Skyelar is an independent music project from singer, songwriter and producer Jaklien Verham, based in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Jaklien spent many years performing with various bands as a singer throughout the Netherlands and in 2013, performed at the world famous Paradiso in Amsterdam with her last band Rumours, as part of the Pinguin Radio annual music festival.
Following her true path, Jaklien studied Music Theory and History at The Schumann Academy in Utrecht, complementing her course with studies in Music Production, and began composing her unique brand of inspirational music during this time.
Began in 2017, Skyelar is the culmination of her musical career, combining soaring vocals with brooding, atmospheric compositions which draw you in to her cinematic and richly textured world. Working with session musicians from Europe and the US, her songs are written, arranged and produced from her home studio.
April 2022 Skyelar has released her first album 'Lucid Dreaming'. She’s had lots of positive responses from reviewers all over the world, like 'Rolling Stone' Brazil. She’s also been included in several playlists on Spotify and has been played on Pinguin radio’s main indie stream in The Netherlands.
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Studio photography by: Adam Nishma
Make up artist: Cria Marilena