Song: Manilla Girl by Put3ska (2012) from the album Put3ska. Visitors can listen to the Featured Song by clicking the play button above.
Put3ska was a Filipino ska band formed in 1993. The band’s name is word play, combining the Filipino phrase, putres ka (“damn you”) and “ska”. The band referred to itself as a “60s to 2-tone ska-oriented , 90s ska band, influenced by both Jamaican and British ska”.
The band released their first self titled album eponymous Put3ska in 1994. The album carried the hit single Manila Girl, which earned the group a gold record award. That same year, the band was voted Best New Artist, Best Live Act and Myra Rauro voted Best Vocalist during the 1995 NU Rock Awards; the music video for Manila Girl was also nominated for an 1996 MTV Video Music Award as Viewers’ Choice For Asia. The second album, Manila’s Finest was released in 1996. It featured original material, some in the Tagalog language, as well as a cover version of the classic ska hit My Boy Lollipop by Millie Small and a Northern Soul Classic Tainted Love by Gloria Jones. -wikipedia.org