Monday, April 14, 2014

Baybayin In Music Industry

Baybayin in music industry started in the 90's when the band AfterImage released their album 'Bagong Araw' written in baybayin as design in their album art cover. Here are the list of the artist with baybayin in their album art:

Artist: AfterImage
Album: Bagong Araw (Baybayin: ᜊᜄᜓᜅ᜔ ᜀᜍᜏ᜔)
Year: 1996

Artist: Asin
Album: Pag-ibig, Pagbabago, Pagpapatuloy...
Baybayin: ᜀᜐᜒᜈ᜔ ᜇᜎᜏᜅ᜔ᜎᜒᜊᜓᜆ᜔ ᜁᜐ (ASIN DALAWANGLIBOT ISA)
Year: 2002

Artist: Kapatid
Album: Kapatid
Year: 2006
The baybayin 'ᜃ' (Ka) is the band's logo

Artist: RPM
Album: Real Pinoy Music
Year: 2011
The baybayin 'ᜇᜉᜋ' (Ra Pa Ma) is their initials

 Artist: Gary Granada
Year: 2012(?)
Although there is a written baybayin script in this album art cover but it did not follow the syllabic way of writing the script. Instead it was written in alphabetic way which reads as Ga-A-Ra-Ya Ga-Ra-A-Na-A-Da-A. It supposed to be written as it below:

Artist: Pordalab
Album: Puso at Bayan
Year: 2016


  1. Galing... pinagukulan talaga ng panahon

  2. I have a copy of cassette tape of After Image from my cousin. I found all record labels except from Kapatid in record bars. :)

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    1. Its a Rizaleo-type font (virama is at the bottom near center vertically of character). The word "arao" is Spanish-spelling rule.