Billie Eilish Releases New Album with 10 Songs
This album cover image shows โ€œHit Me Hard and Soft" by Billie Eilish. (Darkroom-Interscope via AP)

Billie Eilish Releases New Album with 10 Songs

May 16th, 2024

Billie Eilish has a new music album. It has 10 songs. She sings about being young, feeling different, and looking at the world. Her brother Finneas makes the music with her. They add new sounds with Andrew and a group of musicians with string instruments. Billie starts her album with a song about how she looks. She sings about her body and what people think. Then, the music changes a lot. One song starts slow and ends very fast and loud. In another song, she plays guitar and then the music gets big, like a rock concert. Billie sings happy songs, but sometimes they have sad words. She sings about love. She also makes a fast, dance song. She sings about feelings. She sings about being alone or with someone. Near the end, she sings softly, like a quiet whisper. Billie Eilish has many different songs. In her music, she talks about being free like a bird. This album is about her feelings and freedom. She likes to make new and different music.
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๐Ÿ’ญ Discussion Questions

. What does Billie Eilish's new album have 10 of?
. What does Billie sing about?
. Who makes music with Billie?

๐Ÿ“– Vocabulary

๐ŸŒ Cultural context

Billie Eilish is a popular young singer from the United States. She is known for her unique music. Her brother helps her create songs. They use special instruments to make different sounds. Billie's songs talk about her personal feelings and thoughts.

๐Ÿง  Further reading

Jimmy Page
James Patrick Page is a famous English musician. He plays the guitar very well and started a music group called Led Zeppelin. Page plays the guitar in different ways and sometimes uses a bow like for a cello. This makes a special sound. Page worked as a musician for other people before he started Led Zeppelin. He was also in another music group called the Yardbirds. After Led Zeppelin stopped playing in 1980, Page played music with other groups. He still plays music today and did a special show with Led Zeppelin in 2007. People think Page is one of the best guitar players ever. A magazine called Rolling Stone says he is the third best. Another list says he is the second best. Page has won awards and is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame two times.

Expressive therapies
There are special ways to help people feel better called expressive therapies. These include using art, dance, music, drama, and writing to help people. It is like when you draw or dance to show how you feel. There are experts who use these activities to help others heal their emotions and thoughts. There is a special kind of expressive therapy. It mixes things like dancing, drawing, and music. People can choose what they like to do best. Some therapists know a lot about one thing, like music. Other therapists use many kinds of art together. There are big groups that look after expressive therapies. They make sure the therapists are good at what they do. These groups help therapists learn how to use art to make people feel better. So, using art can help people grow and heal. It's like playing and creating, but it also helps you feel good inside.

List of music genres and styles
There are many kinds of music. People put music into different groups called genres and styles. Sometimes it is hard to say which group a music belongs to. Big groups of music have smaller groups inside them. Classical music is a big group. It has music from different places like Spain, India, Korea, Persia, and the West. It also has different kinds of music from long ago until now. Some names of this music are Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic, and Modern. Popular music is what many people like. It has a lot of kinds. Some of these are music with experiments, music that is very loud, music from computers, music that tells stories, music with strong beats, and music with a lot of energy. Rock and metal are strong and loud. Punk is fast and loud. Music comes from all over the world. In Africa, people play African music. In Australia and the ocean places, they play folk music, music from Hawaii, and music from New Zealand. In Europe, people like the Eurovision Song Contest and music from many countries like Greece and Bulgaria.