Michael Kiwanuka announces third studio album Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka performing at Citadel 2017 (Alberto Pezzali / Live4ever)

Michael Kiwanuka performing at Citadel (Alberto Pezzali / Live4ever)

Michael Kiwanuka has announced his third studio album Kiwanuka.

It’ll be released on October 25th and was recorded in New York, Los Angeles and London with producer Danger Mouse. “The last album came from an introspective place and felt like therapy, I guess,” he says.

“This one is more about feeling comfortable in who I am and asking what I want to say. Like, how could I be bold and challenge myself and the listener? It is about self-acceptance in a more triumphant rather than melancholy way.”

“It’s an album that explores what it means to be a human being today.”

A March 2020 UK tour has been announced too, adding to previously confirmed shows which continue at End Of The Road later this month.

Tour dates:

29 – End Of The Road Festival, Salisbury, UK

1 – Electric Picnic, Co. Laois, IR
25 – Brooklyn Steel, New York, NY, USA
27 – Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, USA
28 – Greek Theatre, UC Berkeley, CA, USA
29 – KCRW World Festival, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2 – BIME Festival, Bilbao, ES
23 – La Salle Pleyel,Paris, France
24 – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belguim
26 – AFAS Live, Amsterdam, Netherlands
27 – Essigfabrik, Cologne, Germany
29 – K.B. Hallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
30 – Göta Lejon, Stockholm, Sweden

1 – Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo, Norway
3 – Huxleys Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany
4 – Batschkapp, Frankfurt, Germany
6 – Stadthalle – Halle F, Vienna, Austria
7 – Fabrique Milano, Milan, Italy

March 2020
2 – O2 Guildhall, Southampton
3 – O2 Academy, Bournemouth
5 – O2 Academy Brixton, London
6 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
7 – O2 Apollo, Manchester
9 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
10 – De Montford Hall, Leicester
12 – O2 Academy Leeds
13 – O2 Academy Newcastle
14 – Barrowlands, Glasgow

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