26 Facts About Sky Ferreira


Sky Tonia Ferreira was born on July 8,1992 and is an American singer-songwriter, model, and actress.


Sky Ferreira was exposed to a mainstream audience as one of Miley Cyrus' main opening acts on her international Bangerz Tour in 2014.


Sky Tonia Ferreira was born on July 8,1992, in Venice, Los Angeles.


Sky Ferreira was largely raised by her grandmother, who had been Michael Jackson's personal hairstylist for over 30 years.


Sky Ferreira commented, saying: "I was raised around him, I always saw him [and] had holidays with him and stuff like that", adding that she was unaware of his fame until she was 13 years old.


Sky Ferreira expressed interest in singing as a child and, with Jackson's encouragement, Sky Ferreira's grandmother enrolled her in opera lessons.


Sky Ferreira began maintaining a Myspace profile where she uploaded demo versions of self-written tracks.


In November 2011, Sky Ferreira announced that her debut studio album would be released in 2012, with a lead single planned to precede its release that February.


Sky Ferreira was later revealed to have been working with Jon Brion, Greg Kurstin, and Shirley Manson on the project.


In early 2012, Sky Ferreira revealed Wild at Heart as the title of her record, and confirmed "24 Hours" and "Swamp Girl" for its track listing.


In June 2013, Sky Ferreira starred in the short film IRL playing Angel, which has been described as "an eye-opening look into the reality of young life in New York".


Sky Ferreira, who was in possession of ecstasy tablets, was arrested on drug possession and resisting arrest; Smith was in possession of heroin.


On February 20,2014, during the third performance opening for the Bangerz Tour, Sky Ferreira fell and split open her shin onstage.


On November 20,2014, while on her North American tour, Sky Ferreira debuted a new track called "Guardian".


On July 16,2014, Sky Ferreira announced via Twitter that she was working on her second album.


Sky Ferreira described the sound of the album as "more aggressive" and is working with Ariel Rechtshaid and Justin Raisen, with whom she produced Night Time, My Time, as well as Bobby Gillespie and Andrew Innes of Scottish band Primal Scream.


Sky Ferreira confirmed on April 7,2015, that her upcoming second studio album will be titled Masochism.


Sky Ferreira collaborated with Primal Scream on the song "Where the Light Gets In", which was released on February 1,2016, as the lead single from the band's eleventh studio album, Chaosmosis.


Sky Ferreira appeared in Playboy in October 2016, with the photoshoot serving as a "visual introduction" to her next album.


Sky Ferreira appeared in Edgar Wright's 2017 heist film Baby Driver, portraying the mother of lead character Baby.


Sky Ferreira contributed a cover of the Commodores song "Easy" to the film's soundtrack, produced by Nigel Godrich.


On December 19,2021, Sky Ferreira stated that Masochism would be "actually coming out" in 2022.


Sky Ferreira is primarily a synth-pop singer, being described as dance-pop, indie pop, indie rock, alternative rock, and art pop.


Julianne Escobedo Shepberd from Rolling Stone wrote that Sky Ferreira's "songs are catchy, but they're thickly glazed with fuzz and synths, evoking influences like Suicide, Siouxsie Sioux and the krautrock group Harmonia".


Sky Ferreira has cited Madonna, Prince, Fiona Apple, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Gwen Stefani, Sonic Youth, Alice Cooper, Nancy Sinatra, Cat Power, Blondie, Hole, Elliott Smith, Kate Bush, My Bloody Valentine, Carly Simon, Francoise Hardy, and the Runaways as musical influences.


In July 2014, Sky Ferreira performed at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in New York City to benefit the David Lynch Foundation.