“Get Inspired” By Genesis Owusu
Ghanaian-Australian artist Genesis Owusu, born Kofi Owusu-Ansah, continues to traverse a mighty year of break-out highs, from making his national late night television debut in January on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to sweltering sold-out live shows and festival performances across America and Europe, and now through to his current Australian tour run supporting Tame Impala. recently, Owusu dropped single, “Get Inspired,” which is now available now via OURNESS / AWAL.
“Get Inspired” was produced by Dann Hume and Andrew Klippel and features a series of siren-like guitar wails, jutting bass notes and Kofi’s inimitable lyrical jabs. Offsetting a menacing and poetic punk hybridity is Owusu’s infectious falsetto breakdown midway through the piece before a driving rhythm resumes. The new song follows his recent single and video “GTFO”
in July, Owusu returned to North America for performances at Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Osheaga Festival in Montreal, This Ain’t No Picnic Festival in California and Austin City Limits. He also supported Khuranghbin in Austin alongside Thundercat, and joined Glass Animals for a string of shows hitting Nashville, Toronto and Cincinnati.
Genesis Owusu 2022-2023 Australian Tour Dates
Oct 18 Brisbane, QLD, Australia – Brisbane Entertainment Centre (supporting Tame Impala)
Oct 20 Sydney, NSW, Australia – Qudos Bank Arena (supporting Tame Impala)
Oct 22 Melbourne, VIC, Australia – Rod Laver Arena (supporting Tame Impala)
Oct 23 Melbourne, VIC, Australia – Rod Laver Arena (supporting Tame Impala)
Oct 26 Adelaide, SA, Australia – Adelaide Entertainment Centre (supporting Tame Impala)
Oct 29 Perth, WA, Australia – RAC Arena (supporting Tame Impala)
Nov 26 Canberra, ACT, Australia – Spilt Milk
Dec 03 Ballarat, VIC, Australia – Spilt Milk
Dec 04 Gold Coast, QLD, Australia – Spilt Milk
Dec 27-28 Glenworth Valley, NSW, Australia – Lost Paradise
Dec 29 Lorne, VIC, Australia – Falls Festival
Dec 31 Byron Bay, NSW, Australia – Falls Festival
Jan 07 – 08 Fremantle, WA, Australia – Falls Festival
Purchase tickets for Genesis Owusu HERE
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