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Gin Blossoms Live in Manila (Yes, they’re coming!!!)

November 8, 2010

My heart skipped a beat when I learned that Gin Blossoms are coming over and will have a concert on November 18, 2010 at Araneta Coliseum. As if high school life is on playback mode. High school life for me meant playing Gin Blossom’s album over and over. It was still cassette tapes back then. My brother bought “Congratulations, I’m Sorry” and when he wasn’t at home singing to the songs that could have summarized his life then, it was me who sat in front our radio cassette player. I was pouring myself over the leaflet that came with the tape, reading/singing the lyrics amid the rhythm of the guitars and the drums. I listened to their music, read their lyrics and look for more of their songs. And I never outgrew this fondness to their music. Until now, I get the unusual high every time I hear their songs on the radio.

I really want to watch and it will be wonderful if I get a pair of tickets for free. But winning this contest I found over http://www.facebook.com/GINBLOSSOMSLIVE will be No Chocolate Cake. I don’t want this to be a New Miserable Experience, so I’m asking for your help in getting this one. I want Something Real so don’t Wave Bye Bye to me now, not yet. I don’t need to look for Allison Road Somewhere Tonight if you would be Perfectly Still first in reading and liking my post. Don’t worry, As Long as It Matters, I’ll follow You Down with my Competition Smile. So, Until I Hear It from You then?

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43 Comments leave one →
  1. November 8, 2010 15:14

    I hope you’ll get the VIP tickets! ^^,

  2. November 8, 2010 16:48

    go go go! win those tickets!

  3. Theresa R. permalink
    November 8, 2010 17:08

    I’m so excited~!

  4. czarovic permalink
    November 8, 2010 17:27

    go for those VIP tickets! aja! \m/

  5. Colwin permalink
    November 8, 2010 17:51

    One of the most awaited concert! Whew!

  6. roswell permalink
    November 8, 2010 17:58

    wow. Gin blossoms. I like them too! Good luck!

  7. lei permalink
    November 8, 2010 18:01

    go for gold! i love to see them myself if i could

  8. converse guy permalink
    November 8, 2010 18:14

    I want tix too! but i’m not in manila. good on you!!!

  9. hip mom permalink
    November 8, 2010 18:24

    good luck my dear.

  10. anonymous permalink
    November 8, 2010 18:25

    great band.

  11. bluedreamer permalink
    November 8, 2010 18:27

    uy, good luck! i know favorite mo nga ang gin blossoms. =)

  12. no name permalink
    November 8, 2010 18:35

    aww… gin blossoms for the win!

  13. nhyll permalink
    November 8, 2010 19:04

    well goodluck friend!..like your post!☺

  14. November 8, 2010 21:49

    i wanna see them too!! awesome band 🙂 hopefully you’ll win these tickets! good luck

  15. November 9, 2010 11:10

    perfect! Good luck!

  16. November 9, 2010 11:25

    hope you’ll get those tickets. you deserve it! 😀

  17. November 9, 2010 11:28

    Hey, nice post! Hope you get those tickets! I also hope I can watch it hehe.. Good luck! 🙂

  18. jaggedlilpill5 permalink
    November 9, 2010 11:39

    go for VIP tickets!!!

  19. jedah laeyan permalink
    November 9, 2010 16:06

    Nice post!! God will let you to have those tickets… from imee v. fernando and jedah laeyan of SuperCare….

  20. kimykimymore permalink
    November 9, 2010 17:33

    Go for the Gold ay este sa VIP hehehe! Good Luck!

  21. rOdgeIMEE Grajo permalink
    November 9, 2010 23:06

    gO gO gO gO gO gO fOr it =))

  22. rOdgeIMEE Grajo permalink
    November 9, 2010 23:09

    best of Luck meow =)

  23. No Name permalink
    November 10, 2010 11:03

    I like it! Hope you get the tickets!

  24. November 10, 2010 11:20

    Thank you guys for liking my post and for giving your comments! =)

    • No Name permalink
      November 10, 2010 13:39

      Until when can we comment, repost, tweet?

  25. jhong permalink
    November 10, 2010 11:37

    hope you win. i want to watch them too!

  26. JvF permalink
    November 10, 2010 11:39

    good luck! sama ako!

  27. Granny permalink
    November 10, 2010 11:45

    you go get the tix apo! i believe it when you say that you love them to bits. not like other kids who claim just to get tix. LOL. have fun!!!

  28. November 10, 2010 13:11

    good luck!

  29. hp braville permalink
    November 10, 2010 13:21

    I hope you win those tickets. Good luck!

  30. bryan permalink
    November 10, 2010 13:37

    Just a few more days! Good luck good luck!

  31. yazrei permalink
    November 10, 2010 16:38

    🙂 go irene!! im gonna pray for you to win the tix!! 🙂 godbless!

  32. mojacko permalink
    November 11, 2010 06:47

    hope you win pinunong Irene 🙂 Good luck!

  33. Audrey permalink
    November 11, 2010 12:18

    nice..hope you win..goodluck my friend 🙂

  34. sakura angel permalink
    November 12, 2010 13:08

    You can make it! Good luck! 😉

  35. leiskee permalink
    November 12, 2010 22:25

    Sana manalo ka! I’ll pray for you!

  36. analyn permalink
    November 13, 2010 11:34

    Go For The Tickets!!!! I’ll Post this again!!!

  37. jose permalink
    November 13, 2010 14:10

    Nice post here. Good luck!

  38. November 13, 2010 15:12

    Reading the blog of yours when I’m not in a hurry made me teary eyed… Where would i began to tell this? Unlike you I don’t have the talent to put into words what I truly feel, I’m not gifted on that… but you’re right, Gin Blossoms song had become my life’s soundtrack but I didn’t realized that somehow I have passed it in you and I believe many of us can relate to almost all of the music Gin blossom has… When I first heard their song from my Band friend (PARA BAND which were Sunspeed back then)had a great impact already… the first song i ever heard were COMPETION SMILE and AS LONG AS IT MATTERS… when I first heard it it was a raw sound of my friends practicing at a studio and since then i wanted their songs and even search for their lyrics… When I first got a Job it was the “Congratulations I’m Sorry” album were the very first cassette tape that I bought and it was really worth it. The sound of the Gin Blossoms music is not that heavy nor so light it just fits my hearts desire for music…So when i first came to know of their concert here in the Philippines I was thrilled and somewhat saddened, sad because I know I can’t afford to buy the tickets… and now after reading the whole content of this blog made me teary eyed cause I wanted you to win it even if it doesn’t include me… If only I have the amount worth to buy the tickets I’d definitely buy them for the five of us if Kuya wanted to join if not I’d dragged someone to be my date hehe… I don’t want to be depressed so much but I can’t help it hehe so with my fingers crossed I hope you win this one and if I am not available go and date someone special don’t mind me I’m happy to have help you know the music of our life. God bless!

  39. Stephen permalink
    November 14, 2010 00:54

    Rock On Irene! galing! Good Luck!

  40. jao permalink
    November 14, 2010 15:53

    Sana makuha mo! Good luck!

  41. jaoskee permalink
    November 14, 2010 16:01

    For the win! Great post!

  42. maia gorospe permalink
    November 15, 2010 23:40

    hope you WIN! i know you REALLY want this and we’re here to help you GET it! =)

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