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Billie Eilish Sings “Xanny,” “When The Party’s Over” and “Wish You Were Gay” on ‘MTV Push Live’

Billie Eilish MTV Push LiveBillie Eilish was the featured artist on MTV Push Live‘s most recent episode. Billie was accompanied by her brother Finneas O’Connell on guitar and keyboards in front of a live audience at a small venue concert for the previously recorded session.

Billie’s set consisted of three songs — “Xanny,” “When The Party’s Over” and “Wish You Were Gay.” All three are from her recently-released No. 1 album, When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?.

Watch Billie’s performance on MTV Push below.   Continue Reading →

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Apple Music Airs Zane Lowe’s Full Beats 1 Interview with Billie Eilish and her Brother Finneas O’Connell

Billie Eilish Finneas OConnell ZaneJust as Billie Eilish’s first full-length album When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Apple Music finally aired Zane Lowe’s indepth Beats 1 Interview with Billie and her brother Finneas O’Connell. The interview was first teased back in February.

At almost an hour in length, the interview shows Zane taking all of his questions seriously and probing the brother and sister collaborators as if they were much more mature artists. Over the course of the interview, Billie reveals her earliest influences as a performer — which included Continue Reading →

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Billie Eilish Opens Up About the Lyrics and Creative Process for “Wish You Were Gay”

Billie Eilish Wish You Were Gay DiscussionYoutube Music just aired a special called “A Snippet into Billie’s Mind” which focuses on the songwriting process that pop singer Billie Eilish uses to make her music. In particular, the video offers a deeper and very personal analysis of how she and her brother Finneas O’Connell come up with the concepts, lyrics and music for her latest single, “Wish You Were Gay.”

Check out the informative insights into Billie’s creative process in the video below. Continue Reading →

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Billie Eilish Gives Six Song Live Performance in BBC Radio One’s Maida Vale Studio

Billie Eilish Radio OneWith her popularity spiking in the UK, pop singer Billie Eilish was invited by BBC Radio One for a special 6-song studio performance in front of a live audience. Backed up by her brother Finneas O’Connell on keyboards and guitar, Billie sang five of her own past and current hits, as well as one cover.

You can watch Billie perform “ocean eyes,” “you should see me in a crown,” “when the party’s over,” “idontwannabeyouanymore,” “bury a friend” and Phantagram’s “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” in the videos below.

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Watch the First Part of Zane Lowe’s Mammoth Interview with Billie Eilish and her Brother Finneas O’Connell

Billie Eilish Finneas OConnellApple Beats 1 posted the first 15-minute part of Zane Lowe’s indepth interview with pop singer Billie Eilish and her frequent collaborator / brother Finneas O’Connell. Shot on location in Paris, Zane mainly probes the inspirations behind Billie’s upcoming album WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? 

But Zane also gets Billie to discuss how anxiety, lucid dreaming and sleep-related issues have not just informed the singles on Billie’s upcoming album, but all her work to date. And Zane gives fans one of the first real opportunities to see Billie and her brother Finneas talk about their relationship and how the two work together in co-authoring and recording most of Billie’s music.

You can watch the first part of the interview below.   Continue Reading →

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