Billie Eilish premieres this Friday Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, a particular Disney + live performance for which he signed the Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel on the head of the Los Angeles Philharmonic (LA Phil).
With Robert Rodríguez (Sin Metropolis, 2005) as a director with Patrick Osborne, this documentary mixes photographs of Eilish’s efficiency at Los Angeles’ iconic Hollywood Bowl (USA) with some evocative animation passages that serve to chain the completely different songs.
However above all, this live performance is a tribute to Los Angeles and an ideal alternative to listen to from starting to finish. Happier Than Ever (2021), Eilish’s latest album with which she continued the spectacular phenomenon of her debut When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go? (2019).
That is how Billie Eilish shall be seen, through the live performance “Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles”. Photograph EFE / Mason Poole
“It is very exciting to be able to do this in my hometown, Los Angeles, a place that really made me who I am,” says the younger star in a documentary wherein she is at all times escorted by her brother and common collaborator Finneas.
The winner of seven Grammys, together with two for Document of the Yr (Dangerous man and The whole lot I Needed) and one album of the yr (When We All Fall Asleep …), she was additionally delighted to share the stage with Dudamel and with one other Latin visitor like Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo.
The darkish facet of fame and social strain are among the themes that spine each his second album and this Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles, the place Eilish’s vibrant digital pop meets LA Phil’s orchestral preparations.
Gustavo Dudamel is a specialist within the union of educational and well-liked music. Photograph EFE / EPA / ETIENNE LAURENT
Amongst these questions that make the darkish facet, the connection that the artist maintains along with her physique occupies a preponderant place. “I am very confident in who I am and I am very happy with my life … I’m obviously not happy with my body, but who is? “, blanked as soon as and for all.
Dudamel, a specialist in mixtures
This alliance will not be one thing new for Dudamel, since within the greater than a decade that he has been in charge of the Los Angeles orchestra he has at all times opted for unite the paths of classical music and well-liked music.
Alternatively, the documentary takes benefit of the solemnity of an empty Hollywood Bowl and enhances it with stunning and thrilling performs of sunshine.
As for the animated elements, Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles Journey the streets of Hollywood and the Californian shoreline on a journey to key places from Eilish’s biography.
Earlier than performing the final tune of the live performance, Male Fantasy, the singer assures that this efficiency “has been a magical, beautiful and incredible experience”: “It is a dream come true”, she closes.
Eilish launched her second album on the finish of July, which travels by the terrain of the emotional ballad, which refers extra to the songs that the singer printed after the launch of her first album, than to the tremendous profitable When We All Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go?
Billie Eilish modified her look together with the discharge of her new album. Photograph EFE
The launch was accompanied with a makeover. Since then, she is not seen with dyed inexperienced hair with black roots, which modified for a platinum hair, and doesn’t completely put on garments dimension XXL, in a flip in direction of a extra sensual and romantic model.