For the final segment of her ongoing video series with Vevo, Billie Eilish has shared the official live performance visual for Happier Than Ever deep cut “Billie Bossa Nova.” The Grammy Award-winning musician first kicked off the quartet of performances with live renditions of “Lost Cause,” “Male Fantasy,” and “Your Power.”
The official “Billie Bossa Nova” live performance finds Eilish back in the familiar grace of the Crystal Ballroom at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. The smoldering record thrives in the atmosphere of the venue as the singer is locked at the center of the elegant room, accompanied by her brother and main collaborator, Finneas.
“Billie Eilish’s trademark whisper has gained more and more emotional power in the last four years. The secret-sharing sense of intimacy contained in the pop phenom’s voice brims with the kind of textural qualities that pull fans deep into the story she’s telling in any given song,” VEVO writes of the performance. “Sometimes dreamy, sometimes fierce, always fetching.”
They continued: “The visual setting, designed after brainstorming creative sessions between the singer and our production team, is simple but rich in texture, too – just like Billie’s voice…. ‘Lost Cause’ had a little more grandeur. And ‘Billie Bossa Nova,’ our final performance of this series, added a touch of sultriness and more than a touch of vintage jazz vibes to these hotel chronicles. We saved the coolest for last.”
The final video rounds out a collection of performances that showcase Eilish as both a highly-skilled vocalist and an attention-demanding presence. It comes hours after it was announced that the 20-year-old singer has been selected to headline the 2022 iteration of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival. The feat marks Eilish as the youngest headliner in the festival’s long history, replacing previous record holder Ariana Grande.