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Grant Haua - Awa Blues

Grant Haua - Awa Blues

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Haua – who was a longtime half of the blues stompin', stage rockin' Swamp Thing with drummer Mike Barker – is a rare one: he's honest and that comes through in interviews.

And on Awa Blues which opens with the angular dark, acoustic-driven funk of Got Something but he follows that with a lovely up-tempo tribute to his tipuna, matua and turangawaewae on This is The Place (which opens with a karanga and has a chorus in te reo).

The more breezy Mamma's Boy takes an alternative viewpoint of maternalism, inspired by Kathy Bates in The Waterboy: “It's hard to do anything when you're tied to your mamma's apron strings . . . Mumma's boy I hear them yelling at me”.
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