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Exciting times for Kiwi Kids Music

My wee star Tasmin recording in her vocals at Mirrors Audio for my latest single ‘Echo’.

 

Things are gearing up with my team of videographers, animators and graphic designers, not to mention my beautiful star Tasmin, who is both my vocalist and actor in my soon-to-be-released single Echo.

In March this year I was exceptionally fortunate to be one of the first recipients for a new children’s music fund. What’s most exciting about this fund is that it will suddenly showcase the huge amount of fantastic talent we have in the children’s music sector here in NZ.

My song Echo has been tumbling around in my head for two years now, and Tasmin has even sung it at our local Hawea Playgroup Annual Fundraiser. It feels super exciting to bring it into real life, and something children can watch, hear and enjoy.

The Echo music video follows the story of a little girl who sees her wishing star in the winter sky, during our Maori New Years (Matariki). The star connects with her as she realises it’s her Grandfather that she has lost. She follows the star through an enchanted garden and to a magical treehouse where she finally can see it in all its splendour. My hope is that all children who watch the music video feel a connection to part of NZ’s culture, language and beliefs (*that our ancestors watch over us).

The clip has left videographer Ollie Larkin (Vision Workshop) and is now with my wonderful animator Traci Meek (Meek and Wild Creations) who will animate in our winter sky.

Echo is set to launch on October 1st in the lead up to the release of my 2nd studio album for kids Fishing for Stars, which will arrive just in time for Christmas.

Watch this space.

Love Anna ♡

 

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