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Billie Eilish’s brother Finneas doesn’t want to be as famous as his sister

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Billie Eilish's brother Finneas doesn't want to be as famous as his sister

American pop star Billie Eilish, born Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, is one of the biggest pop stars in the world.

And while her brother Finneas is also a talented singer and songwriter, he has revealed that he tries his best to keep his solo work different to hers. 

‘I do have a real strong desire to never make music for myself that sounds like Billie’s music,’ the 24-year-old told The Courier Mail.

Dares to be different: Billie Eilish's brother Finneas O'Connell may write his sister's songs, but he has revealed he tries his best to keep his solo work different to hers

Dares to be different: Billie Eilish's brother Finneas O'Connell may write his sister's songs, but he has revealed he tries his best to keep his solo work different to hers

Dares to be different: Billie Eilish’s brother Finneas O’Connell may write his sister’s songs, but he has revealed he tries his best to keep his solo work different to hers

Finneas, who co-writes and produces his sister’s songs, is currently promoting his new solo album Optimist. 

In the lead up to the new music, he admitted: ‘The last thing I want people to think when they hear my music is “Oh, he’s just making the same kind of s**t as a sister and Billie already exists, so we’re just going listen to her” you know what I mean?’

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In the same interview, Finneas also revealed he has no aspiration to reach her level of fame.

He admitted that while she is super talented, he has witnessed people make their way over to her in a scurry despite not actually knowing her music. 

Not interested in fame: In the same interview, Finneas also revealed he has no aspiration to reach her level of fame. He admitted that while she is super talented, he has witnessed people make their way over to her in a scurry despite not actually knowing her music

Not interested in fame: In the same interview, Finneas also revealed he has no aspiration to reach her level of fame. He admitted that while she is super talented, he has witnessed people make their way over to her in a scurry despite not actually knowing her music

Not interested in fame: In the same interview, Finneas also revealed he has no aspiration to reach her level of fame. He admitted that while she is super talented, he has witnessed people make their way over to her in a scurry despite not actually knowing her music 

The famous siblings have shared many career highlights together, one of them being in the presence of royalty during the No Time To Die premiere last month.

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‘I’m sort of weirdly present when I’m meeting people like the royal family at the Bond thing,’ he said. 

‘I’m in my body being there at the moment, making sure I’m not saying something weird or looking in the wrong direction or something.’ 

Meeting the royals! Billie and Finneas as they met Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge last week

Meeting the royals! Billie and Finneas as they met Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge last week

Meeting the royals! Billie and Finneas as they met Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge last week

Chit chat: The Eilish siblings also traded words with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, ahead of the James Bond movie premiere. 'I’m sort of weirdly present when I’m meeting people like the royal family at the Bond thing,' Finneas said.

Chit chat: The Eilish siblings also traded words with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, ahead of the James Bond movie premiere. 'I’m sort of weirdly present when I’m meeting people like the royal family at the Bond thing,' Finneas said.

Chit chat: The Eilish siblings also traded words with Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, ahead of the James Bond movie premiere. ‘I’m sort of weirdly present when I’m meeting people like the royal family at the Bond thing,’ Finneas said.

Finneas’ comments come after his sister confirmed she would be heading Down Under.

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The 19-year-old has announced Australian dates for her Happier Than Ever World Tour in 2022.

Billie will begin the first leg of the tour in Sydney on September 13, before heading to Brisbane, Melbourne and then ending it in Perth on September 29.

Tickets to Billie’s Happier Than Ever tour, which is an all-ages event, go on sale on October 15, with pre-sales starting on October 11. 

He has confirmed he won’t be performing on tour with Billie, but he will be supporting her from behind the stage, 

Finneas O’Connell’s  album Optimist is out now. 

Soon: It comes after the American popstar revealed that she is heading Down Under. The 19-year-old has announced Australian dates for her Happier Than Ever World Tour in 2022

Soon: It comes after the American popstar revealed that she is heading Down Under. The 19-year-old has announced Australian dates for her Happier Than Ever World Tour in 2022

Soon: It comes after the American popstar revealed that she is heading Down Under. The 19-year-old has announced Australian dates for her Happier Than Ever World Tour in 2022

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