Skip to main content

Worlds collided in more ways than one when Skrillex and Hikaru Utada collaborated on the Kingdom Hearts III theme. For the former artist "Face My Fears" marked a foray into not only J-pop but also Japanese game soundtracks, and today its official music video has arrived.

Consisting of gameplay and cinematic footage from Kingdom Hearts III, whose initial release was January 25th. Synced to the montage of clips is Utada's serene vocal underscored by the future bass soundscape served up by Skrillex.

This week, "Face My Fears" debuted on Billboard's Hot 100 chart in addition to entering at #1 on the World Digital Song Sales chart. In an interview with The Verge, Skrillex (real name Sonny Moore) had said that composing the Kingdom Hearts III theme was a childhood dream come true

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

309215399_936661431070642_5342334947383754953_n

We Came Up With Bizarre Descriptions of DJs—Then Used Artificial Intelligence to Bring Them to Life

Aphex Twin, Flume, REZZ and Daft Punk are just a few of the many artists we placed in nonsensical situations before feeding them through an A.I. art generator.

lost lands

Lost Lands 2022 Inspired a Sense of Adventure—And the Future Is Brighter Than Ever

Excision and his team have created an event that feels more like an adventure than a music festival.

Stream or download Skrillex and Hikaru Utada's "Face My Fears" in English here and in Japanese here. Purchase Kingdom Hearts III here.

FOLLOW SKRILLEX:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/skrillex
Twitter: twitter.com/Skrillex
Instagram: instagram.com/skrillex
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com/skrillex

FOLLOW HIKARU UTADA:

Website: utadahikaru.jp/en/news
Twitter: twitter.com/utadahikaru
Instagram: instagram.com/kuma_power

Related

Kingdom-Hearts-3-Gummi-ship-guide

The Skrillex-Assisted "Kingdom Hearts 3" Soundtrack Has Finally Landed On Spotify

The 161-track, 10 hour-long release includes "Face My Fears" by Skrillex and Hikaru Utada.

Fire Festival Minecraft

The Week in EDM: January 12th-18th, 2019

These five stories defined EDM over the past seven days.

k?d

k?d Returns With Cyberpunk-Inspired Remix of Hikaru Utada's "One Last Kiss": Listen

Continuing to experiment with the roots of rave music, k?d's remix of Hikaru Utada is a mind-melting cyberpunk thriller.