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September 13, 2019

KYVA SIGNS TO FRENCHKISS RECORDS, SHARES "WIDE WORLD" TRACK | NEW SINGLE OUT NOW ON ALL DSPS

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BIOGRAPHY

"I’ve been trying to connect with what the project means to me, what it is at it’s core and where it might sit in the world. I keep coming back to one recurring theme: a search for home and belonging.   KYVA represents occupying a space between two worlds. The pull and push of that experience.  It’s pronounced (K-eye-Vah).  …everyone once had to be told how to pronounce ‘Sade’." - KYVA

Crafting a delicate balance of alternative pop influenced by the likes of The Cure, Prince and Elliot Smith, KYVA embodies a union of worlds: drawing equally from spheres of Dark Wave and Soul to create something entirely new and sonically beautiful.

“I’ve been trying to connect with what the project means to me, what it is at it’s core and where it might sit in the world.

I keep coming back to one recurring theme: a search for home and belonging.
 
KYVA represents occupying a space between two worlds. The pull and push of that experience. 

It’s pronounced (K-eye-Vah). 

…everyone once had to be told how to pronounce ‘Sade’.”

– KYVA


Crafting a delicate balance of alternative pop influenced by the likes of The Cure, Prince and Elliot Smith, KYVA embodies a union of worlds: drawing equally from spheres of Dark Wave and Soul to create something entirely new and sonically beautiful.

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Press Clippings

““Wide World” is an intimate, ethereal, and spiritually affecting resistance song.”
– Atwood
“The Australian alt-pop artist KYVA, a recent signee to Frenchkiss Records, is sharing a dreamy new single today, ‘Wide World,’ which celebrates the vast and varied experiences of life through a lush palette of synths, Cure-style guitar and heavenly vocals.”
– The 405
“KYVA’s vocals and instrumentation reverberate throughout the composition. His singing features a husky-yet-androgynous sound that is perfectly complemented by the shimmering guitars and simple electronic beat.”
– mxdwn

Contact

Kip Kouri kip@tellallyourfriendspr.com
Michael Lantz michael@tellallyourfriendspr.com