Michael Kiwanuka taps into the Soul Music masters, their words and arrangements to deliver a lush and compelling album

Michael Kiwanuka’s “Kiwanuka” is his third studio album produced by Danger Mouse and released on November 1st, 2019 by Polydor/Interscope Records.


As with each of his albums to date, Kiwanuka navigates the past and the present, skilfully making sounds and subjects appear both classic and contemporary at once. […]

The Guardian
Thus the sound of the album chimes with its theme of accepting his name, his identity, and his flaws. “I’m not perfect but neither is he or she,” he sums up. “Let’s go.” […]

Kiwanuka mirrors Markeidric Walker’s cover art: grand, regal in its confidence, faintly androgynous. Its best songs are as direct as Kiwanuka’s gaze. […]


Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka


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