Today, in feel good news: Ben&Ben posted Episode 1 of BBTV and it features covers of your favorite K-pop songs! Paolo Guico said the band decided to do this to show their gratitude: "Gagawin natin siya kasi yung mga K-pop fans nire-request yung music ng Ben&Ben sa mga idol groups nila and pine-play ng mga idols nila sa livestreams nila yung songs na 'yon. Bilang pasasalamat, we wanted to try our hand at K-pop songs." He added, "Pasensya na po sa mga nakakaintindi ng Korean kasi hindi talaga kami nagsasalita so we just tried our best."
The first song was NCT Dream's "Beautiful Time," and according to Patricia Lasaten, they had "such a beautiful time arranging this song." Agnes Reoma added, "Sobrang natural i-play nung song na 'yon. Sobrang feel good." Miguel Guico explained, "Nakakatuwa kasi yung groove nung mga syllables may natural—may swing siya, e." The band also gave a shoutout to NCT Dream's Mark, Renjun, and Chenle, who've expressed their love for Ben&Ben songs.
A personal favorite of Andrew de Pano, they covered Red Velvet's "Bad Boy" next. He shared, "'Bad Boy' was one of the very first K-pop songs I got to like because I was looking at the Dalkom Cafe playlist on Spotify...and that was one of the songs that really stood out. Hearing Miguel sing it...ooh, so sensual." If you can recall, RV's Wendy also complimented Ben&Ben after one of her fans recommended them.
The third song got everyone super excited: DAY6's "You Were Beautiful." Toni Muñoz said, "Grabe yung musical sensibilities niya, sobrang relatable para sa Filipinos," and according to Poch Barretto, it was "love at first listen." The band ended their video with a bang. Poch dropped hints before they revealed it, "Sobrang saya, sobrang GV, sobrang sayang tugtugin. It makes me feel special." Yes, it's TWICE's "Feel Special"! ;) TWICE's Momo played Ben&Ben's "Leaves" during one VLIVE, how cool is that?
What Korean songs do you think they'll play next?
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