"You Should See Me in a Crown" (stylized as "you should see me in a crown") is a single by Billie Eilish from her debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?. It is the fourth track and the album and was released on July 18th, 2018 after being premiered on BBC Radio 1 with Annie Mac.
- The line "Fell for these ocean eyes" is a direct reference to Ocean Eyes.
Lyrically the song is about being a ruthless monarch and dominating the world. The theme could also be interpreted to mean taking control in a relationship, and not letting others have power over you.
In an interview with Annie Mac, Billie stated that the song was inspired by the TV show Sherlock. "We wrote this song 'cause of Sherlock, actually, 'cause there's a scene where Jim Moriarty says, "You should see me in a crown" and me and my brother were like "hey that's jiggy as fuck". Then we just sorta made the song about being jiggy I guess, and you should see me in a crown, so there it is."
- This song was confirmed when Billie posted a photo on her Instagram story of her voice memos where the song's file was shown.
- The song was originally believed to just be called Crown.
- The vertical video for the song was released on July 19th, 2018 through Spotify. It was later uploaded to YouTube on August 10th, 2018. The official video for the song was released on March 18, 2019 through Apple Music. It was later uploaded to YouTube on April 17, 2019.
- Billie released a 7" amber vinyl for the song on October 20th, 2018 for her 1 By 1 Tour.
- The vinyl also included bitches broken hearts
- There is a Snapchat filter for this song.
- It is Billie's second Snapchat filter, the first one being for Ocean Eyes.
- A viral challenge for this song was done on the TikTok video sharing service where users uploaded themselves transforming their look as the song's chorus played.
- The song was featured in the first episode of the second season of Dynasty.
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