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PH Playlist: 14 Shades of Friend Zone


There’s more to life than love.Ramon Bautista
And there are different songs to sing about the Friend zone.
Go ahead and indulge with your earphones and music player/smartphone
for some feels trip.

14 Songs About The Friend zone

14. Wanting it

Song: Can We Still Be Friends – Mandy Moore
Line to remember:
Heartbreak’s never easy to take but can we still be friends?
Why it speaks to your heart:  It’s hard to lose your special someone right away. You might as well go one level lower to ease the ache, right?

13. Waitlisted

Song: Nandito Ako – Ogie Alcasid
Line to remember:
Kung sakaling iwanan ka niya
Huwag kang mag-alala
May nagmamahal sa iyo,
Nandito ako

Why it speaks to your heart:  Someone had already taken a place in his/her heart. For a love that’s sincere in its intentions, why not wait for it?

12. Bestfriend-Zone

Song: You Belong With Me – Taylor Swift
Line to remember:
If you could see
That I’m the one
Who understands you,
Been here all along.
So, why can’t you see
You belong with me?
Why it speaks to your heart: You know each other better than any other person does. Isn’t it reasonable to  end up with your most favorite person?

11. Close to Giving Up

Song: Chasing Pavements – Adele
Line to remember:
Should I give up
Or should I just keep chasing pavements
Even if it leads nowhere?
Why it speaks to your heart: You’re jaded like you are stuck in traffic at EDSA. There is no reason for you to keep going and there is no reason for you to leave at all. Should you leave it there?

10. In Pain

Song: Oo – Up Dharma Down
Line to remember:

‘Di mo lang alam
Ako’y iyong nasaktan
Baka sakali lang maisip mo naman
Puro s’ya na lang

Why it speaks to your heart:
With Up Dharma Down’s soulful and melancholic tune, you’re feeling the angst that speaks volumes on unrequited love. S/he just didn’t know it.

9. Longing for escape

Song: Luna – Up Dharma Down
Line to remember:

Ang paglaya ng buwan
Na laging mag-isa

Why it speaks to your heart:
Another song from Up Dharma Down with someone yearning of getting over and being finally happy with another person’s affections.

8. Almost there (But losing)

Song: ‘Di Bale Na Lang – Gary V.
Line to remember:

Di bale na lang kaya
Ngunit mahal ko siya

Why it speaks to your heart:
You were almost there and you end up wondering if you’re being played like a puppet on a string. ‘Di bale na lang kaya?

7. Almost there (and winning)

Song: Tadhana – Up Dharma Down
Line to remember:

Ba’t di pa sabihin
Ang ‘di mo maamin
Ipauubaya na lang ba ‘to sa hangin?”

Why it speaks to your heart:
You’re at the MU stage and yet you’re both afraid to take the next step.

6. Undervalued

Song: Halaga-Parokya ni Edgar/Akin Ka Na Lang – Itchyworms
Line to remember:
Sa libu-libong pagkakataon na tayoy nag-kasama
Iilang ulit palang kitang makitang masaya”/
Wag kang maniwala d’yan. ‘di ka n’ya mahal talaga
Sayang lang ang buhay mo kung mapupunta ka lang sa kanya
Why it speaks to your heart: You know that s/he deserves better than a player. Someone like you.

5. Torpe-zoned

Song: Pangarap Lang Kita – Parokya ni Edgar
Line to remember:
At kahit mahal kita
Wala akong magagawa
Tanggap ko ‘to aking sinta
Pangarap lang kita
Why it speaks to your heart: You’re overcome by the fear of losing everything and decide to stay in the friendzone. You’d always end up having this “what if?” thoughts on your mind.

4.Moment of Confession

Song: Maalala Mo Sana – Silent Sanctuary
Line to remember:
Kaya ngayon aaminin na sa’yo
Na mahal na mahal kita
Maalala mo sana
Why it speaks to your heart: This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. You’ve had the courage to risk the friendship – for something better.

3. Bro-zoned

Song: Pare Mahal Mo Raw Ako – Michael Pangilinan
Line to remember:
Hindi ako iiwas di lalayo sa’yo
Pare kaibigan pa rin ako
Why it speaks to your heart: The bittersweet ending of being unable to end up with your fellow “bro” but still saving the friendship.

2. Friend’s Lover’s Friend zone

Song: Leave Your Lover – Sam Smith
Line to remember:
Just leave your lover, leave him for me
Why it speaks to your heart: You don’t want your friend and you’re friend-zoning him/her because you want his/her significant other.

1. The Classic

Song: Kaibigan Lang Pala – Lillet
Line to remember:Kaibigan lang pala, kaibigan lang pala
Why it speaks to your heart: Known for being the theme song of The Tales From The Friend Zone by Ramon Bautista, this classic speaks volumes on how it feels to be in the friendzone.

Bonus: The Classic

Song: On My Own – Samantha Barks
Line to remember:
I love him
But only on my own..
Why it speaks to your heart: Eponine and Marius from Les Miserables depicts the couple that never was. It’s friendzone at the time of the French Revolution.
Did we miss out any Friend Zone song? Leave it out in the comments below!