Since changing into an enormous pop star, Billie Eilish and her brother/songwriting associate Finneas O’Connell have been branching out to write down music for movie, and so they’ve had some unbelievable success with it so far. Their first time across the bend, they had the chance to write down the James Bond theme for No Time To Die, and it led to the pair taking to the Oscar stage to simply accept recognition for Greatest Authentic Track. Virtually two years later, the duo are seemingly main contenders for the Oscars once more for writing “What Was I Made For?” for the Barbie film, and Billie Eilish is sharing how the tune got here to be.
How is successful tune as large as “What Was I Made For?” even crafted? Since Eilish stunned followers in July of the tune’s existence, the monitor has been in every single place this 12 months, notably as the soundtrack to a bunch of TikTok movies about womanhood since Barbie’s large launch. Eilish stated this in regards to the making of the tune:
Billie EIlish and Finneas O’Connell have been requested to display screen Barbie amidst author/director Greta Gerwig crafting the soundtrack for the movie that may go on to create a bunch of large hits from the likes of Dua Lipa, Nikki Minaj and Ryan Gosling, after all. The songwriters acquired the potential task in January as they have been additionally making an attempt to get inventive within the studio once more for the upcoming followup to Billie EIlish’s second studio album, Happier Than Ever. As Eilish continued:
What began as a slightly uninspiring day for Billie Eilish took a flip when her brother prompt they attempt to pivot to Barbie. Right here’s what occurred subsequent:
Eilish spoke about how she wrote “What Was I Made For?”, which has already been streamed over 450 million occasions on Spotify and has remained on the Billboard Scorching 100 for 17 consecutive weeks (presently holding the twenty eighth spot), whereas participating in a roundtable for The Hollywood Reporter. Eilish was joined by Dua Lipa, Olivia Rodrigo, Julia Michaels, Jon Baptiste and Cynthia Erivo. Eilish additionally stated this:
In terms of songs written for all of the 2023 new film releases, it definitely seems like “What I Was Made For?” may go down in historical past as some of the (if not essentially the most memorable. We’ll should see how Billie Eilish’s Barbie does as awards season begins to take flight with fall film season.