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Kiruu is a multi-instrumentalist and singer of Irish-English origins whose eclectic sound has been formed with influence from his East African upbringing and European roots (Ireland/UK/Spain). His music is interactive and his sound varies from slow indie to stomping swing and everything in between, sung in different languages (English, Swahili, Spanish, and French).
Based in Dublin, Kiruu plays both solo set and also with a band consisting of himself dynamic and diverse musicians from the Dublin scene, providing a high energy live show.
In 2014, Kiruu released his EP “Kiruu & Baobab”, which was recorded Valencia. Following this, he toured in East Africa, France, Belgium, and the UK. Resettling back in Ireland, he launched his EP in late 2014, and has been performing all around Ireland since then.
In 2015, Kiruu signed a publishing contract with GD78 Music.
In 2016 he started recording his first full length LP.
In 2017 he released the first single "Síocháin" from his upcoming album, featuring Kíla's Rónán Ó Snodaigh.
In 2018 the single "Sunset Sunrise" was released from upcoming album, along with music video.
In 2019 Kiruu released his album "Super Feo Express". Positive reviews including song of the week came from Nialler9, Hotpress, and artist of the month from Cassandra Voices. He also released the "Nyumbani" single and music video.
In 2022 Kiruu took back to the scene post pandemic with festival shows in Electric Picnic, All Together Now, Vantastival, Westival, Battle for the Lake, Healing Bridges, Elements of Change, Culture Night.
A brand new music video for Equinox was shot and released in the summer of 2022.
Kiruu has performed and collaborated in different musical projects in Ireland, England, Spain, Argentina, France, Tanzania, Belgium, and Kenya both as front man and as pianist, guitarist and singer.