It was a great and cheery day for an album launch with the press people held at Vanilla Cupcake Bakery on April 21. Kim Chiu sat down with the press to talk about her second album, entitled Chinita Princess. Her first album, Gwa Ai Di was released eight years ago and reached gold status. Coincidentally, the title of the album is also this pretty actress’ social media handle for her Instagram account.
The album’s latest single which many say is going to be a certified hit, Mr. Right, is dedicated to Kim’s onscreen partner (and rumored boyfriend) Xian Lim. When asked if Xian was her Mr. Right, Kim had this to share with everyone: “Sana siya na si Mr. Right. Alam naman natin kung sino ang pinakamalapit sa akin ngayon.” While the pretty actress did not mention the real score between her and Xian, when she was pressed on by everyone present for her to name Mr. Right, Kim relented and mentioned Xian.
Prior to the release of the album, Kim took singing lessons for six months and guitar lessons for about three months. Unknown to many, Kim also plays the guitar and it was Xian who encouraged her to pick up the instrument again. The first time she played the guitar after a very long time was with her onscreen partner for a show in Canada. Kim was serious about preparing for her return to the music industry when she decided to go through voice and guitar lessons first before diving into recording her songs.
She decided to focus on happy songs for her sophomore album because “’yung buong laman ng album ko, ‘yun ‘yung state of mind ko, kung ano ang nararamdaman ko.” Other tracks aside from “Mr. Right” include “Darating Din,” “Say We Don’t Care” (which she dedicates to her bashers), “Express Yourself,” “Someday (Crazy Love),” and “Wala Man Sa’Yo Lahat.” Kim’s Chinita Princess album is released under Star Music.