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Troy Kingi Wins Best Folk Artist Tūī For 'Black Sea Golden Ladder'

Troy Kingi Wins Best Folk Artist Tūī For 'Black Sea Golden Ladder'

Chris Cudby / Monday 2nd May, 2022 11:22AM

The massively multi-talented Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Ngāpuhi, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui) received another prestigious award for the mantelpiece on Saturday, taking away the 2022 Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa / Best Folk Artist Tūī for his album Black Sea Golden Ladder. Written with Lyttelton icon Delaney Davidson, Black Sea Golden Ladder is Kingi's latest contribution his ambitious 10 10 10 series: 10 albums, 10 different genres, 10 years. Described by the artist as "the most personal of all my albums — the first one I feel that is truly about me," the record was followed up with a visual album of the same name, featuring videos for every song created by an array of local directors. Also winner of the 2021 Silver Scroll award (presented in March '22), Kingi is touring Black Sea Golden Ladder with Davidson and live band The Senses in August, head over to his site HERE for details...


Experience Black Sea Golden Ladder – The Visual Album in full — featuring videos for every song by directors Dahnu Graham, Hayden Aull, Huhana Ruri-Panapa, Marara Katipa, Nicole Horan, Thomas Rose and Xavier Horan, edited by Huhana Ruri-Panapa...


'Black Sea Golden Ladder' is out now on major streaming services via AAA Records.

Links
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Delaney Davidson Live
Thu 26th May 8:00pm
The Wine Cellar, Auckland
Troy Kingi With Delaney Davidson
Fri 5th Aug 7:00pm
The James Hay Theatre, Christchurch
Troy Kingi With Delaney Davidson
Sat 6th Aug 7:00pm
Theatre Royal, Nelson
Troy Kingi With Delaney Davidson
Sat 13th Aug 7:00pm
Glenroy Auditorium, Dunedin
Troy Kingi With Delaney Davidson
Fri 19th Aug 7:00pm
Auckland Town Hall, Auckland
Troy Kingi With Delaney Davidson
Sun 21st Aug 7:00pm
The Opera House, Wellington