Rina Sawayama announces debut album with new single

“Comme des Garçons (Like the Boys)” is a “club fashion banger.”

Rina Sawayama has announced her debut album, SAWAYAMA, with an intoxicating new song titled “Comme des Garçons (Like the Boys).”

Produced by Bram Inscore, the track is a heady dose of house music, driven by an earth-shattering bassline. “Hot like a fever / Make you a believer / Write my name up in the sky / From Paris to Shibuya,” Sawayama coos on the pre-chorus.

“When I was writing this song I wanted, on one hand, to lyrically explore the idea of people having to adopt negative male tropes to appear confident,” Sawayama wrote in a press release. “Whilst on the other, sonically paying homage to the early 2000s dance tracks that made me feel confident.”

The Japanese-born British singer added: “I wanted to sit these two together and make a club fashion banger that makes you feeling like THAT bitch, whoever you are.”

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SAWAYAMA will arrive April 17 via her newly signed label Dirty Hit. The album will include the previously released single, “STFU!”

Dance to “Comme des Garçons (Like the Boys)” here:

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