Gary Granada, Bayang Barrios reprise classic Ginebra anthem to celebrate end to dry spell
Gary Granada and Bayang Barrios reprise their classic ode to Ginebra after the Gin Kings' Governors' Cup conquest. Photo grab from Bayang Barrios Facebook account

NOTHING beats the original.

Ginebra’s magical run to its first championship eight years has inspired fans to bring back a beloved anthem ‘Pag Nananalo ang Ginebra,’ most notably by online singing sensation Marge Cadiz’s cover song that went viral during the Governors Cup Finals against Meralco.

But a day after the Gin Kings’ conquest, the anthem’s composer Gary Granada came out in a video posted by renowned singer Bayang Barrios, as the duo reconnected for the first time to perform their classic collaboration online.

Ironically, Barrios’ version of Granada’s popular song was the one updated by Cadiz with new lyrics to connect with the present-day team.

[See Meet Ginebra diehard fan behind viral cover of Gary Granada's catchy song]

But nothing beats the original.

As of posting time, Barrios’ video has been viewed more than 26,000 times, with more than 2,000 likes on Facebook. Watch it below.

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