“It’s type of like a coming-of-age album. … I did principally the whole lot for the primary time final yr.”
Billie Eilish is dropping her extremely anticipated debut studio album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? on March 29, and the singer/songwriter instructed Billboard on the iHeartRadio Music Awards final week that after a yr and a half of engaged on the challenge from her bed room, she's glad it's nearly lastly out.
"It's been actually exhausting to work on," Eilish instructed Billboard. "We actually by no means thought it could finish. Ever."
The 17-year-old singer walked the purple carpet along with her brother Finneas O'Connell, who can also be the producer and co-writer of a few of his sister's songs.
"We made the entire thing within the bed room," Finneas stated of the LP. "People are sometimes like, 'When you consider while you first began making music to love now, from a bed room to a studio…' — and we're like, 'No. We're nonetheless in the identical bed room.'"
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? follows Eilish's 2017 EP Don't Smile at Me, which included her breakout singles "Bellyache" and "Ocean Eyes." The EP had just one collaboration, with Vince Staples featured on the monitor "&burn," and Eilish revealed that her upcoming album may have no options.
"This album is all me. Nobody's identify," Eilish says. "It's type of like a coming-of-age album. I'm 17. I did principally the whole lot for the primary time final yr. So it's bizarre. Like, you understand, I discovered how you can drive final yr."
Speaking of first occasions, Eilish revealed that Thursday's iHeartRadio Music Awards was her first awards present ever.
As Eilish gears up for the discharge of her LP, she's giving followers a style of what to anticipate. Her "You Should See Me in a Crown" music video, created by legendary artist Takashi Murakami, dropped Monday (Mar. 18) and the track can also be set to look on When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Other tracks which have been launched forward of the album embody "Wish You Were Gay" and "Bury a Friend." This summer time, the artist will even kick off a world tour to carry out her new album.