Why Finneas Needs Followers to Cease In search of The Subsequent” Billie Eilish



Billie Eilish‘s large brother and super-producer Finneas O’Connell can’t inform you who’ll be the next Billie Eilish. That’s because of he says there is not going to be one the least bit.

On a model new episode of Apple Music’s Beats 1 numerous music current ‘ALT CTRL,’ host Hanuman Welch requested O’Connell who he thinks will in all probability be “the subsequent Billie Eilish.” And the musician instructed him how he really felt—explaining that he finds the question itself to be creatively troublesome.

“The one mannequin of that question that I can get behind, is, ‘Who’s the next explicit particular person that may do exactly what they want and be deemed pop music?’” O’Connell outlined. “That verbiage I would understand, nevertheless to me it does a disservice to 2 points. It does an unlimited disservice to Billie, in you could be a subsequent Billie. It moreover does an unlimited disservice to anyone they declare Billie is the next mannequin, you notice what I indicate? It does an unlimited disservice to Lorde. It does an unlimited disservice to Lana [Del Rey].”

He continued: “It isn’t cyclical in that method. Billie was nominated for Album Of The 12 months, the similar yr Lana was. It isn’t similar to you go the torch and you then definately merely retire.”

In 2020, Eilish and O’Connell took dwelling 5 Grammys each for his or her work collectively.

“I really feel your complete response to our paintings being so constructive is that it rings true and it feels a novel issue,” he talked about. “That was the issue that we try for to begin with was to not conform to any preconceived notions of what we should be doing. And I really feel Lorde did the similar issue. I really feel Lana has carried out the similar issue. They’ve every been influences of ours.”

O’Connell moreover tipped his hat to a special one-of-a-kind performer, Timothée Chalamet.

“Take into consideration if anybody was like, ‘Who’s the next Timothée Chalamet?’” O’Connell requested. “It’s like, he’s at current Timothée Chalamet!”



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