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*The copyright for the cover art for the album “HIT ME HARD AND SOFT” by the artist Billie Eilish is believed to belong to the label Darkroom/Interscope Records, or the graphic artist(s).

“LUNCH” is the second track from American singer-songwriter Billie Eilish and her third album “HIT ME HARD AND SOFT”, which was released in May 2024 through Darkroom under Interscope Records.

The synth-pop track sees Eilish describe her desire to be with a woman who she cannot stop thinking about, as well as her sexual attraction to the woman being so strong that she could “eat that girl for lunch”. The song’s tounge-in-cheek metaphors and witty lyrics make for a fun queer song by Eilish, despite the singer previously stating to Rolling Stone magazine that she never planned or wanted to discuss her sexuality. She also opened up to the magazine about writing “LUNCH” and how it aided in her in feeling more comfortable in her sexuality:

“That song was actually part of what helped me become who I am, to be real, I wrote some of it before even doing anything with a girl, and then wrote the rest after. I’ve been in love with girls for my whole life, but I just didn’t understand — until, last year […] I was never planning on talking about my sexuality ever, in a million years.”

The music video for “LUNCH” was released on YouTube alongside the album on the 17th May 2024. The video was directed by Eilish herself and it’s camera direction, Eilish’s style and the filter of the video are reminiscent of the 90s.

Read the lyrics to “LUNCH” here.

*All information accurate at the time of publishing (3rd June 2024). 

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Release Date

17th May 2024


Finneas O'Connell & Billie Eilish O'Connell




Darkroom/Interscope Records

Chart Rankings

In the first few weeks of its release, "LUNCH" charted at: - #55 in Argentina - #5 in Australia - #2 in Austria - #2 & #16 on various charts in Belgium - #15 in Brazil - #7 & #20 on various charts in Canada - #10 in Croatia - #1 in the Czech Republic - #6 in Denmark - #9 in Finland - #16 in France - #5 in Germany - #4 on the Billboard Global 200 - #3 in Greece - #17 in Hong Kong - #10 in Hungary - #5 in Iceland - #4 in Ireland - #33 in Italy - #71 in Japan - #4 in Latvia - #1 in Lithuania - #6 in Luxembourg - #11 & #17 on various charts in Malaysia - #7 in MENA - #4 & #23 on various charts in the Netherlands - #2 in New Zealand - #4 in Norway - #8 & #50 on various charts in Poland - #23 in Romania - #12 in Saudi Arabia - #7 in Singapore - #3 in Slovakia - #14 & #15 on various charts in South Africa - #160 in South Korea - #18 in Spain - #4 in Sweden - #3 in Switzerland - #19 in Taiwan - #7 in the UAE - #2 in the UK - #5 on the US Billboard Hot 100 - #22 on the US Billboard Adult Top 40 - #1 on the US Billboard Hot Rock & Alternative Songs - #17 on the US Billboard Mainstream Top 40 - #17 on the US Billboard Rock Airplay *All chart information accurate at the time of publishing (3rd June 2024).

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