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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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Music video by Billie Eilish performing WHEN I WAS OLDER (Music Inspired By The Film ROMA/Audio). © 2019 Darkroom/Interscope Records

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Shadow Cubed
Shadow Cubed 1 month ago

BILLIE CAN HAVE ALL MY LOVE AND TEARS AND AVOCADOS

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Rags10
Rags10 4 weeks ago

BILLIE AND KHALID NEED TO MAKE ANOTHER SONG TOGETHER THIS YEAR

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Simon Robert French
Simon Robert French 3 weeks ago

5 million of the views on this are ME.

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Eric Miller Vlogs
Eric Miller Vlogs 3 weeks ago

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 😂🤦🏻‍♂️

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8D MUSIC
8D MUSIC 4 weeks ago

I made 8D AUDIO of this song if you guys want a live experience! 💖
Have a nice day! :)

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Olivia Ruby
Olivia Ruby 1 month ago

this was insane i felt like i was in a trance the whole time-

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Sarah and Cecilia Bohman
Sarah and Cecilia Bohman 1 month ago (edited)

When I was older, I was a sailor...
On an open sea
But now, I'm under water and my skin is paler...
Than it should ever be

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

(Chorus)

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 going 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 a villain in my own eyes

When I was older, I was a sailor...
On an open sea

Written by: Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell
Genre: Alternative Rock, Indie Pop, Electropop, Dream Pop
Year: 2019

Edit: Dang, thanks for the likes!

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Nguyen Thinh
Nguyen Thinh 4 weeks ago

3 Things happened today -
1. My friend said he didn't like this song
2. He was ran over by a bus
3. I was fired from the bus company

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Venemous Syrin
Venemous Syrin 2 weeks ago

"When I was older" is one of her best works in my opinion. I can't see why so many people bash her artistic choice and use of 'auto-tune' to transmit she is struggling underwater, it actually helps you construct a clear image of the scenery she created. I can't understand why many say this is her worst song. In the song's defense, the darkness-themed sound was conveyed and executed very tastefully; it is not too edgy yet it remains true to its gloomy and hopeless nature. The melancholic sound and vibe to it come off as very innovative and creative of her. Very daring to say at least. How can you ignore the slow-burning one feels when she seems to be drowning? The sad music-box at the background and of course! I can't leave behind the enigmatic lyrics for this one. Though the best line is admittedly taken from a movie, you can definitely see how far her mind came to create this song around it. For me, it is, in fact, one of her best works so far and I'm thrilled about this new dark atmosphere she built for us to listen. I can clearly see why she is proud of this work! I am too. Although I feel concerned about her mental stability, I can assure you that this song and 'Bury a friend' come from a very true state of mind of hers and that is something to admire. She is fearless and genuine and doesn't mind changing direction, because that's how real people work, without following a certain characterization created by the media. We should protect Billie, we don't see artists like her too often, we only witness byproducts constructed to sell, this girl is certainly a diamond and I hope she gets the exposure she deserves. Peace out!

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Priscilla Pimentel
Priscilla Pimentel 1 month ago

Am I the only one who hears a dog barking 3:42

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Emanuel -.-
Emanuel -.- 1 month ago (edited)

cries in spanish

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uwu
uwu 4 weeks ago

I showed this to my water, now it's wine

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Little Ave Goss
Little Ave Goss 4 weeks ago

u don't have any bad songs billie .

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60mmm
60mmm 1 month ago (edited)

me: okay one more time

song: ends

me: clicks replay

song: ends

me: clicks replay

song: ends

me:

also me: searches up 1 hour long of when I was older

article 13: no u

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ii Lxbeshari
ii Lxbeshari 4 weeks ago

Drepessed in spanish

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Dario D'aversa
Dario D'aversa 1 month ago

Such a beautiful and hypnotic melody

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maya jeniski
maya jeniski 2 weeks ago

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

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Jack Teegarden
Jack Teegarden 4 weeks ago

Roma deserves best picture, best film in years it feels like. Iv'e never been so mesmerized watching a film as I was with Roma. I think everyone should watch it.

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Joelle Gard
Joelle Gard 3 weeks ago

This sounds like when you're deep underwater and look up

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Maddison harlow
Maddison harlow 1 month ago

1st time listening: OOF! way too much auto tune
2nd time listening: hmmm..
3rd time listening: its okay..
4th time listening: oooh good
5th time listening: ;) ;) ;)
6th time listening: WHENNNNN III WASSSSS OLDDDDDDDDERERERERERERERRRRRRR

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