bury a friend

Billie Eilish - bury a friend
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Based on 158 ratings
2019 Ratings: #258
Liked by 4 people
January 30, 2019 / Release Date
Single / Format
Darkroom, Interscope / Label
billieeilish.com / Website
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Hmmmmm.......Black Skinhead............I mean its still a decent song.
The production is fun, it’s a little spooky, and it works well as a background for her sinister (sometimes over dramatic) lyrics. I think the main melody line is also good. I think she clearly grew up with Kanye West as a mainstream musician. For me, she also has connections to Imogen Heap and Dido. She has a conversational attitude in her music that I hope she continues to utilize.

I am not 100% sold on this song; I think it gets slightly repetitive. The lyrics, while effective, ... read more
Alright, alright, alright. Color me impressed! I think this is the best single she has released thus far. I think the element that surprised me the most is how experimental the production is. If the other tracks are like this, I think I might be looking forward to Billie’s debut.
Ready to go against the grain once again... this song really is not as good as When I Was Older, as everything on this is incredibly lackadaisical. Billie sounds pretty bored, and her tonality goes directly against the message she attempts to portray through her lyrics.

The production sounds bored with itself about halfway through the track. That being said, Billie does sound good on the track, and conceptually there are some good ideas here. Overall, however, this is definitely nothing to ... read more
This is like

really good.

Best thing she's released thus far
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Added on: January 30, 2019