Japanese rock god MIYAVI is set to release long awaited digital double A-side single “Afraid To Be Cool /Raise Me Up”, worldwide on 29th April.

It has been over a year since MIYAVI has released his last album The Others back in April 2015.

The track Afraid To Be Cool is currently featured on Japanese brewer Asahi Beer’s “Asahi Dry Zero” campaign which stars Japanese golf star Ishikawa Ryo.

MIYAVI ha also announced a 10 date national Japan tour which kicks off on 19th September at Sapporo PENNY LANE24 and finishes on 10th October at Makuhari Messe in Chiba.

Afraid To Be Cool / Raise Me Up

01. Afraid To Be Cool
02. Raise Me Up
03. Afraid To Be Cool (Seiho Remix)
04. Raise Me Up (Jonny Dope Remix)


Monday, September 19 – Sapporo PENNY LANE24 (Hokkaido)
Wednesday, September 21 – Rensa (Miyagi)
Thursday, September 22 – Kanazawa EIGHT HALL (Ishikawa)
Saturday, September 24 – WStudioRED (Ehime)
Sunday, September 25 – Hiroshima CLUB QUATTRO (Hiroshima)
Thursday, September 27 – Kumamoto B.9 V1 (Kumamoto)
Thursday, September 29 – DRUM LOGOS (Fukuoka)
Saturday, October 1 – Namba Hatch (Osaka)
Sunday, October 2 – DIAMOND HALL (Aichi)
Monday, October 10 – Makuhari Messe (Chiba)