Kākāriki: Simply Us (CD only)


A 13-track collection of Siu’s originals, with a few children’s classics, sung in the style the duo are known for, acoustic guitar with vocal harmonies, in other words… simply us!



‘Kākāriki: Simply Us’ is Loopy Tunes Preschool Music’s debut album!

A labour of love, we bring to you a mixture of Siu’s originals, and some favourites, in the style that we are known for, acoustic guitar and vocals – in other words… simply us! Our intention with ‘Kākāriki’ is to build a rainbow music CD collection for all our lovely followers, starting with green/kākāriki.


The album’s 13 tracks, include:

  1. Five Little Birds – a Siu Williams-Lemi original, about meeting five of Aotearoa’s beautiful birds
  2. No One Like You – previously sung by John Denver, in a Muppets Special called “Rocky Mountain Holiday” in the early 80s
  3. Incy Wincy Spider/Sipaita Si’i Si’i – a children’s classic, sung in English and Tongan
  4. Hungry Puku – a Siu Williams-Lemi original discovering yummy kai/foods we can eat!
  5. Tīrama, Tīrama/Twinkle Twinkle – an old favourite, sung in Māori and English
  6. E Rere Taku Poi – a classic Māori poi song)
  7. Happy Song – a Siu Williams-Lemi original that allows us to journey through different emotions
  8. What Are You Wearing? – a Siu Williams-Lemi original that is an interactive song about colours we are wearing
  9. Tētahi Taniwha/One Day A Taniwha – an old fave, sung in Māori and English
  10. This Is Jack – a Siu Williams-Lemi original, and the first of our scarf songs about a Jack-in-the-box
  11. Peek-A-Boo Teddy – a Siu Williams-Lemi original that can also be used as a scarf song, with a favourite teddy bear!
  12. Catch A Falling Bubble (Catch A Falling Star) – a scarf and bubbles song, adapted from a well-known children’s song
  13. Ngāti-Fruit Salad Kid – a Siu Williams-Lemi original about celebrating the different cultures that make us all so unique

~~ $2 from every full-priced CD sold will be put into a fund, and donations will be paid out to chosen charitable organisations. Recipients will be posted on our website. ~~


We hope you and your tamariki enjoy singing along to all our waiata together!