Modern Maori Quartet Release New Video for Shine

September 7th 2017

"‘Shine' is a heartfelt song of a father's love for his daughter. If we as parents give our kids the love, support and confidence they need, then they can do anything. The inspiration for the song is my daughter Coco-Grace, but it is dedicated to all the kids in the world.

The 'Shine' music video showcases the multi-talents of the MMQ and their efforts to impress a panel of kids. The process involved was lots of laughter, one too many cups of coffee, don't give kids sugar (!), lots of kai, purposely bad costume changes, dad jokes, more laughter, more coffee, more kai, teaching of dad jokes, kids are fading somebody give them some sugar, working that camera... and that's a wrap.

In the end, our kids panel reveal to the MMQ that it's always better to just 'Be you'!" - FRANCIS KORA

With the showband's long-awaited debut original album, 'That's Us!' being released Friday 15th September, Modern Māori Quartet will head off on an extensive 20 date nationwide tour, travelling the highways and byways of New Zealand taking their music to the people of Aotearoa. Joining them for the haerenga (journey) will be the beloved Annie Crummer.

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