“One of my favorite singers. The kind of voice that will quiet and command a room.” Mike Mills, R.E.M.
Singer/songwriter Skylar Gudasz writes subtly evocative, quietly powerful songs, and performs them with an understated authority that resonates deeply with her audience. The 26-year-old Durham, NC-based artist’s sublimely expressive voice and effortlessly enchanting compositions disarm cynicism and defy easy categorization, embodying a timeless blend of worldly insight and open-hearted innocence.
On her recently released 7” single, Gudasz takes her melodic prowess and songwriting abilities to a deeply personal place in “Car Song”, a duet with Josh Moore. The B side features a spellbinding interpretation of “Dream Lover”, a cover of the 1970’s rock classic by the band, Big Star.
Skylar has shared the stage with such artists as Ray Davies, Robyn Hitchcock, Sharon Van Etten plus members of R.E.M. and Wilco, while performing as part of the all-star ensemble, Big Star Third on stages around the world. At every performance, she commands the attention of fans and critics, as well as her fellow performers.
CAR SONG 7″ Single featuring ‘DREAM LOVER is available: skylargudasz.bandcamp.com
Praise for Skylar:
“Skylar has a uniquely pure and sweet voice, and an emotional clarity that makes everything seem okay with the world.” Jody Stephens, Big Star
“I love Skylar’s songs! They make me think of words like ‘open’ and ‘modern.’ And with her unfussy and masterful way of playing them, this is music I want to listen to over and over.” Mitch Easter, Record Producer
“Gudasz smooth singing melts over the tastefully orchestrated tunes and richly detailed tales.” Spencer Griffith, Indyweek