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An Emotional Journey With Joyeur And Her New Single, “Destroyer”

Joyeur is an LA-based alt-pop artist who has been sweeping the scene with her beat-based, feminine expression of alternative R&B with her wavy-sounding melodies and effortless vocals.

Her song “Destroyer” is a new release off of her LP “How to Love Yourself and Not Destroy Everything”. This playful new track cuts deep into the emotional layers of Joyeur, and she displays them for all to see in this new track.

Joelle Corey (Joyeur) has been on the music scene for years. Since her debut, she has been seen in Billboard, Ladygunn, Buzzbands LA, Acid Stag, Iggy Magazine, She Makes Music, Find No Enemy, Last Day Deaf, The Vinyl Record, Earthly Pleasures, College News, HS LA Times, and many more features. Joyeur also has landed placements on Amazon Prime, Comedy Central, MTV, and Apple.

Joyeur has a hard-hitting and catchy new track called "Destroyer." The song is about a relationship that is falling apart. Is this a relationship with another or self? Joyeur is a multifaceted and talented singer/songwriter, and "Destroyer" is a powerful song that speaks to the heartbreak of a relationship.

“Destroyer” is a classic melodic tune that will have you singing along before the chorus hits. Beautiful female vocals, with a catchy chorus and aethereal vibes. This song highlights the pain of knowing one’s wrongs and the vulnerabilities accompanied by sweet guitar riffs with an underlying techno sound. The lyrics are raw “Deep cuts from a butter knife, strung out ain’t no surprise” these are relatable and thought-provoking words from the LA artist, and overall the whole song is a jam.

All in all, “Destroyer” by Joyeur is a tune you should throw on in your car, windows down - driving through the hills of LA without a care in the world. It definitely has those serene vibes and replayability.

Get involved in the emotional journey of Joyeur’s “Destroyer,” now available on all streaming platforms.

A warm welcome to BuzzMusic Joyeur, and congratulations on your latest release, "Destroyer." What's the inspiration behind this song?

"Destroyer" is so close to my heart, stemming from a bad night where I got paranoid, jealous, reckless, and insecure. It's about feeling broken, like a bull in a china shop within a relationship--like everything I touch, I destroy. Writing this song was taking a hard look in the mirror, forgiving myself, and finding levity and love instead of shame.

What was the most challenging aspect of creating this song?

This song felt like a gushing wound. It was flowing out of me and healing all at once. It was the last song I wrote for the album and probably the easiest to materialize because of its pure source. Production-wise, Anna (the producer behind Joyeur) and I wanted to keep it pretty bare, which always presents challenges in keeping it engaging, yet minimal!

What impact do you want “Destroyer” to have on your listeners?

I want resonance. I want someone to listen and feel that I helped put words to their experience. Songs can have such power and healing in that way.

Is there anything that listeners should prepare to hear from you in the near future?

Yes! We're releasing a "How to Love Yourself and Not Destroy Yourself" remix EP this fall, and I've got some collaborations coming too!

What’s next for you?

I'm currently planning my first west coast (USA) tour! Hoping to meet more and more folks on the road this year. I'm craving that expansion!


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