Part of the 'Rapu-Rapu Atbp.' compilation sponsored by the Center for Environmental Concerns, Phils. The song was written by Ces Quimpo, with music composed by Rom Dongeto. We changed the chord progression a bit to make our interpretation edgier and
The title is a play on the NIC acronym used by the Ramos administration in the mid-90s to denote the Philippines' status as a 'Newly-Industrializing Country.' Up to now, the country's still in deep sh***.
The song that started it all for us. Submitted in 1994 to LA105.9 - the only local Metro Manila FM station that fully supported original Pinoy (Filipino) Rock - this cut paved the way towards our establishing cult status prior to our major label debu