Hikaru Utada & Skrillex’s ‘Face My Fears’ Breaks 10 Million YouTube Views

26.March.2019 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC / Uncategorized

Hikaru Utada dropped her 22nd single Face My Fears back on January 18 this year which marked her first single release in 11 years. The song is the main theme for the video game Kingdom Hearts III has gone on to break many milestones including surpassing 10 million streams worldwide in February and making it onto the Billboard Hot 100 list.

 

Two months onward the record continues to enjoy huge popularity around the globe. It was released on vinyl on March 6 and even resurfaced into the top 30 on Oricon’s Weekly Singles ranking on March 18.

 

The song’s music video, which was posted on Skrillex’s YouTube channel, has finally broken the 10 million view mark.

The milestones do not stop there however as the above-mentioned streaming number has been eclipsed, reaching over 35 million streams across the globe.

 

Utada’s Hikaru Utada Laughter in the Dark Tour 2018 was released on the music channel MUSIC ON! TV on March 10 which has evoked demand from fans worldwide for a DVD and Blu-ray release.

This marks her third tie-up with the Kingdom Hearts series. She performed the theme songs Simple & Clean (Hikari in Japan) for Kingdom Hearts (2002) and Sanctuary (Passion in Japan) for Kingdom Hearts II (2005).

A vinyl edition of Face My Fears will be released outside Japan on March 29.

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