37 Songs That Inspired Billie Eilish’s ‘WWAFA, WDWG?’

Mac Miller, XXXTENTACION, Imogen Heap and Frank Sinatra are just some of the artists who helped inspire Billie Eilish‘s genre-bending hit album, ‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’

 

In a recent series of Instagram stories, Eilish celebrated the one-year anniversary of her Grammy-winning album by sharing a list of songs that inspired the project. The singer highlighted nine of her songs and a total of 37 inspiration tracks, including “Black Skinhead” by Kanye West, “Body Count” by Jessie Reyez, “Stay” by Post Malone and “Drew Barrymore” by SZA, among others.

 

The list of “inspo” tracks is a must-listen for die-hard Eilish fans that provides a fun, new perspective of the smash album. Check out the track-by-track breakdown of each song and their inspirations below:

 

 

 

“bad guy”

 

 

  • “Dang!” by Mac Miller feat. Anderson .Paak
  • “NEVER” by JID
  • “Amphetamine” by Smino
  • “Pink” by Julia Michaels
  • “home” by morgxn
  • “YuNg BrAtZ” by XXXTENTACION

 

 

 

“xanny”

 

 

  • “Japanese Denim” by Daniel Caesar
  • “So Sorry” by Feist
  • “New York, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down” by LCD Soundsystem
  • “Misty” by Johnny Mathis
  • “Who Will Comfort Me” by Melody Gardot
  • “Stay” by Post Malone

 

 

 

“wish you were gay”

 

 

  • “Body Count” by Jessie Reyez
  • “Eres Tú” by Carla Morrison
  • “Boy” by Anne-Marie

 

 

 

“when the party’s over”

 

 

  • “Stand Still” by Sabrina Claudio
  • “715 – CRΣΣKS” by Bon Iver
  • “Hide and Seek” by Imogen Heap

 

 

 

“8”

 

 

  • “I’m Sorry” by Swell feat. Shiloh
  • “Drew Barrymore” by SZA
  • “I’m a Fool to Want You” by Frank Sinatra

 

 

 

“bury a friend”

 

 

  • “Garbage” by Tyler, The Creator
  • “Black Skinhead” by Kanye West

 

 

 

“ilomilo”

 

 

  • “Moonlight” by XXXTENTACION
  • “Nightcall” by Kavinsky
  • “Once Upon” by Daniel Olsen
  • “Twinkly Ladybugs” by Daniel Olsen
  • “Jesse’s Bridge” by Aaron Zigman

 

 

 

“listen before i go”

 

 

  • “Smother” by Daughter
  • “I Don’t Wanna Do This Anymore” by XXXTENTACION

 

 

 

“i love you”

 

 

  • “Smoke Signals” by Phoebe Bridgers
  • “Stay” by Post Malone
  • “Only” by RY X
  • “the remedy for a broken heart (why am i so in love)” by XXXTENTACION
  • “715 – CRΣΣKS” by Bon Iver
  • “#Strafford APTS” by Bon Iver
  • “Casimir Pulaski Day” by Sufjan Stevens

 

 

 

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