Little-Known Facts About Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish – her full name s Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell – was born on December 18, 2001. Born in California, she is the daughter of actress as well as theatre troupe teacher Maggie Baird and actor Patrick O’Connell, both of whom are also musicians.
She is an American singer as well as songwriter. Billie first grabbed attention in 2015 when she uploaded the song “Ocean Eyes” to the streaming service, SoundCloud. This song was subsequently released by the Interscope Records subsidiary Darkroom.
The song was written and produced by her brother Finneas O’Connell, with whom she collaborates on music and live shows. Her debut EP, Don’t Smile at Me (2017), became a sleeper hit, reaching the top 15 in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.
Billie is known across the world for her unique fashion style, incredible vocal talent as well as for being one of the youngest new stars, who are under 18, in Hollywood. She has motivated many young people around the world to just be themselves as well as find peace within themselves through her lyrics in addition to through her style.
Here are some of the things that you may not know about Billie.
Started Writing Music At 11
Becoming a song writing genius isn’t something which can happen overnight. It turns out that Billie’s started writing at the young age of 11 after she signed up for the Los Angeles Children’s Choir. She said, in an interview, that joining the choir showed her how to sing without spoiling her voice as well as singing from deep own in her heart. This led to her writing her own music.
Suffers From Tourette Syndrome
Being in the spotlight can’t be a straightforward task for a young adult, let alone one with her own personal issues which they aren’t able to hide that simply. Throughout Billie’s music videos, many viewers started to notice that she would display little tics and odd movements. This led to them eventually making fun of her for it. Once she found out about the rumours she came forward and told the world that she suffers from Tourette Syndrome and that each day she learns more about how to control it.
Although Billie joined up with the LA choir at age 11 – as we pointed out before – it is revealed that Billie and her brother Finneas were home-schooled by both of their parents when they were growing up. They learned all of the fundamental school subjects and others, like how to match that bonus, however their parents mainly concentrated on the music aspect more than others. In an interview, shared that with home-schooling, she and her brother had much more time to focus on music.
Why Billie Wears Baggy Clothes
In this day and age, body shaming – as well as sexualising – is the usual thing to do when a new artist hits it big onto the scene. This is something which Billie already knew coming into the music industry.
Other than having an insanely great singing voice she is mostly recognised for her strange and baggy clothing. However, it actually turns out that she wears all of her unique clothing in order to avoid being sexualised as well as to keep people from treating her like every other person in the spotlight.
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