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Listen to a clip of Hikaru Utada and Skrillex's Kingdom Hearts III theme "Face my fears"

I don't think I posted anything about Skrillex and Hikaru Utada teaming up for the Kingdom Hearts III theme song, because I'm high key rubbish when it comes to updating this blog regularly. But, yeah. They did. And now we finally get to hear the fruits of their collaboration.

Initially, I was sceptical of Skrillex having anything to do with this, because I can't say I'm a fan of his productions. But his work with Poo Bear for Mariah Carey's song "The distance" from her album Caution and his work for her Japanese bonus track "Runway" had me do a complete 180° and gave me faith in what this Kingdom Hearts III theme would end up sounding like. That faith was misplaced and I might need a refund. Because, bitch...


Now. We've been here before. Or at least I have. When "Chikai" / "Don't think twice" was first revealed in a trailer in snippet form, opinions were as divided as fuck. Then Hikaru Utada's album Hatsukoi drop…

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Single cover: Kingdom Hearts director Tetsuya Nomura illustrates Hikaru Utada for "Face my fears"

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