Sky Ferreira opens up about performance anxiety
By Rolling Stone Australia
Sky Ferreira’s Alphabet (inspiration: x)
Why am I just seeing that tweet about writing a song with Charli XCX that’s going to sound very t.A.T.u I’m crying
✨Miley Cyrus & Sky Ferreira✨; by Asaph Luccas.
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Sky and Cole at the Harper’s Bazaar ICON event on September 5th
Sky at a Purple Fashion Magazine dinner event at Narcissa, New York on September 6th
Sky Ferreira isn’t your average high school dropout. Almost immediately after calling it quits on secondary education, the 22-year-old L.A. native nabbed a record deal (with a little help from MySpace), and film and modeling gigs soon followed. “I always knew I was going to do music,” she told InStyle. “I already knew how to, so I just kept interacting and contacting producers online and recording videos.” Her ravenous internet activity caught the attention of producers Bloodshy & Avant, a Swedish songwriter and production duo that has worked with Britney Spears, Katy Perry, and Madonna, to name a few.
Now, with a critically-acclaimed debut album under her belt, a stint as the opening act for Miley Cyrus’s Bangerz Tour, and a newly-penned contract with hair care brand Redken, Ferreira is poised to prove any and all of her naysayers wrong (she recently tweeted: “I’m not a high school dropout. Just a middle school graduate”). We caught up with the singer at the Boston Calling Music Festivalafter she performed a 50-minute synth-infused set. Here’s an excerpt from our chat: