Rina Sawayama

Hold The Girl

Dirty Hit

Sawayama delivers a super slick sophomore of glossy hyper-pop, expertly balancing powerful arena-sized ballads with tender moments of honest emotion.

Album released 16th September - pre-order now at Rough Trade.

Rina Sawayama - Hold The Girl

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Bouncing between genres Rina Sawayama layers her stellar tones with buzzing electronics, addictive guitar riffs and operatic grandeur, navigating the world of avant-pop with an electric energy her fans can’t get enough of it.


Exposing and confrontational pop. Sawayama explains the record as being about "looking back on your childhood as an adult", inspired by her emigration to London from Japan aged 5, assimilating to British culture and her parents splitting up. Emotions run high and Rina's vocal range higher, proving her staying power as a pop icon who will command arenas for many years to come.


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