Michael Kiwanuka shares new mixture of Brittany Howard’s “13th Century Metallic”: Hear
Brittany Howard’s song “13th Century Metal” got a new mix from Michael Kiwanuka. Listen to his version of the Jaime track below.
“I was so excited to be working on this project as I have always been a huge fan of Brittany’s music,” Kiwanuka said in a statement. “Knowing this particular track and being such a fan of her voice, I didn’t want to interfere with her voice and then bring her forward and in the middle. She sounds so victorious when she sings and speaks, so the music I made was determined by that. “
The end of 2020 brought good news for both Brittany Howard and Michael Kiwanuka: Kiwanuka won the 2020 Mercury Prize for his album KIWANUKA. Howard received 20 Grammy nominations for 2021, including nodding for Best Alternative Music Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, Best R&B Performance, and Best American Roots Performance.
Check out Pitchfork’s feature interview, “Brittany Howard on Her Solo Debut, Black Heroes, and Greatness”.