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Carlos Balcells

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Birth name  Carlos Balcells
Name  Carlos Balcells
Also known as  Caloy
Role  Musical performer

Genres  Alternative Rock
Origin  Manila, Philippines
Years active  1985–present
Music group  The Dawn
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Occupation(s)  Industrial Engineer/Musician
Instruments  Bass and Acoustic guitar
Albums  The Dawn, The Dawn: Live, Prodigal Sun, Iisang Bangka Tayo, Harapin
Similar  JB Leonor, Teodoro de Villa Diaz, Jett Pangan, Buddy Zabala

“I Saw You Coming In” (feat. Carlos Balcells on bass)

Carlos Balcells is a Filipino bass guitar player, most notable for his work as the bass guitarist of Filipino rock band The Dawn.


Enter Sandman - The Dawn Cover

The Dawn

Balcells joined the band in 1985 after bassist Clay Luna left for the United States. He has performed on live rock concerts and he has been a part of seven studio albums, one live album and 2 compilation albums released by The Dawn within the 18 years that he was the bassist. The album releases include hit songs like Enveloped Ideas, Salamat, and Iisang Bangka Tayo. However, in 2003, he had to quit the band since he had to go back to his province to work in their family business. He was replaced by Mon Legaspi, bass player for Wolfgang.

On June 7, 2016, Balcells along with Francis Reyes rejoined after Buddy Zabala who left the band on the same day. Thus, making a quintet again for the first time since 2004.


The Dawn
  • The Dawn (1986)
  • I Stand With You (1988)
  • Beyond the Bend (1989)
  • Heart's Thunder (1990)
  • Abot Kamay (1992)
  • Puno't Dulo (1994)
  • Prodigal Sun (2000)
  • References

    Carlos Balcells Wikipedia

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