Billie Eilish, a GRAMMY® Award-winning and chart-topping singer, will make her Disney+ debut on Friday, September 3 with “Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,” a cinematic concert experience. The Disney+ original will feature an intimate performance of every song in the album’s chronological sequence – for the first and only time – from the stage of the famous Hollywood Bowl, just off the heels of her brand-new album, “Happier than Ever.” Check the teaser below
The series will also contain animated components, bringing viewers on a dreamy trip through Billie’s birthplace of Los Angeles and its most famous settings, directed by Robert Rodriguez and Oscar winner Patrick Osborne. FINNEAS, the Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, the Los Angeles Philharmonic directed by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, and world-renowned Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo perform in “Happier than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles,” with Orchestra Arrangements by David Campbell. Interscope Films and Darkroom Productions, in collaboration with Nexus Studios and Aron Levine Productions, created “Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles.”
Billie Eilish, a musician, stated, “Disney is very famous, so to collaborate on something like this is a big honor.” “I am ecstatic to be able to offer my album in this manner and dedicate it to the city that I adore and grew up in. I really hope you enjoy it.” “Here in our family, we’re all great fans of Billie and Finneas. “It’s a genuine privilege to work with such amazing, world-class performers on this project,” said Robert Rodriguez, director of “Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles.” “The way the narrative plot and animated elements thread their way into her outstanding musical performance creates a magnificent and genuinely unique event.”
“With her beautiful voice and real, honest lyrics, Billy has captured fans across the world, and we are pleased to offer this extremely cinematic and unique performance experience to Disney+,” said Michael Paull, president Disney+ and ESPN+.
“Billie’s musical growth, along with her distinct vision in producing this special, positions her as one of this generation’s finest musicians and storytellers,” said Gary Marsh, president, and chief creative officer of Disney Branded Television. She puts up a show that is unlike any other!”
The LA Phil, led by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, provides live concerts, media projects, and educational activities that inspire and build communities throughout Los Angeles and beyond. The LA Phil’s activities include a multi-genre, interdisciplinary presenting series as well as youth development initiatives like YOLA. Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and The Ford all host performances, as well as a number of media outlets. The LA Phil strives to enhance the lives of individuals and communities via musical, artistic, and educational initiatives in all of its activities.