Muna Ileiwat’s ‘Twenty-Seven’ Enchants With Its Subtlety

A probing coming-of-age meditation...

Muna Ileiwat has shared new single ‘Twenty-Seven’.

The New Jersey born, London based singer made a deep impression with recent single ‘Pity Party’, an alluring and atmospheric introduction. New EP ‘Twenty-Seven’ is out next month, with Muna now sharing the title song in full.

A drifting, probing slice of lyricism, ‘Twenty-Seven’ discusses the experience of ageing, and grapples with her blossoming maturity. A song that revels in its feeling of coming-of-age, she comments:

“The title track of the EP, ‘Twenty-Seven’ is a coming of age song. It explores the transformative and existential emotions of adulthood that started to surface and become prevalent for me at the age of 27.”

The video for the song was shot her grandmother’s house in Curaçao, a space she says holds a special place in her heart. Muna adds: “My grandma’s house in Curaçao is probably one of my favourite places in the world. There’s so much history in that house; it’s where my mom grew up, where my parents’ families first met and where my brothers and I have many of our own fond childhood memories.”

She adds: “Every room tells a story of my family history. The house brings me so much peace and being a part of the visuals for a song that explores so many existential feelings kinda felt like clarity. Guy did an amazing job at capturing the space and all its sentimental value.”

Tune in now.

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