MANILA, PHILIPPINES — As SB19 approaches its fifth anniversary, the iconic Filipino boy group drops its much-awaited EP PAGTATAG! on June 09, 2023.
PAGTATAG! marks SB19’s commencement of a new era highlighted with a more mature and captivating mix of music. The highly anticipated EP is a musical testimony of the group’s journey and transformation since their humble beginnings in 2018.
The six-track EP is SB19’s boldest release yet, offering audiences unexplored genres and musical styles with an immersive experience set to draw in listeners and keep them hooked. The group effortlessly delivers an EP packed with powerful emotions and messages, ready to shake listeners to the core.
PAGTATAG! includes “GENTO,” which completely sets the tone of the EP by putting the group’s transformational change, versatility, and confidence into the spotlight. Fans will be treated to an SB19-first, a soulful R&B piece – “I WANT YOU” – that unveils a deeper dimension of the group and puts on display their raw passions and emotions for the world to see. “CRIMZONE” presents the SB19’s signature hard-hitting beats, a homage to their struggles and triumphs as artists. The EP also includes two profound ballads, “ILAW” and “LIHAM,” songs that are set to play with your emotions and seep deep into your skin. “FREEDOM” is SB19’s celebration anthem for a new era, celebrating life, fans, and a new chapter as a group.
While the release of PAGTATAG! is set to make waves, fans are in for another treat as the “I WANT YOU” music video drops on the same day. Heads will turn their way, as SB19 releases a more sensual and soulful music video never seen before. Fans will get a more intimate glimpse of SB19 as they experience this heart-stuttering new song. “I WANT YOU” is a poignant play on one’s aspirations, teasingly within reach.
Without a doubt, PAGTATAG! marks the beginning of a new era that is unapologetically SB19. This new era thrusts into the spotlight their evolution as artists and celebrates both their struggles and triumphs as a group. Firmly rooted in the group’s beginnings, SB19 has grown into an internationally acclaimed musical sensation that continues to test and break limits with its unconventional sound and unbounded talent.
As PAGTATAG! is released into the world, fans can finally immerse in the groundbreaking, trendsetting sounds of SB19. A more exhilarating journey is yet to come as the group embarks on their second world tour. The award-winning group is set to kick off their world tour at the Araneta Coliseum on June 24 and 25 and will have multiple stops in cities across the Philippines, United States, and Canada. Tickets are available through TicketNet outlets nationwide or through www.ticketnet.com.ph.