One of the most versatile, subtly politically-inclined, and poetic bands in the Leyte indie alternative rock scene, GP were the new purveyors of Pinoy Socio-Pol
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Peak position #84
The band's Tacloban City hit, daily played on i-FM Tacloban from mid-December 2005 to mid-March 2006! This piece opens the CD titled 'Heto Na . . . Ating Jackal Virgin!'. It's a protest song on lip service governance.
Peak position #29
rap metal with Tagalog left-of-center lyrics
Peak in sub-genre #11
an elegy lamenting the concept of an uncivilized government.
Peak in sub-genre #10
portrays a drinking scene in a poverty-ridden province, royal waltz-style
Peak in sub-genre #16
The complete title is "Binola, Ni-Rape, Minarder (The Apparition, Sa Katolikong Bansa ng Ating Jackal Virgin)" This song paints the rape and murder of a young "ihaw-ihaw" dancer whose body is found by a riverbank.
Peak in sub-genre #71
In the guise of a love song, this paints the relationship between politicians/government officials and an under-informed electorate.
Peak in sub-genre #37
A lament on the upside down working hours of a "guest relations officer" (bar hostess) whose departure for her "office" starts at 6:30 in the evening. The narrator here goes through all sorts of vanity acts to please an absent love object.
Peak in sub-genre #3
The complete title is "Cebuano Indios Attack At Dawn Magellan's Estero Bites Resort". This is a working class song commenting on Cebu's tourist industry, emulating likewise a traditional Cebuano eroticism.
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Peak position #78
a commentary on colonial fashion.
Peak position #74
This ska rendition of "O Aking GRO" transfers the situation to that of a call center love object, with the narrator still going through the same vanity cum for-her-security preparations.
Peak in sub-genre #45
While comically intro-ing as a Santana-esque song, it soon transforms into a rock homage to Beatles pop, but singing of a war vet's lost love.
Peak position #53
A song about Philippine politics and the Filipino electorate, as well as the Boy Abundas of the country's PR industry who help keep a lowbrow approach to a candidate's popularity.
Peak in sub-genre #13
Musically Nirvana-esque with Metallica-inspired passages, this is the CD's closing song that's probably the only philosophical one in the collection. The parenthetical title negates the negativism of the title and the pessimism of the song's body.