Kiran Ahluwalia is an Indian singer, songwriter who infuses African desert blues and Western musical styles. Kiran Ahluwalia won the 'Newcomer' category in the inaugural Songlines Music Awards - announced May 1, 2009 - the new 'world music' awards organised by the UK-based magazine, Songlines.
|I think all groups who don't fit in clearly with Western music have to think, 'How can I expand my market? Where else can I perform?'||Music, Chants & Rapps|
|I want a car that will last 10 years or longer because I totally hate the process of researching, shopping for a new car, and then haggling for the price. I wish I could just snap my fingers and my car is there.|
|My CD collection has a lot of world music - lots of Indian, African, Portuguese, Greek, Italian music. Because of my husband, a lot of jazz, too.||Music, Chants & Rapps|
|Sometimes I envy people who can be only half crazy, with one foot in the passion and one foot in the real world. But that's not me. I dive into the total crazy experience. That's the only way to travel.||Travel|
|The arts are a major life nourishment.||Life|
|When a song came on the radio that I wanted to learn, my mother would quickly write down the lyrics for me. Soon after, I would be singing it.|