These musicians have made themselves look really old using FaceApp

Because everyone has forgotten this was a thing a few years ago.

Opening up Instagram this week, you could be forgiven for getting a bit of a fright. A sizeable chunk of the internet appears to have aged by at least 40 years, in the briefest blink of an eye, and while the never-ending Brexit negotiations certainly feel as if they’ve been going on for half a century, this is just getting silly. Watching the news shouldn’t age people this much, should it?

Luckily enough, we’re not living in a real-life episode of Black Mirror – everyone’s just jumping onto FaceApp. More or less the opposite of Snapchat’s ‘baby-face’ feature, this app’s ‘old person’ filter gives a preview into how a person might look in a few decades time. 

And it’s not just your mates who are posting their own silver selfies. Loads of musicians – from Drake and Lil Nas X to Billie Eilish and Diplo – have got involved, too. 

Here’s what your feed might look like in approximately forty years…

Diplo

If Popeye did EDM bangers… 

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Felt cute might die later

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Drake

An early preview into Drake’s 2059 menswear collection: available exclusively at M&S.

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Best caption wins ovo tickets

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Billie Eilish

Adele

Half a century later, and still number one in the album charts

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@Adele

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Lil Nas X

He’s gonna take his horse to the Old Town Road

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feeling cute might delete later 😌

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Anderson .Paak

Or should that be, Granderson .Paak?

Brendon Urie

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O K I C U @brendonurie

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Asap Ferg

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Handsome old legend

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Bill Ryder-Jones

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Genuinely can't wait

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Jonas Brothers

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When you take a trip to the Year 3000.

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King Princess

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all paths lead me here, amongst my people

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