01 - Feature Fridays

As part of our new Features page, we are launching our first ever Feature Fridays!

What is Feature Fridays?

Feature Fridays is the chance for us at OPM Translations to share our favorite OPM songs of the week! Whether they are new releases, OPM classics, chart toppers, fresh indie finds, or other genre-bending creations, we’ve got you covered. We’re here to fuel the #OPMlove and #Filipinolove, one song at a time.

For suggestions on what we should include in our Feature Fridays, leave a comment below or tweet us @OPMtranslations on Twitter!

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“Tao” by Sampaguita

‘Tulad ng isang ibon / Like a bird
Tao rin ay mamamatay / People also die
Pangarap niyang tanging nais / A sole dream that they desire
Makarating sa kabilang buhay / Is to reach the after-life

Suggest this song to a friend: who likes going to spoken word events and contemplating the meaning of life; who has posters of The Beatles on their wall

Get the full song translations here!

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“Does She Know” by Kiana Valenciano feat. Curtismith

I’m holding back everything I wanna say
Consider yourself lucky that I’m choosing to behave

Suggest this song to a friend: who is finally free from a toxic relationship with an asshole; who thinks OPM only consists of dramatic love ballads that your uncle sings at karaoke

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“Tadhana” by Up Dharma Down

Ikaw ang hantungan / You are the destination
At bilang kanlungan mo / And, I, as your shelter,
Ako ang sasagip sa’yo / Am the one to save you

Suggest this song to a friend: who wants to hear the beauty of the Tagalog language; who is always looking for tunes for late night drives out in the moonlight

Get the full song translations here!

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