New Zealand born songwriter Kiri Eriwata has released a number of contemporary radio singles diverse in genres of pop, folk, rock, urban Māori and soul.
Her current release Nā te kukune is Kiri's first te reo Māori waiata. The collaboration with Kevin Mark Trail (The Streets, UK) is featured on iwi radio stations nationwide and still sits firmly in the Māori top 20 (Tumeke FM, 12/5/14).
“The album is excellent ... Your voice is outstanding and I love the production quality. I enjoy the lyrics as well - they are all interesting and not quite what you are expecting.” - Jan Hellriegel, NZ songwriter
Kiri's pop singles Get Back Home, Why Won't You, Baby Come Round and Hotel or Car were recorded at Roundhead Studios with Neil Baldock and have featured on many local radio stations.
Kiri has collaborated on stage with The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and lends her voice to NZ and international artists including Bobby McFerrin (US), Leo Sayer (UK), Bonnie Tyler (UK), Hollie Smith, Che Fu, Jamie Cullum (UK) and Sarah Blasko (Aus).