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Sounds Like: Chris Rea, Mark Knopfler, Zucchero Fornaciari
Bio: For many years I worked in footwear business, designing and developing branded footwear (Disney, Warner Bros., Look, Donnay a.o.), I also ran businesses in service-sector and (Spanish) real-estate. Having lived and worked in numerous different places around the world I now live since a couple of ...See Full Bio
“Akamawa has many great strengths in his writing, and his velveteen yet raw vocal delights and bring depth to every line. He falls into the lineage of Rod Stewart, Chris Rea and Mark Knopfler, with tips of the hat to Tom Waits and the solo output of Keith Richards. Another strength is the sheer kaleidoscopic depth and warmth of the melodies. Whether it is on the sublime (yes, synth-driven) ‘Moonlight’ or in the swinging and rollin’ ‘Ragtime Rain’, the melodies simply weave and worm into your cortex, taking up residence for at least a lunar cycle or two."”