- Barbie's Cradle
Infobox musical artist
Name = Barbie's Cradle
Img_capt = Vocalist
Barbie Almalbis, Drummer Wendell Ramos, and Guitarist Kakoi Legaspiafter Barbie's Cradle's performance at the 2005 Febfair at UP Los Baños.
Background = group_or_band
Genre = Pinoy Rock
Years_active = 1999 – 2005
Hungry Young Poets Pupil (band) Mojofly
Little Green Men
Barbie Almalbis(vocals, guitars)
Franklin Benitez (drums)
Rommel dela Cruz (bass)
Wendell Garcia (drums, 1999)
Kakoi Legaspi (guitars, 2005)
Barbie's Cradle was a Filipino band, formed by
Barbie Almalbis(guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter) and Franklin Benitez(drummer) from their previous band Hungry Young Poets. Rommel dela Cruzjoined the group as bassist, and by 1999, drummer Wendell Garcia replaced Franklin.
In 2005, the group disbanded and Almalbis went on to pursue a solo career, while Rommel dela Cruz soon became the bassist of Freestyle (the original bassist migrated to
Hungry Young Poets (aka HYP) is founded in the
Philippinesas a duo in 1997by Barbie Almalbis(guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter) and Ricci Gurango(bassist). After releasing their one self-titled album, Franklin Benitez(drummer) would officially complete the trio.
In 1998, Gurango left the band to lead cover band, Little Green Men, [cite web|url=http://www.philmusic.com/zine/news/1998/12/121798_hyp/index.htm|title=Hungry Young Poets Co-founder Quits Band|accessdate=2006-05-07] , before forming MOJOFLY. With Gurango's assertion of rights to the band's name, Almalbis and Benitez would later rename the group, Barbie's Cradle.
*1998 - "Barbie's Cradle"
*2000 - "
Music from the Buffet Table"
*2003 - "
Playing in the Fields"
* 2001 Katha Awards
** Best Electronica Composition, "Up and at 'Em" (Power Puff Girls CD)
** Best Folk Song, "Dear Paul"
** Best Folk Vocal Performance, "Dear Paul" (single) by Barbie Almalbis
* 2001 NU107 Rock Awards [cite web|url=http://www.philmusic.com/zine/news/2001/12/120801_rawinners/|title=RockAwards 2001: And the winners are....|accessdate=2006-05-08]
** Best Music Video, "Money For Food" (video) by Monty Parungao
* 2000 Katha Awards
** Best Alternative Song, "Goodnyt" (single)
** Best Album Packaging, "Barbie's Cradle" (self-titled) by Barbie Almalbis / Yvette Co
* PARI 13th Awit Awards 2000 [cite web|url=http://www.titikpilipino.com/news/index.php?aid=7|title=13th Awit Awards Results|accessdate=2006-05-08]
** Best Album Packaging, "Barbie's Cradle" (self-titled)
* 1999 New Artist Awards Festival, 99.5RT
** Best New Pop-Alternative Artist, Barbie's Cradle
* [http://www.himig.net Barbie's Cradle songs and lyrics ]
* [http://www.philmusicregistry.com/artist_profile.php?artist_id=2277 Online Registry of Filipino Musical Artists and Their Works: Hungry Young Poets]
* [http://www.philmusicregistry.com/artist_profile.php?artist_id=779 Online Registry of Filipino Musical Artists and Their Works: Barbie's Cradle]
* [http://www.pari.com.ph/ The Philippine Association of the Record Industry, Inc.] (PARI)
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