Part one of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.
Part two of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.
Part three of four from this full length episode of the Homegrown series.
Part four of four from this full length television programme.
We did 12 to 14 songs and they were awesome but the record company didn't like them. [...] It was all out of my hands because at the record company heaps of people ended up getting made redundant. Which was quite fortunate for me. They got a new managing director who happened to love it.– Anika Moa on making her second album
What I was trying to get across to them was that I wasn't going to be marketed in a pop sense. I wasn't going to be marketed as 'she's got nice clothes, she's skinny, she's got the pop songs'. I said to them why don't we just market that I'm a singer-songwriter and I like playing live?– Anika Moa
When I was in fifth form I was in another older band and we were so bad. We did made-up songs that were so bad. I remember thinking at the time when we were practicing 'these songs are shit'. And I wrote them as well...– Anika Moa