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Universal Records is the NUMBER ONE independent record label in the Philippines. Bringing you quality music for the past 30 years, we are home to artists like: Jose Mari Chan, Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Jay R, Billy Crawford, Kris Aquino, Edu Manzano, Marian Rivera, Mark Herras, Nina, Ronnie Liang, Gail Blanco, Sam Concepcion. Our band roster includes: Parokya Ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Sponge Cola, Imago, Silent Sanctuary, Kenyo, Paraluman. We are equally committed to bring you exciting international releases covering various genres like pop, jazz, new age, classical, alternative, indie pop, rock, electronica, dance, r&b, and hip-hop. Name it, we definitely have it!

February 3, 2009


"Just Like Heaven - A Tribute To The Cure" features 16 new cover versions of Cure songs by The Wedding Present, The Brunettes, Devics, Dean & Britta (Luna), The Submarines, The Rosebuds, Grand Duchy (Violet Clark & Black Francis), Joy Zipper, Elk City , The Poems, Cassettes Won't Listen, Tanya Donelly & Dylan In The Movies and many others. Songs like In Between Days, Boys Don't Cry, Friday I'm In Love, The Lovecats, Close To Me, Let's Go To Bed are part of this gorgeous collection of re-imagined Cure classics and plays like the mixtape out of a dream remembered, each track better than the last, each awash with a delicate balance of nostalgia and originality. Highly recommended for Cure fans or any of the bands covering the Cure on this excellent tribute compilation.

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