MU is the British, Sheffield, England–based electropunk musician, Mutsumi Kanamori. She has released three albums: Afro Finger and Gel; Out of Breach (Manchester's Revenge), which featured the minor hit "Paris Hilton"; and Mu. Her debut album received critical acclaim from Pitchfork Media. It was given the "Best New Award" when first released. In 2010, Mutsumi announced that she would go by Mutsumi rather than "Mu" and that her first album in five years was in the works. Her third, self-titled album was released digitally on October 31, 2010 with a CD release following in 2011.