There’s nonetheless extra that unites Eilish and her younger fan base than separates them, and “Happier Than Ever” meets any divide head on. It’s an album about feeling imprisoned — by your physique, by expectations, by trauma, by the unrelenting gaze of others. Celeb, like younger maturity, is awkward and exposing and destabilizing. In an period of selfies and TikTok, the place everyone seems to be micro-famous anyway, you don’t should be a pop star to know.
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