MNL48 releases “Palusot Ko’y Maybe” music video

by Wilson

Following the success of their Platinum hit single “Pag-ibig Fortune Cookie”, MNL48 launches its fifth music video, “Palusot Ko’y Maybe” starring Team NIV members on Myx Premier and on its official YouTube page today, February 23, 2019.

“Palusot Ko’y Maybe”, the Tagalog version of their international sister group and the highest-selling J-pop phenomenon, AKB48’s “Iiwake Maybe” is Team NIV Captain Ecka, Joyce, Daryll, Jaydee, Ruth, Hazel, and Madie’s first time to star in MNL48’s music video joining other members Abby, Ella, Jem, Lara, Alyssa, Belle, Aly, Brei, and first time Center Girl Coleen.

Music video Director Carlo Manatad shared that he wanted the music video to have its unique concept showing how the girls enjoy singing the song. “I wanted to be very conceptual. Mas bubbly but at the same time fierce, para siyang combination ng very hip but also classy feel so you see the colorful side and the Victorian classic concept, but of course not being away from the usual dancing which is part of the whole song na maganda ‘yung choreography.”

Manatad, who started as a film editor and has been in the video production industry for years, believes that the girls are very talented and are all good performers. “Gusto ko lang din sabayan ‘yung energy nila kasi they’re good dancers, good singers deserve nila ng better output and showcase what they can do. Sobrang natutuwa ako they really have their own unique personalities, they’re very nice, very bubbly, very young marami pa silang matututunan.”

Moreover, being the center girl of the music video was a surprise for Coleen but admitted that she was overwhelmed and proud of herself and for her team for being chosen for the music video. “Sobrang natutuwa po ako na binigyan po ako ng chance and ng trust. Sobrang saya po talaga lalo nung nakita namin ‘yung sample shots, ang ganda po talaga kaya excited na po ako mapanuod.”

Team Captain Ecka also narrated her experience in shooting the music video. “Sobra po akong tuwang tuwa kasi talagang matagal na naming minimithi ito lalo na team pa namin ‘yung napili, kaya sobra po ‘yung preparation namin and excitement para dito.”

Additionally, being part of MNL48’s music video for the fourth time, Jem and Abby feel blessed that the management continues to trust them. “Nakakaatuwa po kasi ito po ‘yung para talaga sa Team NIV, inaabangan ng mga supporters. Tsaka binabasa po nila Sir Carlo ‘yung mga feedbacks ng fans kaya tingin ko magugustuhan po talaga nila ito,” said Abby.

“I feel so blessed po kasi from unang music video ng MNL48 hanggang ngayon po nakasama po ako, ang dami po namin pero patuloy po akong binibigyan ng chance to show po ‘yung capabilities ko as an idol. Dito po very challenging sakin ‘yung fierce portion, very different po,” Jem added.

Jem also hopes to feel all the satisfactions of the fans as they are very sure of the excellent quality of the music video. “They are full of ideas po, very easy to work with, and talagang nakikita po namin na gusto po nilang maging successful itong first idol group sa Philippines.”

Watch “Palusot Ko’y Maybe” Music Video here:

MNL48’s “Palusot Ko’y Maybe” music video quickly reached the no.1 spot on the Philippine Twitter Trends upon its release.

Meanwhile, MNL48 is set to conquer the big stage of New Frontier Theater on April 6, 2019; ticket prices are now available at

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