Words: Izzy B
Swedish singer-songwriter Pauline Skött - better known as just Skott - has dropped a brand new EP.
Titled ‘Stay Off My Mind’, it follows last year's single 'Remain', with the title track of the four-song record being originally used in Peter, Bjorn and John’s 'Young Folks'.
Speaking about the song, she says:
“I’ve been working a bit with Bjorn from Peter Bjorn & John, and we meant to replace the sample, but it just worked so perfectly so its ended up in the song. The producers and I couldn’t decide on a bpm for the song – when the verse felt fast, the chorus felt slow, and vice versa, so the song actually switches tempo four times.
“Ultimately it’s a song about missing someone so much that you’re almost living more in the past than in the present. It’s bittersweet because we can have such fond memories, but life goes on and sometimes having flashbacks can keep you from moving on.”
Skott returns to the UK this spring for four dates - see further down.
Check out the EP below.
28 O2 Ritz Manchester
05 UEA Norwich
07 O2 Academy Bristol, Bristol w/ MØ