Rina Sawayama has covered Billie Eilish’s ‘Happier Than Ever’ in the BBC Live Lounge

The performance is part of the press tour for her recent album ‘Hold The Girl’, released via Dirty Hit.

Rina Sawayama entered the BBC Live Lounge today, and covered the title track from Billie Eilish’s sophomore record, ‘Happier Than Ever’.

It is Sawayama’s first time in the Live Lounge, and she is already garnering praise online for her powerful vocal showing. You can watch the cover of one of Rina’s, “favey songs,” below:

Sawayama also used the Live Lounge session to perform ‘Hold The Girl’ – the title track from her recent third album. In a five-star review, Dork said that, on ‘Hold The Girl’, “Rina proves she could rub shoulders with the big leagues”. You can check out the full review here.

Rina Sawayama is touring the UK & Ireland next month, with full dates as below

October
12 Glasgow, SWG3 Studio Warehouse
13 Glasgow, SWG3 Studio Warehouse
15 Dublin, Olympia Theatre
18 Nottingham, Rock City
20 Manchester, Manchester Academy
21 Birmingham, 02 Academy
23 Brighton, Brighton Dome
24 Cardiff, The Great Hall
26 London, 02 Academy Brixton

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