Billie Eilish - Everything I Wanted - 2020


Billie Eilish - Everything I Wanted - 2020

"Everything I Wanted" is a song by American singer Billie Eilish. Released in 2020, it quickly gained popularity and critical acclaim. The song is known for its haunting melody, introspective lyrics, and the unique vocal style of Billie Eilish.


Billie Eilish, born December 18, 2001, emerged as one of the most promising young talents in the music industry. Known for her distinct musical style, which blends elements of pop, electronica, and indie music, Eilish has won numerous awards and has a significant global fanbase.

Composition and Lyrics

"Everything I Wanted" features a minimalist production, characterized by its soft piano chords and subtle electronic beats. The song's lyrics are introspective, exploring themes of fame, mental health, and the bond with her brother Finneas, who is also her primary collaborator and producer.

Critical Reception

The song received widespread critical acclaim for its lyrical depth and Eilish's vocal performance. It was praised for its honest portrayal of the challenges faced by young artists in the public eye.

Music Video

The music video for "Everything I Wanted" is a powerful visual piece that complements the song's themes. Directed by Billie Eilish herself, it features symbolic imagery and a narrative that enhances the song's emotional impact.

Interactive Tasks

Quiz: Questions on the song

What is the primary instrument used in the production of "Everything I Wanted"? (Piano) (!Guitar) (!Drums) (!Violin)

In which year was "Everything I Wanted" released? (2020) (!2018) (!2019) (!2021)

Who is the primary collaborator and producer of "Everything I Wanted"? (Finneas) (!Justin Bieber) (!Pharrell Williams) (!Max Martin)

What themes are explored in "Everything I Wanted"? (Fame, mental health, and familial bonds) (!Travel and adventure) (!Romantic relationships) (!Historical events)

Who directed the music video for "Everything I Wanted"? (Billie Eilish) (!Spike Jonze) (!Melina Matsoukas) (!David Fincher)

Quiz: Questions on the Performer

What is Billie Eilish's full name? (Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell) (!Billie Eilish Smith) (!Billie Eilish Johnson) (!Billie Elizabeth Irish)

How old was Billie Eilish when "Everything I Wanted" was released? (18) (!16) (!19) (!20)

Which of the following songs is also by Billie Eilish? (Bad Guy) (!Shape of You) (!Old Town Road) (!Thank U, Next)

Which genre does Billie Eilish's music primarily belong to? (Pop and Electronica) (!Country) (!Classical) (!Heavy Metal)

What unique aspect of Billie Eilish's music is often noted by critics? (Her whispery vocal style) (!Her yodeling) (!Her opera-like singing) (!Her rap skills)

Quiz: Questions on the lyrics

Which of the following lines is from "Everything I Wanted"? ("I had a dream, I got everything I wanted") (!"We were high and we were sober") (!"I'm in love with the shape of you") (!"You should see me in a crown")

What does the song's lyrics primarily reflect? (Billie's thoughts on fame and personal struggles) (!A story about traveling the world) (!A tribute to past musical legends) (!A romantic relationship)

In "Everything I Wanted," who does Billie Eilish sing about being there for her? (Her brother) (!Her best friend) (!Her lover) (!Her parents)

The lyrics "As long as I'm here, no one can hurt you" suggest what kind of relationship? (A protective one) (!A romantic one) (!A strained one) (!A competitive one)

How does Billie Eilish describe her dream in the song? (Not always what it seems) (!As a perfect world) (!As a childhood memory) (!As a futuristic vision)


Year of Release 2020
Primary Instrument in the Song Piano
Billie Eilish's Brother Finneas
Main Themes of the Song Fame, mental health, familial bonds
Music Video Director Billie Eilish

Open Tasks


  1. Create a Playlist: Create a playlist of songs similar to "Everything I Wanted" in theme or style.
  2. Draw a Song: Draw a picture that represents the themes of "Everything I Wanted".
  3. Explore the Lyrics: Write down what the lyrics of "Everything I Wanted" mean to you.


  1. Cover Creation: Record a cover of "Everything I Wanted" using your own interpretation.
  2. Song Analysis: Analyze how "Everything I Wanted" reflects current issues in society.
  3. Music Video Interpretation: Create a storyboard for an alternative music video for "Everything I Wanted".


  1. Songwriting: Write your own song inspired by "Everything I Wanted", focusing on similar themes.
  2. Musical Analysis: Analyze the musical elements of "Everything I Wanted" and their contribution to the song's mood.
  3. Interview Simulation: Prepare an interview with Billie Eilish, focusing on her creative process for "Everything I Wanted".

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Oral Exam

  1. Discuss the Influence: Discuss how Billie Eilish's music, including "Everything I Wanted", influences contemporary pop music.
  2. Compare and Contrast: Compare "Everything I Wanted" with another Billie Eilish song in terms of themes and musical style.
  3. Interpret the Lyrics: Provide your interpretation of the lyrics of "Everything I Wanted" and how they relate to broader societal issues.
  4. Music and Mental Health: Discuss how music, as seen in "Everything I Wanted", can be a tool for expressing and dealing with mental health issues.
  5. The Role of Collaboration: Discuss the role of collaboration in music production, using "Everything I Wanted" as an example.

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