Billie Eilish has been praised after allowing her song ‘When The Party’s Over’ to feature for free in a new campaign that aims to tackle the effects of cyberbullying on children.
The new online video is titled ‘Are Your Words Doing Damage?’ and sees a montage of children becoming increasingly affected after facing online abuse. It was directed by Australian teenager Charlotte McLaverty, who approached Eilish for permission after her music was frequently played on set.
She told Australian TV showThe Project: “We are so lucky!”
“We played [Billie’s] songs on set to get the actors in character and everyone was like, ‘Oh my gosh, can we use her song?’,” the 15-year-old explained.
“So we went to her, and she was like, ‘Sure!'”
“[Billie’s] all about that type of stuff, which is amazing,” she added.
It was also created to draw attention to the charity Dolly’s Dream, which was set up in memory of Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett. The 14-year old took her own life after an extended period of bullying and cyberbullying earlier this year.
Earlier this month, Eilish released the video for her next single, ‘all the good girls go to hell’.
The song is the sixth single from the LA artist’s debut album ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’
‘All the good girls go to hell’ follows the singles ‘you should see me in a crown’, ‘when the party’s over’, ‘bury a friend’, ‘wish you were gay’ and ‘bad guy’, all of which were released between July 2018 and March 2019.