Billie Eilish has sway. Throughout her second weekend headlining Coachella on April 28, the singer satisfied Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams to deliver “Distress Enterprise” out of retirement. Along with performing an acoustic rendition of the band’s pop-punk anthem, the 2 additionally closed the set with Eilish’s freight prepare of a single, “Happier Than Ever.”
Although the track is among the band’s most recognizable, Paramore introduced their determination to not carry out “Distress Enterprise” at a Nashville live performance in 2018. “We wrote a track that now, as a 29-year-old girl, I do not know that I might use the identical language,” Williams stated, referring to the lyric “As soon as a wh*re, you are nothing extra / I am sorry, that’ll by no means change.” She added on the time, “Calling somebody a wh*re is not very cool.”
“Everyone, can we please welcome my good friend, Hayley Williams,” Eilish stated to the hundreds in attendance. “Wow, my first Coachella,” Williams stated. “Thanks for sharing this with me. That is sick.” Although she fanned out about Williams for a lot of the efficiency, Eilish pitched in with the refrain and second verse. It is also price noting she merely omitted the aforementioned derogatory phrase.
Watch the duo’s nostalgia-inspiring efficiency forward.