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A Song That Makes The Whole World Sing; What About It?


Mabuhay ! Let the Whole World Know

Let the whole world know that Filipinos are musically inclined- people. Original Filipino Music ( OPM ) touches many listeners whether local and abroad. As it is said, Music is the soul-searching desire. Music is one of the most universal ways of expression in human life. Music is present in the everyday lives of people of all ages and from all cultures around the world. Music represents an enjoyable activity in and of itself, but its influence goes beyond simple amusement.

Anak” is a hard song to get right. I don’t know about other listeners but the important thing for me when it comes to “Anak” is to get the listeners to feel the song rather than just hear it. I don’t really know how to explain it better. If you try to listen it religiously you will feel differently.

This extraordinary musician, singer, writer and artist began his journey in music with astounding acceptance from clinging to the top place and went viral worldwide making historic progression from his hit song Anak or Child. Although largely in the limelight nowadays for his controversial love life, Freddie Aguilar was first celebrated for bringing pride to the country with the worldwide hit.

Music versus Brain

Music and the brain are interconnected to each other. It explores how music impacts brain function and the human behavior. This includes reducing stress, pain and symptoms of depression as well as improving cognitive and motor skills. Music can erase anger. Music can relieve one's pain. Music can heal a broken heart and above all, music can bridge the gap between misunderstanding.

What You Hear Is What You Feel

You may listen to this music as it played. Never mind the language at first. You may not understand what it says but this all I may say, you will surely understand its melody. What will your realization? How does it makes to you? Internalize.Bring back good thoughts and memories.

That is all about the song. I personally feel it rather than hear what it says.

Its impact on you. LISTEN TO IT

"Anak", The original Filipino Version


( Freddie Aguilar )

‘Nong isilang ka sa mundong ito

Laking tuwa ng magulang mo

At ang kamay nila ang yong ilaw

At ang nanay at tatay mo

Di malaman ang gagawin

Minamasdan pati pag tulog mo

At sa gabi nagpupuyat ang yong nanay sa pagtimpla ng gatas mo

At sa umaga nama’y kalong ka ng iyong amang tuwang -tuwa sayo

Ngayon nga’y malaki ka na nais mo’y maging malaya

Di man sila payag walang magagawa

Ikaw nga’y biglang nagbago naging matigas ang iyong ulo

At ang payo nila’y isinuway mo

Di mo man lang inisip na ang kanilang ginagawa’y para sayo

Pagkat ang nais mo’y masunod ang layaw mo di mo sila pinapansin

Nagdaan pa ang mga araw at ang landas mo’y naligaw

Ikaw ay nalulong sa masamang bisyo

At ang una mong nilapitan ang ‘yong inang lumuluha

At ang tanong anak ba’t ka nagkaganyan

At ang iyong mga mata’y biglang lumuha ng di mo napapansin

Pagsisisi at sa isip mo’t nalaman mong ika’y nagkamali.

Translated Around the World in Many Languages

Popular hitsong "Anak" by Freddie Aguilar or "Ka Freddie" as he is publicly known in the Philippine entertainment media, is translated in English language for a child typically, a boy or a girl. This song has been an international hit and was translated into many different languages worldwide.This has been sung by many different singer and artist including many different foreign singers.

Translation of 'Anak' includes, English, Chinese, German, Korean, Spanish and more.

Why Music?

1. It Finds Word We Cannot Utter

Sometimes words we would like to say doesn't seem to cooperate but through music all things flow smoothly and easily.

2. Music Brings People Together.

Music can bring many people together regardless of taste and style. Whether it be on to trying a new one or performing with another. Music can brings us together.

3. Carrier And Personal Pursuit.

Having a carrier in music can be frustrating and seemingly a hard work.

4. Special Occasion.

People come to enjoy together while listening to music, whether in a festival, concert or club night

'Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent"

Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Cynthia

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