Your Power

"Your Power" is a song by American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish and the third single from her second studio album, Happier Than Ever (2021). It was released on April 29, 2021, through Darkroom and Interscope Records. A folk ballad backed by an acoustic guitar, the song is a plea for people to stop abusing their authority, and it mainly addresses men who exploit vulnerable women. Its lyrics narrate a damaging sexual relationship between a female high school student and an older man, exploring the topics of domestic abuse, sexual harassment, and statutory rape. Eilish wrote "Your Power" with its producer, Finneas O'Connell.

"Your Power"
"Official Live Performance" cover
Single by Billie Eilish
from the album Happier Than Ever
ReleasedApril 29, 2021 (2021-04-29)
Genre
Length4:05
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Finneas
Billie Eilish singles chronology
"Lo Vas a Olvidar"
(2021)
"Your Power"
(2021)
"Lost Cause"
(2021)
Music video
"Your Power" on YouTube

Named one of the best songs of 2021 in Variety and The Guardian, "Your Power" was praised for its candid songwriting, the emotional impact of its critiques of abuse, and the relevance of its lyrics to contemporary society. It won Video for Good at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. During its opening week, the song received 64.2 million streams and sold 8,600 digital copies worldwide. "Your Power" reached the top 10 in over 20 countries; it was Eilish's fifth top 10 song and third top 10 debut in the United States. It peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Global 200 chart, her second top 10 single there.

Eilish directed the music video for "Your Power", which premiered on the same day as the song's release. In it, she sings alone in the Simi Valley while an anaconda wraps itself around her. She first performed the song live on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and she included it in the set lists of a 2021 concert film and a 2022–2023 world tour in support of Happier Than Ever. Eilish also performed "Your Power" to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the US Supreme Court, a landmark decision that removed abortion's status as a constitutional right in the country.


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