Note: Back by popular demand.
Mapapa-wow ka sa ganda ng kantang ito. I think it typifies the kind of songs we love in the Cordilleras — smooth, kind of quiet (or walang vocal theatricals), and meaningful.
Jun Utleg used to be a member of Binhi, the Baguio band known for that hauntingly beautiful song, “Ang Bata”. I remember hearing “Ang Bata” performed in one of Baguio’s bars, was haunted by it, and went back the following night to buy a copy of the band’s record. I can imagine myself doing that for this song, “Igorota”.
Fellow bloggers: Let’s help promote this song. I-blog na rin ninyo sa inyong blog hehe.
UPDATE from rainne68, a commenter in youtube:
Atlast the song is finally uploaded sa youtube. Most people from Kias know this song way back 1990’s because this song was introduced by Danny Tawanna who was the composer. Jun was so lucky that Danny gave him all his compositions to record. Danny is likewise lucky to have Jun record his songs.
For everybody’s info Danny suffered from a stroke and is now living in Nueva Vizcaya. Just don’t know if Jun pushed his plan of having Danny in his audience when he launched this album.
Our best wishes to Danny Tawanna. We hope he gets well.
NOTE: You can find the lyrics of the song here.
VIDEO CREDIT: Jun Utleg