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There are at least six artists called Kira.

1) Kira Skov from Denmark
2) Kira from Germany
3) Kira from Belgium
4) Kira of kira.net
5) KIRA from Japan
6) A character from the anime Death Note.

1) Kira also known under her full name Kira Skov. Kira was born in the town of Rødovre (Denmark), and became interested in classical music through her aunt and uncle, both of whom are musicians.

When she was ten years old, her parents divorced, which was difficult for her. About this time, she became interested in rock music, and so she tried to learn to play the guitar. This did not go well, however, as she did not have enough patience for it, and so she began singing instead.
In 1993 she went to London, where she met a guitarist called Eve, who she followed to the United States. Together with Eve and—amongst others—Laust Sonne, she formed a band called Butterfly Species, which existed until 1999. When Butterfly Species split, she left Eve and travelled back home to Denmark.
In 2001, she received a scholarship from Denmark’s national arts foundation the Statens Kunstfond, which made it possible for her to concentrate on writing songs, and in 2002 she founded the band Kira & The Kindred Spirits.
Over the course of existence of the band from 2001 to 2007, the group became known as a good live band, with Kira as its dynamic powerhouse. They released three albums in the process. In October 2007 it was announced that Kira & The Kindred Spirits had split up and that Kira would pursue a solo career.

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  • warriorsoul66

    Listener Killer is a solid debut album imo. <3 Cant wait for more!

    28 Mar 5:36pm Reply
  • hero486

    "Listener Killer" is not bad for her debut album, I like it! "片想い" shows the strenght of her voice, love it. I'm actually excited about this new artist, will keep an eye on her :P

    12 Feb 6:50pm Reply
  • xEye4Eyex

    Deathcore from Illinois!)

    5 Feb 8:02pm Reply
  • Hekmo

    :))) Дякую за підтримку, брати слов`яни!

    26 Jan 2013 Reply
  • scarlet79

    danish Kira's tribute to Billie Holiday and Nina Simone is fucking awesome! and this ugly blue picture of smb is fucking terrible...[3]

    16 Dec 2012 Reply
  • vladivostokov

    danish Kira's tribute to Billie Holiday and Nina Simone is fucking awesome! and this ugly blue picture of smb is fucking terrible...(2)

    28 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Hekmo

    danish Kira's tribute to Billie Holiday and Nina Simone is fucking awesome! and this ugly blue picture of smb is fucking terrible...

    18 Dec 2011 Reply
  • lilkitten2

    Against all odds <3

    1 Aug 2011 Reply
  • mialander

    I highly recomend the Danish Kira Skov and for example "Hard Rain", "Make a Man" and "Riders of the Freeway" :)

    22 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Fantin

    fuckin great :]

    11 Oct 2009 Reply
  • ichliebekira

    Just noticed the listing for Lulu. Based on the research I've done, it looks like somebody got the artist listing wrong. The album is a self-titled one by the artist Remontoidut Iskelmät (I don't know if this is the name of the lead singer or of the band). Certainly the German Kira wasn't involved in this project; otherwise, she'd have said something to that effect on her web site.

    19 Jul 2007 Reply
  • ichliebekira

    I have all the dates entered now. Must have been a temporary glitch with the entry system.

    29 Mar 2007 Reply
  • ichliebekira

    Kira has a series of gigs coming up this spring and summer, but for some reason I'm unable to post the information to the Events box. A complete listing of her gigs, both for her Fast wie Sommer tour and her openings for Herbert Grönemeyer, can be found on my blog, whose URL is http://jamie-online.blogspot.com .

    29 Mar 2007 Reply
  • ichliebekira

    I just added a listing for Kira to bestmyspaceband.com, where people can vote for their favorite band. If you love Kira, why not show your support, like I did? The direct URL for her page there is http://www.bestmyspaceband.com/search?q=Kira&submit.x=16&submit.y=16 , but in order to vote for her you need to be a member. (I don't work for the web site--I'm just passing along the info.)

    25 Nov 2006 Reply

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