words. Sobrang husay mo @uniquetsalonga. Husay. Congrats to you man and @OCRecordsPH https://t.co/fmjaYQMIEw— Earl Generao (@EarlGenerao) August 13, 2018
Unique will mount his first solo concert at the Kia Theatre on September 29 (Saturday) as part of his Grandma Tour. For ticket inquiries, call Viva Live at 687-7236 or Ticketnet at 911-5555.
Watch Unique's solo debut 'Midnight Sky' below.