Chill-pop producer Mokita partners up with Charlotte Sands on their new track dealing with toxic relationships, featuring an 80s-inspired music video.

‘Crash’, the latest track from producer-musician Mokita, is about “being stuck in a relationship with someone that you know won’t last, it’s not good for either of you, but you can’t break the cycle of it.”

The song, featuring Charlotte Sands’ vocals, is part of Mokita’s newfound interest in crafting songs with unrelenting honesty.

He comemnts,

“I wrote this one with Charlotte, and it just kinda organically turned into a duet. I’m a fan of her music, so I’m pumped we have a song together. We wrote it quickly, and then I think we both forgot about it for a couple of months, and then I randomly was listening to demos, and it came on, and I was like, ‘wait, this is kinda rad, we gotta finish this.’ Lyrically, the song is about being stuck in a relationship with someone you know won’t last, it’s not good for either of you, but you can’t break the cycle. As we were writing this, we talked about the metaphor of a car crash, which drove the whole lyrical thought behind it. Super simple: we just wanted it to feel bouncy in the production and let all the BGVs and vocals be the song’s focal point.”

Charlotte adds,

I couldn’t be more grateful to get to work with Mokita and release a song that I love so much together. We went into this session with zero boundaries or rules for what we wanted to create and just followed whatever felt right in the moment, which is exactly how we made “Crash.” This song is different from anything I’ve released, and I couldn’t be more excited for it to be out and to experience it with an artist I love and admire so much.

The single comes with an Ed Pryor-directed music video which makes plenty of callbacks to pop culture from the 80s.

Mokita comments,

“The video shoot for ‘Crash’ was a blast. Honestly the most fun I’ve had on a music video shoot. Everyone was so chill, and it was just great vibes the whole night. We went super 80s with the treatment and got a Delorean and then shot it in the middle of nowhere. Ed Pryor, who directed it, did a killer job and made me and Charlotte feel super comfortable the whole time. It was just a great night all around.”

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