Arlo Parks: I still can’t believe Billie Eilish and Lily Allen like my songs


Arlo Parks: I still can’t believe Billie Eilish and Lily Allen like my songs

By Comments(0) Upvotes(0) Downvotes(0) 65 Views
Flying Eze
Flying Eze logo

Singer Arlo Parks has said she was so shocked to receive praise from stars such as Lily Allen, Billie Eilish and Phoebe Bridgers that she thought her friends were pranking her.

The rising star from south London, right, said: “If I see a comment from those kinds of people online my first reaction is that it’s a joke.

“Like my friends have set up a fake account.”

Parks, who scooped the One To Watch award at the AIM Independent Music Awards in August and whose current single Hurt was picked as Annie Mac’s hottest record in the world on Radio 1, said she was proud to be associated with artists such as Eilish, but added: “I’m not on their level, though. I’m still at the start.”

Parks, 20, who is bisexual, spoke about feeling “supported” in coming out to her family and friends and said many fans had thanked her for being open about her sexuality because it had “helped” them.

Arlo Parks interview: ‘Music was my refuge in a lost space’

The singer, who has Nigerian, Chadian and French heritage, said of the Black Lives Matter protests: “It felt like a period when everyone is learning, and that’s always a good thing. It can be uncomfortable, but … growth is always uncomfortable.”

More about:


Arlo Parks

Vote: Upvotes(0) Downvotes(0)

Email Newsletter

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked*

Related Post

‘Scooby-Doo’ Co-Creator Ken Spears Dead at 82 image
Flying Eze
Flying Eze logo

“Scooby-Doo” co-creator Ken Spears has died … less than 3 months after his animation partner also passed away. Spears reportedly died Friday after complications related to dementia. His son, Kevin, told Variety, “Ken will forever be remembered for hi...

Angela Deem’s Mom Died After Her Wedding image
Flying Eze
Flying Eze logo

Heartbreaking. 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? star Angela Deem got the devastating news that her elderly and sick mother, Glenda Faye Standridge, was hospitalized in the United States just hours after tying the knot with husband Michael Ilesanmi ...