“….“that was the most empowering thing I’ve ever done in my life….it made me feel like I was capable of anything”….”

Stereotude has published a Skylar Grey interview, within which John Howard and Ms. Grey talk about her not re-watching her 2011 GRAMMY‘s performance with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Adam Levine, and Rihanna, what her dual-axe logo represents, and representing herself to her fans and listeners.

The interview feature also covers Ms. Grey’s July 25 DON’T LOOK DOWN Summer Tour stop at The Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles – check out the first section of the feature below, and click Steretude’s logo to view the full piece!

Grey Survived the Music Industry and the Wilderness | Stereotude ::
“….in 2011, Wisconsin-native Skylar Grey became a name that music listeners started paying attention to in a big way. It was the Grammy Awards, she was singing with Eminem, Rihanna, Dr. Dre and Adam Levine, and it was hailed as the performance of the night.

But Grey, whose new solo album Don’t Look Down dropped on July 5th, doesn’t dwell on the moment. In fact, she won’t even go back and rewatch it.

“I honestly don’t think that I did a very good job,” she tells Stereotude. “I was so worried after the set that I had ruined it.”

She attributes the major turning point in her life and career instead to a stretch she spent living in a cabin in the woods of Oregon after some label woes related to earlier material she had released….

Grey came out of the experience with a catalog of songs, including “Final Warning” which is featured on the new album and “Love the Way You Lie, which Rihanna would later sing on and go on to become Eminem’s bestselling single. More importantly, she emerged with a new sense of confidence.

“That was the most empowering thing I’ve ever done in my life,” she says of living cut off from civilization. “It made me feel like I was capable of anything.”….”

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