Billie Eilish is set to play three Irish shows next summer. As part of her Happier Than Ever, The World Tour, the 19-year-old will play Belfast’s SSE Arena on June 3 and Dublin’s 3Arena on June 4 and 5. Fans can register now through Sunday, May 23 at 11:59pm PT here for the Verified Fan presale. Registered fans who receive a code will have access to purchase tickets before the general public on Wednesday, May 26 at 12pm local time through 10pm local time.
On a recent episode of Vox music podcast ‘Switched On Pop,’ songwriter Charlie Harding explains the theory he has about superheroes and pop music. Superheros have to have a narrative that speaks to their time and to their generation. Eventually, they age out and are rebooted or a new superhero comes along. Harding suggests pop music follows a similar template, and there’s no one more equipped to be the next Generation’s superhero than seventeen year old Billie Eilish. Eilish has grown up in an America defined by mass shootings, rising suicide rates, poverty, and the opioid epidemic. Her home state…