Michael Kiwanuka feat. Tom Misch: Money

British artists Michael Kiwanuka and Tom Misch connect on an infectious track that’s heavily influenced by disco and funk. “I think I want everything,” Kiwanuka calls out at the track’s start. The tune is fun at heart, but as the breakdown begins, Kiwanuka chimes again, this time noting, “I’m spending without being ashamed / spending ’cause I’m all alone.” Despite the lyrics warning about the …

Karen O feat. Michael Kiwanuka: YO! MY SAINT

Written by the inimitable Karen O, “YO! MY SAINT” is a tune made for a KENZO short film that celebrates their spring/summer 2018 collection. Featuring vocals by English soul musician/songwriter Michael Kiwanuka, it’s a slow-burning and haunting track that ebbs and flows in a beautifully melodramatic manner until it fades into a lush, gentle lullaby.