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Michael Kiwanuka contributes new song to Neflix documentary

By | Published on Wednesday 13 October 2021

Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka is back with his first new music since 2019, new single ‘Beautiful Life’. The track is lifted from new Netflix documentary ‘Convergence: Courage In A Crisis’.

“In this song I wanted to focus on the feeling that there’s a real strength in the human spirit when you try to look for beauty even in difficult situations”, he says. “Of course, in some situations that becomes more and more difficult. But I just wanted to ponder on that and wonder what life would be like if I lived it like that”.

“Ultimately, whatever people feel from hearing the song is OK with me”, he goes on. “But what I was trying to emit through the music was a feeling of defiance. A feeling of strength through adversity”.

Kiwanuka is currently working on his fourth studio album, the follow-up to 2019’s Mercury-winning ‘Kiwanuka’.

Listen to ‘Beautiful Life’ here: