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Chai Announce New Album ‘WINK’ With New Single ‘Action’ | Music News

 

Japanese band Chai have announced the release of their third album WINK, with “Action”, the flagship single from the album now available.

 

Their new single is a response to the Black Lives Matter movement, in fact the four musicians of Chai wanted to dedicate their new song to the movement that will have most marked our year 2020.

 

YUUKI, the band’s spokeswoman added in a press release “Seeing how the world came together during the protests really moved me, I wanted to dedicate that song to the year of action”.

 

The Japanese group from Nagoya, Japan, also declared: “The world as we know it has changed, but even with that, it’s still a world where nothing really changes. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there [was] more ACTION rooted in happiness? Be the change that you want to see”.

 

The album WINK, which is being described as having a thrash-pop sound, will be released on May 21 via Sub Pop and can be pre-ordered now.

 

The band commented on their album by saying “A person who winks is a person with a pure heart, who lives with flexibility, who does what they want. A person who winks is a person who is free. With this album, we’re winking at you. We’re living freely and we hope that when you listen, you can wink and live freely, too”.

 

Listen to the song “Action” below:

 

 

WINK Tracklist:
01 Donuts Mind If I Do
02 Maybe Chocolate Chips [ft. Ric Wilson] 03 ACTION
04 END
05 PING PONG! [ft. YMCK] 06 Nobody Knows We Are Fun
07 It’s Vitamin C
08 IN PINK [ft. Mndsgn] 09 KARAAGE
10 Miracle
11 Wish Upon a Star
12 Salty

 

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