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Billie Eilish - WHEN I WAS OLDER (Music Inspired By The Film ROMA/Audio)

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Published on Jan 8, 2019
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a smol child
a smol child 4 months ago

WHO’S HERE BEFORE A MILLION VIEWS? 🖤🖤

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Jessica Y.
Jessica Y. 2 months ago

This song reminds me of a memory that was never made.

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Simon Robert French
Simon Robert French 3 months ago (edited)

5 million of the views on this are ME.

EDIT: Before anyone else gets miffed in my replies... This comment is a sarcastic joke. That is all.

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Flor Arellano
Flor Arellano 2 months ago

Anyone Else On A Billie Eilish Marathon? 🙋🏽‍♀️💕

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CobaltBort
CobaltBort 2 months ago

This is such an underrated song

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Allie Cary
Allie Cary 4 months ago

SHE IS DROWNING. that’s the reason for the autotune

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Florian
Florian 2 months ago

Best way to use auto-tune imho. It assists her voice by creating new layers of sound and emotion. She doesn’t rely on it. She uses it like an extra instrument to enhance the complexity, flow, variation and feeling of this song. I wish more artist would use it in this kind of way. Amazing song ❤️ Thank you, Billie.

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Eric Miller Vlogs
Eric Miller Vlogs 3 months ago (edited)

2:19 is it bad that i had to look up the lyrics bc i thought it said got a little of it in my butt, in my butt 😂🤦🏻‍♂️
EDIT: omg thanks for the likes!😂❤️❤️

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Sunflower Cone
Sunflower Cone 3 months ago

2:16 is in the middle of it

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Faith Carolann
Faith Carolann 3 months ago

This honeslty... Is BY FAR her most beautiful songs.

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Amy Nguyen
Amy Nguyen 4 months ago

the ppl that are saying she doesn’t need auto tune are right but for this song she use the auto tune to create a robotic effect to her voice as a part to the song

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maya jeniski
maya jeniski 3 months ago

why does it look like the girl in the image has airpods in lmfao

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Fatima Gómez
Fatima Gómez 3 months ago

México presente!🇲🇽💗

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neqtune
neqtune 3 months ago

Lyrics:

When I was older
I was a sailor on an open sea
But now I'm underwater
And my skin is paler than it should ever be
Hmm
I'm on my back again
Dreaming of a time and place
Where you and I remain the best of friends
Even after all this ends
Can we pretend?
I'm on my, I'm on my back again
It's seeming more and more
Like all we ever do is see how far it bends
Before it breaks in half and then
We bend it back again
Guess I got caught in the middle of it
Yes I've been taught, got a little of it
In my blood, in my blood
Memories burn like a forest fire
Heavy rain turns any funeral pyre to mud
In the flood
When I was older
I was a sailor on an open sea
But now I'm underwater
And my skin is paler than it should ever be
I'm watching movies back to back in black and white, I never
Seen anybody do it like I do it any better
I'm goin' over you, I'm overdue for new endeavors
Nobody lonely like I'm lonely and I don't know whether
You'd really like it in the limelight
You'd sympathize with all the bad guys
I'm still a victim in my own right
But I'm the villain in my own eyes, yeah
When I was older
I was a sailor on an open sea

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ianmatta
ianmatta 4 months ago (edited)

lyrics cuz i haven’t seen them in the comments yet(:

[Chorus]
When I was older
I was a sailor
On an open sea
But now I'm underwater
And my skin is paler
Than it should ever be
Mhm

[Verse]
I'm on my back again
Dreaming of a time and place
Where you and I remain the best of friends
Even after all this ends
Can we pretend?
I'm on my—
I'm on my back again
It's seeming more and more
Like all we ever do is see
How far it bends
Before it breaks in half and then
We bend it back again

[Pre-Chorus]
Guess I got caught in the middle of it
Yes I've been taught, got a little of it
In my blood, in my blood
Memories burn like a forest fire
Heavy rain turns any funeral pyre to mud
In the flood

