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SB19’s Justin drops debut single ‘surreal’ 

by Joshua Gerona

SB19 vocalist Justin de Dios finally went solo with the release of his debut track ‘surreal’ today, February 29, via Sony Music Entertainment. 

Photo courtesy: Sony Music Entertainment

The single tells the beauty of meaningful coincidences and dreams and how the impossible can turn into reality with perfect timing and the right amount of hard work and perseverance. 

The bunso of the group wrote the lyrics of the track two years ago. 

“All these scenarios that are unlikely to happen in the real world, but you find them as an escape from reality, so you continue to dream and dream… And surprisingly, you found someone who enjoys imagination as much as you do,” Justin shared about writing the single. 

The new track is in collaboration with Radkidz’s PABLO and Josue as producers and Gelou of Filipino group YARA for backup vocals and harmonies. 

The track is also accompanied by a music video conceptualized and directed by Justin and his college batchmate, Xi-Anne Avanceña. According to the P-pop star, the music video was created by the ‘most creative team’ he knows. 

“Joining us are Alan Ante and Stephanie Joy Cea as directors of photography for this project. They were very fun and nice to work with. They really understand what the song is trying to say,” Justin said. 

Justin is the fourth member of SB19 to go solo. 

The P-pop star revealed that he was scared to go solo at first, but with overflowing support from people around him, he finally had the courage to create music on his own. 

Justin’s ‘surreal’ is now available on all digital music streaming platforms worldwide. 



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