Watch the video for No Rome’s cathartic new single, ‘When She Comes Around’

Filipino singer-songwriter No Rome has released the new single, ‘When She Comes Around’.

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The single was issued earlier today (October 22) on digital platforms via Dirty Hit. Prior to its release, No Rome unveiled a brief 25-second visual teaser and also confirmed the title of his upcoming album: ‘It’s All Smiles’, which is due out in December.

‘When She Comes Around’ is its first single, a lovelorn R&B song awash in shoegaze guitars and distorted drums. It received a striking music video, directed by Paco Raterta, filled with gritty city scenes and a vehicle set aflame. Watch it below.

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Earlier today, BusinessMirror reported that ‘It’s All Smiles’ is due for release on December 3. The album was recorded in No Rome’s hometown of Manila and was co-produced by No Rome, BJ Burton, Sachi DiSerafino and The 1975’s George Daniel.

In a statement, No Rome revealed he recorded the song after watching Björk in a live performance of her album ‘Vespertine’.

“I wanted to make a song that was heavy on the strings but after days of working on it I eventually brought it to a more guitar-driven song,” he said, per BusinessMirror.

“I sent this song to BJ and he came back with something much more than I expected, with more textures and stronger bass sounds and just better structure really and we just went crazy on it.”







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In an interview with NME in April, No Rome spoke about ‘It’s All Smiles’, saying that the album is “something that I’ve wanted to say as a musician for a while.”

In April, No Rome landed on Forbes’ 2021 30 Under 30 Asia list alongside Hong Kong’s Jackson Wang of GOT7, South Korean singer-songwriter IU, and New Zealand singer BENEE.