Hola! I type this post from my desk in a certain village, in a certain city, in a certain region in the country called The Republic of Philippines.
And there are two facts about this country.
1. WE LOVE TO SING.
I’ve always read in books and travel papers and such, that we’re known for being musically inclined. And we are actually. We sing and dance in all occasions, and that instinctive drive to sing may very well be genetic to us. I should know. We’ve taken to karaoke as if it was our own. This is probably the only place in the world where Sinatra’s “My Way” has a fatal track record. (More on that another day).
2. WE LOVE TO TRAVEL
Randy David once commented on his book that, the wandering jew has turned into the wandering Filipino. Face it, third world crappiness has forced many to wander about and as far I know, my race occupies almost every single part of the world.
So what does that mean? This means well actually it didn’t mean anything except to say, that I want to spread Filipino music all over. It’s not any patriotic desire or anything. It’s more of that, “Hey! this song’s nice. LIsten to it!! QUick!” but I can’t because too little people know of my beloved language. Even hybrid PInoys out there might not even understand some of the language. It sucks. I’ve always wanted to share songs in Filipino to my foreign friends. Especially before when I wanted to rant to my English ex- about Eraserheads. But how can I? He doesn’t understand those mind provoking lyrics that those deities made. And back then I was too lazy to translate it. And sadly, there are only a few Filipino-to-English song translation sites in the net.
Well I’m bored now .extra extra time ^__^
Therefore, I’ve decided to make it my personal mission to transcribe songs from my playlist and translate it for my hybrid countrymen out there who somehow managed to forget how to speak in this language.
God bless the deed and god bless the worker.
OH! And if you find another site with content like this, please do tell me and I’ll post links ^__^ I love company.
And if I miss some songs, just refer them to me and I’ll do my best to translate it for you. LOVE LOVE LOVE mwuah.
<<<oh and if I get bored I might just blog here too haha>>