• ‘I go crazy when I go to gigs': Rina Sawayama on her proud foundations

    9 days ago - By The Guardian

    The Brit-nominated singer credits nightclubs, the NME and the Neptunes as some of her creative influences. Then her debut album caught the attention of a superstar... “Such a big part of my creativity involves going to gigs to feel the raw energy, the sweat,” says Brit-nominated singer-songwriter Rina Sawayama. “Even how people move to certain beats can be inspiring in terms of writing... I go crazy when I go to gigs. It really removes you from being in your own head.” Given the pandemic and all it has entailed, gigs have taken something of a back seat in the 31-year-old's life. That...
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