Kawala are a British indie-folk band from north London. It consists of members Jim Higson (Lead Vocals), Daniel McCarthy (Guitar, Vocals), Ben Batten (Drums), Reeve Coulson (Bass), and Dan Lee (Guitar) who met while studying in Leeds. The name, 'Kawala' comes from a Filipino word for loose and unbound, which signifies their creative freedom and also the Filipino heritage shared by numerous band members. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.