[Chorus]
When I was older
I was a sailor
On an open sea
But now I'm underwater
And my skin is paler
Than it should ever be

[Bridge]
I'm watching movies back to back
In black and white, I never
Seen anybody do it like I do it any better
Then going over you, I'm overdue for no endeavors
Nobody lonely like I'm lonely and I don't know whether
You'd really like it in the limelight
You'd sympathize with all the bad guys
I'm still a victim in my own right
But I'm the villain in my own eyes, yeah

[Outro]
When I was older
I was a sailor
On an open sea



btw i posted covers of wtpo idwbya and hostage on my channel if you wanna check that out (:

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Itss Aaronn
Itss Aaronn 3 months ago

“Roma” is one of the best movies (in my opinion) that has debuted in this decade.
The way the lessons and morals were interpreted was very interesting in many ways, ways that other movies have not and could not.

This song really fits in with the movie.

The song gives the feeling of you drowning, not just in water, but in emotions. Like how Cleo reacted after her (Spoiler) daughters birth/death she fell into emotions that only her family could pull her out of.

The movie and this song has really impacted me in many ways.

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Sad N Low
Sad N Low 3 months ago

OMG I WISH THERE WAS A MUSIC VIDEO FOR THIS

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easedying
easedying 2 months ago

i'm so proud that billie can express deep thinkers feelings and thoughts through this song. it's very deep and also dark.

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rainbow cactus
rainbow cactus 3 months ago

up spanish down english
arriba español abajo inglés
spanish
Cuando yo era mayor
Yo era un marinero en mar abierto
Pero ahora estoy bajo el agua
Y mi piel es más pálida de lo que debería ser.
Hmm
Estoy de espaldas otra vez
Soñando con un tiempo y lugar
Donde tu y yo seguimos siendo los mejores amigos.
Incluso después de que todo esto termina
¿Podemos fingir?
Estoy en mi, estoy en mi espalda otra vez
Parece cada vez más y más.
Como todo lo que hacemos es ver hasta qué punto se dobla
Antes de que se rompa por la mitad y luego
Lo doblamos de nuevo
Supongo que quedé atrapado en medio de ella
Sí, me han enseñado, tengo un poco de eso.
En mi sangre, en mi sangre.
Los recuerdos arden como un incendio forestal.
Fuerte lluvia convierte cualquier pira funeraria en barro.
En el diluvio
Cuando yo era mayor
Yo era un marinero en mar abierto
Pero ahora estoy bajo el agua
Y mi piel es más pálida de lo que debería ser.
Estoy viendo películas espalda con espalda en blanco y negro, nunca
He visto a alguien hacerlo como yo lo hago mejor
Estoy pasando por ti, estoy retrasado para nuevos esfuerzos
Nadie solo como yo estoy solo y no sé si
Realmente te gustaría en el centro de atención
Simpatizas con todos los chicos malos
Sigo siendo una víctima por derecho propio
Pero yo soy el villano en mis propios ojos, sí
Cuando yo era mayor
Yo era un marinero en mar abierto

english
When I was older
I was a sailor on an open sea
But now I'm underwater
And my skin is paler than it should ever be
Hmm
I'm on my back again
Dreaming of a time and place
Where you and I remain the best of friends
Even after all this ends
Can we pretend?
I'm on my, I'm on my back again
It's seeming more and more
Like all we ever do is see how far it bends
Before it breaks in half and then
We bend it back again
Guess I got caught in the middle of it
Yes I've been taught, got a little of it
In my blood, in my blood
Memories burn like a forest fire
Heavy rain turns any funeral pyre to mud
In the flood
When I was older
I was a sailor on an open sea
But now I'm underwater
And my skin is paler than it should ever be
I'm watching movies back to back in black and white, I never
Seen anybody do it like I do it any better
I'm goin' over you, I'm overdue for new endeavors
Nobody lonely like I'm lonely and I don't know whether
You'd really like it in the limelight
You'd sympathize with all the bad guys
I'm still a victim in my own right
But I'm the villain in my own eyes, yeah
When I was older
I was a sailor on an open sea

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