Billie Eilish Releases ‘wish you were gay’ Ahead Of Debut Album Release and Tour

As her March 29 album release date approaches, Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish has released a brand new track today, taken from her forthcoming debut full-length ‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’ [PRE-ORDER HERE]. ‘wish you were gay’ has long been a fan favorite since early demo’s started circulating online in 2017. The song playfully details the longing and consequent coping of teenage lust and rejection. 17-year-old Billie reveals: ‘wish you were gay’ is about wanting to be with someone so bad it hurts, and not wanting to accept that this person doesn’t want you in return. At least if they were gay, I’d have a valid reason for their rejection and lack of interest in being with me. I wrote the song when I was 14 and madly in love with a boy. It’s supposed to be a fun and playful way at dealing with rejection.” ‘wish you were gay’ debuted today as a WORLD RECORD on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show on Apple Music. Listen HERE.

‘A Snippet Into Billie’s Mind – wish you were gay’ was also revealed today and is the second of three episodes in a short-form mini-series available exclusively on YouTube. Each episode will bring new insight into a song from her debut album, helping fans understand her process and shine new light on her music. Watch ‘A Snippet Into Billie’s Mind – wish you were gay’ HERE.

Starting today, for 48 hours, a portion of the proceeds from sales of Billie Eilish’s BLOHSH apparel will benefit The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth.

Billie Eilish is currently on her SOLD OUT tour across Europe before returning to her native California for two very special performances at Coachella Festival in April, then embarking on her SOLD OUT North American tour in May. Starting in San Francisco on May 29, her WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WORLD TOUR continues with American rapper Denzel Curry joining as direct support with the exception of Vancouver, where Billie’s brother Finneas will be opening.

For more details on her upcoming tour dates and ticket information around the world, go to:


04/13 – Indio, CA – Coachella Festival – SOLD OUT

04/20 – Indio, CA – Coachella Festival – SOLD OUT

05/29 – San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – SOLD OUT

05/31 – Portland, OR – Moda Center – SOLD OUT

06/01 – Vancouver, BC – PNE Amphitheatre*– SOLD OUT

06/02 – Redmond, WA – Marymoor Amphitheater– SOLD OUT

06/04 – Magna, UT – The Great Salt Air – SOLD OUT

06/05 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – SOLD OUT

06/07 – Kansas City, MO – Silverstein Eye Centers Arena – SOLD OUT

06/08 – Minneapolis, MN – The Armory – SOLD OUT

06/09 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom – SOLD OUT

06/11 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage – SOLD OUT

06/12 – Laval, QC – Place Bell – SOLD OUT

06/14 – Boston, MA – Rockland Trust Bank Pavilion – SOLD OUT

06/15 – Philadelphia, PA – Metropolitan Opera House – SOLD OUT

06/18 – Pier 17 – New York, NY – SOLD OUT

06/19 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall – SOLD OUT

06/20 – Washington, DC – The Anthem – SOLD OUT

06/21 – Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater – SOLD OUT

06/23 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park – SOLD OUT

07/09 – Shrine Expo Hall – Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT

07/10 – Shrine Expo Hall – Los Angeles, CA – SOLD OUT

07/11 – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theatre – SOLD OUT

07/13 – San Diego, CA – Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre – SOLD OUT

*Finneas supporting.

Watch the video for “bury a friend” HERE.


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