StyleBible Preview

Tag: OPM

19 Shares

Here's the Real Story Behind True Faith's Hit OPM Song "Huwag Na Lang Kaya"

“But as Filipinos, we are naturally torpe. You know we always have second thoughts on doing things lalo na with love.”
“But as Filipinos, we are naturally torpe. You know we always have second thoughts on doing things lalo na with love,” said vocalist Medwin Marfil. Have you been in a situation where you hesitantly approached or spoke to someone you like for fear
19 Shares

Did You Know? Sponge Cola’s Band Name Almost Became Sponge Dog

Here’s why they chose “Cola” instead.
What’s in a name? A lot—especially in the music industry and now that everything is on the internet and social media.Do you know how your favorite bands came up with their band names? Yael Yuzon, Filipino rock band Sponge Cola’s vocalist, shares
227 Shares

Did You Know? Sponge Cola’s Hit Song "Jeepney" Was Originally A School Project

The inspiration was our trips from Katipunan to UP,” says the song’s composer, Datu Pendatun.
It’s safe to say Filipinos have a love-hate relationship with the jeepney or jeep as we call it. It’s one of the most practical ways to travel, but it’s also a challenging part of the commute, especially during the rush hour. Yet many
58 Shares

The Real Story Behind the Iconic "Pinoy Big Brother" Theme Song "Pinoy Ako"

For the first time since the song came out, Clem Castro of Orange & Lemons sits down and talks about the song that changed the trajectory of the band.
Where do we even start with Orange & Lemons and “Pinoy Ako?” It was one of the biggest OPM songs of the 2000s, attached to one of the most popular shows on primetime TV. For months after its release, you could barely
97 Shares

Julie Anne San Jose Tries to Guess OPM Songs

She effortlessly hit every note!
Aside from sharing us her NYC Spotify billboard and achievements during a Preview exclusive interview, we also challenged singer and actress Julie Anne San Jose to play Guess the Song. Growing up in the public eye, she never forgets to showcase her bubly and
14 Shares

Did You Know? Mayonnaise's “Tayo Na Lang Dalawa” Was Inspired by a True Story

It's a classic love song that expresses the true feeling of longing and heartbreak.
What do you get when you combine a chord progression with relationship problems? For Pinoy band Mayonnaise, these are what make a song memorable. Songwriter and frontman Monty Macalino walks us through the inspiration behind the track “Tayo Na Lang Dalawa," which came
271 Shares

OPM Band Mayonnaise Reveals the Real Inspiration Behind Hit Song "Jopay"

Did you know that it was written for one of the Sexbomb girls?
One of the surest signs you’ve made it in showbusiness is when you get a pop song written about you. That’s probably how Jopay Paguia feels. The original member of pop group SexBomb Girls is the inspiration behind the hit song “Jopay” by
12 Shares

Here's How Jose Mari Chan Wrote “A Perfect Christmas” in Just Two Days

He also shares his take on being the "King of Christmas Carols" in the Philippines.
Jose Mari Chan endeared himself to generations of Filipinos with the contemporary Christmas classic “Christmas in Our Hearts.” It’s a song that reminds people about the origins of the season: celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. But when Chan’s record producer asked
11 Shares

Here's How Hip-Hop Group ALLMO$T Came Up With Viral Song ‘Bagay Tayo’

Did you know that they made this song to inspire people to love with all their hearts?
At some point in our lives, we've hoped that the person we like would one day finally see us in a different light. It's almost as if you just want to tell them “Bagay tayo” meaning “we’re compatible” or “we’re good together”—which
13 Shares

This is How Mimiyuuh Helped “Dalaga” Become a Certified Hit

Remember when the social media superstar created a viral song challenge called "Dalagang Pilipina"?
Most groups get together first before they create music, but you don’t often hear it happening the other way around. However, with hip-hop group ALLMO$T, the members behind the phenomenal hit “Dalaga” all had their own things going until they decided that
209 Shares

Meet ALLMO$T, the Hip-Hop Group Who Wrote the Hit Song “Dalaga”

They let us into their story of how their song went viral on social media as the popular "Dalagang Pilipina" challenge.
Remember that Dalagang Pilipina challenge that went viral on social media back in 2019? With its music video reaching over 10.5 million views on YouTube, you will likely recognize the song once you see someone doing that "shy girl" pose but we all