RJ Agustin sings ‘Seryoso na pala’ on Inquirer ShowbizLive | Inquirer Entertainment

RJ Agustin sings ‘Seryoso na pala’ on Inquirer ShowbizLive

/ 12:14 PM April 19, 2018


There have always been songs that tell about pains of being left, cheated or led on but very seldom were there music that talk about the other side, the innocent side of the one that didn’t expect to be loved.

This is the story of singer/actor RJ Agustin’s new single “Seryoso na pala” which he sang live on Inquirer ShowbizLive during his April 18 guesting.


An original composition by Kiko Salazar, the track is a fitting theme to those who are trapped in an unlabeled yes-but-no relationship. Its words hit through the core of being in shock upon knowing someone has unexpectedly fell for a friend when unfortunately, the other does not exactly feel the same. And as many live viewers said, it’s a total “relate!”

Its chorus goes, “Seryoso na pala, seryoso na pala, hindi man lang ako nasabihan. Seryoso na ba ibig sabihin ako’y minamahal mo na. Seryoso na pala seryoso na pala, maari bang sabihin mong tapatan. Seryoso na ba wala nang atrasan, pag-ibig ba’y seryoso na.”


“‘Yung nagkakapaan, ‘yung nagpapakiramdaman ng feelings, ang tawag ko dito almost love story. ‘Yung tipong kala mo biro lang, kala mo magkaibigan lang,” he said.

Agustin also confessed to have personally experienced what his song speaks about. He has once been trapped in a situation of contemplating whether to straightly ask the real deal or to just shut up.

“Mahirap kasing mag-assume eh, mahirap nakakahiya di’ba? ‘Pag tinanong mo siya tapos [she said no] nag-a-assume ka lang pala, hindi naman pala ga’non, ayaw mong mapahiya,” he said.

But on the flip side, the song consoles more those who feel sinking pressures when the answer to their question gets real.

“Nakaka-pressure ‘yun. If hindi siya compensated, if you don’t feel the same way, mas mahirap. Maganda kung parehas kayo ng nararamaman sa isa’t-isa. Kasi ako na-experience ko ‘yun eh ‘yung parang MU (Mutual Understanding) hindi mo alam kung kayo or hindi. Saka mahirap magselos ng wala kang karapatan,” he added.

“Seryoso na pala” is Agustin’s first single under Star Music Ph. It’s music video which features actress Michelle Vito is now released on local music channel Myx and on YouTube. It’s also available on Spotify and iTunes.

Inquirer ShowbizLive airs every Wednesday at 8 p.m. on INQUIRER.net, Facebook, YouTube, and Periscope.


It is also broadcast live on Inquirer Bandera Facebook, Radyo Inquirer 990AM, and Channel 16 or 18 via TV Plus.

The show is hosted by Inquirer Bandera’s entertainment editor Ervin Santiago and INQUIRER.net’s entertainment correspondent Izel Abanilla.

For more showbiz inside stories, follow the hosts on their Instagram accounts: @Ervinsantiago7 and @zelabanilla.

Watch full episode here:


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