Kiwanuka (album)

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Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka.png
Studio album by
Released1 November 2019 (2019-11-01)
GenreFolk, Indie Rock
Length51:13
Label
Producer
Michael Kiwanuka chronology
Love & Hate
(2016)
Kiwanuka
(2019)
Singles from Kiwanuka
  1. "You Ain't the Problem"
    Released: 13 August 2019
  2. "Hero"
    Released: 10 October 2019
  3. "Piano Joint (This Kind of Love)"
    Released: 16 October 2019
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
AnyDecentMusic?8.5/10[1]
Metacritic89/100[2]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[3]
Chicago Tribune3.5/4 stars[4]
The Daily Telegraph5/5 stars[5]
The Guardian5/5 stars[6]
The Independent4/5 stars[7]
NME5/5 stars[8]
Pitchfork7.5/10[9]
Q5/5 stars[10]
Rolling Stone3.5/5 stars[11]
The Times4/5 stars[12]

Kiwanuka is the third studio album by English singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka. It was released on 1 November 2019 through Polydor and Interscope Records.[11][13]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."You Ain't the Problem"4:09
2."Rolling"2:51
3."I've Been Dazed"4:25
4."Piano Joint (This Kind of Love) (Intro)"2:18
5."Piano Joint (This Kind of Love)"3:51
6."Another Human Being"1:51
7."Living in Denial"3:31
8."Hero (Intro)"1:20
9."Hero"3:19
10."Hard to Say Goodbye"7:05
11."Final Days"4:10
12."Interlude (Loving the People)"2:42
13."Solid Ground"3:53
14."Light"5:48
Total length:51:13

Charts[edit]

Chart (2019) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[14] 39
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[15] 31
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[16] 4
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[17] 56
Canadian Albums (Billboard)[18] 73
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[19] 6
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[20] 25
French Albums (SNEP)[21] 31
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[22] 23
Irish Albums (IRMA)[23] 11
Italian Albums (FIMI)[24] 79
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[25] 37
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[26] 12
Polish Albums (ZPAV)[27] 23
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[28] 13
Scottish Albums (OCC)[29] 2
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[30] 27
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[31] 59
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[32] 8
UK Albums (OCC)[33] 2
US Billboard 200[34] 142

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka Reviews and Tracks". Metacritic. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  3. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Kiwanuka – Michael Kiwanuka". AllMusic. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  4. ^ Kot, Greg (1 November 2019). "Album review: Michael Kiwanuka is back bolder than ever with 'Kiwanuka'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  5. ^ McCormick, Neil (18 October 2019). "KIWANUKA, Michael Kiwanuka, review: a poignant interrogation of how much has changed since the civil rights era". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  6. ^ Simpson, Dave (1 November 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka: Kiwanuka review – one of the greatest albums of the decade". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  7. ^ Pollard, Alexandra (30 October 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka review: Defiant self-titled third album smudges the personal and political". The Independent. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  8. ^ Aubrey, Elizabeth (29 October 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka – 'KIWANUKA' review: brave experimentation and hard-won self-knowledge". NME. Retrieved 28 November 2019.
  9. ^ Soto, Alfred (1 November 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka: Kiwanuka". Pitchfork. Retrieved 1 November 2019.
  10. ^ Lynskey, Dorian (December 2019). "Healing Powers". Q (405): 104.
  11. ^ a b Bernstein, Jonathan (24 October 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka's Self-Titled Third Album is a Rich Psych-Soul Exploration". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  12. ^ Hodgkinson, Will (1 November 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka: Kiwanuka review — a restless soul finally finds himself". The Times. Retrieved 17 November 2019.
  13. ^ Minsker, Evan (13 August 2019). "Michael Kiwanuka Announces New Album". Pitchfork. Retrieved 25 October 2019.
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  15. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
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  17. ^ "Ultratop.be – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  18. ^ "Michael Kiwanuka Chart History (Canadian Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 12 November 2019.
  19. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  20. ^ "Kiwanuka Michael: Kiwanuka" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  21. ^ "Le Top de la semaine : Top Albums Fusionnes – SNEP (Week 45, 2019)" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  22. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved 8 November 2019.
  23. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography Michael Kiwanuka". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  24. ^ "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 45 (dal 01.11.2019 al 07.11.2019)" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  25. ^ "NZ Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music NZ. 11 November 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  26. ^ "VG-lista – Topp 40 Album uke 45, 2019". VG-lista. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  27. ^ "Oficjalna lista sprzedaży :: OLiS - Official Retail Sales Chart". OLiS. Polish Society of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 14 November 2019.
  28. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka". Hung Medien. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  29. ^ "Official Scottish Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  30. ^ "Top 100 Albumes – Semana 45: del 01.11.2019 al 07.11.2019" (in Spanish). Productores de Música de España. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  31. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka". Hung Medien. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  32. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka". Hung Medien. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  33. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  34. ^ "Michael Kiwanuka Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 12 November 2019.