Following a string of critically acclaimed releases in 2016, Scandinavian songstress SKOTT keeps the momentum going in 2017, announcing her latest single, “Glitter & Gloss,” out TODAY in the U.S. via RCA Records. LISTEN
On “Glitter & Gloss,” Skott’s haunting vocals sparkle against a backdrop of shimmering synths, menacing percussion and hazy, incandescent production. As her first release in the new year, “Glitter & Gloss” follows previous singles, “Lack of Emotion,” “Amelia,” “Wolf” and her stunning debut single from last summer, “Porcelain,” which snagged a coveted slot on the official FIFA 17 soundtrack.
Currently on tour in Europe, Skott is slated to make her U.S. debut this Spring, with confirmed appearances at SXSW in Austin, followed by one-off shows in both Los Angeles and New York City.
Skott spent her early years in a forest commune run by a collection of outcast folk musicians. Together they built a small but supportive community, quite far from the nearest populated city. There, surrounded by nature she thrived, learning to appreciate life without all the distractions associated with living in a city. Largely sequestered from contemporary pop culture, it wasn’t until Skott ventured into the city during her mid-teens that she listened to contemporary music for the first time.
Since making her debut last year, Skott has been steadily racking up support online, topping Hype Machine’s ‘Most Blogged’ chart numerous times, with her songs popping up on several Spotify ‘New Music Friday’ playlists and massive radio support from the likes of Annie Mac (Radio 1), Zane Lowe (Beats1) and KCRW (Jason Kramer). Described as “mesmerizing” by The FADER, “menacing and magical” by Noisey and “definitely worth paying attention to” by Pigeons & Planes, Skott has even received high profile endorsements on Twitter from both Katy Perry and Lorde. Most recently VEVO dscvr included the Swedish singer in their ‘Ones to Watch 2017’ list. Check out an exclusive live performance of “Porcelain” HERE. There’s no question that Skott is one to watch in 2017.
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
3/13 – 3/19 – SXSW – Austin, TX
3/21 – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA
3/23 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY