Norwegian singer-songwriter Moyka releases new single, ‘Illusion’
Today, Norwegian singer-songwriter Moyka released her brand new single, “Illusion”. Listen to “Illusion” everywhere here.
Showcasing Moyka’s synth-focused production and dynamic electro-pop feel, “Illusion” plunges listeners into the initial fantasy of falling in love with someone whose intentions are different from their façade. She portrays a sharp image of deception and duplicity in the emotional clip, undermined with light and airy visuals characteristic of the self-proclaimed “pop witch”.
On the track, Moyka says, “When I have a crush I tend to daydream and make up stories in my head about meeting and being with the person I love. In this song, I wake up from daydreaming to find it was only an illusion Sometimes love goes like that. It’s pretty naive, but that’s what makes me love it so much.
This tale is a preview of what’s to come on Moyka’s upcoming album, The Revelations of Love: a concept project that covers the course of a relationship, falling (and out of) love. Scheduled for release on October 22 via Snafu Records, the project is set to be a centerpiece in the universe Moyka has so skillfully crafted so far.
Moyka first invited us to discover this world with his 2021 singles, which received the support of the Norwegian NRK P3, P1, P13, Swedish P3 and German Deutschlandfunk Nova, Detektor, Flux, puls and CT as well as the Top 10 on Spotify. New music Friday Norway. ‘ From a new relationship in “Stay” to heartache in “December (I Never Learn)” to “I Don’t Wanna Hold On”, each single offers a unique perspective on love, lending to talent. Moyka’s artistic and storytelling ability.
Born in southern Norway, Moyka began writing songs at the age of 10 and then enrolled in a degree program in music production in Bergen, where she became the artist she she is today. Citing avant-garde electro pop from artists like Röyksopp and Robyn as inspirations for her production style, Moyka released her debut EP Circles in 2019 and her second EP Spaces in 2020. In partnership with Norwegian music collective Made alongside from the pop phenomena Sigrid and AURORA, Moyka is fast becoming a mainstay of the global indie pop scene.
Driven by relentless passion and vulnerable authenticity, Moyka says, “As someone who feels a lot of intensity, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed by everything. there is hope to feel good again. To feel love again. Everything changes so quickly and sometimes I lose track of where I’m going. Music helped me come back. “