Kindness is the stage name of British musician Adam Bainbridge. He first drew attention from the media with his cover of The Replacements' "Swingin' Party". His first LP, World, You Need a Change of Mind, was released in 2012. disambiguation: Kindness is the first band name of what came to be Smokie in England in 1975. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.