158 / Roselle by Roselle Nava, 1994

When I was in high school, I was heavy into OPM (Original Pinoy Music) ballads. I would make cassettes on cassettes on cassettes of broken hearted songs -- most with lyrics I didn't even understand.

The only song I know off this album is “Bakit Nga Ba Mahal Kita” which translates to ‘Why Do I Love you?” and it’s basically a song about a girl who loves someone who takes her for granted and doesn’t lover her back. Ahhhh — my adolescence!