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Japanese girl band SCANDAL has announced its first collaboration with animation power house XFLAG. New song SPICE will be used in the studio's original short animation XPICE, a new collaborative cross-creative project by internal and external creators and artists. The new song and the animation are out from 15 July, 2020, with the song also available to preorder now."We knew that when you mix a diverse set of people and talents, the extraordinary happens," states the project's homepage. "So with a mission to create new culture, we brought artists and creators together to combine a unique story, masterful animation, and...

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TOMOMI, bass player of Japan's all-girl rock band SCANDAL has selected some of her favourite songs for the JPU RECORDS PLAYLIST on Apple Music and Spotify – a series of ever changing playlists of great music from Japan and beyond, hand selected by JPU Records' band members or staff. TOMOMI's selections include a bunch of fantastic hip hop, rock and city pop tracks, such as those from Yumi Matsutoya (who has had 21 number one albums...!), hip hop band IN-SIST from Osaka, and recent viral hero Vaundy with Tokyo Flash, played over 7.5 million times on YouTube since September 2019....

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Japan's all-girl rock band SCANDAL release their first home-recorded song 'Living in the city' from midnight on 3 June 2020, in the UK, Europe and North America via JPU Records. Click here to download / stream after midnight. Its video, recorded remotely from each member's home, appears on YouTube today ahead of the release. "I never once thought when I wrote this song that I would be releasing it in times like these," states bassist TOMOMI. "But now we have all been staying home, I feel like people can listen to it through a completely new lens." The song was...

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SCANDAL gave today announced via their Facebook page that the Japanese part of SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2020 ''Kiss from the darkness'' has been cancelled. The band will, however, perform a special live stream on 21 August 2020 to commemorate their 14th anniversary, consisting of the same setlist, outfits, lighting and visuals that were originally planned for the tour. Details on how overseas fans can watch will be announced at a later date. Next week also marks the release of new song "Living in the city", originally recorded at home by TOMOMI. RINA has also compiled a playlist of her favourite...

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Japanese pop-rock stars SCANDAL will release one of their first home-recorded songs since their 2006 formation. Entitled "Living in the city", the track will be released on 3 June 2020 in Europe, North America and the UK via JPU Records on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music and Deezer, amongst other platforms. The song was originally composed by bassist TOMOMI during the band's writing sessions for latest album Kiss from the darkness, which peaked at number five in Japan's official Oricon Album Chart earlier this year, and was released internationally in two psychical editions. Tokyo's current state of emergency over...

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