Singaporean Pop Icon Jasmine Sokko Releases a New English Single "Mess"
Listen To Jasmine Sokko - MESS
Singaporean Pop Icon Jasmine Sokko reveals Brand New Single "MESS" Under Warner Music Singapore
Fresh off her MTV EMA win for Best Southeast Asia Act and a recent Mandarin single "FEVER" 《退烧》released just last month, Singaporean singer/producer Jasmine Sokko returns with her latest English pop banger "MESS", available today on all digital platforms. The single comes one year after her last chart smash “TIRED” that was released in 2019.
Co-produced by fellow Singaporean producer Myrne, "MESS" is a positive and empowering electro-pop anthem to inspire one to always pick themselves up despite the setbacks they face.
Says Jasmine Sokko, “I have atychiphobia – I don’t like failures. People say failures are lessons learned but I stand by the fact that they are lessons FORCED upon us! I pooled together a couple of Instagram Stories asking how people deal with failures and some spoke to me. On a grand scale of things, my existence as a human is as trivial as an ant I could accidentally tread on anytime. If the failure is part of me, it is almost insignificant. It’s not worth it to let the same failure upset me for years when I could just say, ‘So what?’ - Well, that’s in the chorus. I want to be driven by a concrete desire
to do things, not by the fear of not being successful at something.”
Listen To MESS by Jasmin Sokko HERE
Quirky in sound design and playful with numeric lyrical puns, "MESS" is a sure-fire hit anthem to battle the hard times. Jasmine explains, “Sonically, I entered a phase where I was in awe of robots and the digital world after watching 2001: Space Odyssey. I had way more glitches and robotic talking sounds in my initial demo, but it got to the point where I was making music just for myself and I don’t think it’s the healthiest thing as a recording artist. I see my role as conveying messages that could empower people through music, I want to be accessible.”
The single is accompanied by a lyric video created by the same team behind the visual masterpiece for “TIRED.” With creative direction by Choānn aka Martin Hong and animation by Masonry Studios, the lyric video focuses on Jasmine Sokko’s smart wordplay that resonates with anyone who have experienced failures. Given the current global situation, “MESS”’s positive message is a well-needed breath of fresh air. As the saying goes, "tough times don't last - tough people do"!