Billie Eilish Goes to the Future With ‘Ocean Eyes’ + Miguel Croons ‘Skywalker’ on ‘Colbert': ICYMI
Billie Eilish appeared on The Late, Late Show With James Corden last night (September 20) to perform "Ocean Eyes," the haunting ballad that put her on the road to pop stardom in 2016. The 15-year-old sang on a minimalist set, posed near a lit-up rectangle in front of a neon yellow doorway (the kind of thing you'd expect to see in some Ridley Scott movie about the year 2137).
The bare set matched the sparse sound of the song itself, highlighting Eilishs delicately balanced vocals over lingering keyboard chords and barely-there drums. It was a compelling performance, both visually and sonically. Watch:
Miguel's album War and Leisure isn't out yet, but he gave us a preview of what to expect with his performance of "Skywalker" on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Sounds like someone's looking forward to The Last Jedi just as much as we are... (December 15 can't come soon enough!)
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