Filipino acapella group does ‘One Sweet Day,’ justice with viral video sensation. Cover performances don’t get better than this highly original yet faithful tribute to one of the most iconic songs of the ‘90s.
Many have tried to sing the classic favorite ‘One Sweet Day’ but failed to do proper justice to this incredible song in the way that these talented artists have. Mariah Carey’s 1995 collaboration with Boyz 2 Men turned out to be wildly popular, topping Billboard charts for sixteen weeks straight. It’s not often that relatively new acappella artists nail a cover like this.
From the very first verse, the voices of Michael and Katrina – both X-Factor Philippines contestants convey strong emotion. Michael’s deep voice, combined with Katrina’s R&B tone and soulful delivery, translates to a vocal twist that captures the favorite track as their own. emotional singing started the song on the right track. Drilon and Ong, both also ex-contestants of other local competitions, also did a great job on the second verse with perfect delivery