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Ben&Ben teases collab with Chito Miranda: ‘Dream come true!’

/ 12:42 PM August 17, 2021
Ben&Ben, Chito Miranda

Ben&Ben and Chito Miranda. Image: Instagram/@benandbenmusic, chitomirandajr

Ben&Ben is set to release a new song featuring Parokya ni Edgar frontman Chito Miranda, as part of its upcoming sophomore album.

The folk pop act announced its collaboration with Miranda through a teaser poster on its Facebook page yesterday, Aug. 17.

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“3/6 collabs revealed! Our collab song with [sir] Chito Miranda will be part of our sophomore album, out on Aug. 29,” the band said, while showing a photo from a video call with the singer.

The poster also featured group photos from Ben&Ben’s previous collaborations with singer Moira Dela Torre and band Munimuni, as well as the silhouettes of fellow musicians they will be working with for their upcoming album.

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“Sobrang dream come true neto! Salamat [sir] Chito,” Ben&Ben said. (This is a dream come true. Thank you sir Chito.)

3/6 collabs revealed! Our collab song with Sir Chito Miranda will be part of our sophomore album, out on Aug 29.sobrang dream come true neto! salamat Sir Chito!

Posted by Ben&Ben on Monday, August 16, 2021

Miranda and Ben&Ben also discussed their upcoming collaboration through a video on the band’s Facebook page on the same day.

“Honestly, I never get intimidated pero dito [sa collaboration], na-intimidate talaga ako,” the singer admitted. “I was hoping for a type of song na ganito pero when you gave me the song, sabi ko, ‘Ibang klase talaga.'”

(Honestly, I never get intimidated but in this collaboration, I really got intimidated. I was hoping for a type of song like this but when you gave it to me, I thought, “This is amazing.”)

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While not giving further details about the track, Miranda said there were “high parts” of the song that leaned towards the punk rock genre.

“For the fans of Ben&Ben, [this song is a] totally different flavor, so I’m really excited. Gusto kong pasabugin ‘yung mga puso [ng fans]. It’s a fun collaboration,” he added.

Prior to collaborating with Miranda, Ben&Ben released “Pasalubong” with Dela Torre and “Sugat” with Munimuni.

They also recently worked with P-pop band SB19 for “MAPA (band version)” and K-pop star Young K of Day6 for the “reimagined” version of the band’s hit song “Leaves.” JB

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