Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Ang Kaban ni Silay: Last Song Syndrome

Welcome to my treasure chest of memories. 
 

First on the list, my last song syndromes.  This will only be the first and I assure you, more will be coming - songs, poems, pictures, and who-knows-what - as we dig deep into the treasure chest.


Operatively, a last song syndrome for me would be a song with lyrics I can write out of sheer memory.  This is a true example of how memory works.  Your neurons or brain cells develop synapses or connections that grow permanent over time, that you are able to retrieve the data easier than you do using a computer.  This hit me last week when I just sang these songs out of the blue while I was in the shower.  These songs just came out of my mouth spontaneously, like they have been living there for years and they just decided to go out of their  'house' to sort of, take a walk in the park.


You wouldn't believe it but I paused from scrubbing myself using my Favorite Thing No. 6 (Read: Organic loofah made from dried patola), because my mouth and my memory just surprised me big time.


Caution:  Cheesy content.  Well, you can't blame me.  I was in high school when these two songs came out and I asked my dear father to buy me a cassette tape of this album.  I lost the cassete tape, but the song is still within me.  I told you, sobrang cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssyyyy!!!   


I was pleased and surprised at the same time  to find these videos in YouTube.  That should be my Reason to Smile No. 21 - Finding an old favorite on the internet when I least expect to.  Feel free to sing along.


Lyrics typed out of memory.   





I WILL FOLLOW YOU
by Geneva Cruz


Let's go ride down to the beach and be alone
In a world where no one else has known

How I love the fragrance of your sweet cologne
That I smell
As I sit close to you

Well, we've known each other for sometime now
Though I know that's not so long
You haven't held my hand
Tell me, 'Is there something wrong?'

I will follow
Though you're naive
'Cause I believe in our love

I will follow you
Boy, don't you know
That you're the same sweet person
And I love you
I really love you

In my heart there's some place
You will always be
'Cause I love you dearly
Can't you see

We can hear the shower of the rain on us
As we sit together at the station
There's no one around
And we can't hear a sound
Just the rain
That falls on you and me

And then when I see you start to look
At the clock that's on the wall
I wish that I knew why
That it makes me want to cry

I will follow you
To anywhere
The wings of love will fly me there
I will follow you
'Cause can't you see
With you is where I wanna be
Forever
I mean forever

You're the one
That truly means so much to me
'Cause I love you dearly
Can't you see

Never felt this way before
And I love you forever
I will follow you
Can't stay away
And everyday I promise
That I'll love you
Because I love you
I really love you

Tootoorooroorooo
I will follow you
I will follow you

Tootoorooroorooo
I will follow you







LOVE CAN WAIT
by Geneva Cruz


On the day that we met
I thought you'd just be a friend
But as the days pass by
I feel the love grow deep inside
Ahh-oohhh

Everytime that you smile
All my days are filled with laughter
I know that you love me
But we are just too young for love
Ahh-ooohhh

Never knew the reasons why
But when I look straight in your eyes
I feel the love grow deep inside
Deep inside

Love can wait
Love can wait
Why do you keep goin' on?
Are you true to me?
I know that love can wait

Love can wait
I hope that you can wait
Now that we're too young
Can you wait for me?
I know that love can wait

Moments that we have shared
Mem'ries I'll keep forever
I now that you'll be there
To spend our lives together

Never knew the reasons why
But when I look straight in your eyes
I feel the love grow deep inside
Deep inside

Love can wait
Love can wait
Why do you keep goin' on?
Are you true to me?

Love can wait
Love can wait
I hope that you can wait
Now that we're too young
Can you wait for me?
I know that love can wait

I promise
I'll be there for you
I'll keep our friendship
All my life
Hoping that
When we get there
We could start anew
This love would all come true
With you

Aaaaahhh
Aaaaahhh

Love can wait
Love can wait
Now that we're too young
Can you wait for me
I know that love can wait
I know that love can wait

2 comments:

  1. thanks for sharing! i've been searching and trying to remember so long the title of that "i wil follow you"...i love that song too :)

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  2. hello Ms. Law :-) You are most welcome :-) thanks for dropping by and lease do keep visiting my site :-)

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