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Rina Sawayama's debut was always going to be as weird as she wanted

Rina Sawayama walks into studio sessions with an already established vision of the finished product. If she wants her next single to emulate N.E.R.D., she’ll leave that same session with the strum-filled, capitalism-mocking anthem “XS.” If she’s looking for something reminiscent of an anime intro or a theme from a 2000s teen sitcom, she’ll wind […]