Sky Ferreira is an American singer-songwriter and actress from Los Angeles. At 15 she passed on a demo to Swedish production duo Bloodshy & Avant, who have written and produced several of Britney Spears' hits including "Toxic
" and "Piece of Me
." They also make up two thirds of Miike Snow.
In early 2009 Ferreira provided guest vocals on a Shoes remix of The Virgins "Teen Lovers
." Six months later she signed to EMI and started work on her debut album with the help of such A-list producers as the aforementioned Bloodshy & Avant, as well as Paul Epworth (Annie), Greg Kurstin (Lily Allen) and Dallas Austin (Sugababes). Ferreira eventually released her debut single "One," on June 1, 2010 at the age of 17. And yes, the song was
produced by Bloodshy & Avant.