"Someone's gonna get hurt," Skylar Grey sings in the hook to 'Final Warning,' off of her upcoming record 'Don't Look Down.' The lyric is followed immediately by a "Na na na na na na na na na" refrain and a smug "And it's not gonna be me," letting the listener know first thing that the song is unsettling, disturbing, twisted -- and quite good.
Sci-fi thriller 'The Host' is shaping up to be a big movie with an even bigger soundtrack. The film adaptation of Stephanie Meyers' (yes, the 'Twilight' author) novel will hit theaters on March 29 and it's musical accompaniment, which was produced by Alex da Kid and Meyers, is boasting some big names.
Skylar Grey, who has reinvented herself as a sexified nymph after going the goth route a few years back, shared not one, but two behind-the-scenes clips from the trailer park locale of her upcoming video for 'C'Mon Let Me Ride,' which features Eminem. In them, she talks about her recent image change.
Anyone remember Holly Brook (the "Hafermann" was silent)? The angelic-voiced chanteuse who sang the hook on Fort Minor's 'Where'd You Go' and released an underrated, underappreciated album called 'Like Blood Like Honey?' No? Hm.
Then maybe you remember the ever-so-slightly gothic Skylar Grey, who sang the hook on Dr. Dre's 'I Need a Doctor,' co-wrote Eminem and Rihanna's Grammy winning 'Love the Way You Lie' and Diddy Dirty Money's 'Coming Home.' She was pretty cool, right? Then ... something happened.
Remember Skylar Grey? She co-wrote Eminem's 'Love the Way You Lie' and was preparing to release her own album 'Invinsible' last year? Then she sorta just…disappeared. Well, she is back and fully reinvented, trading her black-haired, lipstick-smeared gothy glam for dirty girl, biker chick chic. At least that's how she looks on the cover of her new single 'C'Mon Let Me Ride,' which features her old pal Em.