Japanese rock outfit RADWIMPS, perhaps best known internationally for their incredible work on the your name. soundtrack back in 2016, has begun teasing their latest single “Catharsist” which is set to release in Japan on June 6, 2018. The single, which is being used as the theme song for FujiTV’s soccer television broadcasts offers a throwback to the sounds the band so powerfully identified themselves with. With less than a month until its official release, the teaser trailer for the single can be streamed below:
The first release from RADWIMPS since February, “Catharsist” is set to come bundled with another song, “HINOMARU,” when it releases on June 6. While only thirty seconds of the single is currently being previewed, it’s easy to see just what we meant when saying that the group is returning to its roots on this one. Easily one of the biggest acts in Japan following their work on your name., it comes as little surprise to see such a high-profile gig being handed off to them.
For those interested in checking out further information about the release, or even picking up a pre-order, you can check out the official website.
Source: Arama Japan