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What The Media is Saying About Michael Kiwanuka's Debut Album "Home Again" out July 31st

“He has the kind of voice that makes people stop and go, ‘Who is that?’ And the songs, like ‘Home Again,’ are sharp.” - Entertainment Weekly



“On the slow rolling, Dan Auerbach-assisted “Lasan”, it’s his rich, raged voice that pulls you in. He sounds like…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on April 16, 2012 at 12:06pm — No Comments

Michael Kiwanuka US Tour Dates for June. Debut Album 'Home Again' Out on July 31 on Cherrytree Records.

Michael Kiwanuka Announces US Tour Dates for June

Debut Album Home Again Out on July 31 on Cherrytree Records

Michael Kiwanuka announces a run of…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on April 3, 2012 at 9:11am — 1 Comment

Michael Kiwanuka Readies US Tour

After opening for Adele on her European tour last spring and releasing a celebrated debut LP, Home Again, in his native U.K. in March, singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka is gearing up to introduce his music to U.S. audiences. The 24-year-old will kick off a brief North American tour in Atlanta on June…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on April 3, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

Michael Kiwanuka Featured on Yahoo Home Page with Acoustic Session

During his inaugural solo tour stop in Los Angeles, the night after playing with the legendary Daniel Lanois, Michael--whose debut album Home Again will be released later this year--stopped by Yahoo! Music to serenade the staff with his lovely warm-honey voice, as well as chat about his musical upbringing in London's…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on March 21, 2012 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Review of Michael Kiwanuka's "Lasan" in Rolling Stone

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Michael Kiwanuka Featured on VEVO Homepage

Check out Michael's performance of "I'm Getting Ready" live at Hackney Round Chapel over on…

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Michael Kiwanuka Article in Sound on Sound Mag by Tom Doyle

Check out Michael Kiwanuka in this article written by Tom Doyle for Sound on Sound magazine.



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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on March 11, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Michael Kiwanuka Home Again Review by BBC Music

Earlier this year Michael Kiwanuka saw off tasty competition from hot tips Frank Ocean and Azealia Banks to be named the BBC’s Sound of 2012 winner by a panel of critics who clearly saw greater long-term potential in the London-born singer-songwriter than in his more obviously hip rivals. If they're minded to, Ocean and Banks have a right to feel aggrieved – the critics were 40 years out.…

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Michael Kiwanuka - Lasan

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Michael Kiwanuka in Entertainment Weekly

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Michael Kiwanuka - I'm Getting Ready

Added by Michael Kiwanuka on February 16, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

New Britsoul Sensation Michael Kiwanuka Sets His Sights on America

It's a pretty amazing break in the music business for any artist, let alone a totally unknown one, to get a plum slot opening for megastar Adele on tour. But that's exactly what happened to Adele's fellow Britsoul singer Michael Kiwanuka, who was handpicked by the Adele camp to…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on February 7, 2012 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Spinner.com's Artists to Watch in 2012

Michael Kiwanuka

His debut album is still two months away, but the London-based soul singer-songwriter has already won the BBC's prestigious Sound of 2012 award and landed an opening slot for Adele's tour. Unlike many other neo-soul acts,…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on January 14, 2012 at 7:35am — 2 Comments

Michael Kiwanuka - Whole Lotta Love in Session

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Michael Kiwanuka Wins The BBC Sound of 2012 Poll

Michael Kiwanuka is the BBC Sound of 2012 winner. Not many artists highlighted by BBC Sound of over the years can claim to be influenced by a free covermount CD on a magazine. That is the tale of Michael Kiwanuka however, he left early musical loves Nirvana and Radiohead behind when he came upon a rare recording of Otis Redding's Sitting On The Dock of the Bay on a magazine tribute to Bob Dylan.

Kiwanuka's soul had a new rootsy-folk…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on January 6, 2012 at 9:15am — 1 Comment

Michael Kiwanuka in Nylon Guys

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Esquire on Michael Kiwanuka

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Two New Releases from Michael Kiwanuka

“I’m Getting Ready” eSingle

iTunes: http://bit.ly/sZ5Cwg

Amazon: http://amzn.to/rFn7x6





“Tell Me a Tale EP Isle of Wight…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on November 15, 2011 at 7:20am — No Comments

The Guardian's Glowing Live Review of Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka stands centre stage with his eyes closed, shirt hanging awkwardly off his back. The only instrumentation is his guitar and the occasional basslines provided by his friend Pete. It's only when he stops…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on November 11, 2011 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

Michael Kiwanuka: "Worry Walks Beside Me"

It feels like each new Michael Kiwanuka soul-folk song I’ve heard so far has been post-worthy, making the decision over which tracks to pluck off his pair of debut EPs — Tell Me A…

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Added by Michael Kiwanuka on November 10, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments

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