Add Thom Yorke To the List of Billie Eilish Fans

August 1, 2019
Thom & Billie

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Billie Eilish is a big deal. At just 17, she's currently on the cover of Rolling Stone, with a feature called "Billie Eilish and the Triumph of the Weird." It's a fascinating and intimate look at her as both a genre-defying musical artist and a regular teenager trying to navigate life's challenges. Highly recommend the read. 

Billie Eilish
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There are all sorts of gems in the cover story - like when she called the Babadook one of her biggest inspirations - but the biggest one for this Radiohead fan is the story about the time Billie met Thom Yorke. He's one of many "rock star dads" who has seen Billie's show (Dave Grohl, also in that category) with his kids and met her afterwards: Thom apparently walked up and said “You’re the only one doing anything f*cking interesting nowadays.” Always the curmudgeon - but high praise nonetheless!

Thom Yorke
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In other Thom news: he's putting out a bunch of remixes tomorrow! Wonder if Billie inspired him creatively too. Read all about the Not the News Rmx EP here.