It’s -ber month and the moment you wake up the next morning, your timeline has been infested with Jose Marie Chan memes, your neighborhood has begun decorating their facades with dangling Christmas lights, and most of the news programs have started doing the Christmas countdown.
On the one side, what highlights this long holiday preparation is the constant playing of nostalgic and popular Christmas songs on our airwaves. And that’s why we brought up this list. Time to fuel up your playlist because here are the 10 Pinoy Christmas songs to listen to according to your season.
Advance ka ba mag-isip? Check out “Sa Paskong Darating” by Celeste Legaspi.
Got a long list of godchildren and loved ones you want to surprise with a present this coming Christmas? Well, the song might give you an idea of what to give. Perhaps the song suggests, that it’s the thought that counts
“Sa Paskong darating, Santa Claus nyo’y ako rin
‘Pagkat kayong lahat ay naging masunurin
Dadalhan ko kayo ng mansanas at ubas
May kendi at tsokolate, peras, kastanyas na marami”
Still single this coming Christmas? Listen to “Tuloy na tuloy Pa rin ang Pasko” by Apo Hiking Society.
Are you one of the ‘millions’ of people who feel a little bit left out because Christmas is coming soon and yet you’re still stuck to zero love life? Don’t be sad because remember, the true meaning of Christmas is about the celebration of God’s greatest love for us, and that’s the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. You don’t need a date dahil sapat ng si Hesus ang Kasama mo, as what the song conveys.
“Ngunit kahit na anong mangyari
Ang pag-ibig sana’y maghari
Sapat nang si Hesus ang kasama mo
Tuloy na tuloy parin ang pasko”
Team Sawi? Gary Valenciano got you with this hugot Christmas song entitled, “Pasko na Sinta ko.”
Known as the ballad of hope, the song perfectly suits those individuals who are still moving on from the debris of their failed relationships. So, as soon as you hit your play button, make sure you have your tissue with you as this song is quite sad especially the way Mr. Gary V. sang it with so much emotion.
“Pasko na sinta ko hanap-hanap kita
Bakit magtatampo’t nilisan Ako
Kung mawawala ka sa piling ko sinta
Paano ang Pasko, inulila mo”
Nahanap mo na si Forever? Serenade him/her with a Jose Marie Chan classic, “A Perfect Christmas.”
Surely the song itself is perfect for those romantic couples who will be enjoying the spirit of Christmas together. Imagine inviting him/her over a candlelit dinner while the song plays in the background – truly a perfect moment for you and your loved one.
“I can’t think of a better Christmas
Than my wish coming true
And my wish is you’d let me spend my whole life with you
My idea of a perfect Christmas
Is to spend it with you”
Nag-diet pero di pumayat? Listen to “Noche Buena” by Ryan Cayabyab.
You’ve tried losing weight, but the food is life. Set aside your weighing scales and dumbbells and spoil yourself with delicious foods as the song with its festive beat, invites you to the grandeur of Pinoy Noche Buena.
“Tayo na, giliw, magsalo na tayo
Mayroon na tayong tinapay at keso.
‘Di ba Noche Buena sa gabing ito
At bukas ay araw ng Pasko!”
Broke AF? Time to sing a song to your godparents. Hit on “Mano po Ninong! Mano po Ninang!” by the Mabuhay Singers.
Surely, we all come to the moment wherein we feel the emptiness of our…pockets. Since the holiday is coming, you might want to visit your Ninongs and Ninangs to remind them of how much you’ve grown up since the last time they saw you. Who knows, maybe they’ll give you some aguinaldos.
“Mano po Ninong, mano po Ninang
Narito kami ngayon
Humahalik sa inyong kamay
Salamat Ninong, salamat Ninang
Sa aginaldo pong inyong ibinibigay”
Adulting life is truly overwhelming while holiday bonuses are the best thing to happen, just like the song “Christmas Bonus” by Aegis
Christmas can be quite expensive that’s why Christmas bonuses are literally life savers especially that there’s a nationwide inflation. While waiting for your bonus, get your headphones and sing to the beat of the song. Don’t forget to hit the right notes if you opt to sing this in front of your boss. Only then, maybe he’ll give you an additional if he was amazed by your performance.
“Kay sarap makatanggap ng Christmas bonus
Para bang problema mo’y na-hocus-pocus
Pambili ng regalo, panghanda sa lahat ng gastos
Halos solve ng lahat kung may Christmas bonus”
Umaasang may Pag-asa pa rin kay Crush? Sing to the song “Wish ko sa Pasko” by the Sexbomb Dancers.
You’ve tried your best para mapansin niya, and still, wala pa rin. The song is melodious and a relatable one especially for those individuals who are still hopeful that one day, their crushes might ‘crush’ este, notice them back.
“Pasko na naman bitin pa rin ako
Sa pag-ibig na pinapangarap ko
Pasko na naman sana’y malaman mo
Wish ko lang sana sa Pasko ikaw na ang papa ko”
If you could sing a Christmas song for your Ex what would it be? I suggest Susan Fuentes heartfelt song, “Miss kita kung Christmas.”
It is when you all thought that you have fully moved on with him/her, but then suddenly, you reminisced one of your Christmas moments (the happy one) together. Atsaka mo nalang na-realized na mahal mo pa pala siya.
“Hinahanap-hanap pa rin kita
Ewan ko kung bakit ba
Ako’y iniwan mong nag-iisa
Miss kita oh giliw
Di ko mapigil ang mangulila
Hirap n’yan mayro’n ka ng iba”
Bonus Track: Before Drake’s “In My Feelings” challenge was a worldwide hit, there’s Willie Revillame’s “Boom Tarat Tarat (Christmas Version)” which became a phenomenon with its catchy tune and viral dance steps. Hit it DJ M.O.D.
“Pasko na, pasko na
Tayo nang magkaisa
Pasko na, pasko na
Simulan na ang saya
Boom tarat tarat, boom tarat tarat
Tararat tararat, boom boom boom”
So, there you are! Do you like this playlist? What Christmas song best describes your mood right now? Comment down below!