P-pop Group 1ST.ONE Premieres With a Tribute Song for Filipino Soldiers Who Fought in the Korean War

P-pop artist 1ST.ONE has just returned with a banger after a three-month hiatus. 

The group has unveiled their new music video for their comeback single, “SHOUT OUT,”  on their official YouTube page on January 15th. 

The lads of 1ST.ONE is shown dancing on a battlefield while dressed in Combat Wear to represent valiant soldiers. The dance track is more than simply a catchy banger; it  also has a deeper significance. 


According to FIRST ONE ENTERTAINMENT, the song SHOUT OUT is an appropriate homage to the Filipino soldiers who fought alongside Korean soldiers during the Korean  War (1950-1953). 

Not everyone is aware, but for a brief historical background, in 1950, about 7,500  combat troops known as the Philippines expeditionary forces to Korea or PEFTOK (the 4th most significant force under the United Nations command) were sent to defend  South Korea from a communist invasion by North Korea,” First One Management said. 

When asked about his inspiration when writing the Tagalog lyrics, the Leader of the Group, Ace, said, I wrote the lyrics wanting to thank and pay a great tribute to our soldiers. I wrote the songs thinking of how our great soldiers would have felt in the heat of battle. They would have thought or how they would have felt not knowing if they would still get to see  their loved ones after the war.”

“I wanted to write the hopes and dreams of those soldiers who never got their voices, or I  think we owe a great deal of gratitude to our soldiers from past and until now. Because without them, we might not be living the lives we have now,” he added. 

1ST.ONE’s Comeback is made even more special because of the joint forces of the World Class Filipino Creative Team and Korean Music Production Team behind it. 

  • Music and Arrangement: Great Brothers and Ragoon 
  • Mixing: Great Brothers 
  • Mastering: Kwon Nam Woo 
  • Lyrics: 1ST.ONE Leader, Ace 
  • Choreography by: Josh Junio of the Famous Filipino Dance group, The Manoeuvres Director: Raymond Fabian 
  • Director of Photography: Raymond Fabian, Axl Flores, and Sean Amador Visual Effects: Vladimir Castañedo 
  • Music Video Editing: Raymond Fabian, AXL Flores, and Sean Amador Production Design: Francesca Escondido 
  • Costume and Styling: Park Newman 

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