Rina Sawayama has released her debut album, SAWAYAMA.
The record, her first on The 1975’s label Dirty Hit, comes three years after her Rina EP. The British-Japanese artist previewed the LP with a string of singles, including the defiant “STFU!”, the clubby “Comme des Garçons (Like the Boys)” and the moving “Chosen Family.”
SAWAYAMA was accompanied by the release of a video for previously released single “XS,” which mixes 2000s Christina Aguilera-esque pop groove with clangorous nu-metal and a critique of consumer capitalism. In the clip, the musician dances on a television program to hawk a health drink, which ultimately transforms her into a freakish cyborg.
Stream SAWAYAMA here:
And watch the clip for “XS” below: