“….she’s so badass, so cool, and I think about that now and people say that about me and it just blows me away….”
Billie Eilish, Billboard

In a newly published interview with Steve Baltin for Billboard, musician Billie Eilish talked about her admiration for Ms. Grey and how that has inspired her in her own artistry, including mentions of “Final Warning” and “Wear Me Out” from Ms. Grey’s DON’T LOOK DOWN record!

Read the excerpt below, and click Billboard‘s logo to read Eilish‘s interview feature in its entirety!

Billie Eilish Talks Skylar Grey | Billboard ::
“….normally that is something she would like, as Eilish says she likes to be terrified. In fact, horror movies are a big part of her overall artistic vision. She spoke to Billboard about being homeschooled, her admiration for Skylar Grey and that vision….

Do you see that now manifest itself in the music and in your writing?

Yes, I used to hear certain songs when I was like 10, there was a song by Skylar Grey called “Final Warning”; she’s fire. That one and “Wear Me Out, oh my God, that song, when I was 10, 11, all I wanted was to have written a song like that. She’s so badass, so cool, and I think about that now and people say that about me and it just blows me away. “Final Warning” totally influenced “Bellyache. So many songs that I would listen to when I was younger have  been huge inspirations subconsciously to a lot of the stuff that I do now. Visually that’s a thing, ’cause I feel like I’m more of a visual artist when I think of myself. Visuals come first. I realized recently that Spirited Away has been one of the biggest, most impactful inspirations on me — everything creatively, Spirited Away and this movie called The Babadook. I’m obsessed with The Babadook and like creepy visual shit….”

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