FILE PHOTO: Singer Billie Eilish performs throughout the digital 2020 Democratic Nationwide Conference as members from throughout the nation are hosted over video hyperlinks from the initially deliberate website of the conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 19, 2020. 2020 Democratic Nationwide Conference/Pool through REUTERS/File Photograph
Could 21, 2021
(This Could 11 story, in fifth paragraph, corrects to point quotes are from clips of the audiobook despatched to Reuters)
(Reuters) – Pop star Billie Eilish is giving followers an intimate take a look at her journey to stardom in a brand new e book and separate audiobook, “Billie Eilish: In Her Personal Phrases.”
The e book consists of never-before-seen pictures of Eilish from childhood, together with one in all her on the piano singing into a toddler’s tape recorder.
The audiobook options Eilish telling tales about her first launch, ‘Ocean Eyes’ and speaking concerning the particular relationship she has with followers.
“It’s humorous like, I feel lots of people assume that when ‘Ocean Eyes’ got here out, instantly I used to be a celebrity and give up every thing and simply turned like well-known… and it didn’t work like that in any respect.
“Yeah, my life stayed the identical for some time. I used to be nonetheless dancing hours and hours and hours a day. And I used to be in choir nonetheless and I used to be doing all the identical issues I did. I used to be in circus class,” she mentioned in clips of the audiobook despatched to Reuters.
“However to me it was big and it was like the most important second of my life.”
In 2020 Eilish turned the youngest artist ever to write down and file a James Bond theme track, following within the footsteps of such stars as Adele, Madonna and Paul McCartney.
The 19-year-old’s debut album topped the Billboard 200 charts in 2015 and was essentially the most streamed of 2019. This yr Eilish received the Grammy for File of the 12 months for ‘every thing i needed.’
The e book can be launched on Could 11.
(Reporting by Alicia Powell; Modifying by Dan Grebler and Alexandra Hudson)