By Kristin J. Lieb
In Billie Eilish’s 2019 video for ‘Bury A Friend,’ the then-17-year-old singer blurs the lines between being in a nightmare and being committed to a psychiatric hospital.
“I want to end me,” she repeats six times before the song ends.
But somehow, that’s not what stuck with audiences, media outlets or industry decision-makers, who – until her British Vogue cover broke on May 2 – were more likely to talk about how groundbreaking she was for wearing baggy clothes than her repeated mentions of suicidal thoughts.
It’s a familiar story, whether it’s Amy Winehouse singing about...
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