Shamrock is a Filipino alternative/pop rock band originating from Manila, Philippines.
All the songs in the album are composed by Sam Santos except for "In My Head" by Marc Tupaz, "Waiting For Summer" by S. Santos/D. Deri, "Radio Girl" by Paco Arespacochaga/Pancho Gonzales and Naaalala Ka" by Rey Valera.
Lead vocalist Marc Tupaz grew up in Los Angeles. He started lessons at Vocal Power in Los Angeles, California and continued voice lessons under the tutelage of Mrs. Vina Gonzales of the U.P. Conservatory of Music.
His biggest influences are vintage rock n' roll songs, dating back to the Beatles. With light alternative rock as the band's repertoire, Marc's voice is a fresh mix of the old and new combining standard vocal skills with the new sound of modern alternative rock; thus creating a sound that is distinctively Sharmock.
Bassist Sam Santos always dreamed of being a rock star; so he learned to play the bass at a very early age. This member has refined his guitar skills and has matured to be a dynamic performer. Everybody loves watching Sam onstage.
Guitarist Nico Capistrano possesses a solid New Wave background. He has helped the band perfect their New Wave repertoire. Nico's contribution, however, extends to the alternative genre as well. His superb guitar solos accents Shamrock's music with that unique alternative flavor.
Drummer Harald Huyssen is a truly passionate performer. Every beat of his drums is no less heart-pounding, simply invigorating. A 110 percent rocker, Harald's energetic performances perk up the band's consistently vigorous sets.
Keyboard artist Henry Abesamis was a former member of the band Skin, along with the then Introvoys frontman Paco Arespacochaga. He has the unique talent of accompanying almost all song performances, at random. With his vast musical experiences, Henry has been known to his friends as the walking videoke machine.
Marc Tupaz (vocals),
Sam Santos (bassist),
Nico Capistrano (guitarist),
Harald Huyssen (drummer),
Henry Abesamis (keyboards)
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