Over the past year, one artist has taken the world by storm with her genuine personality and fun and creative lyrics. If anyone is thinking “Who is Billie Eilish?” they must have spent all of 2020 under a rock, but if you did spend a little too much time under your rock you are in luck because I am about to catch you up.
Billie Eilish Act One: Birth and Early Childhood
Billie Eilish was born on December 18 of 2001 in Los Angles. Her full legal name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell. She has live in L.A. her whole life and grew up with one older brother. Her parents are both in the music industry so it was no surprise when she took an interest in having a music career of her own.
She joined a choir when she was 8 years old and by the time she turned 11, she was already composing her own music. Her favorite artist at this time were the beetles and Avril Lavigne. Her brother had a band of his own and had written the song “Ocean Eyes” and had asked Billie to sing it. The song was original recorded just to be used for her dance class to learn a routine too.
Billie Eilish Act Two: A Star is Born
Her brother ended up liking the recording so much he decided he had to upload it to his Soundcloud. He uploaded it in 2016 and the song had over 10,000,000 recorded plays in no time. This prompted them to make a video that features Billie Eilish dancing to the song and that was also a big hit. This song ended up being her first single that was released by a label.
It was quickly followed by 4 more singles “Bellyache”, “Bored”, “Watch” and “Copycat”. Then she released her first album it was titled “Don’t Smile At Me” on August 12, 2017. She then went on tour her first tour and the whole world quickly fell in love with her. She is currently finishing up work on her second studio album.
Billie Eilish Act Three: Now and Beyond
Billie Eilish is now a household name and is about to release her second album “Happier Than Ever” She is currently the subject of a new documentary that is titled “Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry”. It is available exclusively on AppleTV. She also has an autobiography that is about to be released titles “Billie Eilish By – Billie Eilish” It will contain 100s of photos that gave never been seen before.
You can pre-order both the album and Billie Eilish’s first autobiography right now at BillieEilish.com. You can also pre-order the whole line of official licensed Billie Eilish tour merch. This is the only way to make sure that you are able to get your hands on it. There are also exclusive pieces of vinyl and cassette tapes available on the website.
What Is There Not To Love About Billie Eilish
It seems like the world has fallen in love with Billie Eilish overnight. She might want us to believe that she’s “the bad guy” but no one is buying that. Her genuine personality shines through in her songs and every time she makes a public appearance.
If you want to pre-order her new studio album, any of her official licensed merch, or her very first autobiography you should visit BillieEilish.com and score them before they are sold out. Make sure to check out her documentary currently streaming on AppleTV and continue to check the website to stay up-to-date on all things Billie Eilish.