Skylar Grey MCCXXXIII :: ‘Held Up’ w/ Elliott Taylor – Now Available | Buy

The previously teased Elliott Taylor track “Held Up” w/ Ms. Grey is out!

Listen below and click the single’s artwork below to grab a copy via your favourite digital music provider below!

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Skylar Grey MCCXXXII :: ‘Everything I Need’ Co-Writ. w/ Elliott Taylor – ScreenRant’s ’10 Most Iconic Soundtracks From DC Movies’

Writer Kiki Evans has published an article detailing Screen Rant‘s picks for the 10 Most Iconic Soundtracks From DC Movies, with Ms. Grey‘s Everything I Need (co–writ. Elliott Taylor) making the list!

See what Evans said about the song below, and click the Screen Rant logo to see what other songs/compositions made the Top 10 list!

10 Most Iconic Soundtracks From DC Movies | Screen Rant ::
“….DC movies have been met with a mixed response from critics. However, their soundtracks are often considered among the best you’ll find anywhere….

To make the list more interesting, we went beyond just the DCEU. That meant factoring in Joker and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight trilogy and then choosing ten best soundtracks from the mix. Here are the 10 Most Iconic DC Soundtracks….

There were plenty of reasons that Aquaman was a hit: great casting, stunning CGI, action and humor. But what it also managed to do well was use music. Nobody will argue that Skylar Grey’s song “Everything I Need” wasn’t absolutely beautiful while the soundtrack written by Rupert Gregson-Williams was quite good too.

For example, Arthur’s theme perfectly fits his personality and the overall atmosphere of the film. But there are other great tracks too such as “Kingdom Of Atlantis,” “The Black Manta,” “The Ring Of Fire,” “The Legend Of Atlan, and “What Could Be Greater Than A King?”….”

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Skylar Grey MCCXXXI :: ‘Held Up’ w/ Elliott Taylor – Releasing 24-JAN | Teaser

As previously teased, Elliott Taylor‘s new track “Held Up” f/ Skylar Grey is slated to drop this Friday (January 24)!

See Ms. Grey’s Instagram tease below, and stay tuned!

Elliott Taylor x Skylar Grey – “Held Up” | Tease ::

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“Held Up” Friday…

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Skylar Grey MCCXXX :: ‘Leaving Heaven’ w/ Eminem – Featuring/Co-Prod./Co-Writ. by Skylar Grey, Now Available | Buy

Eminem surprise-dropped his new album Music to Be Murdered By, revealing a brand new song f/ Ms. Grey!

The new cut is dubbed “Leaving Heaven”, and features Ms. Grey. The song is also notable for being a Skylar Grey x Eminem production, and was co–written by both Ms. Grey x Elliott Taylor!

Contact your favourite local mom–n–pop record shop for a physical copy of the record, and/or click either version of its artwork below to grab a digital copy!

Skylar Grey x Eminem – “Leaving Heaven” | Buy ::

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Skylar Grey MCCXXIX :: ‘Room for Happiness’ w/ Kaskade – Dancing Astronaut’s ‘Top 100 Songs of the Decade’

Music blog Dancing Astronaut has made their picks for the best tracks of this past decade (2010–2020), with the Skylar Grey x Kaskade 2011 classic Room for Happiness coming in at #61!

Read the list’s lead-in as well as the song’s entry below, and click Dancing Astronaut‘s graphic for their feature to check out the full list+Spotify playlist!

“Room for Happiness” | Top 100 Songs of the Decade ::
“….from “Clarity” to “Bangarang, the past ten years have borne witness to no shortage of colorful electronic releases that, cumulatively, have contributed to the genre’s expansion from niche to mainstream. A golden decade in dance, 2010 to 2020 saw electronic music hit a commercial climax in 2012.

As dance music worked its way across radio airwaves, most commonly through the recently popularized dance-pop hybrid format, and as the stock of electronically oriented festivals expanded, one thing became increasingly clear: dance music is for everyone. In a retrospective review of the releases that defined the span of time between 2010 and 2020, Dancing Astronaut proudly presents our top 100 tracks of the decade….

61 Room for Happiness – Kaskade Feat. Skylar Grey

Hailing from Kaskade’s iconic 2011 album Fire & Ice, “Room for Happiness” lives among several other companion singles including “Eyes”, “Turn It Down”, and “Lick It”, as a nuanced showcase of Kaskade’s discography. The track saw the superstar coalesce with pop singer Skylar Grey on a melancholically hopeful track with house progressions equal parts gut-wrenching and suited for the dance floor….”

