In a recent interview with Allure, the multi-talented musician Billie Eilish offered a candid glimpse into the creative process behind her emotional ballad “What Was I Made For,” which is featured in the upcoming Barbie film. The 21-year-old artist, known for her unique and thought-provoking music, shared how she and her brother and frequent collaborator, Finneas, navigated a particularly challenging period while crafting this hauntingly beautiful track.

Eilish began by acknowledging the unexpected source of inspiration for the song. “We wrote it in a period of time where we couldn’t have been less inspired and less creative,” she admitted, surprising fans with the notion that even music’s brightest stars face creative droughts. “That day we were making stuff, and were like, ‘We’ve lost it. Why are we even doing this?'”

For many fans, Billie Eilish’s creative output has always been a source of wonder and admiration. Her ability to convey raw emotion through her music has resonated deeply with listeners worldwide. “What Was I Made For” is no exception, as the song captures a poignant sense of longing and introspection that mirrors the journey of the film’s iconic character, Barbie.

George Millington