MARA TK, the golden voiced, Maori-Scottish world-wandering citizen of Aotearoa (New Zealand) has announced his debut solo album ‘Bad Meditation’ will be released on May 7.
Stepping out on his own, Mara TK is the former frontman of the acclaimed Kiwi future soul trio Electric Wire Hustle.
Written and produced by Mara himself, ‘Bad Meditation’ is his 13 track opus, a deeply personal account of heritage, love, loss and healing.
Today he shares the Double A-side singles ‘Highly Medicated’ and ‘Toroa/The Albatross’, the singles follow previous release ‘Met At The River’, which featured the vocals of Kenyan R&B singer and songwriter Xenia Manasseh.
On the melancholic lament ‘Highly Medicated’, Mara opens up about his journey to heal following the death of his grandfather, who was his link to traditional customs in Aotearoa.
Mara explains: “I tried everything to plug up the void: antidepressants, molly,…