Couldn’t translate Sugarfree lyrics, couldn’t explain the concept of ” phase; dream pop was all over the radio with the success of Sugar Hiccup’s debut album, "Oracle"; and Rivermaya was proof that the scene was an expanding business, open for franchising. Our “alternative music” explosion had yet to produce a love song for freaks; Eraserheads’ “” were great, but they were universal affirmations that lacked the outsider appeal of something like Radiohead’s “Creep.” Another Western alternative phenomenon that had no local counterpart: the introspective female singer-songwriter.That’s when Cynthia Alexander’s “Comfort In Your Strangeness” dropped from the sky like a magic spell.
The song eventually finished in first place for Best P-pop Love Song thus rewarding the writer of the song with one million pesos in cash.
Seguerra is the child of Decoroso "Dick" Seguerra (of Calauag, Quezon) and Caridad "Caring" Yamson-Seguerra (of Bicol Region).
Seguerra also performed in Singapore for the Singapore Repertory Theatre presentation of the stage play "Avenue Q." On January 7, 2013, Seguerra entered the Himig Handog P-Pop Love Songs contest as the interpreter for the song entry called "Anong Nangyari Sa Ating Dalawa," written by Jovinor Tan.
He performed the song in the grand finals on February 24 at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
Initially coming out as a lesbian in 2007, Seguerra now identifies himself as a transgender man.
On August 12, 2016, Seguerra was appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte as Chairperson of the National Youth Commission.Announcing itself to the world through triumphant violins, the song was truly a breath of fresh air.Alexander’s poetic earth-mother imagery and ethereal folk served as a spiritual alternative to Pinoy Alternative music, a sanctuary for those who weren’t fully comfortable with the scene’s louder and more populist tendencies.Manila (CNN Philippines Life) — What makes a Filipino love song remarkable?Plenty — omnipresence, singability, quotability — but what makes a Filipino love song remarkable amongst all other love songs is The Filipino love song doesn’t suppress, and the Filipino love song doesn’t tire.“What the lover needs,” writes Carson, “is to be able to face the beloved and not be destroyed.” This is why we create things like music; we need something to exist in our stead, to contain the feelings that would rip us in half if we housed them for too long.— ALEX ALMARIO ERRATUM: An earlier version of this article erroneously credited Lulu Villarde as the composer of Kyla's "Hanggang Ngayon." The correct composer of the song is Arnie Mendaros.