Jim Paredes back in the limelight after video scandal

by Arniel C. Serato
Sep 26, 2019
Jim Paredes is back in the music scene after almost five months hiatus from showbiz. He is the musical mentor in the ongoing Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPop) Songwriting Bootcamp.
PHOTO/S: Courtesy: Jim Paredes on Facebook

Aktibo na muli sa music scene ang singer na si Jim Paredes, 68.

Ito ay makalipas ang ilang buwan mula nang masangkot siya sa isang video scandal noong March 2019.

Ngayong Huwebes, September 26, pinag-uusapan sa social media ang panayam ng News5 kay Jim.

Dito ay nagbigay ang dating miyembro ng APO Hiking Society ng mensahe sa kanyang mga tagahanga ngayong nagbalik na siya sa sirkulasyon bilang musical mentor para sa Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPop) Songwriting Bootcamp.

Pahayag ng beteranong singer, “You know, I just want to… We make music. I’m just an artist.

"I come up with stuff, you know. Enjoy them at your pleasure.

"I’m grateful and I’m hopeful that I will continue to write the soundtrack of their love lives, their life as they get old, their milestones in their lives, marriage, everything.

“Parang yun ang aim ko dati pa, e.

“Sa APO [Hiking Society] sinabi namin na ano, we want to be the ones to write the soundtrack of their birthdays, binyag, kasal, blessing ng bahay…

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“Saka yun nga, my goal was to, for Filipinos to sing their own songs na Filipino, and to dance their own music.

“Not some other countries.”

Bago ito, noong September 7, 2019 ay nagkaroon ng "VERY informal gig" si Jim sa Sydney, Australia.

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Jim Paredes is back in the music scene after almost five months hiatus from showbiz. He is the musical mentor in the ongoing Philippine Popular Music Festival (PhilPop) Songwriting Bootcamp.
PHOTO/S: Courtesy: Jim Paredes on Facebook
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