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Maris Racal On Working With Rico Blanco: 'Amazing is an understatement'

She only has good things to say about the Rivermaya co-founder.
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Maris Racal and Rico Blanco's relationship status may still remain a mystery, but one thing's for sure—the musician and actress only has good things to say about the Rivermaya co-founder.

In an interview with RX 93.1 FM Radio, Maris shared how much she loves working with the former frontman of one of the biggest bands in the country. When asked about artists that she loved working with the most, she listed Rico as one of the people that she continues to take inspiration from.

"Sa local, I have already collaborated with yung pinaka-dream ko talaga lagi. Dati was Rico Blanco, and finally nagawa na namin yung collaboration namin."

The pair worked together for the song "Abot Langit" in 2019. Their newest and second collaboration is "Not For Me" which Maris personally wrote.

According to Maris, Rico continues to push her to become a better musician. "Whenever I'm in the studio with him, siguro if I type everything na sinasabi niya, I would get three books out of every studio session. Kasi ganon'n kadami yung words of wisdom niya in terms of music."

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She even shared that Rico was one of the first ones she shared her new song with. Apparently, the singer also challenged her to improve other parts of the song to make it better.

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"Sa whole writing process naman pinarinig ko agad kay Rico, kasi I think the song is one of the best songs na nasulat ko, in my opinion."

Maris, however, continued to keep mum when asked about her relationship with the singer.

Romantic rumors about the two first spread out after Maris greeted Rico on his birthday in March.

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"You know, amazing is an understatement kapag nagko-collab ka with Rico kasi... siya kasi nag-produce ng song ko."

Maris is under the management of Balcony Entertainment, the record and artist management agency headed by Rico.

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