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SPOT-Q: What is your song for Manila?
Spot Q asks: What song would you dedicate to Manila?
By: With reports from Carla de Guzman and Denise Mallabo  |   Published on: Sep 21, 2012 - 1:30pm


( Since hearing about the Manila that inspired the The Hotdog band to write their seminal "Manila" song, a question lodged itself in's collective mind: What song do you dedicate to Manila? It's a question that seems easy enough to answer, but one, we later learned, required a lot of thinking. It stayed with us long enough that we started asking, first musicians we encountered during nights out what their song for Manila was, and then later, celebrities we encountered on the job. The Cosmo Centerfolds especially, were only too generous with their responses, singing parts of their chosen songs to us; we'd like to consider it, a modern day harana.

See what Mark Escueta, Jim Paredes, Mikael Daez, Paulo Avelino, and Diego Mapa have to say! asks: What song would you dedicate to Manila?

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  • nooni
    @watusiii, tama ka, bat pa kasi sinali dito.. haha
    my song for manila would be "Banal na Aso, Santong Kabayo" by Yano
    Sep 25 2012 @ 01:17pm     Reply  
  • watusiii
    wala namang kwenta yung sagot ng mga taga-cosmo
    Sep 25 2012 @ 12:00pm     Reply  
  • Jesuswasablackman
    My song for Manila..."The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum" by Fun Boy Three ('80s UK band - new wavers may know about them)
    Sep 22 2012 @ 12:38pm     Reply  
  • lulu
    "Comfort in Your Strangeness" by Cynthia Alexander
    Sep 21 2012 @ 01:45pm     Reply  
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