Monday, July 8, 2013

July 8: Singer, songwriter, model, and actress Sky Ferreira is 21-years-old today.


Sky Tonia Ferreira was born on July 8, 1992 in Venice Beach, Los Angeles. Ferreira grew up around family friend Michael Jackson. At age thirteen, she started taking opera lessons. She spent the next few years maintaining a Myspace profile where she uploaded various demos of self-written tracks.

After signing with Parlophone in July 2009, Ferreira subsequently appeared in the music video for Uffie's "Pop the Glock" and starred in the 2010 independent drama film Putty Hill as Jenny.
In June 2010, Ferreira appeared on the cover of Jalouse magazine after being featured in Dazed & Confused, Interview, and Purple. At the same time, she began to write and record material for her debut studio album.

Following the release of "17," "One" and "Obsession" as singles, it was announced through a press release the album would be released on January 11, 2011. However, the album was postponed and an extended play titled As If! was announced for release on March 22, 2011 by Capitol Records. The EP was preceded by the single "Sex Rules" on March 1, 2011.

Ferreira was concurrently featured in the advertisement campaign for Calvin Klein's CK One fragrance.

Her second EP, Ghost, was released on October 16, 2012 to generally positive reviews. Ferreira's "Everything Is Embarrassing" was named one of the best songs of 2012 by publications including Pitchfork Media, The Guardian, the Los Angeles Times, Spin, Fact, and New York.

In her debut television performance on the January 7, 2013 episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, she sang "Everything Is Embarrassing." Her much-delayed debut album I Will is scheduled for release in 2014.

In 2013, Ferreira will make her major motion picture debut in Eli Roth's The Green Inferno.
For more about Sky, visit her Website at –


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