Sky Ferreira Reflects On Making Her Album, Talks Miley Cyrus, Nirvana & Instagram: Idolator Interview

Robbie Daw | April 11, 2014 11:37 am

Last year, we here at Idolator were so blown away by the guitar-pop freshness of Sky Ferreira‘s debut LP Night Time, My Time  — and by the fact that it actually, finally was released — that we dubbed it the best album of 2013. (By the way, you should really enter our contest to win a signed copy of the CD!) So naturally we jumped at the opportunity to sit down with Sky when she breezed through New York earlier this week, after performing as the opener for her pal Miley Cyrus during the Bangerz Tour.

On stage at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center last Saturday, Ferreira, who’s been recovering from a 2013 vocal injury, sang “Sad Dream” and dedicated it to Cyrus following the recent death of the latter’s beloved dog Floyd. It marked the first time Sky had been able to perform the song in seven months.

Over the course of our conversation, she talked about the progress of her voice’s healing, plus she gave a few details on her upcoming video for “I Blame Myself” and discussed what it was like to put together her debut album. (We should mention that she’s also extremely excited about Kate Bush‘s upcoming series of comeback concerts in London.)

When discussing her upcoming visual for “I Blame Myself,” Ferreira told us the following: “I can’t really give too many details about it yet, but I shot it in L.A. with Grant Singer, who does all my other videos. And my family’s in it.”

We switched gears during the conversation and had a bit of fun by presenting the Instagram fanatic with five recent pics she posted and asking her to talk a bit about each — including one of Sky meeting Stevie Nicks at an Oscars after-party and a vintage photo of one of her favorite bands, Nirvana.

Watch both parts of Idolator’s sit-down with Sky Ferreira above, and let us know your thoughts on the interview below!

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