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Rina Sawayama Says Her Lady Gaga Remix Collaboration Is 'In the Works'

Rina Sawayama

The singer even teased which song from the album she's worked on!

On the red carpet for the Brit Awards 'XS' singer Rina Sawayama teased that she may be collaborating with Lady Gaga on the upcoming Chromatica remix album and we are gagging!!!

Dressed in beautiful light purple couture gown Balmain and showing off her new braces, Sawayama lit up the red carpet where an interviewer asked her about the rumored remix album and if she'd be on it. "Well, the wish is on the internet, and I've done my bit, lets just say that," Sawayama replied, "And it's in the works. And it's a song that was hard to sing with my new braces."

When the interviewer, a self-professed Gaga superfan guessed it was the song 'Alice,' Sawayama smiled and said, "my s's are actually fine, tis' my f's that are a little bit weird."

Of course, the interviewer jumped at her opportunity and guessed the song was 'Free Woman.' This time Sawayama got a little coy and shrugged, "I don't know, I don't know, there's a lot of f's in the song."

Chromatica producer BloodPop has been teasing a remix album of Gaga's latest release since April when he put out a tweet asking fans which artists they'd like to see on a Chromatica remix album. Earlier this week, he confirmed that one of the collaborators would be genderfluid experimental artist Dorian Electra. Now it looks like we can add Sawayama to that list.

The singer was also asked about the internet movement to have her open the long-delayed Chromatica Ball, should it actually happen. "It's my actual lifetime goal to do that," Sawayama replied. "I heard she knows about me, her team knows about me, so fingers crossed! I'd have to be wheeled out on a stretcher every night to do the show because I'll just be gagged"

She also teased a little bit of what we can expect from her upcoming second album, which she says she's already writing. "I've been busy scribbling away. I was panicking about what to write because, like a lot of people, I've just been at home, but I found something to write and since then I've just been going for it. I think I've got an album's worth of material but I'm just going to keep writing."

"I've been listening to a lot of Garbage, prog rock, grunge, a lot of early '00s Britpop, 'Sound of the Underground' by Girls Aloud, a lot of the Xenomania stuff, and even '90s rave as well. Plus garage and stadium rock. Everything!"

Girl, that is a long ass list, but I'm excited!

Sawayama attended the awards after a successful campaign to change the BRITs eligibility requirements. Sawayama was born in Japan, but has lived in the UK for 26 years and has indefinite leave to stay in the country. While she was first excluded from the BRITs for "not being British enough," her fans campaigned and extended eligibility to artists without British citizenship as long as they've resided in the country for at least five years.

Big winners at this year's BRITs include Dua Lipa who won both Best British Female and Best British Album, and Harry Styles who won Best British Single for "Watermelon Sugar."

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Mey Rude

Mey Rude is a journalist and cultural critic who has been covering queer news for a decade. The transgender, Latina lesbian lives in Los Angeles with her fiancée.

Mey Rude is a journalist and cultural critic who has been covering queer news for a decade. The transgender, Latina lesbian lives in Los Angeles with her fiancée.