Firmly one of today’s essential artists, Venezuelan/Guatemalan-American singer-songwriter KAINA announces her new album titled ‘It Was A Home’ that is slated for release on March 4th via City Slang. In celebration, the beloved artist shares her smoldering new single, “Anybody Can Be In Love”, along with an enchanting companion video. Directed by Weird Life Films, the visual brings to life KAINA’s whimsical world inspired by the quintessential Mr. Rogers TV series. “Anybody Can Be In Love” embodies the sentiment of authentically accepting love in its various forms. ‘It Was A Home’ will showcase KAINA’s stunning new artistic direction, the result of her own personal evolution and newly found sense of self, while maintaining roots in her signature sound. The album will include features from beloved artists such as Sleater-Kinney, Helado Negro and Sen Morimoto. It’s available for pre-order now HERE.
Additionally, KAINA announced she will be kicking off her headlining US tour on March 5 in Chicago through May 8 in Nashville. The trek will also include a debut headlining European leg - full tour dates below. The tour follows KAINA’s opening slots on tours for Sleater-Kinney and Durand Jones & The Indications in 2019.
Born in Chicago to immigrant parents, KAINA creates generational music that surpasses borders and speaks to a far-reaching community of people that grew up in between languages, cultures, regions, and genres. KAINA has been catapulted to the forefront of a new wave of artists transforming the music landscape through deep representation. Her previous projects, the 2016 EP sweet asl. and her debut 2019 album Next To The Sun, cemented KAINA as a critically acclaimed artist and established her cult following. The projects showcased her signature sound that is lined with a sweet-hearted optimism, devastating authenticity and one that she uses as a means to uplift and build community. She has previously collaborated with Saba, The O’My’s, Sen Morimoto, and through multidisciplinary work around Chicago with various organizations.