UPDATE: Kamikazee has announced that they will be playing in Cavite, Bulacan, Dubai, Baguio, Ilocos, Ilo-Ilo, Cebu, Lucena, Laguna, Davao, Bicol, the US, Canada, Singapore, and of course Manila. Dates are to follow.
Kamikazee surprised us by announcing their comeback Tagpuan Tour 2018! The crowd favorite OPM band has taken a rather long hiatus since 2015.
Filipinos all over the country expressed their sadness when the band themselves announced that they will be taking a break. Now, Kamikazee has just announced that they will be coming back together as a band in 2018.
Few details have been unveiled about the Kamikazee Tagpuan Tour 2018, but what’s important is the confirmation itself. The band, who is well known for their timeless hits “Narda,” “Martyr Nyebera,” “Huling Sayaw,” and more.
Kamikazee’s Tagpuan tour refers to their 2012 hit of the same name. Interestingly enough, part of the lyrics could be seen as dedicated to their comeback:
Magkikita tayo muli
Parang batang kinikilig
Di mapakali at nasasabik
Mahawakan kang muli
The band posted a short video of a previous live performance in black and white on their official Instagram account. They have been teasing “Tagpuan” and a new song for months now.
Kamikazee also posted in August that there will be a new song released supposedly on December 9, 2017. No further details have been released. As of this writing, the IG post already has nearly 3000 views and about 90 comments.
Clamoring for the Reunion
On Facebook, their video post has already reached 209K views, 21K reactions, and almost 2K comments. Almost all of the commenters are saying that they want more details, or that they need to save up soon for the tickets.
Kamikazee briefly reunited in August 2015, but they played their farewell concert in December 2015. The band itself was formed when five of the members met at the College of Fine Arts in University of the Philippines, Diliman. Most of their first few gigs were just around the campus before they went on to be one of the biggest OPM bands in the country for nearly two decades now.
What do you think Kamikazee has in store for the fans this December?
Featured image from Rappler.