Announcing: KIMMO POHJONEN SKIN trio at the internationally popular Field Day festival in London, now celebrating its tenth year, on Sunday, June 12, 2016, showtime 15:00.
Pohjonen’s new album Sensitive Skin (CD: Octopus / Ondine and LP: Svart) is a marvel of sonic achievement and being hailed as his best album yet. Produced by James Spectrum (Von Hertzen Brothers), Sensitive Skin features guests Kronos Quartet, Samuli Kosminen, Tuomas Norvio, Sami Kuoppamäki, Timo Kämäräinen, Arto Järvelä, Timo Alakotila, Lauri Porra, Ismo Alanko, Inka and Saana Pohjonen and others. The album spent two months at the Number One position of the World Music Charts Europe and four consecutive in the WMCE Top Ten. Sensitive Skin is nominated for Best Album / Etno category in the 2016 Finnish EMMA Awards. The touring trio of Kimmo Pohjonen (accordion, voice, samples), Inka Pohjonen (guitar, samples, voice) and Saana Pohjonen (drums, voice) is called Kimmo Pohjonen Skin and Field Day 2016 is their UK debut. The Kimmo Pohjonen Skin trio will have additional concerts in Europe during 2016.