In his song “Sishindwi,” Dayoo sings about a broken relationship. He is hurt and angry at his partner for their lies and infidelity. He is tired of being treated poorly and is ready to move on.
The song begins with Dayoo expressing his frustration with his partner’s lies. He says, “Zizo habari zako za kunipelekesha, naomba leo zifike mwisho.” (These lies of yours are annoying me, I hope they end today.) He is tired of being lied to and misled.
Dayoo also sings about his partner’s infidelity. He says, “Na kuna muda nakufumania unakataa, maana unafanya mengi na ninayajua.” (Sometimes I catch you in the act and you deny it, but I know what you’re doing.) He is aware of his partner’s cheating, but his partner continues to lie to him.
Dayoo is tired of being treated poorly. He says, “Na huku kukaa kimya sio uoga.” (My silence is not out of fear.) He is not afraid to stand up for himself and end the relationship.
He is ready to move on with his life. He says, “Kikiamua kukuacha sishindwa, na nikiamua kukucheat sisishidwi.” (If I decide to leave you, I won’t be afraid, and if I decide to cheat on you, I won’t be afraid.) He is no longer willing to put up with his partner’s lies and infidelity.
The song “Sishindwi” is a powerful expression of heartbreak and anger. It is a reminder that even the strongest people can be broken by love. Stream below;