Finneas O’Connor, the brother and collaborator of Billie Eilish, has teased a new direction for the eagerly anticipated new album.
Eilish, who recently followed-up the release of her debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? with two brand new songs, has slowed things down with the latest material as her music branches off into new avenues.
Now, O’Connor has ramped up excitement around the second album by suggesting that the songwriting duo have moved into an experimental phase of Eilish’s career: “I think so far, in album two…there’s just a lot of stories we felt we didn’t get to tell yet,” he told Billboard at the American Music Awards.
He added: “We’re just trying to tell all those and we’re being a little bit experimental. I think if you’re not trying to change things a little bit, you’re not evolving. So I think we’re just trying to embrace everything that we are proud of in our music and also just try new things and experiment and give people stuff to look forward to.”
O’Connor also suggested that the siblings had their fair share of “creative disagreements” during the creation of the new music, but insisted that process helped the overall outcome of the songs: “I think that’s probably the number one reason why collaboration is good,” he said.
“You disagree with each other about things and then what we always say is whichever one of us is more passionate about the issue is the winner because if you care about something enough to fight for it, that means it’s probably a good thing.”
See the interview, below.