Five pairs to give away...

ClashMusic have been given five pairs of tickets to an intimate show by Michael Kiwanuka - and you could claim them!

2012 could well belong to Michael Kiwanuka. The soulful newcomer has been unavoidable since the bells tolled to signal the birth of January 1st, with hype beginning to make itself felt around his debut album.

Announcing a full Spring tour, tickets are being snapped up by fans across the country. With venues rising in capacity, Michael Kiwanuka is fast escaping his home grown origins.

Which is why an upcoming gig is so special. The newcomer is set to play the Hospital Club on February 22nd in front of an invited crowd.

We have one pair of tickets to give away. Here's the blurb:

Barclaycard Unwind is offering a handful of lucky Clash Online readers the chance to win exclusive access to the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions. The winners will receive two tickets to see an intimate performance by Michael Kiwanuka and Various Cruelties at The Hospital Club on 22nd February.

You’ll be joining the cream of the music industry, critics and artists for an amazing night of music. To be in with a chance of experiencing a unique moment in music at the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions, all you have to do is answer the simple question below.

Competition runs until 20th February.

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Now here's the question: since this is the Mercury, what was your favourite album of 2011 and why?

Add your answer in the space below...

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