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Take heed to Sky Ferreira’s first new music in over three years, ‘Don’t Overlook’

Take heed to Sky Ferreira’s first new music in over three years, ‘Don’t Overlook’

Listen to Sky Ferreira’s first new song in over three years, ‘Don’t Forget’

Sky Ferreira has returned along with her first new single in over three years, ‘Don’t Overlook’.

This smoky and soulful minimize of ’80s-channeling new-wave sees Ferreira faucet right into a darker facet of her artistry. Within the second verse, she sings: “Honey, you possibly can see that it’s a rotten world? / I don’t want you to save lots of me, one other drama unsung / I’ll catch your illness, it’s such a uncooked deal world / I don’t have to deceive you, I’m the actual dangerous lady.”

Have a take heed to ‘Don’t Overlook’ under:

Ferreira co-wrote ‘Don’t Overlook’ with New Zealand dream-pop artist Tamaryn Brown. In a brand new interview with Vulture, Ferreira defined that the music “wasn’t purported to be apocalyptic, however in some methods it’s”, with fireplace being a central motif (“Tears of fireside within the sky / Makes me really feel good to be alive”). She continued: “I did see fireplace, and I additionally noticed a spot between heaven and hell, that type of vibe. However not in a biblical sense.

“I felt very stifled for a very long time, and I nonetheless do. It’s not that I wished to burn individuals’s homes on fireplace or one thing; it is a bit more symbolic. It’s about being put in these conditions for a very long time. It’s a little bit of releasing myself, however not in essentially the most standard method. As a result of I don’t be at liberty, essentially.

“I’m not making an attempt to throw everybody beneath the bus but. As a result of that’s the factor: How do I say what I’ve been going by way of with out having to turn into a sufferer to it or it changing into some narrative? Then my complete file turns into that. In my thoughts it’s like, ‘You don’t get to do this to me.’”

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‘Don’t Overlook’ comes three years after Ferreira’s final single, ‘Downhill Lullaby’, which landed in March 2019. Each tracks will seem on Ferreira’s long-awaited second album, ‘Masochism’ (although as she instructed Vulture, the album model of ‘Downhill Lullaby’ can have an alternate combine).

The follow-up to her 2013 debut, ‘Evening Time, My Time’, was first scheduled for launch in 2015, and has been pushed again a number of occasions since. Final October, she stated a launch date for the album had been confirmed, teasing its arrival this March. The next month, she asserted that ‘Masochism’ was “truly popping out” in 2022, and again in January, Ferreira’s mom re-confirmed {that a} March launch was on the playing cards.

When the album wasn’t launched in March, Ferreira instructed followers to maintain off on their “wrath and loss of life threats” till April. Although she’s but to substantiate a brand new launch date or window, the singer instructed Vulture that she’s “100 per cent assured” in ‘Masochism’ being launched someday in 2022.

Since releasing ‘Downhill Lullaby’ in 2019, Ferreira has collaborated with Charli XCX on the music ‘Cross You Out’ (which featured on 2019’s ‘Charli’), and shared a beforehand unreleased cowl of David Bowie’s ‘All The Madmen’ to mark what would’ve been Bowie’s 74th birthday.

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