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The Pacific voice on
New Zealand television
since 1987

New Music: The Lost Ones – Hawkins

Kiwi-Samoan musician Hawkins has released a live version of his song ‘The Lost Ones’ from his upcoming debut studio album.

“Due to Covid-19 restrictions it has been difficult to organise live gigs. I decided to record three songs from my upcoming studio album live. The Lost Ones is the first of these three. It is about remembering ‘who you are’ in the thick of the industry and acts as a light-hearted cautionary tale about not losing yourself in the process. Sonically it gives a nod to the sounds of Motown and Northern Soul.”

Victor Hawkins-Sulfa started working on his solo album last year, set to be released under his artist name Hawkins. The album is a ‘love project’ and completely self-funded.

Check out the video above!

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Drums – Jono Sawyer
Bass – Richard Pickard
Guitar – Andy Smith
Keys – Stallone D’Souza

Saxophone – Thabani Gapara
Saxophone – Danie Reshtan
Trumpet – Forrest Thorpe

Backing Vocalists:
Soprano – La Coco
Soprano/Alto – Hannah Reyes
Alto/Tenor – Monica Cheung-Fuk
Tenor – Mara Sulfa

Filmed by Westone Productions Ltd
Filmed live at Roundhead Studios

Engineered/Produced by Christian Mausia and Emily Wheatcroft-Snape
Engineered at Roundhead Studios
Mixed by Christian Mausia at No Filter Studios Ltd
Mastered by Vivek Gabriel

Thank You to NicNak Media.

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