READ: Unique Salonga's statement after leaving IV of Spades

Anne Marielle Eugenio
PUBLISHED May 9, 2018 09:36 am
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(Inside Manila) Filipino rock band IV of Spades is undoubtedly one of the fastest-rising music groups of today and it came as a shock to its followers when vocalist Unique Salonga made a sudden exit from the band.


After keeping quiet about leaving IV of Spades, Unique finally spoke up, thanking all his supporters but still refusing to disclose the true reason behind the decision.



"Maraming naghahanap ng sagot kung ano ba talaga ang dahilan at bakit pa ba raw ako umalis kung kailan naging matunog na ang pangalan namin. Sa mga nagtatanong kung bakit, manigas kayo... sa tuwa. Kasi malalaman niyo rin naman 'yan kung kating-kati ka talaga sa katotohanan at puwede mo rin naman kasing matuklasan sa sariling mong paghahahanap. Excercise na rin sa pag-iisip," he said.


Fans have been speculating that health issues were the reason behind his exit, following the news of his hospitalization weeks ago.


He expressed his gratitude to the band's fans who were disappointed when he left. He encouraged them not to lose hope and in time, they will find who they really are, just like him.


He also thanked his former band mates and their parents who were supportive all throughout their career.


"Ganito pala'ng pakiramdam kapag ipinapakita mong may pakialam ka sa tao pero hindo mo naman pala talaga direktang sinasabi sa kanila. Ang hirap talagang pumasok sa showbiz 'no? Pero seryoso, sa nararanasan ko ngayon ay naisip ko bigla na mahirap pala talagang talikuran ang mga bagay na matagal mo nang pinaghihirapan. Lalong-lalo na kung isa 'to sa bumubuhay at bumubuo sa 'yo," he added.


IV of Spades, which is known for their hits like “Mundo” and “Hey Barbara”, will continue as a trio, now composed of Blaster Silonga, Badjao de Castro, and Zild Benitez.

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