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‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs is more than a song on LDR

November 11, 2019 Franchesca Rivera

The famed busker, Martin Riggs releases his first official single under a record label titled, ‘Langit at Dagat’, and it’s more than a song on LDR!

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O/C Records

We’ve been dancing and singing along to Martin Riggs’ songs for a while now. But only now has he officially signed with O/C Records and released his first-ever record label single! Released just last November 9, we give you ‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs!

So ICYDK, Martin Riggs is a famed busker on the streets of P. Noval in Manila. He uses, “witty lyricism and superb guitar work to convey stories about the realities of life, the joys of love, and the pains of heartbreak.” But he also sings about social issues and uses his platform to support worthy causes. We got a little taste of his busking through Music Experience, and if you want to see him in action through our eyes watch the video below:

According to O/C Records’ official YouTube Channel, “The song is about people being connected by the same thing that separates them.” And we find this to be true throughout the song, although we see a little bit more than that. Read on below to find out what we mean.

‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs

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Martin Riggs’ Facebook Account

‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs is more than it seems. At a first listen it seems like the song is about the struggles of a couple in an LDR (long-distance relationship). And how they survive through it because that’s what people do when they’re in love.

But further probing, we found that the song is about more than the struggles caused by geography. But can also talk about the tragedy of people who live in different worlds altogether. And we take that to be people from different social classes, races, or religions.

This kind of issue is nothing new, but not often talked about even though it happens every day. So if you’ve ever found yourself in a relationship where the thing that keeps you connected is also the thing that keeps you apart, give ‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs a listen! And you can do that right here:

 

So even though ‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs is a beautiful and hopeful song about love and surviving through whatever circumstance. The other side of that story tells what exactly is keeping them apart, and not just distance or geography. So even though on the surface that’s all it seems to talk about, we love looking at things from a different perspective.

 

So what do you think of our take on ‘Langit at Dagat’ by Martin Riggs? Have you ever been in a relationship with someone who is literally or feels like a world away? We’d love to hear what you think! So share with us your thoughts in the comments down below! Or hit us up on our Facebook or Twitter @UDoUPh.