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#1 OFFLINE   HEARTCORE

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Posted 20 May 2015 - 07:22 PM

Sounds like: a more punk & more French Sky Ferreira (they also look EXTREMELY similar)

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Soko (real name Stéphanie Sokolinski) is a French singer-songwriter. She has 2 studio albums and 1 EP so far, all of very different styles and genres. The folk/indie pop Not Sokute EP was released in 2007, whilst the masochistic I Thought I Was An Alien debuted in 2012. She then dyed her hair blonde and released the punk album My Dreams Dictate My Reality in 2015. Listen to some tracks below:

 

I'll Kill Her (from Not Sokute EP)

 

No More Home, No More Love (from I Thought I Was An Alien)

 

Ocean of Tears (from My Dreams Dictate My Reality)


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Posted 20 May 2015 - 07:26 PM

I really like I Thought I Was an Alien but now every time I look at her all I can think of is a counterfeit version of the true Queen of the Solar System Sky Ferreira.


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Posted 20 May 2015 - 07:31 PM

I really like I Thought I Was an Alien but now every time I look at her all I can think of is a counterfeit version of the true Queen of the Solar System Sky Ferreira.

 

MTE, she sounds (and looks) like a cheap version of Sky...still, she'll make the wait for Masochism a bit easier


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Posted 21 May 2015 - 04:17 PM

she seems cool but its ruined by the fact that shes pretty much just copied sky ? thats so second rate



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Posted 21 May 2015 - 08:02 PM

she seems cool but its ruined by the fact that shes pretty much just copied sky ? thats so second rate

 

yh i have a feeling that she's probably the copycat Sky tweeted about a few months ago? but oh well shes ok


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Posted 21 May 2015 - 10:39 PM

I guess she like copied Sky's look but the music really sounds like........nothing alike


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Posted 21 May 2015 - 11:41 PM

I guess she like copied Sky's look but the music really sounds like........nothing alike

 

This...She doesn't even do electropop


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 12:50 AM

This...She doesn't even do electropop

Like.........this is more dream-pop, punk tinged than what NTMT was. If anything My Dreams Dictate My Reality was what Sky was trying to do with NTMT but couldn't do completely (i.e. pop tracks like I Blame Myself, Love in Stereo, 24 Hours, & You're Not the One). 


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Posted 27 December 2015 - 11:34 PM

I'm gonna listen to her latest album now. Her previous one wasn't really my taste but these sound cool.



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Posted 28 December 2015 - 02:48 AM

I'm gonna listen to her latest album now. Her previous one wasn't really my taste but these sound cool.

 

My Dreams Dictate My Reality is actually super underrated and is a REALLY good album


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Posted 28 December 2015 - 03:02 AM

My Dreams Dictate My Reality is actually super underrated and is a REALLY good album


Yes, I listened to it earlier. I really liked it.

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Posted 28 December 2015 - 10:08 PM

Soko is also an actress, she was in Her and Augustine among others, and has a Lana Del Rey connection with the Daniel Johnston short film.

She played Dream Laurie in Hi How are you Daniel Johnston

Her song, We might be Dead by Tomorrow, rocketed to #9 on the US Hot 100 (staying on the chart for only one week), after it was used for a youtube  video "First Kiss"

making it the only record to be in the top 10 and fall off the charts the next week.


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 02:23 AM

Her song, We might be Dead by Tomorrow, rocketed to #9 on the US Hot 100 (staying on the chart for only one week), after it was used for a youtube  video "First Kiss"

making it the only record to be in the top 10 and fall off the charts the next week.

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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:30 PM

Listening to this chick now wow mddmr is so similar to ntmt did she copy sky it's good but she sounds like she ripped off her formula and made it less 80s

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Posted 27 March 2017 - 12:33 PM

It would be great if SSOI would be the lead for an album but I guess it's like "Girls On Film" - just a single she wanted to put out there. It's a wonderful track anyway

Listening to this chick now wow mddmr is so similar to ntmt did she copy sky it's good but she sounds like she ripped off her formula and made it less 80s


SoKo was around way before Sky and her sound is much less pop.

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Posted 28 March 2017 - 09:14 PM

omg this place has a Soko thread it's just getting better everyday  :D

 

 

 

Listened a lot to this gem recently 

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=zOomu2x4ryw


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 10:49 PM

I started to hear Soko in the last 3 weeks and I'm OBSSESD!

MDDMR is such an amazing album! :D

I love SSOI (her new song), and I'm definitely waiting for a third album  :P


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 01:09 PM

I really love the MDDMR album, there are so many great songs. 

So excited for new songs  :flutter:


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 05:34 PM

Sweet Sound Of Ignorance os definitly THE song of 2017 for me, I doubt there will be anything better coming even though a lot of my favourite artists are releasing


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:05 PM

SSOI is such an amazing song


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