Sky Ferreira drops new single “Downhill Lullaby”
Sky Ferreira, Singer/songwriter/producer has shared her brand new single “Downhill Lullaby.” The track was produced by Sky Ferreira and Dean Hurley with co-production by Jorge Elbrecht. “Downhill Lullaby” is the first taste of her forthcoming release, Masochism, due out this year. The full-length was recorded in and arranged in Los Angeles and Copenhagen.
The track clocks in at nearly six minutes and features spiraling strings, a stripped-down drum beat, and a detuned guitar riff. As the song builds to its conclusion, Sky addresses her subject with a tinge of retribution: “I know that you are / Going downhill soon.”
Ferreira has also recently collaborated with a pair of British rock icons. Having appeared on Primal Scream’s “Where the Light Gets In” for their 2016 Chaosmosis. Ferreira also sang on The Jesus + Mary Chain’s 2017 album Damage & Joy, guesting on the song “Black and Blues.” She also released a cover of Til Tuesday’s “Voices Carry.”
In addition to her music career, Sky Ferreira has worked as an actress, appearing in Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver (to the Nigel Godrich-produced soundtrack of which Ferreira also contributed a cover song of The Commodores’ “Easy”). She acted alongside Nicolas Cage and Elijah Wood in The Trust, in the 2016 comedy-drama film Elvis & Nixon directed by Liza Johnson, in Jonas Åkerlund’s Lords of Chaos and in the Ridley Scott-produced American Woman, directed by the film legend’s son Jake Scott. She also appeared in David Lynch’s 2017 Twin Peaks reboot, where she made a lasting impression on fans and delivered the series-best line of dialogue about a penguin.
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