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Kira and the Kindred Spirits

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Beautiful Kira Skov formed Kira and the Kindred Spirits in 2002 with the original drummer, Johan Lei Gellert. Since then progress came fast for the band, who with roots in american guitar rock tradition - have fascinated audiences with passionate and untameable style.

The band attracted great attention at the music industry festivals South By Southwest 2006 (SXSW) and Canadian Music Week 2006, and back in January 2004, Kira and the Kindred Spirits were among the major attractions at the Midem international music industry trade fair in Cannes.

Kira and the Kindred Spirits released their debut album ’Happiness Saves Lives’ to critical acclaim in 2002. The album highlighted Kira’s intense voice and her unique talent for giving emotional expression to life’s ups and downs. In 2005 came the follow-up, ’This Is Not An Exit’, followed most recently by an album named after the band, ’Kira and the Kindred Spirits’, in April 2006.

Kira is the dominant figure in the Kindred Spirits, and it is also her personality and story which have largely defined the band’s image. As a child she was sent by her parents to family members in California. However, she ended up in London at the tender age of 17. Here she formed the band Butterfly Species together with the guitarist Pink, as well as Orson Wajid and the front man from Dear, Laust Sonne.

Kira - moving back to Denmark- formed Kira and the Kindred Spirits with drummer Johan Lei Gellert. The two were later joined by Orson Wajid (Butterfly Species) and Rune Kjeldsen (Dear, Sort Sol). John Lei Gellert was later replaced on drums by Jesper Lind, and Orsan Wajid was replaced by Nicolai Munch-Hansen.

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  • theaoashih

    so damn good!!

    8 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Zimmund

    Magnific!

    3 Aug 2011 Reply
  • Muulga

    she is wonderful!

    28 Oct 2010 Reply
  • tyzmatos

    love her voice

    11 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Winger_

    ...

    6 Aug 2010 Reply
  • teenrobo3

    Kira has released a US album with her solo stuff and some past songs by Kira & The Kindred Spirits.

    27 Jul 2010 Reply
  • krasnolyud

    I don't know why, but their albums are available only in Denmark (((

    15 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Turntablah

    Is there anyone who could share ? Especially a song 'save me'

    10 Apr 2008 Reply
  • Aalborg

    They are splitting up

    19 Oct 2007 Reply
  • ffxr

    can someone shout when thes'uns get round to releasing an albu? thankyoupls.

    21 Sep 2007 Reply
  • borderkid

    i only have three of their songs but I'm sooooo inlove with them (if anyone knows how can i get their full albums it'd be amazing) :))

    19 Mar 2007 Reply
  • Hvaffornoget

    .. And, indeed, they are even more great live. You owe yourself to see them!

    26 Nov 2006 Reply
  • Hvaffornoget

    Concert at Forbrændingen in Albertslund tomorrow *Yaaaay* :D

    23 Nov 2006 Reply

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