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NME Radio Roundup 23 May 2022: My Chemical Romance, Mark Ronson, Rina Sawayama and more

The almighty My Chemical Romance returned earlier this month with their first single in nine years ‘The Foundations of Decay’. Four days later, the emo heroes took to the stage at Cornwall’s Eden Project, for the first show of their global reunion tour, debuting the song live and performing other tracks from their beloved discography. It was a triumphant and long-awaited return.
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First Stream: New Music From Harry Styles, Quavo & Takeoff, Rina Sawayama and More

Click here to read the full article. Billboard’s First Stream serves as a handy guide to this Friday’s most essential releases — the key music that everyone will be talking about today, and that will be dominating playlists this weekend and beyond. This week, Harry’s House is finally open, Quavo and Takeoff stop by the “Hotel Lobby,” and Zach Bryan continues a steady rise. Check out all of this week’s First Stream picks below: Harry Styles, Harry’s House  Harry’s House is Styles’ loosest, least fussy solo album to date, the sound of an artist in a rarefied pop-star zone comfortable in his environment...
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First Out: New Music From Rina Sawayama, Hayley Kiyoko, Mxmtoon & More

Click here to read the full article. Happy Harry Styles Day! In between streams of the superstar’s new album, check out some of these fabulous new songs from your favorite queer artists. Billboard Pride is proud to present the latest edition of First Out, our weekly roundup of some of the best new music releases from LGBTQ artists. From Rina Sawayama’s middle finger to homophobes, to the long-awaited return of Hayley Kiyoko, check out just a few of our favorite releases from this week below. Rina Sawayama, “This Hell” Welcome to Rina Sawayama’s giddy-up era. On “This Hell,” the star’s new country-pop single, Sawayama aims her...
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Rina Sawayama Brought “This Hell” To The Tonight Show In A Flurry Of Western Wear

On her debut album, Rina Sawayama skillfully combined indulgent aughts-era pop with the sort of over-the-top nu-metal that was popping off in the same era. SAWAYAMA had a lot of layers to it, both sonically and thematically. With the lead single from follow-up Hold The Girl, she’s added yet another ingredient to the mix: pop-country.
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Rina Sawayama Performs “This Hell” on Fallon: Watch

Rina Sawayama stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Thursday night (May 19), performing her new single “This Hell.” She released the song earlier this week as the lead track to her next album Hold the Girl. Watch her play “This Hell” below. Hold the...
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Rina Sawayama, 'This Hell'

Let's go, girls. The first single from Rina Sawayama's forthcoming album Hold The Girl manages to pack a Shania Twain reference, an over-the-top guitar solo, a rebuke of paparazzi callousness, a kiss-off to haters and Paris Hilton's iconic catchphrase into the space of a single song. A glammy, country-pop inspired banger, "This Hell" is a celebration of community in the face of hardship — flippant towards self-righteous adversaries and earnest about the benefits of sticking together.
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Watch Rina Sawayama perform ‘This Hell’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Rina Sawayama has performed her latest single ‘This Hell’ on a recent episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Japanese-British singer appeared on the show last night (May 19) to perform the song, lifted from her forthcoming album ‘Hold The Girl’. The single was released earlier in the week, and described by Sawayama in a press release as a “euphoric and tongue in cheek country pop song”.
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