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Skylar Grey MCCXXVIII :: ‘Angel With Tattoos’ – Interview w/ ‘Madison Magazine’

Just prior to releasing her latest project Angel With Tattoos, Ms. Grey sat down to talk with Joel Patenaude for Madison Magazine (out of her home state of Wisconsin)!

You can read several excerpts below, click the Madison Magazine logo to read the full digital edition of the article, and check out subscription options for a physical copy (while supplies last)!

Interview w/ Skylar Grey | Madison Magazine ::
“….you’ve worked with some of the biggest names in music. But can you name-drop some of the people in the Madison area you worked with growing up?
Someone who had a significant influence on me as a youngster was Ken Lonnquist. He taught me a lot about being a performer. He’s really animated and a really good songwriter. We were definitely pretty tight back in the day. Then as I grew up I was like, “Mom, my peers don’t think it’s cool for me to be singing kids’ songs.” As I became embarrassed about that, I got into pop music and writing my own music. When I was 6 I played an original tune. But I didn’t start writing lyrics until I was about 10. At age 14 I told my mom I was going solo….

You didn’t bring a background in hip-hop collaboration with you from Wisconsin. That wasn’t in your musical DNA, was it?
It was not in my DNA. I was listening to Eminem, but hip-hop was definitely not part of my lifestyle. But getting to work with Eminem, I suddenly got thrown into this hip-hop world. But I think that’s kind of what made it cool and appealing to people, that it was something different I was bringing. These hooks were coming from a singer-songwriter. And if you took the hook off the hip-hop track, it could be a country song, it could be a pop song….

In an email about your new album, “Angel With Tattoos, you said it is an homage to the music you had grown up with. You can definitely hear Fleetwood Mac in “Shame on You, the first single.
And [on other songs on the album] Carole King and Joni Mitchell — people that inspired me as I was growing up and listening to my mom’s records. That’s not the sound I’m going to do forever. I grew up with such an eclectic musical background from all the theater I did, my mom being a Celtic harpist [and multi-instrumentalist] and my dad [Gene Hafermann] being in a barbershop quartet. So my influences are all over the map. I’m a chameleon and I can’t stay in one genre….”

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Skylar Grey MCCXXVII :: ‘Angel With Tattoos’ – ‘The 20 Best EPs of 2019’ by Mike Wass for Idolator

Idolator‘s Mike Wass has released his selections for the top 20 EPs from this past year (2019).

Ms. Grey‘s open-ended album Angel With Tattoos (which was initially released with 5 songs, and has therefore been commonly referred to as an EP), made the list at #15!

Read its entry below, and click the Idolator logo to read the full list.

Skylar Grey – Angel With Tattoos | 20 Best EPs of 2019 ::
“….love is one hell of a drug. Skylar Grey found The One and wrote a whole EP (or building album — more songs will be added) about him. Impressively, Angel With Tattoos never becomes too sappy. Instead, it finds the singer/songwriter delving into matters of the heart with rare honesty and vulnerability….”

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Skylar Grey MCCXXVI :: ‘Mai Tais’ w/ Train – Train’s Patrick Monahan Talks Skylar Grey w/ ET Canada | Video

While talking with ET Canada in a recent interview, Train frontman Patrick Monahan discussed writing Mai Tais w/ Ms. Grey, and performing the song with her at their recent SiriusXM #SXMmoment pop-up show!

Watch the 2-minute interview segment via ET Canada below.

Patrick Monahan Talks Skylar Grey | ET Canada ::

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Skylar Grey MCCXXV :: ‘Mai Tais’ w/ Train – Live for SiriusXM’s #SXMmoment | Video

The Train x Skylar Grey performance of their new track Mai Tais from their recent SiriusXM pop-up show in New York City has been tweeted in full via SiriusXM‘s official Twitter!

Watch the complete performance below, and tune-in to the full performance via SiriusXM‘s The Pulse tonight (December 19) at 6:00pmEST!

Skylar Grey x Train – “Mai Tais” | Live for SiriusXM ::

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Skylar Grey MCCXXIV :: ‘My Turning Point: Skylar Grey’ – Interview w/ Steve Baltin | Listen

“….one of the coolest songwriters you’ll meet….”
 – Steve Baltin, My Turning Point

Music journalist Steve Baltin invited Ms. Grey to be a guest on his Slacker Radio show My Turning Point, wherein they discuss a pivotal turning point in Ms. Grey’s music career.

You can listen to the full, 48-minute interview via Slacker Radio below by using their media player and/or by clicking its artwork!

Skylar Grey x  Steve Baltin | My Turning Point ::

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