Sarah G’s ‘Sandata’ storms to no. 1
Within hours after its release, Sarah Geronimo’s comeback single “Sandata” instantly topped iTunes Philippines’ singles chart.
Prior to the single’s official release on Jan. 12, Viva Records shared a teaser of the single on Twitter. The announcement became a trending topic and built up anticipation since the label also revealed that the single was available for pre-order.
It’s been nearly three years since Sarah G’s last album, The Great Unknown, which was released in December 2015. The record spawned the hit “Tala,” the album’s titular track, and saw her creative collaboration with the band Hale for the single “The Great Unknown.”
The record label has yet to detail the creative minds behind the single. It is also unclear if it’s meant to be a carrier track of an upcoming album.
The release of “Sandata” comes advance of the singer’s upcoming U.S. tour, Sarah’s first international gig since she had a concert series in 2015. She is also set to take the lead in the local adaptation of the Korean film Miss Granny co-starring James Reid. The movie is slated for release this year under Viva Films.