July 07, 2023

Music

Billie Eilish joins Barbie soundtrack 'What Was I Made For'

Mark Ronson excited for soundtrack: Collaborating with Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach

By Ellen James July 07, 2023
Billie Eilish collaborates on Barbie soundtrack.
Billie Eilish collaborates on 'Barbie' soundtrack.

Music sensation Billie Eilish has added her name to the illustrious roster of musicians contributing to the highly anticipated Barbie movie soundtrack. 

The 21-year-old singer-songwriter took to Instagram to announce her upcoming song, What Was I Made For, which is set to be released on July 13th at 7 AM PT.

In her Instagram post, Eilish exclaimed, "AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! What Was I Made For? COMING OUT JULY 13TH AT 7AM PT. !!!!!!!!"

"WE MADE THIS SONG FOR BARBIE AND IT MEANS THE ABSOLUTE WORRRRLLLD TO ME. THIS MOVIE IS GONNA CHANGE UR LIVES AND HOPEFULLY THE SONG WILL TOO. GET READY TO SOB @FINNEAS." 

Joining an impressive lineup, including Ava Max, Charli XCX, Dua Lipa, Gayle, Haim, Ice Spice, Karol G, Khalid, Lizzo, Nicki Minaj, Tame Impala, and more, Eilish is set to contribute her signature style to the Mark Ronson-produced soundtrack. 

What Was I Made For will mark the sixth single released from the soundtrack, following the already released tracks such as Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice's Barbie World, Charli XCX's Speed Drive, Dua Lipa's Dance the Night, Karol G's Watati, and PinkPantheress' Angel.

As the release date of the Barbie movie approaches, anticipation is building not only for the film but also for its accompanying soundtrack, set to drop on July 21.

Grammy-winning musician and producer Mark Ronson, known for his collaborations with industry heavyweights, eagerly took on the role of overseeing the creation of Barbie: The Album. 

Ronson expressed his enthusiasm, acknowledging that he was already confident the movie would become a personal favorite after learning that co-writers Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach were involved.