Mikky Ekko performs acoustic version of “Kids” for Yours Truly [Video]

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Having risen to fame following his “Stay” collaboration with Rihanna, Louisiana-born Mikky Ekko is currently working on his debut album, collaborating with the likes of producer Clams Casino and Lana Del Ray songwriter Justin Parker.

He took to Yours Truly to perform an acoustic version of his forthcoming single “Kids” which he explains was inspired by being in London during the riots of 2011. Accompanied only by some minimal piano chords, Ekko gives a haunting vocal performance, letting his lyrics reverberate and take emotional charge on the repeated refrain. “Kids” will be released via iTunes  on 11th August 2013, take a look at his performance below: