Eraserheads’ “Magasin” is a must-hear song that perfectly captures the bittersweet feeling of growing up and moving on from past loves.
Eraserheads / As a longtime fan of the Eraserheads, “Magasin” has always been one of my favorite songs. From the very first time I heard it, I was struck by its catchy melody and emotional lyrics, which perfectly capture the feeling of longing and nostalgia that so often accompanies growing up and moving on from past loves.
One thing that has always stood out to me about “Magasin” is the song’s relatable themes. Despite being written over 25 years ago, the song’s lyrics still feel fresh and relevant today, speaking to universal truths about love, heartbreak, and moving on.
Whether you’re a fan of the Eraserheads or just a casual listener, “Magasin” is a song that everyone can relate to. The song, which was written by Eraserheads frontman Ely Buendia, tells the story of a young man who is heartbroken after his childhood sweetheart becomes a model for an adult magazine.
The story of Eraserheads’ “Magasin”
The song’s lyrics are both poignant and relatable, capturing the bittersweet feeling of growing up and moving on from past loves. It’s a universal theme that has resonated with listeners around the world, making “Magasin” one of the most popular and enduring songs in the Eraserheads’ catalog.
But what’s the real story behind “Magasin”? According to Buendia, the song was based by a real-life experience he had when he was young. In an interview with ABS-CBN News, he revealed that the song was based on a girl he knew who had become a model for an adult magazine.
“I had a childhood sweetheart who became a model for an adult magazine,” Buendia said. “I was really young then, and I was really affected by it. So I wrote the song about it.”
In addition to its emotional lyrics, “Magasin” is also known for its catchy and upbeat melody, which perfectly captures the feeling of longing and nostalgia that pervades the song. The song’s guitar-driven sound and infectious chorus have made it a fan favorite at Eraserheads concerts, where it’s often sung along with by thousands of fans.
“Magasin” has remained a relatable song
Despite the painful subject matter, “Magasin” has remained a fan favorite for decades. Its catchy melody and relatable lyrics have helped it become one of the most enduring and beloved songs in the Eraserheads’ catalog.
More than its catchy song, Magasin is a true cultural phenomenon. The song has been covered by numerous artists and has been featured in numerous films, TV shows, and commercials.
Its enduring popularity is a testament to the enduring appeal of the Eraserheads and their music, which continues to inspire and captivate fans around the world.
Whether you’re a die-hard Eraserheads fan or just a casual listener, “Magasin” is a must-hear song that perfectly captures the bittersweet feeling of growing up and moving on from past loves. So if you haven’t already, be sure to give “Magasin” a listen – you won’t be disappointed.