Riptide wrote:Ang galing! Salamat vijayjohn.
Salamat sa iyo!
To be honest, I usually find it hard to find Tagalog songs I like. I don't know whether this is true or not, but I kinda get the impression the Spanish destroyed everything in the repertoire of traditional Philippine music besides gong music.
But these songs are pretty good.
In fact, I think the first song in this thread is my favorite (not including the one I posted
Anyway, this is a very famous song that's a bit older than us (lol) called "Napakasakit, Kuya Eddie." I just remembered today that I'd heard of this song even though it's not on SEAsite. I learned about it from a National Geographic
article on foreign workers in Dubai, where the author talks about a Filipina working there who introduces him to this song. It's a pretty sad song because it's about the difficult lives Filipinos in the Middle East lead, but I like the tune (the video includes the lyrics):http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpiGaDrQqz0