MYXclusive: BILLIE EILISH Is The Next Young Artist To Watch Out For!
Karen Jane Ng
She's only 15 but Billie Eilish will capture your attention in no time by doing just what she wants to do - starting with her breakout single “Ocean Eyes” and debut EP don’t smile at me. No wonder she's among the 2018 Vevo Artists to Watch!
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Billie gained a large following online when "Ocean Eyes", written two years ago by her brother and songwriting partner Finneas, went viral after they uploaded it on Soundcloud. Asked if she saw the track's success coming during our MYXclusive phone interview, she said “Not at all. We didn’t expect anything. It was really surprising.”
“I never really thought of that song other than mine even though I didn’t write it,” she continued. “It was weird because it was exactly what I was going through at that time. It was crazy, it almost seem like my brother was writing from my own thoughts which was insane. I just felt it so hard.”
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From being an ordinary Belieber in her younger years, Billie finally put out her amazingly unique music to the world and began performing at sold-out shows!
“I guess some people don’t really take young people seriously. But I've been pretty lucky because I think people know that I know what I want and I'm gonna get what I want no matter who supports it.”
But now that she's officially in, the girl is determined to get out of the box and break genre stereotypes. "Good music is good music," she said. “For me, I try to make music that anyone can like and anyone can be okay with.”
Discover more of Billie Eilish's musical influences and fashion aspirations in our MYXclusive phone interview below:
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