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Ihimaera - compilation CD

Twelve of New Zealand's best contemporary recording artists come together to present songs inspired by the rare and moving words of iconic Maori writer Witi Ihimaera.

Twelve of New Zealand's best contemporary recording artists come together to present songs inspired by the rare and moving words of iconic Maori writer Witi Ihimaera.

Setting his words in a wide range of styles, this CD showcases Ihimaera's distinctive and powerful evocations of life in Aotearoa and the impressive diversity of New Zealand music.

In its fusion of great literature and outstanding musical talent, Ihimaera is a phenomenal feat of artistry.  Produced by Charlotte Yates, the creator of Baxter (2000) and Tuwhare (2005), Ihimaera gives the author's words an exciting new wardrobe of sound, released by Universal Music NZ.

Artists featured include Lupin (Victoria Girling-Butcher), LA Mitchell, Unitone Hi Fi, Ruia Aperahama, Horomona Horo, King Kapisi, Warren Maxwell, Ariana Tikao, The Twinks (Milan Borich and Tim Arnold ex-PLUTO), SJD, Teremoana Rapley and Charlotte Yates

Twelve of New Zealand's best contemporary recording artists come together to present songs inspired by the rare and moving words of iconic Maori writer Witi Ihimaera.

Setting his words in a wide range of styles, this CD showcases Ihimaera's distinctive and powerful evocations of life in Aotearoa and the impressive diversity of New Zealand music.

In its fusion of great literature and outstanding musical talent, Ihimaera is a phenomenal feat of artistry.  Produced by Charlotte Yates, the creator of Baxter (2000) and Tuwhare (2005), Ihimaera gives the author's words an exciting new wardrobe of sound, released by Universal Music NZ.

Artists featured include Lupin (Victoria Girling-Butcher), LA Mitchell, Unitone Hi Fi, Ruia Aperahama, Horomona Horo, King Kapisi, Warren Maxwell, Ariana Tikao, The Twinks (Milan Borich and Tim Arnold ex-PLUTO), SJD, Teremoana Rapley and Charlotte Yates