Leila Adu

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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

With a voice like hot treacle on broken glass, whether singing of love or social change, fans consistently return to Leila Adu

Leila Adu

concerts to be “taken away to a parallel dimension of music and thought.”...
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Featured recording “Ode to the Unknown Factory Worker”

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Ode to the Unknown Factory Worker

Rai Trade/Tracce (2011)

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“Leila Adu is a rebel-inspirer. And not in the way that calls for the raising of fists, or the hurling of sharp word-blades. Her defiance is decided… Anger isn’t its mother. Wonder may be.” Purple Magazine

“Her voice is extraordinary…both tender and terrifying.” Sunday Star Times

“If you haven’t already acquainted yourself with Adu, go do it.” The Dominion Post


‘Avante-garde pop that recalls Nina Simone and Tim Buckley from the headliner’ Time Out

“Leila Adu is a rebel-inspirer. And not in the way that calls for the raising of fists, or the hurling of sharp word-blades...

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