Maia & The Big Sky

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Maia's second studio album "Maia & The Big Sky" features a new high-energy live sound. Her magnetic vocals both in English and Kiswahili weave African Polyrhythms with Soul and Folk, creating a familiarity and warmth that transcends continents.

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released September 1, 2017

All songs composed and arranged by Maia Lekow
All songs produced by Maia Lekow & Chris King

1. Pawa
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Vocals: Blinky Bill / Percussion: Debe Debe / Guitar: Tugi Mlamba / Bass: Allan Sucre / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Trombone: Jason Rae Otieno / Lyrics by Maia Lekow, Chris King & Blinky Bill

2. Seeing Blue
Vocals & Guitar : Maia Lekow / Trombone: Chris Washburne / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Drums: Amani Baya / Rhodes: Daniel Hoffknecht / Percussion: Wakake Otieno / Lyrics by Chris King & Maia Lekow

3. Lola
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Guitar: Tugi Mlamba / Guitar: Thibault Remy / Percussion: Wakake Otieno / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Drums: Amani Baya / Lyrics by Maia Lekow & Chris King

4. Maji
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Guitar: Troy Downward / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Sound design: Lister Rossel / Lyrics by Maia Lekow & Chris King / Composed by Lister Rossel & Maia Lekow

5. Tap
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Electric Guitar: Tugi Mlamba / Percussion: Debe Debe / Lyrics by Maia Lekow & Chris King

6. Love Is
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Trumpet: Owuor Arunga / Guitar: Chris King / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Percussion: Debe Debe / Lyrics by Maia Lekow

7. Shatembea
Vocals & Percussion: Maia Lekow / Nathan Okite: Guitar / Bass, Guitar & Vocals: Radanz Nirina / Djembe: Peter Corcoran / Lyrics by Maia Lekow

8. Zone Unknown
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Guitar: Kato Change / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Effects: Maia Lekow / Lyrics by Maia Lekow

9. Roho Safi feat. Neno Kali
Vocals: Maia Lekow / Vocals: Neno Kali / Bass: Radanz Nirina / Percussion: Debe Debe / Guitar: Kato Change / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Lyrics by Maia Lekow & Neno Kali

10. Another Night
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Drums: Emmanuel Obedi / Guitar: Tugi Mlamba / Percussion: Debe Debe / Bass: Allan Sucre / Lyrics by Maia Lekow

11. Bring back Time
Vocals & Guitar: Maia Lekow / Kasba Flute: Mbarak Mohamed Bwanamkuu / Lyrics by Maia Lekow


Tracks 1, 2, 3, 5 & 10 recorded by Wanyoike Kimani, Nairobi.
Mixed and mastered by Nico Berthold 2nd home media Berlin

Tracks 4, 6, 8 & 9 recorded at Artville, Nairobi.
Mixed and mastered by Tyson Fish The Alamo, Melbourne.

Tracks 7 & 11 recorded by Maia Lekow, Nairobi.

Artwork: Circle and Square

All songs Copyright Circle and Square Productions 2017

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Maia & The Big Sky Nairobi, Kenya

Maia represents a different flavor to Kenya's contemporary musical landscape. Her magnetic vocals, both in kiswahili and english, weave together African polyrhythms with soul and folk, creating a familiarity and warmth that transcends continents.

Daughter of Kenyan musical legend Sal Davis, Maia has earned herself a formidable reputation as one of Kenya's most explosive live performers.
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