This has been blogged at one time. The frustration was another thing but then again maybe promises are not really made to be broken. I admit that I had been waiting for this to happen.
At 10:49am on Oct. 27, 2008, my mobile phone received an SMS from my good friend Tonet saying (verbatim) - "Ung softly na version ng sati nakarelease na pala. They have ung the best of kami napo muna."
So immediately I forwarded the message to Bisoy, SATI's vocalist and in the afternoon of that same day, I rushed to the record store to check if the racks have it.
Jerros (Jai), SATI's drummer mentioned a few weeks back (actually a week after the SATI tribute gig), that Universal Records will release the single this December. Why December? I didn't ask. Jai added that the label is supposed to send us a complimentary copy of The Best Of Kami nAPO Muna 2CD + DVD.
I'm still waiting for that. That would definitely be a perfect Christmas present.
Then yesterday Nov. 5, 2008 at around5:36pm, I got this text from an anonymous number. How it was said, I can almost tell that it's from a good lad named Michael Cubillas, a SATI fan/friend (he's using another number I suppose). He wrote (verbatim):
Sir, nigawas na diay katong dvd sa apo tribute. Naa didto ung cover nyo ng softly. Congrats.
Googling in the net I found the stores selling the stuff. It's in Kabayan Central and Divisoria. I hope the label can dump in a few copies in the brick-and-mortar provincial stores as well (if at all urbanized Cebu is still considered as one).
At least if I don't get the compli, I could opt to treat myself in buying my own copy.