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M.I.A.

Born: Jul 17, 1977 in Hounslow, England
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Genre: Other, Pop/Rock
Biography: If you read a lot about new music on the Web, odds are pretty good that, at some point between the September 2004 release of "Galang" and the March 2005 release of Arular, you were struck with the urge to turn your computer off or maybe even heave it out of a nearby window. If you don't read a lot about ...Read full biography
Kala
Released: 2007
Label: XL/Interscope
Critics' Rating:
Kala and Arular are similar in that they are both wildly vigorous and wholly enjoyable albums, generous with blunt-force beats, flurries of percussion, riotous vocals (with largely inconsequential lyrics), ...Read full review
Arular
Released: 2005
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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A cursory listen to Arular makes one wonder how it could generate so much heated, in-depth talk, as it did well before its official release. This is very direct and physical party music, with lots of slang-filled ...Read full review