When an up-and-coming artist asks their social media followers to check out their music on SoundCloud, it is usually paired with an eye-roll and a quick dismissive scroll. However, one of the top pop icons of the moment got her start on the popular music streaming platform. When Billie Eilish released her song "Ocean Eyes," her world was changed forever. The single went big on SoundCloud and caught the attention of record executives at Interscope and Darkroom Records. This skyrocketed her to the spotlight, as she sang about a variety of topics in her whispery, melodic voice.
If you are the type of person who listens to Billie Eilish far beyond what plays on the radio, then this quiz is for you! These questions will test your knowledge of her hits, her life with music and what she does outside the recording studio. It's time to open your "Ocean Eyes" and prove that you're an Eilish Expert! Will you end up coming out on top, like many of the young artist's songs? If you can tell the difference between the opening to "When the Party's Over" and "Wish You Were Gay," then you stand a chance at rocking this quiz!
There have been multiple instances in the young star's life that have revealed what a Belieber she really is! Justin Bieber has been her celebrity crush and they have even collaborated on her "bad guy" remix.
The song earned its name from a rather unusual place. As Eilish put it, the song discusses the idea of being so comfortable in your misery, that it can be described as "lovely" from a sarcastic perspective.
If Billie were to sit down for a Netflix binge, what would she most likely choose to watch?
"Parks and Rec"
One could argue that Billie is a bit obsessed with the sitcom, "The Office." In one interview, she admitted to having seen every single episode at least 12 times over. She refers to the show as her "therapy."
What made her "Saturday Night Live" performance so memorable?
She performed in a box that made it look like she was walking on the walls.
In a clever visual trick, Ellish performed "Bad Guy" as we've never seen before. The box was designed to be a mini version of the "SNL" stage and as it rotated, it looked like she was walking on the ceiling and walls. She knows how to make an impression!
She forgot her lyrics but improvised like a pro.
She fell off the stage and sprained her ankle.
She performed with a harness that made it look like she was flying.
A few of Billie's songs can be heard in the episodes of what popular Netflix series?
"13 Reasons Why"
The young songstress has been on Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" soundtrack for both the first and second season. In the first season, her song "bored" was featured, with "lovely" serving as her second season song.
Billie and her brother often collaborate on her songs. What's her brother's name?
Finneas Baird O'Connell was born on July 30, 1997, making him roughly four years older than her. When he's not working on music, he has taken on a variety of acting roles, including Alistair in "Glee."
"Don't Smile at Me" was released on Aug. 11, 2017, with the first single being released on Nov. 18, 2016. This EP contained singles like "Ocean Eyes," "Bellyache," "Idontwannabeyouanmore" and "Party Favor."
What song consists of a single verse that is made up of lyrics from other songs on the same album?
The final track on "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" is a hodgepodge of lyrics from the other songs on the album. When read in reverse, the order matches the way the songs are listed on the album.
Based on her birthday, what is Billie Eilish's star sign?
Billie was born on Dec. 18, 2001, making her a Sagittarius. This zodiac sign is often known for their creative energy, so it makes sense that she shares the sign with other creatives like Steven Spielberg and Sia.
Who did Billie collaborate with on her EP "don't smile at me"?
Vince Staples can be heard on Billie's song "&burn." While performing the song live at Coachella in 2019 with Eilish, Staples went unheard due to issues with his microphone, joking later that he was actually mute.
Which Eilish song was heard playing in the season three finale of "Riverdale"?
"I Love You"
"When the Party's Over"
The song can be heard playing during the 22nd episode of season three of the popular teen drama. The episode was titled "Survive the Night," with the song playing during a kiss between Archie and Veronica.
What Eilish song was originally called "See Through"?
The eighth song on her debut album became simply known as "8." While the song talks about someone not being cared for in a relationship from her perspective, the song is actually about Billie disregarding someone's feelings.
Billie's Instagram handle, @wherearetheavocados, was inspired by her attempting to make what?
Billie's memorable Instagram handle came from an experience she had while making a grilled cheese. As one might suspect, the singer was unable to find the avocados that she had planned on putting on her sandwich.
If music hadn't worked out for her, what would Billie most like to be?
A fashion designer
With her unique look and persona, it's no surprise that the singer has played with the idea of working in fashion. Had music not panned out for her, she would likely have pursued a career as a designer or stylist.
When she's at home, where does Billie go to write songs?
By the pool
When she was younger, Billie's dad built a treehouse for her and Finneas to play in. As she gets older, the star finds herself still using the treehouse, but can be found writing songs in it, especially during rainy weather.