You’re 17, you’re a famous musician who is topping the charts every time you release a new song, your fashion is impeccable, and then you get to interview your favorite musician- Billie Joe Armstrong- for Rolling Stone Magazine. Also your name is Billie Eilish.
Eilish is a young singer and musician who has released major hits in the past two years due to her unique sound and style of music. Armstrong is the lead singer of the band Green Day, which has been together since 1984 and has put out pop-rock hits such as “Wake Me Up When September Ends” and “Boulevard of Broken Dreams.” According to Eilish, Green Day is the reason that she began her music career and helped her find her own sound. "I can’t believe I’m in the room with the guy who was my (phone) wallpaper," said Eilish about Armstrong.
In the interview, Eilish primarily focuses on the 1994 album Dookie because that's her favorite release from the band. But the interview is deeper than just album talk- Eilish’s age is exposed even more as she opens up about “bad shows” and talks to her childhood hero. The age difference between Armstrong, 47, and Eilish, 17, just highlights how new the singer is to this world of intense fame. In response to talk about “bad shows” Armstrong told Eilish,
“When you play that many shows, it just becomes part of your day. You wake up and you’re at a new venue. Having an off night for a show is basically like having an off day. Some days you’re more self-conscious. Other days you’re, like, streaking down the road.”