MNL48 released an a cappella version of the famous inspirational song “Amazing Grace” on Youtube last Friday as their latest single for the Christmas season.
Faith, Belle, Brei, Rans, Aly, and Sheki were selected via audition to form the sub-unit who will perform this special Christmas single.
“Mas na-emphasize po ‘yung vocals namin since a cappella lang po ‘yung ginamit namin. Pure voice, walang instrumental, walang accompaniment, kaya sana po talaga maging proud po sila [‘yung mga fans] sa amin. Gusto po namin mabigyan ng justice at maging proud po sa amin lahat,” Sheki shared.
She expressed that being part of their Christmas single is another opportunity for her and the group to share their talent. “Lalong lalo na gospel song so talagang damang-dama po naming lahat ‘yon, and masaya po kami na ipapakita namin talaga na iba ang MNL48 pagdating sa vocals.”
Faith shared that their Christmas song for their fans is special for the whole group as they will be celebrating their first yuletide season as MNL48 idols with their supporters.
Team NIV member Aly also recounted her journey auditioning for MNL48’s special Christmas single. “For the past few months I’ve been questioning myself, my journey in MNL48. I’ve been waiting for that perfect moment, and ‘Amazing Grace’ came up and indeed it was an amazing grace given to me.”
The song “Amazing Grace” will be available on Spotify and iTunes on December 24, 2018.