Earlier than Coachella attendees begin demanding a refund over going to see Billie Eilish on the 2022 pageant, solely to search out out they witnessed an Eilish impersonator (an “Eilishmposter,” if you'll), they need to loosen up. Throughout a Tuesday (June 21) interview with Matt Wilkinson on Apple Music 1, Billie, 20, spoke about sporting disguises to observe different musicians carry out at festivals. “Yeah, however I used to be a special individual then, and it didn’t work!” she mentioned. “I’ve finished it, although occasionally, elsewhere, and it’s very nice while you’re capable of do it.”
This was when the Billie doppelganger discuss started. “At Coachella, I truly did it as a result of [at] the start of Coachella, I had a physique double, one among my dancers that was one among my dancers for the present,” she mentioned. “I dressed her up in a show look that I had worn earlier than. We acquired a black wig, and we put buns in it, and we gave her a masks and sun shades, and he or she wore my footwear and my socks. And I put her up in the back of the stage, and he or she stood there whereas the lights went on, and all people thought it was me. And no one ever knew it wasn’t me, actually no one knew. And whereas she’s up there, I placed on an enormous black coat and a visitors vest and a hood and simply glasses.”
Footage taken of the efficiency exhibits an Eilish-esque individual standing in the back of the stage throughout the introductory sequence that includes parts of “Oxytocin” and “Happier Than Ever,” per People. The musician’s face isn’t seen till two minutes into the set, when she kicked into her 2019 tune, “Bury a pal.”
Billie could convey a bit of dual magic to her headlining set at Glastonbury. Billie will headline Friday (June 24) evening within the UK. Different big names at this 12 months’s pageant embrace Sir Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar, Robert Plant (of Led Zeppelin) & Alison Kraus, Diana Ross, Pet Store Boys, Fontaines DC, Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo, St. Vincent, Little Simz, Primal Scream, Pheobe Bridgers, Charli XCX, Turnstile, 4 Tet, Billy Bragg, and way over will be listed right here.
“It’s a severe once-in-a-lifetime alternative to be requested to go to and to do,” she advised Matt Wilkinson about her headlining slot. “And I’m continually feeling like I’m undeserving of every little thing, and I believe that’s a superb factor. I might say that that’s a superb factor for probably the most half. However to begin with, it makes you doubt all people since you’re like, ‘Why would you select me?’ However with that being mentioned, that’s why I’m much more enthusiastic about it and stoked to be the youngest headliner ever. And I’m a girl, and that’s actually cool. And it makes me excited for the longer term. And sadly, there’s not loads of feminine headliners continually. So I really feel actually honored and actually excited.”