Hikaru Utada Celebrates First Japan Tour in 12 Years With New Single

06.November.2018 | MUSIC

Hikaru Utada will begin her 2018 Laughter in the Dark Tour on November 6 at Yokohama Area. This marks the singer’s first nationwide tour in 12 years. To celebrate, Utada digitally released a new song titled Too Proud featuring XZT, Suboi, EK (L1 Remix) on November 6 across several music platforms.

The song is a remix of her track Too Proud featuring Jevon taken from her 7th studio album Hatsukoi which was released back in June. As well as British rapper Jevon, the remix features appearances from Chinese artist XZT, Vietnamese artist Suboi and South Korean artist EK, names who receive much praise in their respective countries. This is the first time Utada has teamed up with artists in Asia outside of Japan.

The “L1 Remix” featured in the title stands for “Language1 Remix,” referring to each featured artist singing and rapping in their native tongues.


The song is available to listen to on Spotify and Apple Music and to download on iTunes. You can also catch a 90-second video of the track on YouTube.