Joya Mooi Shares Affirmation Anthem ‘Don’t Answer’

The first offering from a forthcoming EP...

South African-Dutch singer-songwriter Joya Mooi has today shared new single ‘Don’t Answer’, ahead of a forthcoming EP set to drop this summer.

Produced by Johannesburg-based duo Easy Freak, ‘Don’t Answer’ follows last year’s double-album ‘What’s Around The Corner’, and is a sonic respite in an unfeeling world – an airy, buoyant dance number centring the need for self-care.

Speaking of the inspiration behind ‘Don’t Answer’, Joya Mooi explains: “Don’t Answer is a cute way of letting people know that you are unavailable. Many times I have felt I was overstepping my own boundaries, but even more often I have felt guilty if I did respect my limits. So basically I’m saying: ‘I do have the time but today I chose to only answer to myself and my own thoughts.”

The release of ‘Don’t Answer’ offers a first glimpse into the Amsterdam-based artist’s upcoming EP, which promises to be “a compelling mosaic of personal growth, resilience, and the discovery of one’s limits”.

Photo Credit: Philine van den Hul

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