Watch Billie Eilish invite Boygenius and Labrinth on stage for intimate London gig

Watch Billie Eilish invite Boygenius and Labrinth on stage for intimate London gig

Billie Eilish has performed an intimate London gig, with visitor appearances from Labrinth and Boygenius. Take a look at footage and the total setlist beneath.

The present befell tonight (August 29) within the Electrical Ballroom venue in Camden, and noticed the singer and Finneas carry out fan favourites together with ‘Bad Guy’ and ‘Therefore I Am’, in addition to convey out some particular friends.

Eilish introduced the shock present on Saturday (August 26) — the day after she headlined the opening evening of Leeds Competition. Unsurprisingly, tickets offered out nearly immediately, and a few followers even camped outdoors the venue the evening earlier than.

Kicking off the set, the singer opened with performances of ‘Bury A Friend’ and ‘I Didn’t Change My Quantity’, earlier than launching into 2020’s ‘Therefore I Am’. The highlights of the night got here halfway by the set, nevertheless, when Eilish invited two particular friends into the Camden stage.

The primary of which was singer, songwriter, rapper and document producer, Labrinth, who joined the 21-year-old for a rendition of their observe ‘Never Felt So Alone’. Discover footage of the second above.

The second of the particular friends got here simply two tracks later, when Eilish introduced Boygenius to the stage for a efficiency of ‘When The Party’s Over’. Earlier than she introduced the trio, she informed followers to decrease their telephones for a second, so she may see their faces as she informed them who the second visitor can be.

“I’m in love with all three of them. Truly,” she mentioned hugging Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker as they left the stage after the observe.

Earlier than inviting both of the friends on stage, Eilish additionally teased followers by singing a quick a Capella rendition of ‘My Boy’, earlier than admitting that she hadn’t actually introduced the tape to correctly carry out the observe.

From then, she launched into her 2017 tune ‘Bellyache’. Take a look at the total setlist and extra footage from the present beneath.

Billie Eilish performed:

1. ‘bury a friend’
2. ‘I Didn’t Change My Quantity’
3. ‘Therefore I Am’
4. ‘my strange addiction’
5. ‘idontwannabeyouanymore’
6. ‘xanny’
7. ‘bitches broken hearts’
8. ‘What Was I Made For?’
9. ‘Oxytocin’ (Incorporates parts of ‘COPYCAT’)
10. ‘ilomilo’
11. ‘i love you’
12. ‘Your Power’
13. ‘bellyache (with a line of ‘My Boy’)
14. ‘ocean eyes’
15. ‘Never Felt So Alone’ (with Labrinth)
16. ‘wish you were gay’
17. ‘when the party’s over’ (with Boygenius)
18. ‘everything i wanted’
19. ‘bad guy’
20. ‘Happier Than Ever’

Elsewhere on the intimate London gig, Eilish additionally paused the present quite a few occasions to test on the wellbeing of the viewers, and name out the shortage of safety out there to move water out to struggling followers.

“Can we get some water for these folks? Like where is security? Am I security now?” She informed the gang, pausing the set twice throughout ‘Therefore I am’ to make sure folks within the viewers have been protected.

“I haven’t played a small venue in literally six years. I’ve forgotten how to do this… I’m having an anxiety attack right now,” she continued. “This felt like a good idea… Once. You guys look like you’re gonna die, take a step back.”

This was the primary of a number of occasions she stopped the present to induce safety to move water out to the viewers.

Billie Eilish performs at Electrical Ballroom on August 29, 2023 in London, England. CREDIT: Jim Dyson/Getty Pictures

“Fucking jeez Louise. No one is answering me,” she mentioned, as soon as once more asking for water for the gang and insisting everybody take a step again earlier than she continued the set. “It’s been a minute since we’ve done this…Who needs an inhaler?” she added. “I feel like I’m babysitting. Do you feel ok for me to keep going?”

The small venue was a stark distinction to the headline slots she performed at Studying & Leeds Competition over the weekend.

On the Sunday set at Studying 2023, NME gave Eilish 4 stars for her closing set on the three-day pageant, describing the efficiency as one which “cements [her] place as a pageant legend.

“Unlike her Glastonbury headline slot in 2022, which occasionally struggled to connect with an older audience, this show is ripe for the kids in front of her: baggy Billie hoodies are the outfit of the day, after all,” it learn.

“Her stage presence, once understandably shy, is now bold. Such is the presence of her performance, that even signature moves – arriving on stage through a trapdoor, asking the crowd to “scream as loud as you possibly can” – are nonetheless electrifying on a night-to-night foundation.”

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